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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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A taste of Ageless (video)

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The Ageless YouTube channel was first launched in April 2021. Since then I have posted a video every single week. Sometimes it’s just me on my own talking about makeups that I like, skin products, diet, glucose spikes or on one occasion, how to peel a mango! I’ve tackled anxiety, breathing and even hydration. I’ve had the great privilege to …

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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 …

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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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How to transform your coffee and avoid the jitters

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I do love my daily cupaccino. In fact it’s one of the things I most look forward to in my day ( the simple pleasures and all that ). However I have a very up and down relationship with the caffeine in coffee. The amount of caffeine in coffee is much higher than in tea The caffeine in tea, green …

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Are you ready for the Metaverse?

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Since the pandemic started, doesn’t it feel like we’ve been transported into some kind of science fiction scenario? Silly old movies now seem to be becoming a reality.  The world feels different and alien in many ways. Social media has become even more powerful and influential, as have the billionaire founders of these companies. Anyone who’s on social media will …

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How hypnotherapy can help many issues (video)

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I’ve always been curious about all the many therapies available and have tried a quite a few of them. However, I’ve never tried hypnotherapy but know people who swear by it. So what are the issues that hypnotherapy can treat? When I began to research it, I was astonished at how many things that it claims to help. I think …

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Tips for handling anxiety (video)

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Following on from my video of breathing exercises for anxiety reduction, I have now made a video with the strategies I myself have used to reduce anxiety. It’s a multifaceted approach which I firmly believe is the best way to go. There is sadly no magic wand or one thing that will overnight reduce anxiety and it’s important to use …

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The incredible health benefits of music

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Listening to music is (usually) a very enjoyable past time. Of course we all have wildly different tastes in music and one man’s rock and roll is another man’s country and western. But when we listen to our favourite kind of music, there’s no doubt that it’s a pleasurable and relaxing experience. We lose ourselves in it and go into …

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Protect yourself from pandemic stress

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To say we live in interesting times is an understatement. The world has become increasingly stressful over the last year and a half and there are many prominent scholars and scientists who think we have entered a dark era that will be unfavourably reviewed from those in the future. We all, of course, have our personal stresses that we handle …