• Music Psychology

    Can music help breastfeeding?

    I have no intention of pressuring anyone to breastfeed. I struggled for months with feeding my babies. We went on to manage a good relationship with feeding, but I know – I really know – how hard it can be. If you are struggling too then I feel for you and wish you all the very best. Please seek out all the help you can, there is absolutely no shame in saying that feeding is difficult. The most heartening piece of advice from my midwife was that ‘fed is best’ and at this challenging time in life, it is not worth making yourself ill trying to feed when it isn’t…

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  • Music Psychology

    Can music help me keep fit?

    Between 2008 and 2010 the UK government Foresight’s ‘Mental capital and wellbeing’ project considered how to improve a nations wellbeing through life. The Five Ways to Wellbeing were the resulting set of evidence-based public health messages. These messages have recently been updated to reflect Five Ways to Wellbeing at a time of social distancing. Even a small improvement in wellbeing can help to decrease health problems and help people to flourish. This document sets out 5 actions to improve personal wellbeing. The 5 ways to wellbeing are: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give Let’s look today at public health message number 2 – Be Active I don’t…

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