The Top 4 Office Injuries & How To Avoid Them

In 2018/19 the UK had 581,000 self-reported cases of workers being a victim of non-fatal work-related injuries. The cold-therapy experts at www.Biofreeze.co.uk have complied a list of the most common workplace injuries and how to avoid them… Repetitive stress and overexertion injuries make up most workplace injuries and they are easily avoidable. Frequent causes of overexertion injuries include lifting, pushing, pulling, holding or carrying objects as part of one’s job. These injuries can lead to debilitating pain, resulting in time off work…

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Impact of Mindfulness on Individual, Social & Relational Health and Wellbeing of People.

In discussing the benefits of mindfulness lets start start by discussing the impacts of being ‘unmindful’ in relation to the stress response and the impacts on the body. We live in a world of potential threats to our safety and survival.  The pace of big city living and the volume of activity and people we come into contact with in any given day is far greater now than it has ever been, it is fair to say that our levels…

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Pride Inside

This epidemic has shown just how finely balanced sectors of our community are, under crisis conditions the scales have tipped dangerously and inequalities have been magnified.

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Building greater resilience during lockdown

-By Sara Picken-Brown We are now entering into week three of isolation and lockdown, with the death toll rising still daily, the seriousness of this global situation cannot be ignored. But how are you dealing with these challenges? How are you feeling? Like many people, myself included, you may oscillate between feeling quite comfortable and fine with working from home and getting on with living a ‘new normal’. To having moments (from fleeting to not so fleeting) of panic, anxiety…

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Beat the Coronavirus Blues!

These are some pretty scary, interesting times. With isolation being advised across London and cities around the world going into lock down, what can seem like an already lonely place to be has now suddenly turned into a nightmare for many. There is hope though. You are getting this email because you either have trained with me in some capacity in the past or have expressed interest in my services. With workplaces, gyms and studios closing down, the usual places…

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Doesn’t this all feel surreal?

By Sara Picken-Brown As each day rolls by and new (almost hourly) updates on the virus come to light the governments response, the gravity of the societal impacts and ramifications of this issue keep slamming home.  The far reaching gnarled grip of doom that is the Covid-19 virus extended farther and farther, I am left feel such a mix of emotions it is difficult to piece it all together.  I don’t believe I am alone in these mixed emotions. I…

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Equality = Every Body Wins!

By Sara Picken-Brown It began in 1911, with a march of over 1 million people in cities all over Europe demanding that Women be given the right to vote and to hold public office. They also protested against employment sex discrimination. This was the start of International Womens Day.  Over the next 66 years, March 8th saw women honoured in commemoration for service to their countries as well as oppressed violently when protesting to have their voices heard and equal rights observed.…

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8 Motivational Hacks To Stay Fit & Focused

Often the ‘reshaping’ of habits and achieving long term fat loss or improved performance success begins to happen when we bring awareness to our emotional triggers, replacing the behaviours that do not serve us well, for more positive actions that will lead to the success and results we seek.

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