Can understanding loneliness help us to overcome it?

Can understanding loneliness help us to overcome it?

‘I feel lonely’, is something few of us would dare admit but almost all of us will have felt at some point in our lives. Whether in...

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Can understanding loneliness help us to overcome it?

Can understanding loneliness help us to overcome it?

‘I feel lonely’, is something few of us would dare admit but almost all of us will have felt at some point in our lives. Whether in...

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How does our brain actually think?

How does our brain actually think?

We’ve all got one, a lump of grey squidgy matter, housed in our heads. But how, exactly, does our brilliant brain think? One of the...

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Stumped for conversation? Navigating post-pandemic reunions

Stumped for conversation? Navigating post-pandemic reunions

With lockdown lifting, restrictions easing and our social lives a glimmer on the horizon it’s time to start getting back out there, into...

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How to prevent dementia. Yes, really!

How to prevent dementia. Yes, really!

Dementia is a devastating condition, affecting over 820,000 people in the UK by reducing their ability to live meaningful, independent...

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Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

The wellbeing industry is abuzz with trends that encourage us as individuals to take control of our health with [insert new product...

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Starting a conversation about mental health

Starting a conversation about mental health

When it comes to talking about our mental wellbeing, opening up can feel daunting and difficult. Many of us worry that the conversation...

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Beingwell - not just another 'wellbeing' initiative

Beingwell - not just another 'wellbeing' initiative

Wellbeing has become quite the buzzword over the past few years. Wherever we look there seems to be a tonne of contradictory advice on...

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Reducing stigma is needed for our return to normality

Reducing stigma is needed for our return to normality

We may be concerned about our mental wellbeing, or we may be worrying that someone we know isn’t feeling so well at the moment. With the...

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Managing the mayhem of March

Managing the mayhem of March

We had high hopes for 2021 and the return to normality, but what we’ve had so far is rain, troubling headlines and what we can only...

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Homeschool’s out for summer! It's back to school!

Homeschool’s out for summer! It's back to school!

The end of homeschooling is nigh! Finally, our children are heading back to school meaning less chaos around our home-working situations...

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Men's take on Men's Health week-

Men's take on Men's Health week-

When it comes to health advice, navigating articles, advice columns and seeking support can be an utter minefield. Health and wellbeing...

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Introducing Buddyboost – buddy marvellous!

Introducing Buddyboost – buddy marvellous!

We're proud to announce the launch of our fun, accessible new Movingwell tool: Buddyboost! With the help of our new tool getting your...

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Can tech help us to feel better?

Can tech help us to feel better?

There are tons of articles, blogs, and videos warning us about the dangers of using technology and how it can impact our wellbeing....

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Why is time spent in nature an important part of our human nature?

Why is time spent in nature an important part of our human nature?

Green dewy grass. Towering Trees. Babbling brooks. Falling leaves. Over the past year, getting out into nature has been a welcome respite...

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Tread carefully- should we really be walking 10 000 steps a day?

Tread carefully- should we really be walking 10 000 steps a day?

In celebration of May being National Walking Month, we investigated whether we should really be walking 10,000 steps a day. If we’d have...

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When it comes to your wellbeing, don’t let perfect get in the way of good!

When it comes to your wellbeing, don’t let perfect get in the way of good!

As the infamous Fairground song lyric goes: ‘It’s got to be-e-eeee-e perfect’. Or does it? Evidence suggests that our quest for...

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Why do we find uncertainty uncomfortable?

Why do we find uncertainty uncomfortable?

The biggest myth in life is security. Life is, annoyingly, full of uncertainty especially during a worldwide pandemic. It’s been said...

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Bipolar explained - World Bipolar Day 30th March

Bipolar explained - World Bipolar Day 30th March

1.3 million people in the UK have bipolar. That's 1 in 50 people. [1] Bipolar is one of the UK’s most common, long-term conditions....

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Is sleep before midnight worth more than sleep after?

Is sleep before midnight worth more than sleep after?

We've been seeing this question in the media recently and even hearing from some sleep experts that sleep before midnight is sooo much...

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“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”

- Michelle Obama. Today we're celebrating International Women's Day, which means appreciating (even more than we usually do) all of the...

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Why is a sense of purpose important for our wellbeing?

Why is a sense of purpose important for our wellbeing?

Trying to figure out the meaning of life, can quickly send us into an existential tailspin (ask any existentialist philosopher- it might...

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How does what we eat affect the way we feel?

How does what we eat affect the way we feel?

There are numerous studies showing the benefits of good nutrition, relieving symptoms of depression and anxiety, improving our physical...

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Do emotions belong in the workplace?

Do emotions belong in the workplace?

We are innately emotional beings. And yet, when it comes to our working lives, maintaining professionalism implies eschewing our emotions...

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Toxic Positivity!! What is it?

Toxic Positivity!! What is it?

It's Mental Health Awareness Week and we want to address the elephant in the room - toxic positivity! “Good vibes only”, “cheer up!”,...

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Do you dare to disagree?

Do you dare to disagree?

Conflict is inevitable - but the fact that it’s inevitable doesn’t make navigating it any easier. Whilst avoiding conflict can feel...

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EVERY body can be a fit body!

EVERY body can be a fit body!

There’s quite likely been a time in every gleaming, suave, and buff fitness fanatic’s life when they’ve felt self-conscious whilst...

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How can we stress out less?

How can we stress out less?

Life can be stressful. Life during a pandemic, for many of us, has been stressful squared. From managing intensified anxieties around our...

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3 x reasons our brains love exercise

3 x reasons our brains love exercise

We all know that exercise is good for us. Really good for us. If we didn't know that already we may have been living under a rock. But,...

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Meet Martina: one of our leading cognitive scientists 🧠

Meet Martina: one of our leading cognitive scientists 🧠

What does a cognitive scientist look like? ⁣An infectiously positive, kind, warm, smiley Wonder Woman! ⁣Science doesn’t have to mean men...

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Eating disorder awareness week 2021

Eating disorder awareness week 2021

The 2021 Eating Disorder Awareness Week has been focussed on spreading awareness for binge eating disorder. According to research by the...

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