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Recovery from Mania and Hypomania

The past few months have been a blur. To be frank, the virus seems insignificant to me compared to the mental illness I had to fight. I was in denial for some time as I…

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Move over January ‘guilt’ diets – Intuitive eating is where it’s at

I am slightly in love with this weeks podcast episode, 82 which you can tune into here, with the wonderful Gillian McCollum.  Gillian is an intuitive eating health coach and body positive yoga teacher based…

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Are you a stingy listener? The art of really listening and why it matters

I remember years ago my Dad said to me ‘you are a great listener Jojo’.  It stuck with me.  We have two ears and one mouth for a reason, but sometimes listening can be difficult…

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In Search Of The Perfect Coffee

Coffee is the second-most drunk beverage in the world, second only to water. People all over the planet are, therefore, on an endless quest to tinker with the stuff and make it more palatable. It’s…

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Can You Buy Time for the family?

Almost every marketing and advertising campaign aimed at parents is about making more time for family time. Time is the biggest deficit for most parents and if you have a guilt-inducing ‘perfect mum’, that I…

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