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Therapy Digest 14

Therapy Digest 14

Latest Observations from the world of therapy. What's really happening when you eat your emotions and three simple hacks for you to supercharge your motivation to be fit and active.   Emotional Eating is Never About Food Breakups, money woes and stress at work can all...

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Two little known lessons in sport

Boys and young men have had poor examples of leadership in sport in the UK for too long, and it has added to the growing trend of toxic masculinity that can seem so prevalent today. When your heroes misbehave it can influence fans to behave in the same way. Often...

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Say Grace: The Power of Gratitude

Say Grace: The Power of Gratitude

  A couple of months back I happened to win a random runners-up prize in a local raffle. It was two tickets to see American Country Singer Gretchen Peters in concert. 'New Country' isn’t really our thing, but my husband and I went along when the date finally rolled...

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Therapy Digest 13

Therapy Digest 13

Therapy Digest 13 Is the media making you dissatisfied with your body?   Now this long, hot summer draws to an end it would seem from many different news sources that the media’s obsession with body perfect, good-looking men and women has increased ordinary people’s...

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Therapy Digest 12

Therapy Digest 12

It's been a week of serendipity with a surprise concert reminding me of the importance of gratitude to improve mental well being. Plus people set themselves up to fail by expecting to make radical changes to their eating habits overnight. Incremental steps mean...

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What is Sh*t Life Syndrome?

What is Sh*t Life Syndrome?

Some time ago Journalist Sarah O'Conner wrote a piece for the UK’s Financial Times Newspaper that explored the multiple overlapping problems that people face living in Blackpool, England. In this economically depressed part of the country, a combination of economic,...

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