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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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What is resilience and why is it important?

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

5 reasons you’ve lost your motivation (and how to get it back)

Setting health goals can be a great way of motivating ourselves to improve

The benefits of group exercise

“Doing exercise with friends is great for your morale because you’re more likely to commit..."

Mindfulness frequently asked questions

Mindfulness is a much-needed ‘pause’ button for everyday life.

Ten top tips for a better night’s sleep

Have you noticed that when you feel good about yourself, you work better?

Working parents are struggling to find work-life balance

Struggling to meet the demands of life admin?

Exercise and mental health benefits

Dr Mark Winwood talks about the benefits of exercise on mental health.

Cutting out caffeine

The positive benefits of cutting down on caffeine.

5 top tips for overcoming perfectionism

Find out more information about perfectionism and read five top tips...