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7 ways you can help your recovery from addiction

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

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

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

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My first ever panic attack: the bus ride from hell

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.

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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 ever 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 ever panic attack – one

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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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14 Science-Backed Tips For Better Sleep

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From cutting caffeine to daytime napping, follow these 14 tips for better sleep from Dee Marques and boost your sleep quality and your happiness, too. 
 
As we get older, it becomes

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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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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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HOW TO: Break and Create Habits

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Most of us have made resolutions to break or create habits, only to relapse back into our existing behaviours. In this 'how to' guide, Arlo Laibowitz explains how to change this cycle, so you can

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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 3/3: yoga for mood swings

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In the final part of her series, Sienna Saint-Cyr tries yoga for mood swings. Can this practice really help when it comes to calming the shifts in our mood which happen so often in our busy

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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 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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Does naturism boost positive body image?

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A positive body image is definitely one factor in determining a person's happiness; if you're unhappy with your physical form, it could hinder your well-being. Some studies suggest that getting naked

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My Personal Journey With Trauma Sensitive Yoga

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After hearing how healing and peaceful yoga can be, I've had interest for years and spent a lot of time going to different gyms and trying yoga videos I purchased or found on YouTube, but none gave

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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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Healing Trauma with Yoga - Trauma Sensitive Yoga

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According to the Yoga Journal, there are 38 health benefits to having a daily yoga practice. They range from physical body health, like flexibility, draining lymph nodes, increasing circulation,

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Portrait of 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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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.

Stuff happens. Another car suddenly swerves into your lane on the

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