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Treating Trauma? EMDR Therapy Can Help

Treating Trauma? EMDR Therapy Can Help

Struggling with Trauma? Why EMDR Can Help Following trauma, moving on with life can feel overwhelming and difficult to imagine. When that trauma is a cancer diagnosis, these feelings can impact you throughout your treatment, and beyond remission. Dealing with the...

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My Top 5 Tips to Help Manage Chemo-Brain

My Top 5 Tips to Help Manage Chemo-Brain

“Chemo-Brain” is real and is associated with cognitive impairment. I’ve struggled with it myself and found that I couldn’t do things as well or as fast as I could before my cancer treatment. Chemo-brain or brain-fog can impact memory, concentration, and the way a...

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Tips for a More Restful Sleep – for you and your family

Tips for a More Restful Sleep – for you and your family

When your body is tired and run down, it puts extra strain on your immune system which in turn is unable to work as efficiently. To help your body get the rest it needs, try my top tips for a good nights... Zzz   Turn off your TV/phone and other devices at least...

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What You Need to Know About Saunas!

What You Need to Know About Saunas!

We know that green juices, green powders, lemon water, and exercise can all help the body to naturally detoxify. But do you know of the benefits of Infrared Saunas (IR)?! These saunas differ from traditional saunas which simply heat the body from the outside in – by...

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Celebrating You

Celebrating You

“Focus on how far up the mountain you have climbed, rather than looking at how far you have got left to go” (quote by… me!) When was the last time you took time to celebrate your many, many, many accomplishments? We spend a lot of time obsessing about the future and...

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Find your Former Love…

Find your Former Love…

Have you ever fallen in love with an activity aka a hobby, outlet, creative endeavour, or passion? I certainly have and I hope you have too, and that you know the joy of falling in love with such a thing at least once in your life. Passions and hobbies provide people...

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Thermal Imaging for Breast Screening – A Review

Thermal Imaging for Breast Screening – A Review

With 1 in 8 women in the UK likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer within their lifetime it’s more important than ever to become breast aware. The readily available information on self-examination, free mammograms for the over 50’s, and all the work done by various...

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The Benefits of Waking Up at 5am – My 21-Day Challenge

The Benefits of Waking Up at 5am – My 21-Day Challenge

5 things @ 5am - The 21-day challenge! Hooray! Today is day 21 and marks the completion of my 3-week challenge during which time I have embraced the concept of waking up at 5am in order to help achieve my goals. And all done within the quietest hours of the day....

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Mushrooms

Mushrooms Anyone? I will be honest. I have never been a fan of these slimy fungi. So why would I now, after all these years, put them in my lattes? The answer is simple. Mushrooms have been shown to be one of the most powerful functional foods that help prevent and...

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