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When exam stress becomes a matter of life and death: The effect of exams on student health and wellbeing
True intelligence springs from a healthy mind and body. Stress has a significant effect on mental health and physical well-being. Are we putting our students’ well-being first? Or, in the drive for academic achievement, are we leaving self-care, loving relationships and a healthy body behind?
Competition, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Well-being, Intelligence
A discussion of how universities operate and how this impacts students. Some pointers for students on how to self-care and organise their study responsibly.
A body image lie: "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels."
Starving to be skinny, poor body image, constant comparison with photoshopped bodies destroys our self confidence.
Quick solutions and instant weight loss: looking for the magic pill?
We are looking for quick solutions, the instant weight loss, instant belly-fat removal without surgery, an instant solution – but does this really work?
Is disease just physical?
Have you ever wondered whether there was more to disease than just your physical body? Read on to find out.
Medical treatment, Self-love, Well-being, Disease, Body awareness
Well-being at work – is it someone else’s job?
Can I leave my responsibility for my well-being to someone else? This article looks at well-being at work, and where our own responsibility plays a key part in this.
Gestational diabetes mellitus - a nuisance or opportunity for growth?
Gestational diabetes mellitus is growing at a phenomenal rate … Imagine if gestational diabetes was viewed as a blessing in pregnancy and all pregnancy care around this condition supported women to see it as an opportunity for personal growth?
Serge Benhayon on food and diet
Director of Universal Medicine Serge Benhayon talks about food and how to have a healthy relationship with it.
There are many myths that abound on self-care and what it is. This article reveals the most common myths and replaces them with a practical truth, forming a foundation for wellbeing.
Corporate Social Responsibility - part 2: How our working world could be
This article considers the ways in which we can ALL play a vital and essential part towards developing a new state of our working world, well-being and humanity’s future.
Career, Lifestyle diseases, Mental health, Work life balance, Well-being
Serge Benhayon on Unimed Living
In this interview, Universal Medicine Director, Serge Benhayon, shares the story of a group of people who are living against the current societal trends of illness and disease and felt inspired to share this simple and practical way of living with the world.
Vitality, Health conditions, Lifestyle, Well-being, Healthy living
Esoteric Breast Massage Testimonial by Heather Pope
From excruciating period pain and endometrioses to a pain free cycle, hear more from Heather Pope about the support she experienced from the Esoteric Breast Massage.
This series of free audios looks at what sort of exercise our body would really like if asked. You might be surprised at the answer!
Depression, exhaustion and adrenal fatigue
Depression and exhaustion could be a result of adrenal fatigue, meaning a depletion in kidney energy. Self-care is a great tool to have up one’s sleeve to help heal.
Body awareness, Depression, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Connection, Mental health, Well-being, Healthy living
How the mood we move and exercise in affects our health
Ever considered how the mood you’re in during exercise effects your health? Here’s some great reasons to check in with how you’re feeling before you hit the gym or your daily workout.
What is psychological well-being?
Tanya Curtis presents information about the importance of looking at our psychological wellbeing and the effects that mental illness is having on today's society.
Depression, Feelings, Human body, Mental health, Teachers, Well-being, Research, Burnout
The importance of self-responsibility
Tanya Curtis offers that when our focus as mental health professionals shifts to a foundation of self responsibility, then we will be able to impact positively on our clients psychological wellbeing.
Working together – Group work: Part 2
How we work in groups and the importance of group work has a wider impact than we may realise. This article looks at the ripple effect of working in groups and how all groups need each other for the wider whole.
Carers need self-care too
The first person that you need to take the time to care for . . . is you. One woman shares her experience of how important it is for carers to self-care first.
There is no such thing as an ‘alternative’ to medicine
‘Alternative medicine’ is a term that is often associated with many practices of variable efficacy, questionable ethics and sensibility. Many doctors do not recommend that people seek assistance for their health care only in ‘alternative medicine’, as the results are variable.
An intelligence that, perhaps, is not so intelligent
An Open Letter to Humanity – A testimonial by Kerstin Salzer.
Food, love and self-love – confessions of the good doctor!
A doctor shares her growing understanding of food hangovers and the effect of choosing love over abusive food choices. It is not just alcohol that contributes to hangovers!
Self-care – the gift of you
Is self-care simply caring for yourself, or is there a greater gift on offer? If so, why is taking care of yourself no longer enough, and what has true self-care to offer?
Health and healing
How do we understand good health and are we truly healthy? Is there more to good health than just not having a disease? To have truly good health we need to heal what is going on for us.
What if you hold the key to your own wellbeing in your own hands?
Are we more in control and in charge of our health and wellbeing than we realise?
Do I listen to the mind or the body?
Have you ever had what felt like a tug of war between the mind and the body – your mind saying one thing and your body something else?
Surrender, Sleep, Body awareness, Gentleness, Health, Relaxation, Well-being
How do I return to good health?
How do we return to good health? When you feel unwell, how do you know what to do and what direction do you take when you want to feel well again?
Ill health, Health, Well-being, Human body, Lifestyle, Health conditions
By connecting to our natural rhythms we improve our well-being
Let’s look at some natural rhythms and cycles that we have that, if followed, support our personal development and well-being.
Connection, Human body, Well-being, Sleep, Health, Depression, Moon, Vitality, Disease, Menstrual cycle
Just Take the Picture - Music Video (Official) - Michael Benhayon
From the album 'Our Everlasting Love' by Michael Benhayon of Glorious Music, watch and take a picture from your heart.
Music videos, Musicians, Music, Well-being, Self-worth, Empowerment, Expression
Commander of Light - music video
A powerful music video infectious with joy, love and laughter put together and performed by the Gentle Voices Germany
Music videos, Musicians, Music, Well-being, Vitality, Empowerment, Expression
Our mind might tell us to have a cigarette but if we asked our lungs they would say no.
Why do we override what our organs would tell us if we listened to our body?
Your body tells the truth
Developing ‘body awareness’ is an essential part of developing self-care. This article looks at how to develop body awareness that supports you to care more deeply for your body.
Body awareness, Self-empowerment, Well-being, Empowerment, Hardness, Tension
A deeper look at Asthma – why is it that we can't breathe?
On World Asthma Day, this article by leading lung specialist Sam Kim looks 'beyond the petri-dish' at the bigger picture of this disease and what is at stake if we don’t start to look at all the factors that contribute to its continued prevalence across our global population.
Work stress, Well-being, Lifestyle diseases, Humanity, Breath, Health conditions, Ill health
Portion distortion: lost track of how much to eat?
Should we be asking: why have we lost track of how much to eat?
Obesity, Weight-loss, Well-being, Body awareness, Eating disorder
World health day – Are we settling for a ‘well-being’ that is not truly well?
What do we define as health? Does it mean to be well and if so then what are we calling being well?
What if personal development is not an activity, course or a book, but an exploration and unfoldment of self-realising and self-connection?
Championing the myth of living longer
People are living longer. Do we consider how they are living and what quality of life they have in their final decades? Is it truly living if we are medicated, drugged and artificially sustaining life in a body that is carrying so much illness and disease?
Medicine, Health, Well-being, Ageing, Vitality, Healthy living
The changing definition of well-being
What does well-being really mean in regard to what we accept as healthy?
Lifestyle, Vitality, Ill health, Well-being, Health conditions, Disease
Exhausted and depressed at work: how falsely do we live life?
What makes us stressed, depressed or exhausted at work? This article considers the impact of not working as the ‘real-us’ and how this adversely affects our success, health and wellness.
Exhaustion, Work stress, Appreciation, Feelings, Stress, Work life balance, Vitality, Harmony, Well-being
Going against the grain
Going gluten and dairy free brought a heightened awareness and the sense of feeling generally 'sharper' arrived quite quickly. The digestive system improved dramatically and so did my whole sense of wellbeing.
Coeliac/celiac, Dairy free, Gluten free, Nutrition, Well-being
The body IS intelligent
What if the mind is not that intelligent – what if it were only the receiver of energy, like a radio that picks up a signal, and it wasn’t actually capable of thinking?
Inner-heart, Human body, Wisdom, Research, Health, Well-being, Intelligence
What is gluten?
With many people now asking “What is gluten?” this article explains what gluten is and outlines how our bodies can react to it.
Coeliac/celiac, Digestion, Gluten free, Nutrition, Well-being, Healthy living, Food science
Have you ever considered what is true health and well-being?
There is a vast difference between being truly well and the absence of disease.
Sleep is part of our daily medicine
What if how we sleep, which then affects how we live, is part of our daily medicine?
Box ticking or true wellbeing in schools?
Teacher wellbeing is an item that is firmly on the agenda and school leaders are being asked to ensure action is taken to address it, but are we hitting the mark?
What’s for breakfast? Exploring our cultural bias ...
When my husband of Asian ethnicity first made fish soup for breakfast I realised I had a cultural bias against anything other than the traditional continental breakfast.
Understanding human nature
Serge Benhayon has opened up my eyes and my heart to a profound and all-encompassing understanding of human nature – why we think and behave the way we do. Since meeting Serge Benhayon I have gradually reconciled this inner anguish and now embrace life in full.
Well-being, Truth, Universal Medicine, Reductionism, Overwhelm, Mental health
Anxiety and suicide in the music industry... why?
Isn’t music meant to be relaxing, mood inspiring, uplifting? And yet we are seeing suicide rates in the music industry spiral. What does it take to keep the creative juices running and the audiences happy in an industry known for its ‘make or break’ mentality?
What would happen if we became CEOs of our own health?
What would happen if we stopped seeing doctors as “Gods” and the answer to all our prayers?
Burnout, disillusionment, pneumonia and finding Serge Benhayon
Meeting Serge Benhayon was truly life changing; he is unfaltering in his inspiration ...
Vitality, Work life balance, Universal Medicine, Well-being, Testimonials, Ill health, Sickness, Burnout
Anxiety and being a man
This article explores the anxiety related to being a man, and how important it is for boys, teens and men to feel safe to express how they are feeling and experiencing life.
Burnout – the new normal?
Burnout is a hot topic, both at the workplace and the dinner table, but are we addressing the issue? Has being exhausted become our ‘new norm’?
Sleep, Gentle breath, Meditation, Exhaustion, Stillness, Vitality, Well-being, Burnout
Why are doctors killing themselves?
Our code of ethics asks us to, “First, do no harm.” So why are doctors killing themselves?
Bullying, Depression, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Health, Medicine, Mental health, Overwhelm, Stress, Well-being, Burnout
Reviewing, reflecting and appreciating our choices
Tanya Curtis discusses the benefits of reviewing, reflecting and appreciating all our deposits, choices, investments and outcomes.
Developing self-care as part of health and well-being at work
We regularly see in the media, the HR press that well-being at work matters. This article introduces an aspect that is seldom written about in health and well-being at work - self-care at work.
Health, Absenteeism, Career, Well-being, Burnout, Healthy living
The energetic science of music
What is the full impact that music has on our health and wellbeing, and what does this mean in relation to how music is made?
Gentle exercise for cancer support
A gentle exercise program that is adapted to the individual can offer many health benefits as a cancer support for people going through chemotherapy treatment and/or radiation therapy.
Cancer, Connection, Fitness, Ill health, Sickness, Well-being
Workplace Health and Safety: keeping it simple
Workplace health and safety starts with you and how you are caring for yourself. Simple changes in how you arrange your workspace to ‘fit’ you and the way you work can make a huge difference to your health and wellbeing.
Elongate your posture: simple connective tissue exercises to support your body
Take a few precious moments and feel wonderful – breathing exercises for posture and some simple connective tissue exercises to deeply support the body’s fascia.
Connective tissue, Well-being, Body awareness, Connection, Stretching
Sleep – time to restore and refresh
Do you ever wake-up feeling just as exhausted as when you went to sleep? Discover how healthy sleep happens before you even close your eyes.
Vitality, Emotions, Well-being, Diets, Body awareness, Weight, Caffeine, Sleep, Fatigue, Insomnia
Serge Benhayon TV – The Science of Responsibility
What is ‘responsibility’? Could it actually be completely different to what we imagine it to be? Could there be more to it? To unpack this phenomenon, Rebecca Asquith and Serge Benhayon explore the quality that makes up the ‘being’ in human being.
Health, Well-being, Spirit, Soul, Lifestyle diseases, Sickness
Are my food choices disguised as self-medication?
Who or what is actually making or driving the choice of food we apparently crave? And do we truly eat to support the physical body or is there a not so hidden agenda directing us?
Carbohydrate kid – No more! No pain, no bloating, no digestive discomforts
Inconceivable to give up carbs? What – going without toast for breakfast, sandwiches at lunch and pasta for dinner? Think twice! Even Emilia’s strong Italian roots couldn’t stop her going gluten free.
Coeliac/celiac, Bloating, Digestion, Pain, Fatigue, Exhaustion, Body awareness, Well-being
Men's health – Starting the conversation
As men, we are constantly bombarded by a society that is always telling us what a real man is, that a real man has it all together. But men’s health statistics paint a different picture.
The College Of Universal Medicine
From its inception, the College of Universal Medicine heralds a revolutionary new way for education and group work.
Ageless Wisdom, Education, Community, Livingness, Humanity, Lifestyle, Well-being, Healthy living
What is ill-health?
In this short October 2020 audio of the Month, Natalie Benhayon questions what we are comparing ourselves with to say we do not have ill-health?
Walking with conscious presence
When we are present with our movements, we are developing a connection with ourselves that supports our state of being such that mental and emotional states such as anxiousness, stress or depression cannot so easily take hold.
Three great reasons to ditch your New Year's resolutions before you even make them and how to make true change instead ...
How often do we make New Year resolutions to get ourselves fit and well only to find they we have made ourselves empty promises again? This article challenges this yearly practice by offering another way to make lasting change in our lives.
Behaviour, Body awareness, Weight, Self-love, Well-being, Harmony, Nurturing, Weight-loss
Women, excessive tiredness and Christmas stress
How many women are left feeling exhausted after the month of December and how long does it take our bodies to recover?
Body awareness, Stress, Exhaustion, Raising children, Well-being, Healthy living
From running to walking as exercise for my body
Ray was running to escape his problems; read how he instead began to walk and exercise for true health and wellbeing, and what a profound effect this approach to exercise had on his everyday life.
Sacred Esoteric Healing – True health care
This is a personal account of how the Esoteric Healing modalities brought a new level of integrity to daily life and professional practice.
Is change possible? Understanding the choices we make and why!
Have you ever wondered why we make choices that are not good for us? Is it possible there is more to making a choice than a simple yes or no?
Behaviour, Emotions, Feelings, Lifestyle, Over eating, Well-being, Awareness, Healthy living, Intelligence
How to check for signs of testicular cancer
In this humorous video from an International Men’s Day Presentation, Doctor Sam Kim grabs hold of a lemon and a stocking, and teaches us how to self-check for testicular conditions.
Cancer, Men's health, Well-being, Health conditions, Fertility
Claiming your body’s natural intelligence during pregnancy and childbirth
What if women were to approach pregnancy and childbirth with a confidence that we have everything inside of us to know exactly what is needed in any given moment?
The impact of diet on our Livingness
Is it possible to change two things in life and live a more vital life? Check out how Nicole has done just that and made a huge improvement to her health and vitality.
How hard is it to change?
Everyone wants to change, this article looks at the impulse and motivation to change and how to engage with change.
Acceptance, Awareness, Connection, Well-being, Gentle breath, Healthy living
The healing in being sick
When we’re sick, do we take advantage of the greater and true opportunity that being sick provides; or do we see it as a total nuisance, annoyingly becoming an unwanted disturbance to the normal day-to-day activities of our life?
Do you need to change the way you look to fit into a social group or workplace? Or is there more to what you see in the mirror?
Has genetics failed us?
We think we inherit our health issues from our parents, so we say things run in the family, that it’s genetic. Do our genes set us up for a predetermined destiny, or are we overlooking something?
I take better care of my car than my body!
Have you ever considered that you take better care of your car than you do of your own body – a Ferrari or a beaten up jalopy, which one are you?
Self-care is not selfish
A powerful article written by a Registered Nurse and mum that turns the belief that self-care is selfish on its head.
True health is more than a label
What does true health mean? Is it about a label, a tick box exercise, or is it about truly loving and caring for our bodies?
Book 1: Introducing The Body Life Skills Program – 3 Steps to Understanding & Changing Behaviour
Is lasting behaviour change possible? The ground-breaking Body Life Skills program offers just that, and Tanya Curtis has become known as the one practitioner people turn to when they have all but given up, tried everything and been everywhere.
Self-care the path to awareness and the true self
The benefits of self-care are numerous and significant, however, the personal benefits are not an 'end point' but a path to deeper awareness and connection to self.
Self-love, Body awareness, Connection, Livingness, Well-being
Freedom of association in a world of free will: who and what do we choose to associate with?
The associational choice is a deep reflection of how we are and how do we want to be in our own body. Understanding what we say yes to is the key.
The Truth revealed
My whole life I had a strong knowing that there was something incredibly important missing. Understanding the truth of energetic integrity and responsibility completely turned my life around from living in a state of emotional highs and lows that had become my norm, to living with true vitality.
Responsibility, Truth, Wisdom, Well-being, Philosophy, Ageless Wisdom
How to listen to your body
Our body is constantly communicating with you, but are you listening or do you have your fingers in your ears? Listening to your body is really very simple . . .
Body awareness, Well-being, Meditation, Gentleness, Intimacy
How are you?
How are you, really?
Health, Health conditions, Human body, Ill health, Sickness, Well-being
Moving in harmony
As long as we are alive, we will be moving. Do we ever consider the great intelligence that must be in every cell of our body, that knows exactly how to do everything, how to respond to the nerve signals, move the muscles and coordinate them?
Self-care takes care of itself
Self-care is the everyday activities done differently, by me and from me and from the inside out rather than bringing something to me from the outside in
Is it really self-care?
Self-care is usually viewed as an opportunity to pamper or console ourselves every now and then, but why aren’t the effects lasting?
Body awareness, Connection, Self-love, Self-worth, Well-being
Teaching is a marathon and not a sprint… are you ready to get fit?
Tips on how to get to the end of term without the usual teacher burnout.
The self-neglect in self-care
Self-care is NOT just personal care or the pampering you see as the ‘fluff’ promoted in many women’s magazines.
Self-care – does it support us when we are sick?
Are we missing the point of illness when we try to get well? Are we missing a golden opportunity through the wisdom of our body?
The sleep deprived world
What happens during the hours we sleep? Is it the body, the so-called ‘meat suit’ we are in – our organs, blood, muscles – that is the beneficiary of the rest, or is there more to it?
Why do we eat what we eat?
What we eat, and why and when we eat, has another dimension than what is presented in the cooking shows and enticing packaging in the supermarket aisle.
Is being a teacher making you tired?
Are you tired of being tired? If so, are you willing to make some changes? A conversation between educators about making changes to be fit for the profession.
Flow, cycles and rituals at work
The symptoms of exhaustion, lethargy or the simple and very common feeling of discontentment are a normalised phenomenon in our work-places. But does it really have to be this way?
Communicating with your Healing/Medical Practitioner
In this humorous and enlightening video, Doctor Sam Kim gently broaches the subject of body awareness and doctor/patient communication.
Starting the conversation on men’s health video
Builder Adam Warburton talks about how as men we can start the conversation on how to start taking more responsibility for our own state of health