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I am a freelance writer living in Scotland with extensive experience writing content for websites across a range of topics.  I'm now specialising in my area of expertise; mindfulness, psychology & personal developement.

I'm currently studying a masters in Psychology & I am an accredited Mindfulness teacher.  I also have over 10 years experience in SEO & have worked for top UK brands such as Rover.com & Moneysavingexpert.

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5 Effective Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

[Ghost written] Everybody feels anxious sometimes. Whatever the cause, we can use our breathing to influence our minds. A growing body of research shows that breathing exercises are effective against anxiety. Our breathing changes its pattern and rhythm at different times of the day based not only on what our bodies are doing physically, but also on how we are feeling. For example, we pant with exhaustion or hold our breath when we are scared. Breathing is an unusual bodily process in

How to Use Deep Breathing Techniques to Improve Your Sleep

Healthy sleep for most adults is getting seven to nine hours of sleep per night. The stats tell us that 35.2% of adults in the US reports getting less than seven hours of sleep. So, around 1 in 3 adults do not get the sleep they need to function properly and safely during the day. Lack of sleep is responsible for around 6,000 car crashes per year. It is also estimated to have an impact of $411B cost to the economy due to poor health & low productivity. It is clear that many adults are dealing

3 Breathing Techniques Which Relieve Anxiety [And The Science Behind Them] | SHL

We become anxious when we worry about the future. Anxiety sufferers know that it affects emotions and causes physical stress and even pain. The number of people suffering from Anxiety has grown in recent years due to the effects of Covid-19 and the pandemic. The good news is that Anxiety is possible to manage, and the methods are free and accessible to everyone. In this post, you will read about three breathing techniques that relieve Anxiety. You will also learn about the science behind these

Is there such a thing as work/life balance?

Is there such a thing as work/life balance? A couple of years back I watched a TED Talk which hit me in the gut — How To Make Work Life Balance Work , it confirmed everything I already felt inside. The deep torment I was living in my current position, dragging myself through the commute and arriving to a square office to bury myself in an excel spreadsheet every, was getting too much to bear. The only thing I looked forward to during my working day was my latte, and my lunch time sushi. And m

Why It’s Absolutely Ok To Fail (Personal Story Inside)

[this story got picked up by https://www.techinasia.com/ however this was 4 years ago, its now been removed] How do you feel about these words? I’ll tell you how I feel — indifferent. But it didn’t used to be that way, so I totally understand if you’ve used these words before. Next time, don’t say you “failed”, say “you haven’t succeeded yet”, or “you have come up against a challenge”. These words used to bring about a tightness in my chest, a sinking feeling in my stomach, low energy, dissatisfaction, fear and sometimes envy at everyone else who didn’t seem to be failing. Thankfully, I don’t feel t