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Avoiding Brain Strain

Combating Mental Exhaustion Mental exhaustion can creep up on us, and because unlike physical fatigue it cannot be seen or felt so easily we tend to dismiss it. However mental fatigue can definitely take its toll on your well-being. It can...

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Do You Care for Yourself?

How many of us really care for ourselves? Do you even understand what true self care is really all about? Self-care isn’t just about brushing your teeth or combing your hair. Self-care is for those needs within you. Self-care is caring...

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Dealing With Disappointment

Most of us will come up against disappointments, both big and small, as we journey through life. Often we choose to complain to anyone who will listen, or to blame others when things don’t go our way. It’s important to acknowledge our...

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Are You Telling Yourself to Fail?

Are you talking yourself into failure and disappointment? Look out for these signs Much of our happiness and success is the result of our mental attitude. On the flip side of the coin so, too, are our disappointments and failures. And our...

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Managing stress

A previous post dealt with the effects that the mind and emotions can have on the physical body leading to symptoms of stress. This post considers the actions we can take to increase our ability to withstand stress and recover from its...

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Aromatherapy for Stress relief

Aromatherapy is a treatment which uses the considered and systematic application of essential oils to improve physical, spiritual and emotional well-being. Essential oils are natural substances derived from plant sources – flowers, herbs, spices...

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Go On – Have a Laugh

Laugh Your Way to Good Health: The Many Health Benefits of Laughter Everybody enjoys a good laugh, whether it’s from a TV program, a live comedy show, or because a friend did something amusing. When was the last time you took some time to relax...

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