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Archives - Month: July 2020

How to de- stress

Stress is very common at the moment with so much uncertainty and a lack of control so it’s no wonder that we are frazzled and left feeling exhausted. Many people are on the redundancy rollercoaster too, which can understandably hit confidence, sap energy and create worries about

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Keep It Simple

Keep it simple – post Covid our brains have faced complex challenges Many of us have faced multiple challenges whilst navigating lockdown and the new normal. Our work, downtime, family lives, parenting and pastimes have all merged into a tangle of confusion, new ways of being and

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

We’ve all been navigating the challenges of Covid and there’s no doubt it’s taken its toll on our brain health, mental wellbeing and general health, in one way shape or form. Juggling home schooling, WFH, risk of redundancy, health concerns and adapting to the ’new

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Magnesium – why you need this in your life.

Modern life is particularly draining at the moment and sometimes we need a little help keeping calm, focussed and on the ball. Brain fog can come on when we’re not firing on all cylinders.  A good balanced diet, quality sleep, which is restorative and being

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Is lack of sleep causing you stress?

Three solutions to help you get some shut eye. According to the UK Sleep Council working from home is having a negative impact on our sleep. This is due to working longer hours, juggling childcare, looking after our parents and the demarcation lines of when work begins and ends becoming blurred.

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Switch off with a Podcast

Now more than ever it’s a good idea to turn on tune in and drop out and lose yourself in a podcast.Switching off from your daily routine or just allowing your brain to take time out are great for your mental wellbeing and brain health.

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Little ways to boost your mood

There is plenty to be down in the mouth about at the moment- especially if you put on the news or scroll through social media.  Whilst the little things may not be able to change the course of a global pandemic, they can make a

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5 words which can help your brain health

5 words which can help your brain health If the last few months have taught us anything, it’s the small, seemingly insignificant experiences that we have much gratitude for.Whether it’s a hand written note from a friend, the colourful joy in a bunch of fresh

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Take a break

Take time off, hug a tree or head to the seaside to enjoy your own version of a holiday – your brain needs a break. Your brain and your body need a break and with British summertime upon us it’s time to look forward to a

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What’s on your plate?

Nutrition cheat sheet  What we eat gives us energy to survive and thrive. But what are we actually eating and how does it benefit us, or not? Let’s break it down. Macronutrients are the different types of food sources that we need- carbohydrates, protein and

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