Archive for the “Physical activity” category
Watsu changed everything – it gave me a life
Michael’s story Michael Nichol, 61, from Wakefield, felt like he was in the “pitch black” after a number of physical and mental health problems left him feeling like he had no future. However, Michael found hope in an unlikely place when he was introduced to …
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I learnt the skills to manage my difficulties
Ibrahim has learnt skills to manage the mental health difficulties he was experiencing, overcome challenges in his life and build confidence in his abilities. Despite being severely visually impaired Ibrahim is able to use his new confidence to take part in community groups and form …
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I could cope with challenges of my cancer
Tonsil cancer didn’t stop Paul from leading an active life; he’s just had to redefine the way he does it. Expert Patient Programme gave him additional tools to cope with the challenges his treatment brought.
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Support to set goals means I now lead a healthier lifestyle
Heart failure had a dramatic impact on Ken’s life and he misses what he used to do. Shortness of breath and a lack of motivation gave way to depression. Simple changes, ideas and encouragement led to healthy eating and gentle exercise.
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Losing 8 stone transformed my life!
Weighing more than 26 stone Andrew could no longer walk a few metres without getting out of breath. With the help of his local healthy weight service, he has managed to break habits of a lifetime and completely transform his lifestyle. Andrew’s story After struggling …
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I weighed 17 stone – I now buy size 10 clothes
Hitting a milestone birthday and looking back on a life burdened by her weight left Rachel desperate for change. She shed the pounds with the help of the Trust’s healthy weight service. I weighed 17 stone at my largest, but now I delight in picking …
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