Posts byHannah Gresty

What is mindfulness and how can I benefit?

Mindfulness and meditation can reduce our risk of depression by up to 63%. Here, health writer Hannah Gresty breaks down the buzzword. Mindfulness has transformed from a media buzzword to become a $1bn industry, with the Mental Health Foundation even hailing mindfulness-based therapy as a ‘life changing approach’ to tackling mental illness. But what does…
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5 ways you can age-proof your brain

Our lifestyle choices could have a huge effect on our brain’s abilities and sharpness. Here’s how to keep yours younger for longer. Did you know that your brain shrinks as you age? It does so at the rate of roughly 5% per decade after the age of 40. But while this is a perfectly natural part…
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Re-thinking sleep: the new science you need to know

Bestselling author, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker reveals five revelatory ways to think about sleep and why you need to start prioritising your shut-eye today. Professor Matthew Walker has spent the past 20 years researching sleep and in his latest book, the bestselling Why We Sleep, he investigates the new science of why we…
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Start afresh with these 6 small clean-slate habits

Need a health reboot? According to bestselling authors and health experts, these 6 smart habits will help you feel refreshed and re-energised. These top tips will help you get big results from small changes to everyday health and lifestyle habits. Your health 1. Ruby Tandoh: Take pleasure in your food ‘Clean eating’, ‘cheat days’ and…
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