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Why Diets Don’t Work

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
If we stop to think about it, we’d realise that diets don’t work – at least, not in the long term. Research shows that almost two thirds of us are on a diet to lose weight “all or most of the time”. Many of us achieve some weight loss by trying different diets but often […]
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Goals and Mindfulness

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
How Mindfulness can help us achieve our goals.   Many people believe that achieving future goals, like buying a new house, getting a promotion, or losing weight, will ultimately make them happy, or at least happier than they are right now. However, research shows that the intensity and duration of this happiness is far less […]
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Sleep Matters

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
How much better would your life be if you could experience a deep and restorative night’s sleep every night, and bounce out of bed feeling refreshed, energised, and ready to take on the day? If you’re one of the growing number of people having trouble sleeping (difficulty falling asleep, or waking up either during the […]
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How to make change stick

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
Top tips for long-lasting change January, the door to a new year and the start of new beginnings, is a time when many of us decide to make changes to our lives – perhaps to get fitter, lose weight or eat more healthily, to be more organised, or to save more money. Whatever that change […]
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How to keep calm and enjoy Christmas

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
Christmas. The adverts joyfully chime “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”, painting images of parties, celebrations, and fun; a world where large groups of family and friends, all getting along together, is the norm, and even monsters know the perfect gift for a loved one. But that world is (North) poles apart from […]
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Maybe so, Maybe not. We’ll see.

  • Posted by Marcelle Crinean
  • On 2nd April 2018
The Parable of the Chinese Farmer. Whilst teaching a Mindfulness workshop earlier this week, I was reminded of the Parable of the Chinese Farmer, which you may have come across in one form or another. I first read a version of it in Richard Carlson’s well-known book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff … And It’s […]
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