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  • Living with Bipolar

    Living with Bipolar

    Bipolar disorder affects a huge number of people in the UK, with one in twenty being on the spectrum and 1%-2% of the population having a diagnoses of it. With these stats in mind, it’s important to find ways to support yourself or others to live well alongside this condition. Information is power! Educate yourself

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    Dogs and new babies

    Dogs and new babies

    Up until now, your pet dog may have been your ‘baby’ but if you will soon be bringing a new son or daughter home then your pooch may start to feel a little put out. Dogs can find new babies very puzzling and often aren’t quite sure what to make of them, especially if they

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    Could you survive an online break

    Could you survive an online break

    Online addiction is now recognised as a serious problem and services and information have now been made available for anyone concerned that their relationship with cyberspace is beyond healthy and constructive. Filling a void Many people recognise that they are looking to emails, Facebook, twitter or any of the other billion online options for a

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    Health benefits of gardening

    Health benefits of gardening

    There has been a lot of recent research from leading mental health charities about the benefits of ‘green exercise’ which translates as ‘doing physical stuff outdoors’. Studies have repeatedly shown that either alongside or instead of medication, gardening can be extremely therapeutic. Reducing stress levels Both anxiety and depression have tenancies to keep our focus

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    Creating a peaceful home

    Creating A Peaceful Home

    Ah! Peace and quiet! For parents this dream is about as far from reality as you can get. From crying babies to the thud of music from a teenager’s bedroom, the family home is rarely a haven of peace. But fear not poor parents – there are ways to promote a sense of tranquillity in

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    tips for spring gardening

    Tips for Spring gardening

    It’s that time of year where we start to think about spending more time out in the garden. However, much like getting our bodies beach-ready for summer, gardens can need a bit of extra work and TLC after the winter. Spring is usually the busiest time in a garden so get a head start and

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