Author: Helen Coote

In the news… stress and the brain

Brain changes in children who have experienced trauma appear similar to those seen in soldiers who have been in combat.

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Loneliness and the importance of feeling connected

Loneliness can be a key contributing factor in depression and anxiety. Feeling connected to others can be an important part of overcoming this.

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Feel healthier in mind as well as body

It’s the start of a new year, and I’m thinking about the ways we can start to feel healthier in our minds, from incorporating mindful minutes to getting a better night’s sleep.

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Negative emotions? Not always

Bad moods do not have to be viewed as negative; if we can find meaning in our emotions and accept the good with the bad, they may take less of a toll on our health…

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