Writing is powerful therapy available us all.  We tend to think in snatches of ideas intuitively linked and woven together into a maelstrom of thought from which we derive an impression of reason that is often not all that robust.  …

23+ wellbeing things. No. 16 – Write yourself well Read more »

There are a whole series of wonderful apps and virtual training to keep body and mind in great shape even during self-isolation.  Better still, many of them are always free, while others have made their workouts available for free during …

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1. Make yourself as comfortable as possible. Sitting at a table that is not the right height for you or sitting on a chair that does not really fit the table at hand is just asking for stiffness and physical …

23+ wellbeing things. No. 14 – Seven steps to finding your focus Read more »

We have all had days when we stare into the mirror and wonder how we came to be the way we are and not the way we had once planned.  Much of our anxiety stems from ideas about how we have …

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Help yourself by helping others Psychologist Michael Steger at the University of Louisville in Kentucky carried out some research a few years ago looking at what sort of activities made people happy.  His research group found that counterintuitively, pleasure-seeking behaviours …

23+ wellbeing things. No. 11 – Feeling useful feels good Read more »

Many things in life are unavoidable and cannot be changed.  We can work to influence some, object loudly to others, and even dedicate our lives to fighting certain causes but fighting the world is tiring.  As a matter of self-preservation, …

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Sometimes it is just nice to sit back and watch something interesting and informative.  If you are looking to broaden your mind while you are less easily distracted, there are many curiosities lurking on YouTube, from the mathematical curiosities explored …

23+ wellbeing things. No. 8 – Watch yourself happy Read more »

Make use of your daily escape You are allowed to escape the confines of your home once a day to exercise, and that doesn’t include spending time in your garden, if you have one.  Spend it going for a walk …

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