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Thrive In Five: Five Things That Make you Happy and Grateful

This Week’s Thrive In Five Is All About Gratitude So this week’s Thrive In Five is a super simple task but can have a great effect on your wellbeing. Liz Marsland shares her gratitude practice with you. Make a list at the start of each day of five things that …

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Podcast: What Is the Happiness Advantage‪?‬

What is the power of happiness and positivity? Leanne talks about some interesting ideas she came across from a book called The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Some key ideas from the book The Happiness Advantage. The power of happiness, positivity, and optimism. Why doing …

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Podcast: ‘The Wedge’ – A tool for Managing Stress

This episode is inspired by a concept from Scott Carney’s book, The Wedge – a practical tool for managing situations that can cause stress, fear or anxiety in everyday life. Topics Discussed in This Episode: ‘The Wedge’ is the idea of putting something in between a stimulus, event or feeling, …

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Thrive In Five: future retrospection – Dreaming for the Future

This week’s Thrive In Five is About the concept of Future Retrospection and dreaming of the future The next stop in the series, we’re running in March is on how to positively change your physiology and your happiness levels is all about dreaming. When I say dreaming, I don’t mean …

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Thrive In Five: The Importance of Connection for Wellbeing

This Week’s Thrive In Five Is About Connection Connection for wellbeing is the second in a series of Thrive in Fives we’re doing for the month of March, which are all about ways that you can positively affect happiness, positively change your physiology and improve both your mental and physical …

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Thrive In Five: Mood Boosting Foods

This week’s Thrive In Five I’m talking to you about Mood Boosting Foods The relationship between food and mood is a very profound, well-established one. For a few reasons, so let’s go through those. Foods that contain serotonin Certain foods can be very good for our mood, particularly foods that …

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Thrive In Five: Laughter is the best medicine

This week’s Thrive In Five is about Laughter and why it really is the best medicine Laughter there is nothing quite like a good laugh is there? And let me tell you why laughter is important for health and wellbeing. Laughter releases endorphins Firstly laughter releases endorphins. Endorphins interact with …

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Podcast: Why We Sleep

Why do people sleep? What do we get from it? Leanne shares her thoughts on this very important activity that we can’t live without. Topics Discussed in this Episode: The sleep cycle How sleep keeps the brain healthy The role of sleep in appetite regulation Key Takeaways: One sleep cycle …

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Podcast: How can feeling a lack of control Affect your wellbeing

Are you feeling a lack of control over what’s happening in your life? How is that affecting your wellbeing? What can you do about it? Topics Discussed in this Episode: Feeling a lack of control and frustration about the pandemic Tips on how you can get more control and create …

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