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In recent years, sound healing or sound bath experiences have become increasingly popular. But how does it actually work to soothe the body and the mind? Using sound to achieve a deep state of relaxation, or “spiritual” connection with the world around us, is an ancient tradition that dates back more than 40,000 years. Tribes in Australia, Central America and Tibet would use drums, flutes and chanting to guide those that had been experiencing mental...

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This story by Olivia Boyd originally appeared on Huffington Post and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story.       In college, Eben Bayer grew mushrooms under his dorm room bed. The mechanical engineering student, who had grown up on a farm in the US state of Vermont, was convinced the fungus was one of nature’s most effective “technologies” and...

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With thousands of teeagers not returning to school or university, parents are being urged to have reassuring conversations with their “quaranteenager” to support their mental wellbeing.  The restrictions imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19 have felt especially tough for many teenagers. They have been deprived of their friends, they feel unsure about their exams and worried about job prospects in a post-pandemic economy. Without the normal routine and structure of school and college, teenagers...

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The coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world and left many stressful consequences in its wake. Suddenly, self-medication has become the thing to do. We have to manage our fear of infection alongside fear of an uncertain future. The global lockdown disrupted our routines and invoked widespread boredom, loneliness and anxiety. On top of all that, we face highly challenging societal issues. Job insecurity and economic loss continue to increase as our global recession worsens. As...

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There’s nothing like a bad work situation to trigger a downward spiral. As the UAE’s workforce prepares to head back to work, the responsibilities, pressure and stress of the workplace are rushing back, too – with the added element of job insecurity. Resha Erheim, a Canadian certified counsellor based at the Camali Clinic in Dubai talks about how to deal with workplace stress, anxiety, lack of confidence and bullying, whether from a colleague or your...

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Aseya Nasib was only 16 when she was diagnosed with clinical depression, which runs in her family. “The teen/early years are when it first manifests itself for many of us who have lifelong mental illness,” says the 36-year-old Emirati. Over the years, Nasib learned how to treat her depression with medication and therapy. It was after breaking her ankle roller skating that she realized there was more she could do to help other women – and...

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For millions of people around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant the loss of their job and livelihood. Whether it’s temporary or permanent, unemployment can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges. All the uncertainty related to the pandemic only adds to the angst. If Covid-19 has left you jobless, you may be experiencing many emotions and troubling thoughts.  For example, you may feel: A loss of identity and sense of purpose Unappreciated and no longer...

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As countries all over the world begin to navigate moving forward from isolation and lockdown, it’s hard to feel grateful when every single one of us has been affected by the pandemic in some way.  For some, the impact has been mild, for others it has been devastating. But almost everyone is finding it hard to adjust to the changes. People have faced a series of losses, from the loss of a fellow man being...

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During these uncertain times, the most important things to take care of are your own mindset and sanity, so do whatever it takes. Also, don’t judge yourself for whatever you do or don’t do during this time. There is a certain amount of pressure out there at the moment to use this time to take up a new hobby or learn a new skill. For many people this seem inconceivable as simply getting through the day...

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The food and beverage industry has faced huge challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. While people’s health and wellbeing are currently the number one priority, it is now more important than ever to ask questions about the world and the environment we have created. At Cassette, our focus has always gone beyond just food. We wanted to create a business with sustainability and environmental awareness at its core. Going green is not a new concept. However,...

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Ideas for keeping children engaged and entertained may be wearing thin – not to mention testing your patience – as we head into another weekend of ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. That’s why we turned to some industry experts for their best advice . Kirsten Fairfield, co-founder of BabySouk.com My first piece of advice is to start your day strong: get dressed, eat breakfast and indulge in a fun exercise routine to get everyone motivated and ready to...