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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, Sign up to the #MeTime challenge and learn mindfulness techniques to help you build your self-awareness and boost your resilience.

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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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      Did walking 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. Our #Walk30 challenge is now complete and we will have the results to share with you soon...

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      Get some #MeTime

      Do you know that practising mindfulness can boost your mood and your overall resilience?

      Try the #MeTime challenge and we’ll guide you through 4 weeks of techniques to help you build your self-awareness and strengthen your emotional intelligence.

      Mindfulness can be good for both body and mind. Learn more in our FAQs.

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