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The power of stress

Today is International Stress Awareness day and most current research agrees that stress is now one of the leading influences in mental health issues and chronic illness. Stress has a direct physiological response in our body whether it's psychological or physical and this triggers a cascade of hormonal activity and activates our 'fight or flight'… Continue reading The power of stress

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Supporting Mental Health through Diet

Earlier this year I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the Association of Post Natal Illness (APNI) and I'm thrilled to have been asked to contribute to their newsletter  with a piece explaining how diet and healthy eating can support some of the symptoms linked to post-partum illness. Post Natal Depression (PND) affects as many as… Continue reading Supporting Mental Health through Diet