Are you looking forward to Christmas?

It’s not long now until Christmas Day, but for most of us it will be a little different this year, and whilst traditionally seen as the most wonderful time of the year, it’s OK to feel overwhelmed and struggle to get into the Christmas spirit. Especially this year, when lots of us are feeling the […]

Being kind to yourself

Just as important as it is to be kind to others, it’s equally important to show kindness towards yourself. Being kind to yourself promotes happiness and confidence; and how you treat yourself sets the tone for how others will treat you. When we’re kind to others, we pay them attention, we offer warmth, affection, generosity, without […]

Fight or Flight – where’s the tiger?

Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of unease, fear or apprehension about what’s ahead. It’s your body going on high alert, looking for possible danger and activating your fight or flight responses. This response is activated by the perception of threat, quickly triggering the release of hormones that prepare your […]

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