Free from fear

Everybody feels fear – it’s one of the most primitive and essential emotions. Without it the human race simply wouldn’t survive. But what happens when it develops into an anxiety disorder? And how can we learn to grow from the experience? A feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by an impending danger, pain’ is …

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Crafting a better state of mind

Mindful crafting can help you deal with everyday life, keep your stress at a healthy level, and help you to sleep better Every year, one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem, according to mental health charity Mind. A national survey of mental health issues found that nearly 5% of …

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How to do a DIY retreat

Sometimes we need to get away from it all but we can’t just drop everything and take off. Instead, with a little forward planning, you can give yourself a total reboot with a DIY retreat without leaving home Sometimes, and it needn’t just be because it’s the depths of winter but perhaps after a stressful …

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The joy of dogs

There’s a reason they are called man’s best friend, so if you yearn for a devoted companion who can improve your quality of life and make you smile, what are you waiting for? Who in your close network of friends or family could be relied on to stick by your side through thick and thin, …

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Confessions of an introvert

When being alone is not only a preference but also a necessity… Shy? Cold? Arrogant? No, I am none of these. Though, that’s what people usually think when meeting an introvert for the first time. Yes, I am not keen to open up. And yes, truthfully, many social situations can easily tire me. But this …

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