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Taking the Stress out of Traveling

Taking the Stress out of Traveling

Holdays inbound! With holiday season fast approaching, some of you might be feeling the pressure. While most of us enjoy going on holiday, it can be stressful for many people who experience things like stress and anxiety. There’s the planning, the money, the packing,...
Nextasy

Nextasy

Have you ever thought… Have you ever thought, “when I get my new car I’ll be much happier” or “if I buy these shoes I won’t feel so down”? Lots of us think that happiness and pleasure is the next car, new job, another iphone or new trainers. We get caught up in...
Coping with Exam Stress

Coping with Exam Stress

My top tips for In 2017, I made the decision to go back to University to study a master’s in Clinical Psychology. Whilst I have really enjoyed the course and I’ve enjoyed studying again, I’ll admit I have struggled during exam season. As someone who is now working...
Mindfulness & Food

Mindfulness & Food

Mindnourishing Did you know that we make on average around 300 food decisions every day?! No wonder quite often these decisions are made mindlessly and it’s quite easy to get to the end of a packet of crisps or a cup of tea without realising we have got through it!...
Why Volunteer

Why Volunteer

Thought of the Day As most of you are aware Valleys Steps are a charity, and I like a lot of people have benefited from completing their Stress Control and Mindfulness courses. I, like most deal with stresses on a daily basis, however, using meditation and considering...
Give Yourself Some Breathing Space

Give Yourself Some Breathing Space

A little while ago, I was having a really rough day. I had slept terribly for a few nights, I was grieving the loss of a family member, struggling to get through a three hour lecture on Neuropsychology at University, and I was fighting with assignment deadlines I...