Stress

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5 techniques to relieve stress

According to the latest figures, 29% of the British people often or always feel stressed. This a surprisingly high number but with the demands of modern day life, we are constantly on the go.

After an intense day at work and with the pace of modern day life, it can be very difficult to take time out to practice some techniques that will help relieve stress.

Here are our top 5 which take 15 minutes only:

 

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How to deal with difficult times

Challenges and difficult times in life are unavoidable. Whether tragic, personal, trivial or global, how you deal with your distress, grief, anxiety and uncertainty can have a profound effect on your mental state, health and wellbeing.

There are certain things you can do to lessen the pain and distress to help you cope with your situation.

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5 Signs That You Need a Break

It is the holiday season and if you haven’t planned a break, you may need to take a quick reality check to see if you really do need a holiday. Here we have listed 5 key signs that show if you are low on energy and it’s time to down tools and escape for a few days.

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Friendships should be part of a healthy lifestyle

How friendships can save our lives

Today, 30 July, is International Day of Friendship and whilst we all know the value of friends, we may not fully appreciate just how important these social interactions are for our health.

Talking face-to-face without relying on electronic devises helps us solve problems, provides a sounding board and is a source of laughter, but it may also be helping to save our lives.

 

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6 reasons to take a walk in nature

Now the Bank Holiday is here, it’s the perfect time to enjoy Spring’s new lease of life and get outdoors. Walking in nature is not only good for your heart and fitness levels, but according to numerous studies it has measurable mental benefits and it may also reduce the risk of depression.

Let’s take a look at how a simple walk in nature may yield many additional benefits.

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Stress and adrenal fatigue symptoms

Stress isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, being able to handle stress is a key to survival. However, when stress is prolonged and intense and you’re left feeling as if it has become the norm, then it depletes us of our ‘human energy’ by overworking other areas of the body. In this instance we look at the affect it has on overworked adrenal glands.

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What is mindfulness?

 

Over the last year, mindfulness has become a popular word - everything seems to be about being mindful. What exactly is mindfulness and why is it important?

Mindfulness is something we all naturally possess. It is when you bring awareness to what you’re experiencing in the here and now rather then just being on auto-pilot. For example, when your mobile pings a new message, you take time to pause and breathe instead of responding immediately without thinking. 

 

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Your 'to do' list is stressing you out

It's January. We're back to work and the to-do-list is increasing with every day. Don't panic, help is on hand. 

Take a few minutes to free yourself or meditate. Meditation is the focus of one’s mind in silent reflection for the purpose of relaxation and spiritual cleansing. If you're new to meditation, the important thing is to remember it requires 100% of your attention to be focused on one area.

Here we look at 10 simple meditation techniques that will improve and personalize your techniques to maximize your meditation benefits.

 

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