Aahhh...a nice cup of tea! There are so many great reasons to enjoy a cuppa, and making one for someone else can bring them health benefits, too. The act of deciding to have a brew can sometimes be enough to lower your stress levels as you're distracting yourself from a difficult task, tricky situation or… Continue reading A nice cup of tea
After the hype and excitement of Christmas January can leave us feeling like we're running on empty. It's amazing how many of us seem to be powered by sunlight and notice the gloomy weather impacting our mood. Add a virus or the stress of a credit card bill landing on the mat and it can… Continue reading Warning – low battery!
"Each time you smile, you throw a little feel-good party in your brain" writes Behavioural Psychologist, Sarah Stevenson, so why not kick start your day with a little celebration? Smiling makes you look good, and people are more attracted to those who smile. Smiling is contagious. If you smile, it lifts the mood of others… Continue reading 5 reasons to smile
As we start another week, what's on your To Do list? People under stress can often feel that their life has gone into overdrive, and they've lost the ability to pull on the handbrake. Time speeds up, adrenaline starts pumping and you can feel breathless before the day gets underway. Alternatively, you may feel so… Continue reading Create space to score a goal
If the sunshine today is tempting you outside, go with it. Studies show how being outdoors can lift your spirits, and that a walk in the woods, stroll along a beach, or hike up a mountain can have positive effects which last for up to 7 hours. Even the colours of the countryside can have… Continue reading Improved mental health could be a walk in the park