Winter is coming. In the flu pandemic at the end of World War One, the average age of death was twenty-eight 1. In the UK, the average age of death from COVID19 is eighty-one for men, and eighty-four for women. Which is older than the average life expectancy in parts of the UK. These data are from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), as analysed and reported in the Daily Mail 2.
The COVID-19 crisis has landed, and it’s not going away any time soon. It has had an effect upon the mental health of even the strongest of people, as they negotiate sudden and irresistible change.
Anyone who wishes to find some refuge from the present turbulent times while at the same time nourish the body and mind, look no further. Zen Garden, a new Yoga Studio and Holistic Hub has just opened in Praia da Luz. It is the brainchild child of Noeline Oldham, a yoga teacher and therapist who has been able to realise a longstanding dream of opening a centre in just the right location.
Where can we solve our problems? At school, at the hairdresser, in our families? Normally not. We have to retreat from the world and finally solve them.
In the beautiful Algarve new women retreats are arising, women circles, where the impossible becomes possible. A life without problems.
If somebody told you nine positive attributes about your behaviour and personality and one negative attribute, which one potentially would keep you awake and stir your thinking at 4 a.m.? My guess is – it is not one of the nine positive ones.
Our anxiety and the world today. As the world is experiencing a pandemic, the topic of #anxiety is certainly at the forefront of many minds. Most of us are currently experiencing it on one level or another. So how can you best keep it in check?
In order to better advise UK nationals in Portugal on how to access healthcare during this period of restrictions to movement due to COVID19, the British Embassy Lisbon have prepared two simple Q&As, one for residents and one for visitors to Portugal.
If you are a healthcare professional or on your way to becoming one, then you are probably curious about the strategic ways by which the patient care quality can be improved. Given the current circumstances, this might prove to be an extra challenging prospect, and it is undoubtedly on the mind of every professional in the field. While the challenges are indeed overwhelming, there are a few basic strategies that streamline the healthcare process to better help medical professionals as well as patients and potential clients. The following are a few key tenets that might be of assistance.
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