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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, our #Walk30 challenge is now live but it’s not too late to sign up and start to see how even small changes can yield big benefits, like more energy, better sleep and a calmer outlook.

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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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      Did you catch some more Zzz's?

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

      Our #CaffeineCurfew  challenge is now complete and we will have the results to share with you soon...

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

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      Walk to a healthier heart

      Try 30 minutes of brisk walking, five times a week for four weeks and see the impact it has. From improving your blood flow to strengthening your muscles, as well as boosting your mood

      Join #Walk30 and see if you can find manageable ways to fit your 30 minutes of brisk walking into your daily routine.

      Here are some FAQs to get you energised.

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      Get some #MeTime

      In our busy world, many people find themselves feeling stressed and anxious, getting swept along from one thing to the next without having the chance to think. Mindfulness is a much-needed pause button.

      Join #MeTime and explore ways to strengthen your emotional intelligence.

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The benefits of group exercise

2017-04-13 /uploadedImages/Fixed_Pages/Articles/Group_Exercise_180x100.jpg /uploadedImages/Fixed_Pages/Articles/Group_Exercise_700x300.jpg The benefits of group exercise Thomas Rothwell, physiologist at AXA PPP, says: “Doing exercise with friends is great for your morale because you’re more likely

Exercise and mental health benefits

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

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.

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.

Work-life balance advice

Getting your work-life balance right.

From pregnancy to puberty – how hormones affect mood swings

Hormones have a massive effect on our bodies…