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Start With Your Sock Drawer – achievable decluttering tips

In honour of National Clear Your Clutter Day, professional organiser Vicky Silverthorn shares her simple and achievable decluttering tips – all designed to help make your home a calm and restful sanctuary from the stresses […]

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Mindfulness for women on International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, take a little time for yourself: find a little breathing space in your life by decluttering your mind and finding time to just ‘be’.   ‘Busy.’ How […]

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How to embrace dyslexia and use it to thrive in life

What we all want is to be happy and succeed – for ourselves and especially for our children. But these goals are not simple to achieve for anyone, let alone for somebody who has been […]

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Unplug: 5 Daily Meditations

 ‘The minute I learned to unplug, my whole life changed’ – if this sounds like an overstatement, it is probably because you haven’t tried Suze Yalof Schwartz’s genius stripped-down approach to meditation yet.   If […]

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Stress control for a good night’s sleep

One of the most common side-effects of stress, other than feelings of panic and irritation, is having trouble sleeping. In his book about stress control, Dr  Jim White analyses the factors that we need to […]

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How to be resilient and bounce back better than before

The ability to be resilient is not just ‘nice to have,’ it has now become a ‘must have.’ But instead of taking the macro view of resilience — the long view, encompassing a process that often takes many […]

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Do you go shopping to cope with stress?

Do you check your smartphone continuously for messages? Or perhaps do the weekly shop with military precision? Maybe you always ensure the cutlery is perfectly lined up on the table?   If you feel your […]

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How to be a modern-day spiritual goddess

For some people, the word ‘spiritual’ may sound a bit old- fashioned. Spirituality is a subject like no other; it has no real beginning or end, and is an ongoing learning process that can only […]

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How To Build Confidence and Ease Social Anxiety

Many people believe that confidence is something you either have or do not have. It is something you are born with and is an unchangeable part of your personality. This is not true. In fact, […]

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Grow Your Mindset for a Happier You

Our mindset reflects our underlying beliefs about our intelligence and how we learn. Many of us have a fixed mindset and believe our personal qualities are carved in stone and unchangeable. But a growth mindset […]

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Three ways to get back to your healthy habits

While many of us see Christmas as a great excuse to take time out from our healthy routines, January is a different story. After you’ve eaten your body weight in turkey, cheese and chocolate, drunk […]

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New Year, New You Books for a Healthier, Happier 2017

The start of a new year always makes us think about how we can make positives changes in our lives. Whether you want to improve your health, fitness or happiness (or all three!), these are […]

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