Wellbeing

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Skin Tone, Vitamin D and Me

Vitamin D deficiency is common, with an estimate that 40% of Europeans suffer from it while 13% are severely deficient. (In 2020 )  Some people are at greater risk than others, such as those with naturally deeper skin tones. This is because the pigment (melanin) in the skin doesn’t allow it to absorb as much UV […]

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder Signs | JustNadiene

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is a pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behaviour), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, beginning by early adulthood and present in various contexts. However, many can have tendencies without having NPD. In the UK, as many as 1%-6% is thought to have it. Many challenges come with interactions with […]

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Do I need therapy? | Interview with Marie-Louise Katsikare MBACP Counsellor in Kingston Upon Thames

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed when I asked a series of questions about therapy. I asked those who were seeing therapists: “When did you decide to see a therapist?”. The responses made it clear to me that the answer was that they waited until they were in crisis. “I knew […]

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How To Forgive Someone Who Doesn’t Apologise

The process of knowing when and how to apologise involves a great deal of maturity and awareness. However, should there be a desire to repair a relationship, then the required apology would need to not only be meaningful but followed by a change of behaviour.  So what when someone in your life has hurt you […]

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Bloomapp | Guided meditation and sleep app

In times that are so unsettling and unpredictable, learning how to settle an overwhelmed, overactive mind and find inner peace at any time is essential. Bloomapp is a meditation and sleep app created to aid you, particularly in times of stress and anxiety. The curated guided meditations, calming music, mindful movement and experiences are all […]

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3 Mood Improving Exercises

A great way to lift and improve your mood is through regular exercise. Often, when exercising, your body will physically feel more relaxed and calm. In addition to that, endorphins, the feel-good chemicals, are released, making you feel good. Mentally you will find the sense of accomplishment will boost your sense of well-being and self-confidence. […]

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Why You Should Take Vitamin D Supplements

What is Vitamin D Vitamin D is important in the regulation of calcium and phosphate in your body making it key to keep bones, teeth, and muscles healthy. Lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities and bone pain in both children and adults which is why it is important you have the correct […]

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Why we interrupt (and how to stop)

We’ve all been through it, that moment when we’re sharing something interesting, only to be cut off by someone else. This can be frustrating, impolite, not to mention plain rude. The reason people feel it is acceptable plus why some are always feeling the brunt of this decision, is often left unanswered. Some studies have […]

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