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Good mood food: eat these 8 things to improve mental health and happiness

The phrase 'you are what you eat' can be applied to our metal health too. If you suffer with anxiety or depression, these good mood food ideas

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Positive body image: could naturism boost it?

A positive body image is a strong factor in determining a person's happiness; if you're unhappy with your physical shape, it can hinder your overall

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Can't sleep? These 14 fixes will help you get a good night's rest

If you can't sleep, these 14 fixes from Dee Marques will show you how to fall asleep more easily, boosting your happiness, too. Tossing and turning

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Good mood food: eat these 8 things to improve mental health and happiness

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The phrase 'you are what you eat' can be applied to our metal health too. If you suffer with anxiety or depression, these good mood food ideas from Calvin Holbrook could help improve your mental

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Positive body image: could naturism boost it?

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A positive body image is a strong factor in determining a person's happiness; if you're unhappy with your physical shape, it can hinder your overall well-being. Some studies suggest that actually

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Can't sleep? These 14 fixes will help you get a good night's rest

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If you can't sleep, these 14 fixes from Dee Marques will show you how to fall asleep more easily, boosting your happiness, too. Tossing and turning will soon be a thing of the

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How to: break and create habits

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At new year, many of us make resolutions to break or create habits, only to relapse back into our existing behaviour. In this 'how to' guide, Arlo Laibowitz explains how to change this cycle, so you

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Holiday grief: 10 tips for coping

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Christmas isn't always a time of cheer: especially if you've lost a loved one and are grieving. Paula Stephens knows this feeling all too well. Here she shares 10 practical tips for coping with grief

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7 ways you can help your recovery from addiction

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Recovering from addiction is rarely easy, but there are things that can make your journey lighter. From getting quality sleep to finding purpose through volunteering, Amber Speck shares seven

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Panic attacks: 12 tips on what to do when anxiety hits hard

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Panic attacks can be both terrifying and debilitating says Calvin Holbrook, but there are ways of dealing with them and living well. If you’re having regular anxiety attacks, here's what to do and

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My first panic attack: the bus ride from hell

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When Calvin Holbrook started hyperventilating and having chest pains on a bus in the middle of the motorway, he thought he was having a heart attack. In fact, it was his first panic attack – one of

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Fasting and autophagy: ancient wisdom and scientific research intersect

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For centuries, people have fasted as a way to cleanse the body and give it chance to heal. Indian spiritual leader KAMLESH D. PATEL aka Daaji explains some of the ancient wisdoms behind the act of

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Dealing with suicide, bereavement and loss: a personal story

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When Anastasia Fox's best friend, Wes, committed suicide, her world fell apart. Trying to make sense of why he took his own life and dealing with the loss and her bereavement has been a long and

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Right rehab: choosing the best program for your loved one

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If you're looking for the right rehab centre for a family member, Amber Speck discusses the factors to consider when seeking help for addiction treatment. From location, cost and program length, here

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The Bright Side: positive news from June

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With so many negative news stories in the press, happiness, hope and positive news may seem to have been in short supply during June. In fact, it was a great month for positivity and human endeavour.

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How connecting with nature benefits our well-being, health and relationships

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Connecting with nature is great for relaxing, but, as Dee Marques explains, in fact, it has a scientifically-proven impact on our health and happiness, boosting our emotions and

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Trauma-sensitive yoga: what is it and does it work?

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As well as the usual physical and mental benefits, yoga can be used to try and heal trauma. Sienna Saint-Cyr tries out trauma-sensitive yoga and Neurogenic Yoga™ and shares her experience

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Jill Satterfield: a mindful approach to yoga

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After suffering years of chronic pain, Jill Satterfield healed herself and developed her own unique practice: Vajra yoga and meditation. Sienna Saint-Cyr takes a deeper look at the method and the

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Yoga for happiness 2/3: gratitude yoga

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Gratitude was always part of her happiness routine, but when Sienna Saint-Cyr started practising yoga for gratitude, she found a new lightness, peace and energy within. 
 
Gratitude –

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Yoga for happiness 3/3: yoga for mood swings

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In the final part of her series, Sienna Saint-Cyr looks at yoga for mood swings. Learn how to calm the shift in your mood through this set of yoga poses. 
 
As I ventured into the

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5Rhythms As A Movement Meditation Practice

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When we think of meditation, we normally think of sitting in the lotus position. However, meditation can involve moving your body, too, and 5Rhythms dance is a great way of incorporating movement

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5 strategies to help you develop a regular meditation practice

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Sticking to a regular meditation practice isn't always easy. Dee Marques runs through five ways you can overcome common meditation roadblocks so you can become more consistent in your meditation

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Stress relief: tips for seniors

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Retirement should be a time for seniors to relax and enjoy themselves, but all too often stress and isolation gets in the way. Own very own senior, Marilyn Coates-Lower, says keeping your mind and

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Yoga for happiness 1/3: compassion yoga

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In the first of a three-part series into yoga types, Sienna Saint-Cyr explores yoga for compassion. The poses she practised helped her to release both sadness and stress and feel a whole lot

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Trauma sensitive yoga: my personal journey

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Although Sienna Saint-Cyr tried many types of yoga, she couldn't find her perfect pairing. Then she discovered trauma sensitive yoga and everything clicked into place. Here's her take on this

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Body positivity: loving my shape

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After struggling with body confidence issues for years, when Sienna Saint-Cyr became a life model, it changed her self-view. She gained body positivity, acceptance, and true love for

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How tuning in to your body can make you more resilient

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By balancing our physiology and nervous systems, body-based practices can help us through hard times. By Linda Graham on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.

Stuff happens. Another

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