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      We all know that life has its ups and downs. Many of us make plans for the future that includes the ‘ups’ but we often don’t anticipate the ‘downs’ in quite the same way.

      Like any skill, resilience can be developed, it just takes some practice. Start by watching our short animation.

      Next, learn about our five steps for building resilience from psychological health expert, Dr Mark Winwood.

      Now, Now, why not set yourself a mini goal to help you on your way to becoming more resilient? There are many benefits of cutting down on caffeine, taking a daily 30 minute walk, or trying some mindfulness.

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      Dr Mark's top tips



      Being resilient won't make your problems go away, but it can give you the ability to see past them, find enjoyment in life and better handle stress




      Our psychological health expert, Dr Mark Winwood, shares his tips for building resilience and embracing life’s challenges.



       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

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      Curb the caffeine for a better night’s sleep

      Cutting out all caffeine after 2pm may seem like a tall order, but we hope you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the positive benefits of skipping your afternoon cuppa, like better sleep, more energy and less stress.


      Here are some FAQs in case you want to give it a go.

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      Walking to give your mood a boost

      The health benefits of brisk walking are often underrated, but it’s one of the most accessible ways to increase your activity levels, lose weight, boost your metabolism and help build your resilience.


      Why not try a brisk walk for 30 minutes a day and see for yourself? Here are some handy FAQs to help you on your way.

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      Get some #MeTime

      We can all find ourselves jumping to negative thoughts, which can take its toll on our mental wellbeing. But practising mindfulness can help boost your mood and your overall resilience by helping you manage those worrying thoughts and ‘re-wire’ our thinking

      Mindfulness can be good for both body and mind and we have a wealth of useful information and handy techniques to help start you off and guide you. Learn more in our FAQs.

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Caffeine curfew FAQs

The positive benefits of cutting down on caffeine.

5 ways to help build resilience

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