A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body. That's everyone's ideal; but sometimes we need a bit of help. Keep your body in good shape with advice from experts in various fields. For mental health, keep yourself alert with our puzzles.

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Women Run Strong

Calling all women runners

During long runs, when fatigue is setting in and energy levels are sinking fast, I often fantasise about a steady supply of sugar to fuel me on the way, some friendly encouragement to keep going and a welcome glass of something fizzy at the end.

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Women’s Health Research Study

Are you a woman aged 60-80 who is probably underweight? Dr Daniel Crabtree at Edinburgh Napier University would like your help with a research study examining how diet, nutrition and exercise might affect concentration and mental focus.

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Bonding With Your Baby

There are many buzz words around pregnancy and parenting, and so many of them do come and go in phases, but something that is mentioned again and again is ‘bonding’. Everyone knows what this means – or do they?

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Gardening – Antidote to Depression

Trellis (the Scottish Therapeutic Gardening Network) promotes gardening as a means of combating depression. Reports of higher than ever anti-depressant use in Scotland mean the case for alternatives to medication for treating depression has never been more persuasive. Trellis is keen to point out the benefits of gardening for mental, physical and social health.

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East Meets the West End

OMH exists to make you feel better, says the strapline.  And OMH Therapies (Oils – Massage – Healing) is certainly an oasis of calm and warmth in the bustling West End of Edinburgh city centre.

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Toddler Mother Blues

We’re all aware of the term ‘baby blues’ but in her third parenting feature, Sarah Wheatley considers  what happens when this becomes the ‘one-and-a-half-year-old-mother blues’.

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