Meditation

The meaning of dreams

The meaning of dreams

Dreams – we all have them even though we don’t always remember them. Dreams can seem very real, it is like you actually are living the experience and feeling the emotions; and a bad dream can leave us confused, upset and shaken for the rest of the next day. If we dream about a specific

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Sunday Night Blues

Sunday Night Blues

Even those of us lucky enough to have a job we love can succumb to the Sunday night blues. You know, the feeling you get when you realise the weekend is almost over and tomorrow you’ll be heading off to face a new working week. But if the dread of Monday morning is cutting into

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maxed out parents

Maxed out parents

Working full-time can be pretty demanding. Parenting can be pretty demanding. Add the two together and you often get what we call ‘maxed out parents’. That’s mums and dads who are doing so much that they get a bit burned out. There’s no easy one-size-fits-all solution to finding a great life-work balance. It’s all about

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Coping strategies for everyday life

Coping strategies for everyday life

Life can sometimes seem like it’s a never-ending round of work and obligations. Where’s the fun?! The danger is, that over time, physical and emotional stress can build up triggering chemical changes in the brain that can lead to mental health issues, such as depression. And it’s all too easy for this to creep up

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Can kindness save a relationship

Can kindness save a relationship

Only three out of ten couples manage to sustain long term happy relationships. A large study in America has carried out extensive research into this and has come up with some very interesting and revealing findings. Fight or flight The study interviewed thousands of couples who’d been together for at least six years and whilst

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Improving your brainpower

Improving your brainpower

Just like the rest of the body, the brain needs exercise to remain on top form. If you find you repeat the same familiar tasks all the time, from a job you’ve been doing for a while to a routine of housework and chilling in front of the television, it might be time to get

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