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Parenting

Stress-free Potty Training

Potty training is one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood, but it can be a stressful time for you and your child. Here, Sarah Ockwell-Smith, mother of four, author of The Gentle […]

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A memoir of madness and a mother’s love

When Zack McDermott woke up one morning convinced he was being filmed as part of an audition for a TV pilot, a manic spree around Manhattan ensued, culminating in his arrest half-naked on a subway […]

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An American Boy, a Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve

Lenora Chu, her husband Rob, and toddler Rainey, move from LA to  Shanghai. Then Rainey is accepted into Shanghai’s most elite public kindergarten, and Lenora starts noticing her rambunctious son’s rapid transformation…   As Rainey becomes increasingly […]

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The new parent’s guide to sleep

Sleep is every new parent’s favourite topic of conversation – hardly surprising when being sleep-deprived affects everything we do. So how do you cope in those early weeks when you’ve brought your little bundle of […]

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Clear your mental clutter and worry forever

If you are like most of us, you have at least some clutter lying around in your house, on your desk, or even in your bag. If you have physical clutter, you will also have clutter […]

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Coping with stress after illness

All of us go through a health setback at some point in our lives but it isn’t just illness that’s stressful –   recovering from illness and injury can bring its own stresses and strains.  Here, […]

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Coping with anxiety and panic

One in four people suffer with a mental health condition in the UK and anxiety is one of the more common issues. The symptoms can range from heart palpitations, sweaty palms and dizziness, which can […]

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How to cope with health anxiety

Spring has well and truly sprung! With the changing seasons, many of us will come down with a cold or flu. But what if you are experiencing anxiety about symptoms that don’t seem to go away, […]

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Brett Archibald: how a 28-hour ordeal changed my life

In the below audio clips, we discuss Brett Archibald’s experience in the Ocean from a physiological and psychological prospective, and we will also hear from Brett himself – reading from his book, Alone, and talking about […]

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What’s the difference between fear and phobia?

There are many situations or objects that frequently trigger fear in people. A fear becomes a phobia when it is out of proportion with the real level of danger in a situation and when it […]

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Six steps to happiness

Last month marked International Day of Happiness – but how do we measure happiness? Is it really about professional success? Emma Seppälä, PhD, believes we are on the wrong path and shows us how to get […]

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A Mindful Mother’s Day

Being a mother is the most important job in the world, and, without a doubt, one of the most exhausting! To celebrate Mother’s Day and all hard-working women everywhere, we are sharing nine mindfulness exercises […]

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