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Mental health & Wellbeing

The Health Benefits of Nature and Ways to Enjoy Nature.

This Summer lets go wild, get outside and enjoy the health benefits of nature. Nature can really help improve our physical and mental health and the more we embrace it, the more we will benefit. With mental health problems on the rise in today’s society and more and more children suffering from stress and anxiety […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing

The benefits of Journaling for children and adults – with Heather Rose of Mindset & Me

Journaling is an unsung hero on the fight against mental health for both children and adults. It is a simple activity but writing down your feelings can have a huge effect on your mental health and well being. The power of journaling needs to be utilised more especially for children. My eldest daughter suffers from […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing

Ways to Help Children Improve their Mental Health & Well-being

It is Children’s mental health week and with 1 in 8 children aged between 5 to 9 years old suffering from at least one mental disorder it is time that we start looking into ways to help our children from a young age practice good mental health. Data from the NHS. Emotional well-being in children […]

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Why I Restricted my Kids Screen Time and The Benefits I Saw

My girls have always been quite good at not spending too much time on their tablets and given the chance would much rather be outside playing than sitting indoors watching YouTube. However like most of us they start to hibernate during the winter months. When they get back from school it is either too wet, […]

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My Sports Day Break Down

It all started the day before sports day when I had my long day at work. I spent 8 hours in a glass fronted office in the boiling heat with only one crappy fan to blow round the hot air. I had planned that night to prepare our lunch ready for sports day the next […]

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All You Need Is Laughter

The Beatles may have famously sung ‘All You Need is Love’ and while Love can bring you together it is Laughter that will keep you together. We hear stories all the time about people who love one another but argue all the time and this doesn’t just go for couples it is the same for […]