Balance your life

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…and feel better   When we feel stuck we often can’t see the wood for the trees. This exercise can help you find clarity so you can prioritise where to introduce step-by-step change. When we make changes in just one area of our life there are often unexpected benefits elsewhere. Find out if your life […]

Beat panic

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Feel in control again Beat panic We know that a panic attack is very scary. It can feel like you’re losing control or something awful is going to happen. Shallow quick breathing, sweating, pounding heart, dizziness, feelings of unreality, nausea and chest pain are common symptoms. Something has triggered your fight/flight response releasing surges of […]

Sleep better

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Recent research shows that fewer than 40% of adults in the UK get the recommended 7-8 hours sleep at night. Good quality, unbroken sleep is important because lack of sleep has been linked to irritability, low mood and reduced ability to focus during the day. In other words poor sleep undermines our functioning. If you […]

Lift your mood

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A mood diary helps you monitor and track your feelings. Quite soon you’ll be able to spot patterns because you’re scoring how you feel and linking it to what you do. You’ll become aware of what makes you feel happier and what doesn’t. For instance when your scores indicate a downturn in mood you can […]

Be honest with yourself

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It’s the first step towards change for the better You do have the potential to change and feel better. One starting point for change is to take a good look at how you think and feel about yourself and what you do – sometimes we get into unhelpful patterns which keep us stuck: Find yourself […]