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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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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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Are you aware of dyspraxia?

Just like many neurodivergent conditions, not enough people know about dyspraxia. So, this post is a quick crash course about dyspraxia/DCD and how can you support dyspraxic individuals at work.

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What is executive function?

Executive function is a term that describes cognitive processes involved in carrying out everyday tasks, such as planning ahead, following through on commitments, and solving problems.

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What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia (DCD)? It’s characterised by difficulties with co-ordination, mental manipulation and sequencing of movements.

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What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a lifelong neurological condition that doesn’t get better with age. But people do develop complex but effective coping strategies.

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What is dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia, also known as “math LD” or “math disability,” is a learning disability affecting an individual’s ability to perform arithmetic calculations.

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