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  • Posted Oct 15, 2021

    Got a plan? Don't ditch it!

    By Polly Durrant

    So you keep promising yourself to make a change, but change doesn't happen? It's time to ask why.

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  • Posted Jul 2, 2021

    Setting Healthy Boundaries

    By Polly Durrant

    Do you always feel compelled to say yes to everything - even when you are stressed or at your busiest? How can you safeguard your time & energy?

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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 Jul 10, 2020

    COVID fatigue

    By Polly Durrant

    Are you wondering why you are feeling so tired lately? Do you feel less motivated, lacking energy and unable to get excited about life?

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  • Posted Jun 24, 2020

    Feeling a little scrambled?

    By Polly Durrant

    With so much to process every day, our minds are struggling to keep up. It’s worth making a little time to find some peace and gain a little clarity - here are five simple ways to replace negative thoughts and take a dose of self-compassion.

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  • Posted Mar 31, 2020

    Working from home: Five tips for you and your family

    By Polly Durrant

    Working from home: Five tips for you and your family

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