Mental wellness

How highly sensitive people view the world

How highly sensitive people view the world

Highly sensitive people can view the world differently to others and that is not necessarily a bad thing. Elaine Aron, the researcher who coined the phrase ‘highly sensitive people’ (HSPs) and author of many books on the subject, estimates that somewhere in the region of 15-20% of the population would be classed as being highly

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Mindfulness for mums

Mindfulness for mums

Mindfulness has become a buzzword in the last few years. It has been the biggest tool to demystify meditation, taking it out of retreat centres and monasteries and bringing it smack bang into mainstream of life. Benefits of mindfulness Simply put, it’s about being in the moment, attending to what is going on here and

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3D and 4D ultrasound scans

3D and 4D ultrasound scans

Since the 1960s expectant Mums and Dads have been able to see their unborn child via the use of ultrasound scans. At around 13 weeks all parents are offered the opportunity to have a 2-Dimensional (2D) scan. The resulting fuzzy, black-and-white images that are produced from this scan have a magical quality. They provide an

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Lessons to learn from a failed relationship

Lessons to learn from a failed relationship

When a relationship fails it’s natural to dwell on the reasons behind the break down. You may find yourself wondering what you did wrong, what you could have done differently and be angry at the time and energy you feel you have wasted. While valid and totally understandable, these downbeat emotions keep you locked in

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Improving communication at work and personally

Improving communication at work and personally

Communication is a fundamental element of work and personal relationships. However, sometimes things get lost in translation and what we mean doesn’t necessarily get through. From misunderstandings to conflict, poor communication never really ends well, but there are some things you can do to improve your communication skills, no matter who you’re talking to. Focus

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Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

As most people know, it is extremely easy to put our backs out. Once this has happened, it can then become a weak spot in our physical bodies, that overtime can develop into on-going pain and tension. It can be easy to take our bodies for granted, only seeing in hindsight, how it would have

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