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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 …

Get high from the feel-good drugs our bodies create

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Getting high sounds quite tempting doesn’t it? Tempting, but dangerous and full of pitfalls. However there is nothing that beats the natural high we get from being in tune with ourselves and sitting in harmony with the world. Not easy in these troubled times. Today Ora Nadrich, my dear friend and also a life coach and mindfulness teacher and author …

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How to protect your mental health in a stressful job

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The last two years have seen many people’s work lives change completely. Working from home, while loved by some, was extremely challenging for many. Now as offices start to reopen, will the work place ever be the same again? For some professionals, the pressure has been immense and the work load became overbearing and ever more stressful. In this article, …

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How hypnotherapy can help anxiety and depression

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I sit down to talk once again with hypnotherapist Zoë Clews. This time we focus on anxiety and depression which is Zoë’s speciality. She describes anxiety as acting as a lid on emotions like grief, anger and sadness and in her work she seeks out these underlying issues and helps people to resolve them. More and more people are presenting …

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#ThatGirl and the inversion of wellness

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After doing a few interviews with hypnotherapist Zoë Clews, specially the one on the perfectionism crisis, it got me thinking about my own social media. So today in my video, I want to set the record straight as it’s important to me that I don’t give anyone the wrong impression. You can watch it here: YOUTUBE Zoë has also written …

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The pressure to be perfect (video)

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Perfectionsim is rife (in so small part thanks to social media) and for many has become an addiction. It’s also about control and can be linked to fear, lack of self esteem and feeling unworthy of love. It can make life very difficult and leave one feeling a failure if the impossible goal of being perfect isn’t reached. I sit …