Being ‘everyday active’

Being ‘everyday active’

How to become ‘everyday active’ and improve your fitness levels. We are less active as a nation than we were in 1961 (by 24%) and 22.5% of adults do not achieve even thirty minutes of activity over seven days. Given that the Chief Medical Officer recommends 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week, we […]

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Notes from the Auvergne: women, work and parenting

Notes from the Auvergne: women, work and parenting

After recently reading Carolyn Lazarus’ article in The Daily Mail, it made me reflect about various things surrounding women, work and parenting. When I got married back in 1998 we both had, what I would call, decent jobs. I didn’t have the same high flying career as Carolyn, but whilst mine was office-based, my husbands’ required frequent […]

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Therapy: what is EMDR?

Therapy: what is EMDR?

Sue explains EMDR and what it can do for you. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. It is a psychotherapeutic procedure that was originated and developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro in the USA in 1987. It is an evidence-based therapeutic procedure that is widely researched for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Department of […]

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