Colouring can help boost your mood

Feeling down? Here are 7 ways to boost your mood

We all have ups and downs. Sometimes the root of how we’re feeling all boils down to which side of the bed we got up from. Next time you’re feeling down, remember these quick wins to boost your mood, so you can feel happy and get back on…
Positive side to Covid

Positive things to come out of COVID-19

Think the year 2020 is cancelled and there’s nothing positive about it because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Looking beyond the obvious, there have been pockets of hope, kindness and human resilience shining through. Here are some positive things…
Beat the cold blues

3 ways you can beat the winter blues

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If your ideal winter day involves sitting on the sofa with a blanket, endless hot chocolate and Netflix, you’re not alone. Keeping warm and cosy and home can bring you short-term joy, but it can quietly catch up with you and put a damper on…
Pauline’s experience

Pauline’s Experience with Mood Active

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As I answer the phone a warm and friendly voice replies. We introduce ourselves and Pauline, 47, begins to tell me the significant impact Mood Active’s exercise programs have had on her life. I’m here to tell her inspiring story with the…
Happy Food for Mental Health

Happy foods for mental health

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Your lifestyle plays a key role in your mental health. Here, our resident nutrition expert, Stephanie Yu, shares why it’s important to think about what we put into our body because it can be a factor in mental ill-health as well as simple…
Meditation for the Min and Heart

Meditation for the Mind and Heart

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Meditation can be a great way to help you battle mental health issues. It not only quietens down the mind, but can also help relax the muscles. In addition to which it’s accessible to anybody regardless of your strength or flexibility.If…

How to motivate yourself when you don’t want to exercise

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We’re living in one of the toughest periods of life right now and it is sometimes hard to muster up motivation to do anything- let alone exercise. Often, exercise is the first thing that we let go of when we are limited on time or bandwidth.…
Sleep Better

5 things you can do to sleep better

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There’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep – and when you have mental ill-health, you’ll know that sometimes nights of good sleep are few and far between. The good news is that there are plenty of different elements that can have…
Cardio to improve mental health

Cardio to improve your Mental Health

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You’ve probably heard that exercise is great for mental health and to combat anxiety and depression. But with so many different exercise options, it can be difficult to know where to start. While exercise needs to include different workout…
Yoga Side stretch

A gentle 5-minute yoga practice to jump start your day

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Yoga is a great way to keep every part of the body moving. By bringing awareness to the body and the breath, it can also help quieten down our busy minds and boost our energy and mental health to help us not only get through the day but strive…