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Stress ages our skin

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Is there anything that stress doesn’t affect? The answer is a resounding no and in this article, written by Shabir Daya, a pharmacist at Victoria health, it also ages us and in particular our skin. Yes I know, it’s a bit dispiriting but there IS hope The first takeaway from this is that managing stress needs to be a top …

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Get rid of the weight of expectation this Christmas

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Christmas has a strange hold on so many of us. We often think of it as some sort of Disneyesque fairytale even though we know the reality is very different. And each year we think that it’ll be different, that this year the perfect Christmas will be achieved. And therein lies the problem. If we are hoping for perfection then …

Zoe Clews and Glynis Barber

How to silence the inner critic (video)

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Do you have an inner voice that tells you off all the time? It tells you how you’re not good enough and how everyone else is far superior, more successful, smarter, thinner and on and on. According to hypnotherapist Zoë Clews, this voice is aimed at the inner child who is often troubled and vulnerable. In this video she shares …

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Meet the neurodiversity coach (video)

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Sara-Louise Ackrill is on the autistic spectrum and has ADHD. She’s also a life coach and therapist. All her clients are neurodivergent and most are autistic. She’s able to help her clients in a way that a neurotypical coach would not be able to, added to which, she has a greater understanding about what help they need and why they …

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Breathwork as therapy (video)

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Deep breathing has long been used to counter stress and restore a Zen-like state. It activates the para-sympathetic nervous system and lowers cortisol (the stress hormone) levels. But so many of us don’t even think about how we breathe and are actually shallow breathers. And yet deep breathing has so many benefits. Breathing can calm down feelings of panic Wim Hof, …

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Rein in your mind to live more consciously

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Ora Nadrich is a pioneering Mindfulness expert and coach, and also happens to be a dear friend.  She is the author of Says Who? How One Simple Question Can Change the Way You Think Forever, and Live True: A Mindfulness Guide to Authenticity, named “one of the 100 Best Mindfulness Books of All Time” by BookAuthority. She has always been a seeker …

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How social media is impacting us (video)

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I was inspired to sit down and talk to hypnotherapist Zoë Clews after she wrote an article about the Metaverse. Things are now moving so quickly and whether you’re interested in the subject or not, it’s hard to dismiss. If it doesn’t impact you personally, it’s bound to impact your children or grandchildren massively. Ignore the Metaverse at your peril …

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What stress does to your body (video)

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As ever, it was a great privilege to sit down with cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, to talk about stress and the effect it has on our bodies and health. Dr Malhotra is one of my heroes. He’s never afraid to speak the truth and take on the big guys and corporate greed. His sole aim is to serve his patients …