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Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

Many people trying to lose weight find long term their diet isn't working and they yo-yo between different diets. Here I explain how you can break this cycle and find a diet that works. ...

Anxiety Symptoms: Is Your Partner Or Friend Suffering?

Anxiety symptoms are the body’s fight or flight response kicking into action as a reaction to stress. It’s how our instinctive survival system copes with real, imagined or believed danger. So, if you’ve noticed a difference in a loved one’s behaviour – perhaps they seem edgy, nervous, extremely alert, agitated or overly worried – it may ...

Is Cold Turkey The Best Way To Quit Smoking?

Do you want to stop smoking? If so you have a couple of different options: go cold turkey and quit smoking overnight, or use a gradual cessation approach. ...

10 Signs That You Could Be Suffering From Stress

Many of us suffer from stress at certain times in our lives. Often it will be a response to a tangible trigger such as being overworked or worrying about a family member or friend. Generally when the cause of your stress is removed, i.e. work returns to more acceptable levels, or that friend or relative’s ...

Where To Get Weight Loss Help In West Surrey

There are lots of weight loss approaches available, but what will work for you? Here we explore those in the West Surrey area and how to find the right support for you. ...

How To De-Stress At Work

How we cope with stress at work depends on how early we recognise the signs of stress and our understanding of our stress response. Here I offer some help managing workplace stress. ...

5 Self-Help Tips To Stop Smoking Today

Have you convinced yourself that you'll never stop smoking? We all have the willpower and resolve to do it if we can just tap into that strength. Advice here: ...

How To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Do you suffer from low self-esteem; negative feelings about yourself and your abilities? Here we share 10 steps to break the cycle of low self-esteem. ...

5 Evidence-Based Weight Loss Tips: What’s Right For You?

Cognitive behaviour therapy is a proven way of losing weight. Here we explore how it works and share weight loss tips you can try at home. ...

What To Do If Your Confidence Takes A Nosedive

We all go through times when our confidence takes a hit and we can find it hard to function as our 'normal' selves. Here are some tips for restoring your confidence when this happens. ...