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The pursuit of happiness is 'life-long and it is not goal centred'

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The pursuit of happiness is 'life-long and it is not goal centred'

Certainly, you cannot think your way out of severe mental illness, but re-centring your mind on the present can be a powerful way of de-escalating anxious feelings and negative thoughts. 

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Dr. Katie Cooper talks Plants, Mental Health and the Origins of Bloombox Club

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Dr. Katie Cooper talks Plants, Mental Health and the Origins of Bloombox Club

From humble beginnings at the kitchen table of Dr. Katie Cooper to the successful delivery of thousands of plants in 2019, we thought it was time to take stock of our journey. In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, we sat down with the founder of Bloombox Club and asked about the origins of the business, the relationship between plants and mental health, and how we can get the most out of our green friends.

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Why is it So Important for Parents to Practice Self-Care?

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Why is it So Important for Parents to Practice Self-Care?

Putting yourself first is good advice if you’re a university student with no dependants, but neglecting the demands of others seems an unrealistic proposition when little people’s lives depend on your attention.

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Plant Power: Four Bona Fide Natural Sleep Aids

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Plant Power: Four Bona Fide Natural Sleep Aids

Before pharmaceuticals, people looked to plants as a way of helping them to sleep – and many swear by these remedies today! A couple of these are classics but the others may surprise you ...

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Why You Shouldn't Aspire to be Happy All the Time

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Why You Shouldn't Aspire to be Happy All the Time

A growing body of evidence supports the notion that ‘highly valuing happiness leads to decreased well-being.’

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