Work related stress is a growing problem around the world that affects not only the health and well being of the employees, but also the productivity of organisations. […]
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When it comes to types, psychological elements influence us more than physical ones. The relationships we have with our parents can influence our other intimate relationships and the type of person we go for. […]
An Obesogenic Environment is one that promotes weight gain and one that is definitely not conducive to weight loss. These are high energy environments where foods with little nutritional value are cheaper than foods that are more healthy. This is often seen in urban areas that encourage car travel over walking, or taking lifts as they are in clear view, but stairs seem to be hidden from plain sight. […]
Electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes or vapourisers, established in the UK since 2007 are battery–operated devices that mimic the action of smoking, offering nicotine (in most cases), and are said to be slightly less toxic than tobacco smoke (but the scientific jury is still out on that!). […]
EFT or tapping has rapidly been gaining momentum in the press recently and is fast becoming a popular therapy for those suffering from a wide range of symptoms including anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The tapping technique that was once only practiced by holistic practitioners on their clientele, is now being used extensively by counsellors in counselling centres, teachers and students in schools, stressed staff in offices and even inmates in prisons – with some amazing results taking place. But what exactly is EFT and how does it work? […]
Would you like to know the secrets to transforming an ordinary brain into an extraordinary one? According to Psychology Today, ‘to understand what your brain is capable of, you will want to engage in techniques that accomplish one or more of the following: they make the unfamiliar familiar, the expected unexpected and the unconscious conscious’.
We’ve all seen the L’Oreal advertisement, “Buy it because you’re worth it” and no one can deny the benefits of a good dose of healthy self-confidence. But this line is often crossed by one sector of society who believes they are worth it –at the expense of all others. Welcome to the Narcissist.
Today, they is still immense stigma and unwarranted myths surrounding mental health, with some people still being referred to as ‘just being weak’. Stress and anxiety can manifest differently for everyone. While we all go through periods when we may feel emotions such as stress, anxiety, grief or depression, mental illness lasts a lot longer than just a brief bout with these symptoms becoming severe and interfering with our ability to function. […]
According to Professor of Public Policy, Michael Kenny at Cambridge University, there is an idea that the ‘English are not allowed to be proudly patriotic in the way the Irish, Welsh or Scottish are’. He argued that this anomaly is rooted in the belief that although the nation is a political entity it continues to govern many far-flung territories. Despite this anomaly, the concept of patriotism in itself, does not sit well with many. […]
There are more than 73,000 smokers among the 1.2 million NHS employees in England and the lost working hours from their combined smoking breaks add up to £99m a year, the Royal College of Physicians’ tobacco advisory group has said. Hypnotherapy can help these NHS workers stop smoking … […]