A pine tree in the foreground with blurry twinkling white lights in the background

Christmas and our mental health

by Rob Hill When did you first see Christmas products in the shops this year? Before Halloween? Or maybe earlier. Maybe in September, with the autumn leaves not yet fallen and the kids only just back at school. And how did it make you feel? Chocolate in almost infinite forms (with those great big sharing

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A low winter sunset over a big sandy beach at Marazion in Cornwall

How walking can improve your mental health

by Rob Hill I spent the second half of October in far west Cornwall, in the pretty little town of Marazion, just down the road from Penzance. It’s one of my favourite places on Earth. The changeable weather was pretty much as expected for autumn. Brisk and breezy, with slate grey clouds scudding across the

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Stress management

Stress is the body’s way of responding to any demand, challenge, or change in one’s environment that could prove harmful or dangerous to the body.

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