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Why gratitude works!

Hi Guys, Following from last week's blog I want to talk about why gratitude exercises work. I also want to point you to my IGTV series on sharing gratitude during lockdown. Thanks everyone who voted in my stories poll where I asked what you wanted to see this week, continuing gratitude practices won hands down!… Continue reading Why gratitude works!

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How to break free from a negative mindset

Hi guys, Today I want to talk a little about positive psychology and then start a week of sharing a daily gratitude practice to share some positivity in these challenging times. What Is Positive Psychology? This is something I want to write more about on this platform, but as a very brief introduction... Positive psychology… Continue reading How to break free from a negative mindset

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Gratitude for Positivity

This week I wanted to share something that is helping me to keep positive during this pandemic – a daily gratitude practice. This is something which, if you find is helpful, would be something that you could keep up and practice for your wellbeing long after the lock down has ended. https://youtu.be/z-r8SeOinrw I do talk… Continue reading Gratitude for Positivity

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My Aspirations of 2019

I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions. I find they’re often negative, saying ‘I will give up X, Y or Z’. Instead, this year I’ve decided to make some aspirations, positive actions to help me strive towards my goals by putting them in writing. I also feel you shouldn’t wait for a new year if… Continue reading My Aspirations of 2019

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Gratitude

There’s lots of talk on social media at the moment about how gratitude is good for you. However, unless the actual benefits are explained it’s often hard to get enough incentive to actually start doing something new. So, I thought I’d discuss some evidence-backed benefits of practicing gratitude. Relationships Practicing gratitude is beneficial for romantic,… Continue reading Gratitude

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My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2

After lots of lovely feedback after my initial top health and wellness apps blog, I thought I’d do it again, discussing some apps I’ve come across more recently and would recommend. As last time there’s a variety in here in the hope that this will appeal to people and different stages of their health and… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2