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  • Posted May 26, 2021

    How to increase your 'happy hormones'

    By Polly Durrant

    Feeling low? Sometimes it’s perfectly normal to suffer from a low mood, but whether it’s just a case of the Monday blues, or more prolonged symptoms of depression, there are many ways that we can all stimulate the release of those mood-boosting chemicals.

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  • Posted Aug 7, 2020

    NHS Introduction Pilates

    By Matt Fisher

    Created by the NHS, these seven gentle and slow-paced sessions introduce you to Pilates.

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  • Posted Jul 13, 2020

    NHS Introduction to HIIT workouts

    By Matt Fisher

    HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. It's a great way to get your daily dose of exercise in one short and intense burst.

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  • Posted Apr 17, 2020

    Helping you to help others through COVID-19

    By Lauren Bishop

    Our refreshed training offer to help you support others through this challenging time

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  • Posted Apr 9, 2020

    How to look after your wellbeing at home

    By Matt Fisher

    Try to remain positive and take conscious steps to manage your wellbeing. Focus on what we can do rather than dwell on what we can’t. It will help us get through the next few months.

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  • Posted Apr 3, 2020

    Introduction to Mindfulness: Five Free Practices

    By Matt Fisher

    Local mindfulness trainer Jess has recorded five free meditations. Calm your mind and body by listening to these short practices regularly.

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