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Beat the Christmas Bulge

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 20th December 2018
Christmas. The season to be jolly and full of good cheer. And the time of year where, on average, we consume between 6000 and 7000 calories on the 25th December alone, and gain between 1kg and 4kgs over the festive period. Worse still, statistics reveal that the majority of us who gain weight over the […]
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Laughter: The Key to a Happier You

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 3rd October 2018
Laugh More. Worry Less. A little while ago I read a woman’s magazine article that was headed “Laughing with friends until the Prosecco bubbles shoot out of your nostrils is one of life’s pleasures”. Not only did that headline make me smile, it made me wonder – when was the last time I had that […]
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Too hot to sleep?

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 24th July 2018
Cool tips to help you sleep better Too hot to sleep? Everyone seems to be struggling with sleeping in this uncharacteristic heat we’re having at the moment. And whilst getting our Vitamin D ‘fix’ from the sunshine during the day will be helping you get some shuteye at night, there are some other things you […]
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Mindfulness & Photography

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 16th July 2018
Focusing on the here and now Approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year, with 1 in 6 experiencing a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression, in any given week according to Anxiety UK. An increasingly popular technique for reducing anxiety and improving mental well-being is Mindfulness. […]
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Breathing: The Best Kept Weight Loss Secret

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 17th May 2018
Most of us know that too much stress isn’t good for us, and that it can – if left unchecked – lead to physical and psychological symptoms including depression, anxiety, insomnia, heart disease and stroke. However, not many of us know that stress can also severely impact our digestion and keep us fat. So before […]
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Spot the (Thinking) Errors

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 17th April 2018
Common thinking errors and how to reframe them.   Psychologists have identified a number of thinking errors – sometimes called ‘crooked thinking’ or ‘cognitive distortions’ – that most people make some of the time (and some people make all of the time!). Thinking errors are irrational, exaggerated and unhelpful thoughts which can stop you from […]
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