Stress

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Blow a raspberry to stress

Ever put your tongue in neutral? It’s a simple way to blow a raspberry to stress – literally disengaging your head from your brain chatter. Practise it any time to reduce stress I learned this technique in a training session when I was doing my diploma in coaching and I have shared it with hundreds of people…

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Stress less mantras

Chill, enjoy the sunshine. Here are 10 mantras to reduce stress… Keep repeating the ones that work for you to help make life feel a bit less hectic– the more you say ’em, the more you’ll do ’em! Do a few things well Day by day, hour by hour Eat that frog: do the difficult…

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Overloaded with stress?

If you feel overloaded with stress, then you are not alone. Research commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation shows that two-thirds of people in this country experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. In the 2018 YouGov poll of 4,169 UK adults 74% of people said…

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Guided mindfulness practice: learn to clear your head of all that clutter! 3 Feb

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to explore guided mindfulness with The Hub’s mindfulness teacher… It could…

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Take the hassle out of life’s hassles: stress course

We’ve pooled all the team’s expertise at The Hub to bring you the ultimate course on dealing with stress. If you’re feeling rushed, overwhelmed and always short of time or find it impossible to relax and switch off, this is perfect for you: we can’t take away your stresses, but we can certainly enable you…

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Frazzled, anxious, tired, overwhelmed: get yourself a de-stressing mind massage

Close your eyes, sit back, breathe deep and relax into a beautifully restorative ‘mind massage’. Just like a body massage relaxes and clears the body of toxins and tension, this hypnosis technique clears your mind of whatever needs clearing… Imagine getting rid of all that negativity and unhelpful stuff that clouds your thinking and drains…

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Why chanting is so good for us

Chanting simply means singing (rhythmic speaking) certain sounds or words. It calms our emotions, helps you to meditate better, produces positive energy and aids in enhancing our overall health. Here are some of the benefits chanting has on our body, mind and soul. Get a load of those benefits in Hannah Bimpson’s new monthly Yogic…

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Yoga nidra: the benefits

As we introduce a new class to The Hub, monthly Yogic Relaxation, our yoga instructor Hannah Bimpson explains the many benefits of yoga nidra, one of the vital elements that she will using. It’s bliss on a mat – just lie back and sink into deep, deep relaxation! Yoga nidra – lying on your back…

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Walking with mindfulness

You don’t have to sit or lie down to be mindful. Walking can be a wonderful way to achieve mindfulness. It’s a question of focus and allowing yourself just to be as you put one foot in front of the other. Take each step as it comes. Think about how a dog trots along and…

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