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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: NAVIGATING ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

We all have relationships in our lives, whether that’s with a significant other, family members, friends or work colleagues. Relationships are so fundamental to our daily lives, so it’s vital to our happiness that they are healthy ones. Many of our stresses come from third parties, so being able to navigate the relationships in your

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: YOGA GREAT FOR HEART CONDITION

We are all advocates of yoga here at Dalton Wise, and today’s ‘Good News Monday’ post is all about this form of exercise. According to a recent study of 538 patients, yoga has almost halved the number of symptoms amongst those with the common heart condition Atrial fibrillation (AF). The condition is potentially fatal and

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SEPARATION ANXIETY IN ADULTS

Separation anxiety is a typical part of child development from the ages of six months to three years old. Some children may continue to have symptoms of into late childhood – they may have irrational fears about being away from their parents meaning they’re scared of doing things like sleeping over at a friend’s house

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: NAVIGATING LIFE’S TRANSITIONS

Life transitions and major changes can be really stressful to deal with. Transitions occur multiple times throughout life and can include challenges such as a relationship breakdown, divorce, starting a new job, moving home, health issues, loss of a loved one or significant financial loss or gain to name a few. Whilst they can be

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: ITALY’S OLDEST GRADUATE AT 96

Happy Monday everyone. The start of a new week can only mean one thing here at Dalton Wise – a good news story! This week we’re sharing a lovely and uplifting story about Giuseppe Paterno, former railway worker and now Italy’s oldest graduate. He has already lived through childhood poverty, World War II and now

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SUICIDE: HOW TO HELP SOMEONE WITH SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

We recently wrote a blog post about what to do if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts. Today, we want to share some advice on what to do if a loved one is thinking about taking their own life. There are many reasons why someone may think about suicide, and if they are exposed to a

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: CONFIDENCE AND SELF ESTEEM

We all feel nervous or unconfident sometimes, maybe in a room full of people, we don’t know, before public speaking or a job interview. However, low self-esteem can become a long-term problem which can negatively impact mental health and even effect your day-to-day life. When you have low self-esteem, you view yourself negatively and tend

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: A BETTER WORK-LIFE BALANCE?

Whilst lockdown has been a long and tedious experience, it may have had a positive long-term effect on work-life balance. The requirement to stay and work at home has taught a lot of employers a really valuable truth, which is that staff don’t actually need to be in the office to be productive. In fact,

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SELF-HARM: WHAT IS IT AND HOW CAN YOU STOP?

Self-harm is when someone intentionally hurts themselves as a way of dealing with difficult emotions. There are many reasons why someone self-harms, these could include: Expressing or managing emotional distress Trying to gain control Punishing themselves A need to change emotional pain into physical pain An escape of traumatic memories A cry for help Response

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: MANAGING DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIPS

We all know someone that we find it difficult to deal with, perhaps it’s a family member or a work colleague. These relationships can cause a lot of stress, so it’s important to know how you can manage these relationships and keep a healthy, happy mindset. In today’s Wellness Wednesday blog post, we’re sharing our

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