Wellbeing

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How Do You Recharge?

Let’s dive straight into this week’s Thrive in Five which is about how you recharge. Something that’s occurred to me relatively recently is that I’m a classic blend between extrovert and introvert – I have very extroverted tendencies, but also quite introverted. And what was really eye opening to me, …

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Bitesize fitness

This week is all about exercise snacking. It’s a term I heard used on a podcast recently that I really love, and it means having little snacks of exercise. So rather than trying to carve out an hour, maybe at the beginning, the middle, or the end of your day …

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Activating your happy Chemicals

I’ve been talking recently about neurotransmitters, specifically Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins (DOSE). The neurotransmitters that make us feel good, that interact with pain receptors, and that help stabilise our mood. So, what can create positive amounts of dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin or endorphins? The one thing that all of those …

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A DOSE of happiness

This week’s blog is about the neurotransmitters that are significant for wellbeing, and there are four of them. The acronym is DOSE – like a dose of happiness and a dose of wellbeing. D is dopamine O is oxytocin S is serotoninE is endorphins There’s lots of different ways that …

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Variety – Another under appreciated aspect of wellbeing

This week’s blog is about another underappreciated aspect of wellbeing… variety. What I’ve been thinking about, as you’ll know if you’ve been watching my recent videos or listening to my recent podcasts on the Remove the Guesswork show (which you can find on iTunes and our website), is what are …

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