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April is Stress Awareness Month and a tough year of living through a global pandemic may have taken its toll on your skin.
From break outs to psoriasis flare ups, rashes to rosacea, stress causes a chemical response in your body that makes skin more sensitive and reactive.
We take a closer look at how stress and anxiety can affect the skin and how to combat it below.

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How To Combat The Impact Of Stress On The Skin

12

Apr

We are blessed to have a number of incredibly knowledgeable and specialist practitioners locally, who work alongside the excellent services provided by the NHS, to support expectant and new parents. Some of these services are free; others require payment – they include antenatal classes, pregnancy yoga, hypnobirthing, specialist physiotherapists or even simply, but crucially, the opportunity to build relationships and share experiences with other expectant parents through networks such as local Facebook groups.

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The absent class: Fertility Yoga

12

Apr

This is my third pregnancy, and it has been an ‘easy’ pregnancy in so many respects. I have had less aches and pains than my first and second pregnancies (who would have guessed!). I know the drill. Yes, it has been sad that my husband hasn’t been able to attend

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The lockdown bump

19

Mar

Our homes are often overlooked when we talk about wellbeing, as we usually focus on the person and not their surroundings. However, there is increasing evidence that our homes help create a ‘sense of self’ and therefore if our physical space is calm, organised and peaceful – guess what – we feel that way inside too!

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Declutter and De-stress

19

Mar

After a long career in fashion, retraining to become a personal stylist after having my three kids seemed like a good way to keep my passion going and build my way back into work that would fit around being a mum. What I hadn’t realised is that it would turn out to be an adventure in psychology, mental health and self-confidence.

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Mind, Body and Midi skirts

19

Mar

So, it looks like the end is in sight of what has been a strange and trying  time…  For some it has meant homeschooling the kids, whilst simultaneously trying  to hold down a full-time job, some have found themselves without work and  for others there has been more time for quiet self reflection.  Maybe you’re […]

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Five pillars of self-care

12

Mar

Eeezetopia was started at the end of 2019 when I came back from a holiday with my lovely mum and felt inspired to change my life and hopefully many others. I decided on the name because I felt eased and a sense of utopia when I used the products so after some brainstorming I created my own language, hence Eeezetopia!

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Finding “ease” in my new health focused business

28

Feb

I’m Rachel, owner and founder of Aquamarina Beauty. Our mission is to provide beautiful, natural skincare alongside crystal based tools, for a magical daily skincare ritual. We offer natural, cruelty-free and vegan friendly skincare alongside tools such as Jade Rollers, Gua Sha Massage Tools and our bestselling Rose Quartz Eye Mask – everything you need to treat your skin and lift your spirits, every day.

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Meet Rachel from Aquamarina Beauty

02

Feb

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I’m Harry Ephremsen and I am the proud founder of Hide & Seek CBD. My long term goal is to create the most trusted CBD brand on the market, with high quality, beautifully designed products. I suffered from anxiety at university, which is when I was first made aware of CBD and its potential benefits. I struggled to find a brand that I could relate to, and more importantly trust. I believe transparency and proof of product quality is vital, which is why I have implemented a batch testing facility available on my site, enabling my customers to see exactly what is inside every product.

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Meet Harry from Hide & Seek CBD

23

Nov

And just like that, September has crisply breezed its way into our mornings after one of the longest and most peculiar summers in living memory. With the promise of new beginnings, Autumn blazers and fresh starts, we dust off the pencil cases and head back to school. It’s a fantastic time of year to embrace […]

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Ditch the diet and welcome wellness

04

Sep

KIN Training debunk myths surrounding HIIT and yoga and provide tips on overcoming your fitness fears. Persistence. Patience. Strength. Adaptability. Kindness. If the last three months have taught us anything, it’s certainly recognising the importance of these qualities in ourselves when overcoming uncomfortable and uncertain situations. What if we could use these skills and qualities […]

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Fight the fear! HIIT and Yoga Truths

17

Jul

It seems everyone (in the skincare world!) these days is talking about the importance of the skin barrier, which whilst a good thing, many brands have jumped on this in terms of products which promise to repair the skin barrier. It’s a classic case of treat rather than prevent – the same conundrum seen in […]

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Skin health – gently does it!

17

Jul

by Lucy Williamson Nutrition I’ve often thought how wonderful it would be to just step off the busy-ness of life for a while, catch up on my ‘to do’ list and come back where I left off, all refreshed and ready to go… In these challenging times, I find myself feeling rather guilty about these […]

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Gut feelings on our health by Lucy Williamson Nutrition

09

Apr

So what is it exactly that Hector’s House do?  Well their aim is to help everyone have access to the mental health support they need. They do this by talking about mental health, therefore normalising it so that people don’t feel isolated or alone.  They get out to schools and talk directly to those most […]

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Hector’s House: how they can help

11

Sep

My message of hope from Hector’s House as Hector’s sister. Hector took his own life in 2011. We set up Hector’s House initially as a signposting website and it has evolved organically. We now provide a crisis line, educational talks on living well-focused holistic prevention, Rapid Transformational Therapy, as well as raising awareness by sharing […]

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A Message of Hope

10

Sep

On the 18th April 2011 Hector Stringer took his own life. Hector, the beloved son and brother was colourful light in the world and he led a life filled with friends, music and gigs often playing in pub and also spending many hours playing music in the green hed at the bottom of their garden.  […]

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Hector’s House – Their Story

10

Sep

By Emily Turnbull, Personal Trainer and Energy Coach, www.sweatandglow.co.uk Having more energy is almost always near the top of my clients’ wishlists when they first come to see me. For most of us, life is very busy and at times stressful, and after a while, our energy levels can start to suffer But you don’t […]

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5 daily habits to boost your energy

15

Aug

We love to see the signs of nature revitalising and coming into bloom ready for the summer months. So now is the perfect time to revitalise your health too, starting from the very beginning and getting to know how your body is performing so you can make the necessary changes to keep your health on […]

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A time for rejuvenation

01

Jun

Do you find there aren’t enough hours in the day and you‘re becoming increasingly stressed with your long to do list?  Me too! Since becoming a mum, I have put a lot of pressure on myself to tick everything on my to do list off and I have sacrificed time for myself to get this […]

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Making Space For “Me Time” To Lower Anxiety

14

Mar

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions – partly because they lend themselves too easily to being broken but mostly I hate routine so the idea of imposing rules on yourself routinely is a big no for me.  That said I have vowed to give up caffeine this year, so I guess sometimes you’ve […]

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My 2018 – Katie Margetts from Roots Therapies

11

Jan

When I was invited along to try out aerial yoga at Tring Yoga Studio I couldn’t have been more excited. I’ve followed them for a while and loved the look of the brightly coloured slings in the stark white studio and despite my more flexible days being well and truly behind me…well, I think we […]

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Taking a leap of faith with Tring Yoga

01

Sep

Another week…another fabulous new Tring business! This week we’re meeting Lucie Monk from Elementary Skin & Body. These guys had a fab beauty business in Berko, but recently relocated to Tring and we already just love ‘em. Tell us all about it Lucie… Lucie and her team I see you’ve just celebrated your second birthday — congratulations! What’s […]

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Elementary Skin & Body

09

May

I really love this part of my week, when I get to share with you some truly inspirational people and bask a little in their reflected glory! It seems there is no end to the talented and successful people that reside in our town and this week is no exception. About two years ago I […]

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The Essential 5…Moral Fibre Food

10

Jan

Good to have you back after the Xmas break…I hope you all had a great time! As many of you no doubt (like me) had a little too much of the good things over the Xmas period, I thought it would be great time to meet some local business people that can help us get […]

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The Essential 5…The Pilates House

03

Jan