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Positive affirmations for peace of mind and hope

Positive affirmations and mantras are now hugely popular in the wellness world.  A lot of psychiatrists will talk to their patients about the power of positive thinking.  Science shows us that we can rewire the…

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Understanding when to separate mental wellness and mental illness

I’m huge on wellness and believe we should all have a range of toolkits to help us with our energy, overall health and outlook. I think it’s great to be curious and question why we…

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Lessons from Will Young: Losing my twin Rupert – Mental Health Awareness Week

Will Young, in his powerful documentary, Losing My Twin Rupert, did an incredible job of sharing what it is like to be a carer for someone you love who is struggling with their mental health.…

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Some important reminders about wellness – The Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival 2022

Last weekend, I was delighted to be back speaking at The Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival.  This was my 4th year speaking and interviewing at the festival, which takes place at The Assembly rooms. As always, it was…

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Wild Swimming Scotland – Can you swim in Loch Uaine aka The Green Loch?

I am always up for a new wild swimming adventure.  I love being by the water and it really is super invigorating when it comes to waking up that mojo each and every day.  I…

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