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A Simple Meditation For Your Brilliant Mind

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Meditation is not a religion. Nor is it a tradition involving levitation while sitting cross-legged on the floor pretending to be an all-knowing master of the universe. Meditation, sometimes disguised as boredom, slows our breath, lowers our heart rate, relaxes our mind and provides space for self-exploration while restoring our natural energy.

Why Stress Is an Invitation to Live Your Best Life

James Barber | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Barber

If you work in a stressful environment practice anchoring yourself in your own energy without getting drawn in to other peoples. Don't waste time trying to control people, focus your attention on your own energy.

Slow Down!

Kamontip Evans | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Try meditation to help you slow down - to spare your heart and cardiovascular system from wear and tear due to stress. When you practise meditation, the awareness of your breathing or bodily movements becomes enhanced.

'Tis the Season to Be Truly Jolly

Kamontip Evans | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Christmas is the time of cheer and happiness. But how many of you are fretting about the getting together of relatives and in-laws, panicking about what to cook, wear, eat, do, buy, how to get on with the extended family, let alone your own - under the same roof, and for some, how to cope with loneliness at Christmas?

Stressed? Depressed? Try Some Deep Rest!

Jayne Morris | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Many scientists believe that the experience of depression is compounded during the winter months due to the lack of light. Shorter daylight hours cause chemical changes in the body that stimulate the production of the sleep hormone melatonin. This affects some people more than others.

Overusing Technology Leads To Stress And Tiredness

Headspace.com | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

By Headspace.com Find it difficult to ‘switch off’? You’re not alone. Today’s tech-centric world can leave the best of us feeling lost ...

High Stress In Middle Age 'May Increase Women's Risk Of Dementia'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Going through divorce, losing a partner or work problems could lead to middle-aged women developing dementia in later life, a new study suggests. C...

9 Things That Are Making You Stressed (And How To Fix Them)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stress is one of the biggest problems facing the modern world - it can lead to mental and physical health problems, from burnout to heart attacks. ...

You Know You're Stressed When...

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ever cried over spilt milk? Or screamed out of the car window when another driver cuts you up? Well, you may be suffering from something called stress...

How To Be Happy: Five Mantras From Deepak Chopra's 'Self Power'

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia Lacey | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Why is it important to be happy? Well, happiness not only helps you enjoy and appreciate life, but it also helps you succeed in your personal life and...

The Third Metric: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With stress, panic and anxiety costing Britain as much as £10 billion each year, it seems we're not dealing with the issue very effectively. Clearly,...

How A City Banker Became A Yoga Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

After Arianna Huffington launched The Third Metric movement in the US around redefining the pillars of success, The Huffington Post is about to bring ...

How To De-Stress

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The last time we checked, the length of a full day was 24 hours. But a new study has discovered that actually, to complete all the work, play and acti...

What's The Nicest Thing Someone Has Done For You Recently?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With smiling believed to lower stress and even make women look younger (hurrah!), it's important to remember to sit back, take stock and remember the ...

Prostate Cancer Linked To Stress And Nerves, Research Suggests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Nerves and stress help to trigger and drive prostate cancer, new research suggests. Branches of the nervous system that control involuntary functio...

Weekly Wellbeing: 7 Healthy Foods To Help Reduce Stress

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In times of stress HuffPost UK Lifestyle tend to reach for the chocolate biscuits, their sweet goodness is enough to make any worry melt away. But ...

Weekly Wellbeing: 5 Ways To De-Stress In 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stress can have detrimental effects on your mind and body, from causing memory loss and reducing attention span to interrupting sleep and decreasing s...

Access To Green Spaces Linked To Better Quality Of Life

PA | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

City dwellers with easy access to parks and green spaces say they have a better quality of life than those living without it, new research shows. A...

8 Ways To De-Stress Over Easter In Less Than One Minute

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The four-day Easter weekend is almost here, hurrah! If you're lucky enough to have a break from work, why not take this opportunity to switch off, ...

LOOK: What Stress Can Do To Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stress can have negative effects on our health. Studies suggest that stress could disrupt short-term memory, put strain on the heart or even speed the...

Turn That Frown Upside Down

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Did you know that today is the first International Day of Happiness? Yes, today. When the clouds over our heads are grey and the 2013 Budget is an...

Wake Up With A Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In order to get the most out of the day, it's important to get off to a good start. From misplaced keys to realising there's no milk in the fridge,...

Weekly Wellbeing: De-Stress With Readers' Pictures Of Cute Pets Relaxing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

There's no better way to relax than to sit on the sofa in front of the TV, cat on lap and cup of tea in hand. At least that's what we think here at Hu...

Weekend Wellbeing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Every Friday, as part of our new 'weekly wellbeing' initiative, HuffPost UK Lifestyle will be picking their favourite feel-good story from around the ...

One Quarter Of Brits Get Stressed Daily

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a quarter of British adults feel stressed every day, a poll suggests. An additional 24% admit they get stressed every few days. Of 2,000 ...