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Getting started with the Heartmath Inner Balance bluetooth sensor

Getting started with the Heartmath Inner Balance bluetooth sensor

Here’s a step by step guide to getting started with Heartmath’s Inner Balance Sensor
Hack anxiety with the mammalian dive reflex

Hack anxiety with the mammalian dive reflex

Did you know there is a simple hack to calm down and think clearly that is left behind by our…
3 things you can do to reverse Adrenal Fatigue

3 things you can do to reverse Adrenal Fatigue

The adrenal glands sit atop your kidneys and are there to help you deal with stress. They play a pivotal…
Surviving COVID-19 with journalling

Surviving COVID-19 with journalling

Whilst it still seems impossible to source toilet roll… I mean who is hoarding it all? People I talk to…
Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety in seconds (COVID-19)

Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety in seconds (COVID-19)

If the COVID-19 outbreak has got you checking the news constantly — or asking yourself whether it’s time to stock…
Hacking anxiety with the Quieting Reflex

Hacking anxiety with the Quieting Reflex

The Quieting Reflex is a quick anxiety hack developed by Psychologist Dr. Charles F. Stroebel and published in the 1982…
Reducing Stress with Biofeedback

Reducing Stress with Biofeedback

Here are 3 consumer grade devices that you can use to reduce your stress.
The Vagus Nerve Explained

The Vagus Nerve Explained

Let me tell you about a little nerve that is crucial to your wellbeing and decision-making
Dopamine fasting - a fad or good for mental health

Dopamine fasting - a fad or good for mental health

Advocates of dopamine fasting claim it can help curb addictive behaviors and make daily life more pleasurable. We explore the…
4 ways we respond to Stressful events

4 ways we respond to Stressful events

Our Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) regulates 90% of our body outside of our conscious control, it’s our “operating system”, and…
Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for Health and Decision-Making

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for Health and Decision-Making

We have a natural variability in the spacing between our heart beats. This phenomenon is called heart rate variability, and…
How emotions change the shape of your heart

How emotions change the shape of your heart

No other organ, perhaps no other object in human life, is as imbued with metaphor and meaning as the human…
6 causes of Burnout and what you can do about it

6 causes of Burnout and what you can do about it

A fog of burnout surrounds you: You’re perpetually exhausted, annoyed, and feeling unaccomplished and unappreciated. Everything in you wants to…
30 days with Neuvana Xen - an in-depth review

30 days with Neuvana Xen - an in-depth review

In this review I’m going to be talking about the Neuvana Xen Vagus Nerve Stimulator, the latest consumer device to…
6 reasons why you need a Coach

6 reasons why you need a Coach

Is your aim in life to survive or to thrive? And if you want to thrive, would you like to…
How anxiety starts, and what to do about it

How anxiety starts, and what to do about it

Have you ever wondered where anxiety comes from? How it starts or why someone you know seems to have a…
Why Six hours of sleep is as bad as none

Why Six hours of sleep is as bad as none

We all know not sleeping enough is detrimental to our health, happiness and productivity. Over the last couple of years…
3 new technologies to combat stress in 2020

3 new technologies to combat stress in 2020

Here are three technologies you can expect to see available in 2020 that promise to improve your wellbeing without you…
Hack your anxiety in 2 minutes

Hack your anxiety in 2 minutes

In this video I’ll demonstrate a simple technique that you can use to reduce anxiety. It’s not a cure but…
7 benefits of working with me

7 benefits of working with me

A few weeks ago I was speaking at a conference and I was introduced as a “Resilience” coach. After I…
Thinking of work at 3am? How to stop that and sleep well

Thinking of work at 3am? How to stop that and sleep well

Many of us think about work outside of the office — that’s where some of our best ideas emerge. However,…
Learned helplessness and being a tragic character in someone else’s story

Learned helplessness and being a tragic character in someone else’s story

The other day I had a client apologise for letting me down, citing a long list of events that had…
The art of living a good life in troubled times

The art of living a good life in troubled times

Brexit, the Middle East, Austerity, Global Warming. Just some of the worrying developments that affect our daily lives. TV shows…
Neuvana Xen First Impressions

Neuvana Xen First Impressions

This device uses auricular, or ear-based neurostimulation, which has proven to be an effective non-invasive method of vagus nerve stimulation.…
Making New Habits Stick

Making New Habits Stick

Every year, people ring in the new year with goals they wish to achieve or changes they want to make…
Stress leads to poor decision making - the science explained

Stress leads to poor decision making - the science explained

When we are under stress – whether it is emotional stress from relationships or worry and anxiety – or physical…
A clear mind is a blue mind?

A clear mind is a blue mind?

Researchers know that spending time in green spaces like parks improves mental health, but what about “blue spaces”?