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Do Your Energy Levels Change With The Seasons?

It’s November, summer is a distant memory, the days are getting shorter and the colder weather is setting in, leading many of us to ‘feel’ different. Indeed some people experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes known as “winter depression”, which is thought to be linked to the lack of sunlight impacting the production of melatonin, serotonin and the body’s …

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How to respond to someone with anxiety

How do you reply when someone tells you “I’ve GOT anxiety”

Recently I had a conversation with a teenager, that went like this (shortened version): Me: “How are you?” Them: “Not good, I’ve got anxiety and I’ve got lots of problems that no-one seems able to help me with.” Having had several conversations before I had a good handle on the problems so decided to take a different …

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Xmas wishes

Seasons Greetings from Islanda

Wishing you a ‘Sparkly’ Christmas! To say it’s been quite a year is an understatement! Reflecting back on 2020, whilst there have been some lows, there have also been many highs summed up, for me, by the words CONNECTION & CREATIVITY. With so many restrictions it would have been easy to blame, complain and mourn what we …

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Optimise your Health, Manage Anxiety & Take Positive Action

During this challenging time, faced by the threat of an attack of the COVID-19 virus, many people will be experiencing heightened levels of anxiety for a variety of reasons. And for many, this anxiety could be causing more pain and distress than the actual virus itself. Individual circumstances vary and therefore, each individual’s perspective and …

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