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Holiday preparation - how to really strengthen your COVID defences Nov 17, 2021

Vaccines are indisputable in reducing the rate, severity and need for hospitalisation. Getting your vaccination is vitally important, yet it isn't the holy grail for preventing and treating COVID

Vaccines are not going to rid the world of the virus, create herd immunity or end the...

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5 really powerful lessons from catching COVID-19 Nov 10, 2021

It was Monday evening, 11th October 2021 when I noticed that my left hand was feeling stiff, as if I had arthritis. I wondered if I was developing carpal tunnel syndrome like my dad. I thought it odd that my hand was hurting, but didn't really think anything of it

Tuesday arrived and it was...

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How to support effective recovery for children who have experienced trauma Aug 18, 2021

Trauma doesn't care about your colour, race, gender, ethnicity, size or age. We will all experience trauma at some stage in our lives. However, the earlier it occurs, the more damaging it can be.

Why?

Because like a seed, when planted in the fertile soil of a young child's mind, the trauma will...

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The four outflows in our mind when we experience a trauma Aug 10, 2021

To help someone effectively recover from a trauma, it's important to not only understand the four basic elements that resulted in a trauma being encoded in their mind, but also how they responded to it.

This is really important as once you understand the inputs and outputs of the...

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The four basic elements for a trauma to be encoded in your mind Aug 04, 2021

A lot of people talk about two types of trauma - big Trauma and little trauma. The truth is, size doesn't matter when it comes to trauma.

Trauma doesn't care about your age, colour, size, shape, gender bias, ethnicity. Trauma is trauma, irrespective of how long ago it happened.

If...

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How to avoid losing sight of your best self in a crisis best self breath work crisis emotions overwhelmed show up Mar 16, 2021

When crisis strikes, some people can get quickly overwhelmed by the enormity of the tasks ahead. This is really common when there's a high degree of uncertainty in terms of the outcome.

There's a lot of unknowns associated with this crisis, which is typical in the times that we are in. For some...

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How to boost your mental clarity and performance clarity distractions high performance mental clarity reshuffling Mar 16, 2021

Our mental clarity and performance in today's world is significantly less than it was 20 to 30 years ago.

This is being driven by the age of digitalization, the constant distractions that we're experiencing in today's world through social media, the news, that desire to always be on never be...

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How to avoid brain fog and lethargy brain health lethargy memory Mar 16, 2021

Many people who are struggling at the top of their game with brain fog and lethargy are turning to quick fixes such as sleeping pills or medication to help them show up as their best self. 

Yet the consequences are not only short term in terms of them not really addressing the underlying...

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What is brain health and how is it different to mental health? anxiety brain health depression mental health stigma stress Mar 16, 2021

When we talk about mental health, we typically tend to label the person as having the problem. When we talk about brain health, we look at this system that is causing the problem.  

A lot of people ask me, what is the difference between mental health and brain health? Mental health is...

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Simple steps to help boost your mood in the winter exercise immune system mood booster vitamin d Mar 16, 2021

When it comes to the winter, the sun sets a lot earlier and the time we spend outside during the day diminishes. We can notice a shift in either our mood or the mood of the people within our household, including our children. 

Quite often, we don't make that connection with the change in...

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How to stop burnout at the top of your game high performance coaching leadership overwhelmed Mar 15, 2021

A lot of business leaders are struggling. They're at the top of their game, but they're too afraid to admit that they have a problem. 

They're in the land of overwhelm. Overwhelmed with the pressures of work. Overwhelmed with the current situation. Overwhelmed with the volume of...

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How to recognise loneliness and what to do about it Jan 27, 2021

Loneliness isn't just about the loss of physical connection with someone. Loneliness can also be experienced by the loss of something, or loss of a desire or dream.
 
Recognising the signs of loneliness in yourself, your team or your family is vital to be able to get targeted help early...
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