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Five Ways to Make Changes that Stick

It’s arguably pretty easy to make short-term changes to your health: giving up alcohol for Dry January, forgoing chocolate for Lent or smashing your first month’s gym membership, say. But we all know what really counts is making those positive ch...

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Making Movement Easier with Chris Boardman

In Greater Manchester alone, inactivity-related illness is costing the NHS £500,000 a week. In fact, there are 250 million car journeys every year...

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Touch – The Forgotten Sense with Professor Francis McGlone

Did you know that being touched is essential for healthy brain development? Yet with teachers, healthcare professionals and&nb...

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How to Grow New Brain Cells with Dr Sandrine Thuret

Can adults grow new neurons? Until relatively recently, experts believed the answer was no. But neuroscientist, Sandrine Thuret explains why she b...

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The Training Secrets of the Hollywood Stars with David Higgins

At this time of year, many of us are wanting to kick-start lifestyle change. But where do we start? Personal trainer to the Hollywood stars, David...

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Parkrun – A Celebration of Community with Nick Pearson

Parkrun began 14 years ago, with a simple concept: a free five-kilometre time-trial around Bushy Park, south west London. It was a low-key, unoffi...

Stress

5 Breathing Techniques to Help Reduce Stress

Breathing is information. The more stressed you feel, the faster you breathe, and your brain will notice this and read it as a signal that things ...

Stress

My Secret to a Stress-Less Christmas

Christmas should be a time of celebration and relaxation. A time to break from work, reconnect with friends and family, exchange gifts and good wi...

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Stress – The Health Epidemic of the 21st Century with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

This week, I’m in the hot seat being interviewed by friend, fellow GP and lifestyle medicine advocate, Dr Ayan Panja.  We talk about the whir...

Stress

Getting in touch with human touch: 4 ways to rediscover intimacy

Intimacy is the glue that holds relationships together and makes everything in life seem easier. Yet we’re often too busy for it. The pressures of...

Food

Alphabet chart

Eating a diverse diet rich in fibre is one of the single best things we can do to live a more stress-free life. A diverse diet means a diverse and...