Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news
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Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news

10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan – Kindness Blog 10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan September 28, 2015 Kindness Blog Kindness Reflections 10 comments What to Say to Someone with … Continue reading

Heri’s Health Points: Why a good sleep should be your priority
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Heri’s Health Points: Why a good sleep should be your priority

Making sleep a priority When improving wellness, better sleep should a priority vs nutrition, fitness programs or prescription Too often, the focus is on being more active, look into new diets or exotic holidays. These would bring energy, improve strength or cure depression. The cornerstone of a sustainable and healthy body is quality sleep. Many brush off … Continue reading

Want to feel better? Write down your thoughts and then decide what to do with them.
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Want to feel better? Write down your thoughts and then decide what to do with them.

In experiments with students it has been found that writing down your thoughts, in your own handwriting, can help you feel more positive, provided you fling away your negative ruminations and keep your positive ones close. Professor Richard Petty of Ohio State University Psychology department collaborated with colleagues in Spain and tested 83 high school … Continue reading

Margaret Coles:  Invite this Physiotherapist into your home
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Margaret Coles: Invite this Physiotherapist into your home

At  www.movingtherapy.co.uk. you can find Margaret Cole’s free educational resource to help your health and well being. Margaret worked as a community physiotherapist and when she retired she decided to put her knowledge and experience to good use. She produced videos covering a lot of different situations that you can face regarding your physical and … Continue reading

Book Review: Are you looking forward to Christmas… or just wanting to survive it?
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Book Review: Are you looking forward to Christmas… or just wanting to survive it?

Rick Phillips, one of our fellow bloggers, has enjoyed reading Lene Anderson’s book Chronic Christmas, which gives some tips for the less enthusiastic among us on how to make the best of Christmas. Rick Phillips | November 20, 2016 | General, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | 13 Comments I was so … Continue reading

How does mental distress show physically?
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How does mental distress show physically?

  Almost every patient with stress related mental health problems reports at least one somatic symptom and 45 per cent report six symptoms or more, according to a Swedish study of 228 patients suffering from what is termed as exhaustion disorder. Here is the chart run down of the most common symptoms: Almost all: Tiredness … Continue reading