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Cleaning – better than Prozac

Glynis Barber Health 6 Comments

It seems that under lockdown, we have a new national pastime. Just like exercise it lifts our mood, gives a feeling of deep satisfaction and is surprisingly addictive. Cleaning is our new passion Now I have always HATED cleaning. Whilst I love a clean and tidy house, I would do anything, including pay good money, to get someone to do …

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Keep calm and carry on?

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We live in a very stressful world and it would appear to be getting the better of a lot of us. Stress and all its associated conditions – like anxiety and depression – are now in epidemic proportions. To understand why, we need to look at what stress is and its evolutionary purpose. Put simply, stress is the body’s reaction …

Use gratitude to make you happier

Glynis Barber Health, Stress Management 2 Comments

I heard recently that one of the best things you can do before you go to sleep, is to think of 3 things that you’re grateful for. This simple task apparently calms down the nervous system, reduces stress and sets the brain into a positive mindset before sleep making it more regenerative. That’s rather impressive don’t you think? Here I …

Natural Ways To Cope With Stress

Glynis Barber Stress Management 2 Comments

Stress is one of the hardest things to deal with in modern life. Unless you’re living on top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere, you’ve probably been affected by the pressures and stresses of daily life. Add to that any other challenges (grief, illness, financial worries) and you can end up in quite a bad way resulting in …