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The importance of mental health during Covid-19

There is a lot that remains unknown in light of the global epidemic we are currently facing. As self-isolation and social distancing become more imminent in order to limit our exposure to the virus, and as there are those who are currently facing quarantine, the situation that we find ourselves in might become detrimental to […]

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Tidy house, tidy mind: the connection between cleaning and a positive mind

I can say with complete conviction that when my home is a cluttered mess of crumb covered surfaces and long since hoovered carpets, my mind is in a similar state of disarray. When my environment is clean and tidy, I always feel significantly calmer and less distracted. There are few tasks simpler and more rewarding […]

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The many benefits of minimalism on mental well-being

Minimalism is a trend that can be applied to almost all aspects of day to day life; decluttering your wardrobe, home, and bags can not only make your life simpler and more spacious, but can also have a great effect on your mental heath and well-being. ‘The Minimalists’ describe minimalism as ‘a tool to rid […]

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Health and well-being photo essay

Health and well-being is a high priority in current health and social care provision. The importance of the promotion of this is due to the dramatically increasing trend of morbidity and mortality from health problems, illness, and chronic disease.     Photo: Dienu Prihartadi   The holistic view of health sees all of a person’s […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month: an insight into life with type 1 diabetes

November signals a lot of things – whether it be bonfire night, mo-vember, or the beginning of the festive season. But less obviously, it is Diabetes Awareness Month. Growing up I was constantly aware of diabetes, as both my sisters and my dad have type 1 diabetes. That being said, it is safe to say […]