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Why Going to The Gym Isn’t Always The Answer to Improving Physical and Mental Health

The desire to have rippling biceps, a striking six-pack and the toned physique can lead to an unnatural and unhealthy obsession with going to the gym. An overuse of the gym and its equipment can be damaging to our mental health, wellbeing and esteem. Whilst a ‘natural’ approach to the gym is great for boosting […]

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The 6 Mental Health Benefits Of Being Nice To Everyone

There really is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to “being nice”. Historically, being nice in Middle English and Latin terms simply means “ignorant” or “stupid“. In the real sense, being nice seems like always having to go along with or fit in, with no argument or confrontation. However, you should know […]

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Assistive Technology for Dementia

The cost of dementia to the UK economy in 2014 was £26 Billion, that’s more than cancer and heart diseases, which sat at £18.3 billion and £15 Billion respectively; let’s just digest that for a second. And while we are at it, let’s also digest the fact that the number of sufferers is predicted to […]

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Here’s how to exact real and lasting change for body and mind

Tips That Can Impact Your Life, Health and Happiness Work, eat, sleep, work, eat, sleep. For many of us, these three words define our day to day existence. It can be hard to maintain a healthy frame of mind when your life can be split into three fairly arbitrary tasks. With an estimated 44% of […]

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Stressing Out? Get Help with CBT

Like it or not, in our hectic, fast-paced 21st century Western world, stress is a fact of life. Finding an effective strategy for coping with stress to protect yourself from physical and psychological harm is therefore paramount. This is where Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a proven and very popular type of ‘talking’ psychotherapy, can really […]

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What a Panic Attack Looks Like to the Person Having One

Millions of America adults suffer from panic strikes. Panic attacks might be one of the more common of its signs. Although a panic attack is varied for each individual, there is an underlying truth for everyone who suffers from them. They’re scary. When someone experiences these disorders, it is debilitating. People know what they are […]

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Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

Social media is now deeply ingrained into our daily lives and the younger generation do not know of a world without it! We are able to read the latest headlines and breakthroughs as well as others relationships, promotions and holidays and it’s all too easy to get drawn into feeling like life is one big […]

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9 Natural and Healthy Ways to Brighten Your Mood

It’s Not Just You We’ve all been there before. One moment you’re all Snow White with the singing and dancing then you receive a text from your boss telling you to report on a day off. You end up trying to bottle your anger and frustration and it just gets you in a bad mood. […]

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How Anxiety and Depression Can Effect Your Daily Life

Although anxiety and depression are different conditions, they often occur together. Modern living is full of stress, and anxious or sad feelings are a normal response. However, sometimes these feelings occur without any noticeable outside stimulus. A person just begins to feel the weight of anxiety. In other cases, depression goes from being an occasional […]

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Alcohol And Mental Illness: The Dark Side Of Duck Dynasty

The Duck Dynasty television show is the latest reality show to achieve ratings success. The show is based around the Robertson family and their successful business “Duck Commander” in West Monroe, Louisiana. They have become recognizable media stars because of their long beards and southern charm. Their biggest product is called the Duck Commander, and is […]

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