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Stress
May 7, 2016

Surfing: Your all-in-one cure

No phone. No tablet. No technology – only you, your board and a wetsuit. Pure freedom. That’s why surfing is a fantastic activity to relieve stress…and much, much more! (more…)
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Mental & Emotional HealthStress
January 16, 2016

Could your condition be caused by stress?

Stress. Every one of us suffer, and react to it, in different ways. It can hit some of us much harder than others. So, what causes it? And what can we do to lessen the effects of stress? Let’s find out. (more…)
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Mental & Emotional HealthStress
December 20, 2015

Handling family tension and holidays!

They’re putting up holiday specials in supermarkets and we’re hearing Christmas songs in the shopping malls! You might feel like it starts earlier every year, but let’s use the time to help you prepare for Family Over The Holidays. (more…)
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Stress
June 3, 2015

5 Ways to de-stress for free

Do you know how to de-stress? Today we’re talking about practical, easy ways you can manage stress on a daily basis. The idea is to put some space aside in your daily planner for de-stressing – say, 20 minutes a day – and turn it into a healthy habit. Here are some suggestions. (more…)
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Stress
May 24, 2015

Colouring inside the lines!

Colouring-in books for adults? Yes! And some of them are topping best-seller lists! No, it isn’t weird: colouring-in for relaxation, and as a de-stressor, makes perfect sense. (more…)
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AnxietyStress
March 30, 2015

5 Silent stress assassins

It’s normal to have a stressful day now and then - think about tax season, exam-time or before you go to an interview, for example. Long-term stress however is much more serious and it can lead to a number of health conditions. Chronic stress from a demanding job or domestic problems puts your body under a daily assault of hormones that can cause a whole host of nagging health problems. The symptoms aren’t always obvious until you’re in trouble – so here are some warning signs: (more…)
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Stress
January 7, 2015

Ways to manage stress In 2015

Another year, another challenge. We all want to be optimistic about the next 365 days, but the chances are life is going to happen. And that usually means: deadlines, arguments, unexpected surprises and more. All these things can increase the stress in your life, which has a big impact on the way you feel and live. Learn how to handle stress now so you can overcome it later in the year. Here’s how. (more…)
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Stress
December 24, 2014

Last minute shopping panic

Did you forget to buy presents for your friends and family? Starting to feel a little anxious? That’s fairly common. (more…)
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Stress
December 22, 2014

Have a stress-free holiday season

A holiday means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but almost everyone hopes for a break from the daily grind, and a time to relax and unwind. Switching off and getting into ‘bucket-and-spade’ mode can be easier said than done, especially when there are expenses, food and family thrown into the mix. One study suggested that holiday stress and over-indulgence over the festive season helps explain the soaring rate of heart attacks in December and January. (more…)
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