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Mental Health Emergency

Maybe you have had an experience of what this looks like.  Or, maybe you haven't? The key word to have in mind if you see or feel unsure about someone in a mental health emergency is: SAFE. Phrases for a mental health emergency: ARE YOU…
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Gym Warm Up - How To?

Warm up -  So there’s always a warm up period in any class: Yoga. Boxing. Circuits.  Normally a warm up is ‘class specific’ so warming up arms and torso in boxing more.  Alas however, what do you do when in the gym on…
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How to work out?!

Basics Warm up. Have a workout game plan. Cool down. Simple?! I didn’t think so. My main tips for working out are going to be broken down into different sections.  A ‘warm up’ can look like a lot of things. From a gentle…
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Sleep Hygiene

Why is sleep so important?  Recover Replenish Revive Biologically/physically and mentally, our bodies need sleep.  Anyone who has not had enough sleep may have experienced the following:  Loss of appetite.  Desperate…
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Are you really Listening?

Who am I to tell you? I have worked in the mental health field across London for the last 15 years.  I predominately worked with teenagers and learned ‘on the job’ about how to be a therapeutic listener initially.  Reading about…
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Post Natal Recovery

There are many things that I feel I never got clear guidance or support about during pregnancy.  I am now experiencing a similar story post natal.  My aim on my blog (and in person) is to document my experience and advise what I wish someone…
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Fit Pregnancy

So, Hey. It's been a while. I'm aiming to get up posts that I have written over the last year. I am going to start here, with how I remained 'fit' during my pregnancy. I will write a separate blog about my experience of pregnancy...as…
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Supplements

Supplements Before I get into a mind field of ‘are you qualified to give this advice’, I would suggest always asking a qualified professional nutritionist before you start playing around with supplements extensively.  I have experimented…
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Eating/Eating Disorders

Eating I see eating disorders everywhere.  I meet young people at work who talk about them (without really labelling them).  Social media talks bout weight and eating issues a lot in todays day and age.  The media in general portrays a one…
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Positivity vs Reality (be kind)

Mental health - A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Positivity’ - 'The practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Reality’ The…