Category Archives: Older Age

How sheds can help men stave off loneliness after retirement – according to new research

The wonderful article explains how man-sheds or man-caves provides a space for chaps to chill and potter. An idea originating from Australia has taken this to another level by creating a community called Men’s Sheds that creates workshops for men

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Keep calm – it’s the secret to ageing well

This wonderful article explains how by keeping calm and being in control of your life can help in later age. Now whilst this makes sense, we are only understanding the neuroscience behind what we understand.

So if you are feeling

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Go to Bed, Woman! 6 Reasons You Need More Sleep

Clients of mine will know how much I go on about getting those 6-8 hours in every night because of the importance of ’emptying our stress buckets’. The specific reason is that we need to get sufficient REM sleep (rapid

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Being unfit at 40 ‘accelerates brain ageing’

Within the therapy room,  my clients learn very quickly the three key areas of having a happy and content life: positive thinking, positive interaction and positive activity (we actually break these down into seven areas).

With much research now being

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Study shows that depressive symptoms increase with age

The perception has been that older people are happier than younger people is now being challenged. A recent study has suggested that from the age of 65, people get more depressed as the get older.

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