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Weight Loss — a Marathon not a Sprint (07. July 2021)

f you are thinking about losing weight, either to shed those excess comfort pounds you unwittingly piled on during lockdowns or for health reasons, then now is the time to start. Let's be clear though, there is no magic wand for weight loss. Read the article

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Dealing with Post-Lockdown Social Anxiety (08. May 2021)

As we all prepare to emerge from our homes and venture back out into the post-lockdown world, not everyone's response to this will be the same. For some it will bring with it a huge amount of fear and anxiety. Read the article

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Fears & Phobias? Time to leave them behind! (13. Jun. 2018)

You know that feeling. Your well-deserved holiday was booked months ago. All you need to do now is get to the airport and get on that flight to the sun. Excited, can't wait...or terrified witless? Read the article

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Social Media Anxiety – A Modern Day Addiction. (08. May 2018)

Social media is an integral part of our lives now, but do you love it or hate it, or a bit of both? As the years have gone on and technology has advanced, social media has grown arms, legs and some very scary heads! Read the article

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A Weight on Your Mind (08. Apr. 2018)

Managing your weight is based on a simple formula isn’t it? Calories in – Calories out = weight loss or weight gain. Simple really? Or is that all there is to it? There are of course lots of reasons why you may be struggling to lose weight despite a lower calorie intake. Read the article

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Managing Self-Talk – What's your inner critic called? (23. Feb. 2018)

Self-talk is something we all have. It's that running commentary you have in your head which can be a conglomeration of observations, instructions, general moans and groans, expressions of happiness or excitement and much, much, more.  Read the article

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Self-Esteem — is it working for you or against you? (01. Feb. 2018)

In a world that now seems to encourage self-obsession, the term self-esteem is constantly bandied about, but do you understand what self-esteem really is and why it is so important to you? Read the article

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Making a Change — and Keeping it! (01. Jan. 2018)

January is the time when many of us focus on changes we want to make in life, but statistics show that up to 92% of New Year Resolutions fail by February. Read the article

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Christmas Stress — Jingling Bells and Jangling Nerves (07. Dec. 2017)

The countdown to Christmas seems to begin earlier each year, and all this extra time focused on the festive season can result in added stress. Read the article

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Social Anxiety — more than just being shy (01. Nov. 2017)

With the darker nights closing in and the festive season primed to be unwrapped, December should bring another year to a joyous end. But for those who suffer with social phobia or social anxiety disorder, dread rather than excitement can be one of the most prevalent feelings. Read the article