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Appreciating life when it sucks

Appreciating life when it sucks seems perverse, right? Wrong. Research shows that the practise and experience of gratitude not only brings joy but induces a sense of relaxation, improves immune function and lowers blood pressure. And this is very good news for me at the moment. I’m usually a glass-half-full...

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💪 IMMUNE SUPPORT #7: MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE (Darryl Edwards)

Immune Support #7: Movement is medicine! In his latest post 5 Ways that Exercise Supports Immune Function, my friend and colleague Darryl Edwards writes: Research shows that physical activity diminishes the risk of contracting a range of upper and lower respiratory tract viral and bacterial infections. And in fact, physical activity is...

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How to break out of loneliness and into thrive

How to break out of loneliness and into thrive seems utterly impossible when we’re stuck in a cycle of lost perspective and motivation. It takes courage to do it. Loneliness is a modern-day epidemic… even when we are constantly ‘with’ people, or have a wide network of friends and family,...

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Sleep Easy on World Sleep Day with This Sleep Audit

World Sleep Day is an annual, global call to action on the importance of healthy sleep. The focus of WSD is to raise awareness of the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep. World Sleep Day 2019 will incorporate the slogan ‘Healthy Sleep, Healthy Ageing’ which...