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Very few people talk about the fact that negative emotions in the brain can do almost the same damage as unhealthy food. Chronic stress decreases the diversity of your microbes, and changes the behaviour and leakiness of your gut. Your gut is a mirror image of your emotions.

Reeva Misra
Reeva Misra

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How can mindfulness help with stress?

Dr Edginton is interested in how our thoughts and emotions relate to our physical responses and how practices such as mindfulness help with stress reduction and management. We discuss the importance of applying a personalised approach to mindfulness-based stress reduction to be an effective aid in the treatment of many mental and physical disorders.

Reeva Misra
Reeva Misra
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How to avoid burnout: an expert’s take

The scientific understanding of stress shows it to be the result of an interaction between a person and their environment. So, when your environment becomes too demanding and you stop being able to cope in a good way, the balance is disturbed. You could look at stress as the precursor to burnout.

Nicole Hennig
Nicole Hennig