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What is it to stay calm, cool and collected?

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Today, many people are dealing with stress and they do not know how to stay calm with all the studies around. A stress response is a high activation in the body and brain where there is no adrenaline, negative emotions, panic and anger. There are three main ingredients to deal with stress which are: confidence (to deeply trust oneself); hedonia happiness (thing that give us pleasure by accomplishing or achieving things); eudaimonia (happiness that comes from making a difference).» >

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Sunday Evening Self-Care

What better day of the week is there to take some time out for some self-care than a Sunday?  

My favourite thing to do self-care wise is have a relaxing evening to myself utilising my favourite hair, skin and nail products 

I am more of a morning shower person; however, I love a long hot shower in the evening on a Sunday. To wash my hair, I am loving the Bioderma Nodé Shampooing Fluide’ shampoo. » >

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Cancelling the noise of diet culture

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As January rolls around again, most of us feel an immense pressure to lose weight as one of our New Year’s Resolutions because diet culture is at its most insidious and toxic. But what is diet culture? According to Christy Harrison, a registered dietician, diet culture is a system of belief that “worships thinness and equates it to health and moral virtue and “promotes weight loss as a means of attaining higher status.» >

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Why you need to take a social media detox

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Earlier this term, my phone decided it had had enough and packed up, leaving me bereft of the one thing in this world that never leaves my side. At first this was a disasterI had to keep asking people for the time as I had no other way of telling it and I had to print off an actual paper ticket to get into Union. How the hell was I suppose to survive the rest of my everyday life without a phone?» >

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