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      When we’re confronted with life’s challenges, some of us appear better equipped to deal with them than others. This inner strength is resilience. It’s the ability to bounce back.

      The good thing is that resilience can be developed, it just takes some practice. There are ways to increase your own resilience by introducing some subtle changes to the way you think, feel and behave. Visit our resilience hub to find out more.

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Top cancer fighting foods

Find out which foods may help reduce the risk of certain cancers.

Top 10 exercises for a healthy back

Find out ten lower back and core exercises and stretches recommended to help lower back pain from AXA PPP healthcare.

Stuck in a mental rut? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) may change the way you think

An introduction to cognitive behaviour therapy from AXA PPP healthcare

Caffeine curfew FAQs

The positive benefits of cutting down on caffeine.

5 ways to help build resilience

What is resilience and why is it important from AXA PPP healthcare.

Smoking treatments

Smoking treatments Find out about the medications that can help if you want to stop smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Champix). 2017-01-31 Introduction If you want to stop smoking, several different treatments are available from shops, pharmacie

Everyday exercise

The benefits of everyday activities from AXA PPP healthcare.

5 top tips for overcoming perfectionism

Find out more information about perfectionism and read five top tips for overcoming it from Dr. Mark Winwood of AXA PPP healthcare.

Diabetes

Diabetes Read about diabetes, a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. 2017-02-01 Introduction Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes – whe