Author: Lynda Shaw

The importance of sleep for the brain and health

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw explains why sleep is so important to our physical and mental wellbeing.

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The power of positivity

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw encourages you to take life by the scruff of the neck - all with a little bit of positive thinking....

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The retirement you deserve

Health

Your retirement is a time to reflect and reinvent yourself explains Dr Lynda Shaw. ...

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New year, new me … why do we make New Year’s resolutions?

Pets

Dr Lynda Shaw cautions that unrealistic expectations and lack of commitment can undermine your New Year’s resolutions.

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Sandwich generation needs our help

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw highlights the problems faced by people who juggle caring for elderly parents with the needs of their own children and work. ...

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Starting a new relationship

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at how to get over one of the big stress hurdles of beginning a new chapter in your life - starting a new relationship...

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Spring clean your mind

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw cautions that stress is a fact of life, but these top tips for dealing with the ‘thought clutter’ that comes with it could be your saving grace!

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The importance of sleep as we age

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw says getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health as you age....

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Stay active for longer

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw challenges you to rediscover your adventurous side and feel younger!...

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Coping with the transition to Menopause

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw offers some positive tips to combat the physical and mental challenges of menopause

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Britons losing ability to age with dignity

Women's Health

Dr Lynda Shaw ask what is wrong with being happy with the age we are?...

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How to cope with bereavement

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw offers tips to cope with feelings of guilt and isolation after bereavement....

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Why women need their friends

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at how older women use support networks of other women to help them as they age

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The Importance of mixing with the community

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw examines ways to strengthen ties to your community and safeguard people against isolation and loneliness....

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Grandchildren: double empty nest syndrome

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw examines how empty nest syndrome can strike twice when grandchildren grow up....

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How to boost your energy

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw shares some non-diet tips that will have you feeling refreshed- both mentally and physically.

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The importance of dementia prevention

Dementia care & awareness

Dr Lynda Shaw continues her look at health issues affecting older people with a look at dementia prevention...

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Being the best grandparent

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw provides tips for grandparents who want to offer support without being accused of being overbearing or having to take on...

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Keeping your brain fit in later life

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw says challenge your mental accuity and keep your brain healthy in retirement with these quick tips.

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Psychology of losing weight

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at comfort eating and offers some common sense reasons to lose weight....

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Dealing with OCD

Health

Obsessive compulsive disorder can have a massive impact on your life and, as Dr Lynda Shaw explains, it can emerge in later life through...

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Be positive in the New Year

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw says make a detailed plan if you want your New Year health plans to succeed.

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Body languange & non-verbal communication

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw explains the importance of a good first impression and how body language and non verbal techniques can help you in any...

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How to age successfully

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw says we need to proactively engage mentally, physically and socially to do age well...

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Decluttering your life after 50

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Lynda Shaw asks can we differentiate clutter of the mind from clutter in our working or home environment?

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Coping with infidelity

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at infidelity in long-term relationships and how to cope with the betrayal of a cheating partner....

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Male menopause

Men's Health

Dr Lynda Shaw explains male menopause and the problems faced by men in their late 40s and early 50s....

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Work / life balance

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Tips to maintain a good work/life balance and keep stress out of your home

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Natural shortcomings of ageing are not the problem they seem

Health

Macular degeneration, short-term memory loss and reduced sense of taste and smell are all part of the natural ageing process - and here's...

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The future of care homes

Health

Dr Lynda Shaw challenges care homes to make themselves more relevant to the UK's ageing population....

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