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Wellbeing

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Signs you may have an allergy

It’s thought that 1 in 4 people in the UK  to suffer from some form of allergy. Some of the most common examples include hayfever (pollen allergy), insect sting allergies, nut allergies, dust mite allergies and animal hair allergies. An allergy occurs when the immune system mistakes a food or substance as harmful. This triggers…

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Dear Precious Community, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the events that have taken place over the last few weeks. I want to make a clear statement on behalf of myself and PRECIOUS. Like many of you, I have been hurting over the most recent outbursts of violence against Black bodies in the…

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Eating, living and staying healthy during Covid-19

Life right now may seem like the stuff of movies. You know, like the one featuring Morgan Freeman as President of the United States? But it’s not a movie, COVID-I9 is real,  as is the lockdown that we’ve been living in. With vaccination trials still ongoing and speculation rife about the causes and the cures,…

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Is Neurodiversity the new black?

Many hundreds of thousands of black and other minority men, women and children happen to have a neurodiversity – defined as a variation in how the human brain processes information, thinks, learns, socialises, feels and behaves.  Examples of neurodiversity are autism (Autistic Spectrum Condition), ADHD, Dyslexia and Tourette Syndrome. Neurodiversity, like any diversity, is about…

Four small steps to get over heartbreak

There’s no doubt that heartache can have serious implications on your mental health.  The breakdown of a relationship can spark anxiety and have a serious impact on your wellbeing. Making plans for the future can be theraputic. If you’ve been married and you have gone through all the red tape of a divorce, you’ve probably…

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Nine reasons to take up yoga right now

Whether you’re looking to take up a new hobby, want to make positive changes to your health regime, or are simply looking for an excuse to get out of the house, yoga could be the solution. Yoga has been practised since 3000 BC and studies estimate that there are currently around 300 million people practising…

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Why we need to stress about stress | Dr Preethi Daniel

Stress. A word that is often thrown around in our professional and personal lives, without due attention to what makes us stressed or what effect it has on our physical or mental health. Everybody gets stressed but have you ever wondered what you can do to manage stress levels? In the UK, work is reported…

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6 ways to winter-proof your skin

With temperatures set to drop further this month, the layers of clothing are likely to increase but it’s also important to up your skincare regime to help protect your skin from the chill. Here are six ways to help combat the cold wreaking havoc on your complexion… Ditch the dryness Central heating on full blast…

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Top Tips to Beat the January Blues

Monday 21st January is officially named Blue Monday and has been recognised as one of the most depressing days of the year. However, there are ways to combat this and co-founders of Inhere (an innovative meditation concept), Adiba Osmani and Ghazal Abrishamchi, have identified a number of foods to ease depression and stress as well…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | The Universe Has Your Back…

So this month’s column is a little different. I am going to share snippets of my thoughts, journal and Facebook posts from the last two weeks because sometimes, I think a point needs more life to serve better. So… Tues 24th July I was honoured to host the first PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards at Google HQ in London….