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June 12, 2018

Getting a dose of sunlight during the day can help you sleep better at night! Why you may ask?

Light signals to the hypothalamus, which helps control your sleep cycles like a big master clock, to wake up and be alert. It triggers daytime hormones that in turn helps reg...

May 15, 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week

May 2018

Ahhhhh I just can’t cope!!!

Ever had that feeling? I know I have.... Experiencing major life events, stress at work, a change in circumstances... so many of life’s events, or even life in general, can cause feelings of GUILT or STRES...

April 26, 2016



Sometimes it can take a while to notice we are stressed. STOP stress in its tracks by learning to recognize the signs…


AWARENESS – Becoming aware that you are stressed is the first step in taking steps to STOP stress in its tracks. Learn to recognize the first signs...

March 8, 2016



 It turns out that hugging is not only great for building relationships with those you trust, it can also help lower blood pressure and reduce stress.


THE SCIENCE – Hugging can feel great, can improve relationships and feelings of closeness and surprisingly it also h...

February 23, 2016





Doesn’t it feel great when you share a worry, get another view point, find a solution to an issue?


CONFIDE IN SOMEONE – Sometimes when we’re stressed there seems to be no way out of it, no solutions to problems and we tend to go over our negative thoughts in our mi...

February 16, 2016



Ever stopped to think about the effect of what you eat has on your stress levels?


WONDERFUL FOOD – Did you know that someone eating a healthy, balanced diet is likely to be far less stressed than someone with a poor diet? Providing our bodies with nutrients and liqui...

February 9, 2016


Have you ever stopped to think about the effect of your thoughts on your stress levels?


WHAT IS GOING ON – Spend a few minutes thinking about how you react to potentially stressful situations. For instance, what do you say to yourself (that little voice in your head)...

January 26, 2016

Simple and effective breathing technique to aid stress reduction.

BREATHING – Something as simple as using a daily focused breathing technique can help to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. The relaxation response is a physical state of deep rest that chan...

January 5, 2016


Rachael’s Tuesday Stress Busting Tip


A very happy new year, a very happy new you.


WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY – How great does it feel to be doing something that makes you happy? Laugher, friendship, family, being engrossed in a hobby you love are all great ways to help redu...

December 22, 2015


Reduce your stress levels with something as simple as gratitude? Really??


THE RESEARCH – Reduce your stress levels with something as simple as gratitude? Really?? Yes really. Gratitude research is beginning to suggest that feelings of thankfulness have tremendous posi...

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Nighttime overthinking – can someone please invent an off switch!

25 Sep 2018

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