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  • Features on Stress

  • Smoking

    Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

    Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

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    Weight Loss Diets

    Top Five Food & Diet Myths

    As children, we're told all sorts of odd stories about food. Bread crusts make our hair curly, apple skins cure constipation and so on. Before we pass on these tales to the next generation, let's have a closer look at them...

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Search results for Meditation

Stress

Medicinal Meditation

Meditation can alleviate stress, lower your blood pressure and keep you alive longer. Makes you wonder why we're not all doing it.

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Workplace

Relax, Think Of Nothing

An antidote to our high-anxiety world that also keeps us healthy sounds like a wonder drug. Perhaps it is.

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Alternative Therapies

The Quest For Calm: Relaxation Techniques

If a car engine overheats, one of the first responses should be to switch it off and let it cool down. You should apply the same logic to yourself when you’re feeling under pressure.

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Alternative Therapies

Relaxation Techniques For Better Sleep

Scheduling time to unwind and relax can help relieve the stress and anxiety that may otherwise interfere with your sleep.

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Relaxation Techniques

Mind Yourself

If you're struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, you might want to consider opening your mind to the benefits of mindfulness.

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Depression

Surfing Your Thoughts: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

A form of meditation known as 'mindfulness' is steadily gaining popularity for treating mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety - and preventing relapses of these illnesses.

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Alternative Therapies

Om, What About Yoga?

Yoga, an exercise practice as old as any, may be more relevant now than ever before. Indeed, just calling it exercise may be doing it a disservice. So what does yoga have to offer?

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Running

Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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