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How does the New Normal feel for you?

As we slowly start to emerge from lockdown, how can we rebuild confidence, positivity and support our mental wellbeing ? As a GP and a Mum and wife, I know only too well the anxiety we can face when we are about to take on the ‘new

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Anyone for a Round?

“The more I practise, the luckier I get” Gary Player With summer here and lockdown restrictions being lifted in outdoor sports, now might be a good time to head to your local golf course and play a round.Golf is good not only for your physical

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4 ways what we eat can affect our sleep

Sleep is one of the most important things we can do to look after out brain health. Not only does regular quality sleep help us feel better in ourselves, it is also important for our memory and immune system.  What we eat can affect our

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Noggin Nuggget- Take a deep breath….

Breathing – it’s easy right? We do it without even thinking. Shallow breathing can lead to feelings of stress, nervousness and even fatigue. To get a really deep proper deep breath we have to engage more than just our mouth, nose and lungs. First a

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Podcasts to soothe, nurture and recharge our brains

Here are some podcasts which are all centred around issues of mental health and thinking.  These podcasts will provide tips and tricks for positive thinking during this period. Happy listening! Brene Brown #1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown as she unpacks and explores the ideas,

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Feeling overwhelmed?

With so much going on at the moment, we are all facing a new normal. Simple changes to our daily routines can make a difference to how we feel. Just say no For lots of us saying yes to something is our default position. It’s

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Immune Health- what does it really mean?

What our immune systems do Our immune systems are  a hugely complex operation. Our immune defences take different forms- from barriers that we can see, such as skin and those little hairs inside our nose, to the huge array of clever processes that go on

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