Stressed? Depressed? Try Some Deep Rest!

Stress is back under the spotlight this month with National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 6th November.  At this time of the year stress levels typically rise, because although nature may be slowing down and encouraging us to rest and retreat, our modern lives and work schedules continue to demand constant activity and productivity. Winter ...

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How to Get That Summer Feeling

  According to our calendars British summertime is officially here, the only thing that seems to be missing is the sun!   Every so often we have been teased with a brief appearance, but he has yet stuck around long enough for us to feel that wonderful extended summer feeling.   So, I suggest we create some ...

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The Courage to Cry

Crying is a perfectly natural and healthy way of expressing and releasing emotion for both men and women. Although tears can be created purely as a reflex reaction to something blowing in our eyes or the scent of an onion, they are also shed as part of complex neurophysiological process enabling us to connect with ...

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Wake up call for the UK workforce

BBC Presenter Andrew Marr recently made a public statement following his stroke about being ‘lucky to be alive’, saying that he had ‘been very very heavily overworking’ the year before.  This brave announcement should be treated as a wake up call to those of us continuously running on reserves and burning the candle at both ...

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Depressed or Deep Rest?

According to the World Health Organization more than 350 million people worldwide suffer from some form of depression. British workers are the most depressed in Europe according to the Impact of Depression in the Workplace in Europe Audit conducted last year. Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness, helplessness and lack, which is often accompanied ...

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