What Is Anxiety

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Everyone feels anxious from time-to-time. Typically, it happens when we experience stress and tends to gradually subside after the high pressure moments have passed.  Anxiety is part of our body’s natural defences, a reaction to feeling under threat. It is an emotion that is characterised by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like […]

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Mindfulness: the art of living the present moment

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What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness. It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through. Often our mind takes flight, we lose touch with our body, and pretty soon we’re engrossed in obsessive thoughts about something that just happened. And […]

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Manage It

Seasonal Affective Disorder

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or Seasonal Depression, is a type of depression that typically arises during the colder, darker autumn and winter months. It’s thought that this happens for a few  reasons: 1. There’s less daylight and therefore vitamin D, which can lead to your serotonin levels being affected. Serotonin […]

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