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    Mind-Body Wellness. How important is it to you?

    Finding ways to take care of your physical health can be quite simple. There’s plenty to choose from based on your preferences whether that’s cycling, running, yoga, fitness classes or whatever else floats your boat. But when was the last time you paid the same level of attention to your mind-body wellness? Physical exercises often have a positive effect on the mind too as they help to release feel-good hormones, but what else can you do to take care of your emotional health? Science proven benefits such as lower stress levels, reduced pain and inflammation and better sleep should help encourage us to consider incorporating some aspect of mind-body wellness…

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    Can Self-Help Techniques Help to Flatten the Mental Health Curve?

    It’s no surprise that recent research reveals that our mental health has taken a toll since the start of the pandemic. Stress about getting ill, job losses, family members’ health, in addition to feelings of isolation and loneliness has impacted many across the globe. Even though there is light at the end of the tunnel, and we should be able to slowly start getting back to some normality over the coming months, it doesn’t mean an end to the mental health crisis we are seeing.   Current state of affairs  According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), more than two-thirds of adults in the UK (69%) report feeling somewhat…

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    How Your Mental Health May be Contributing to Physical Symptoms

    No longer a separate entity The ‘mind’ and ‘body’ used to be seen as two separate entities, each working irrespective to the other. However, most people today will agree that they impact each other fully and should never be thought of as separate. The WHO defines health as a “state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” The approach to health needs to be viewed holistically with each person based on their individual experiences, as each will be unique in all parts. The impact that physical conditions can have on mental and emotional health is widely discussed, yet the way our mental…