Laura Smith

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Laura Smith

Associate Editorial Manager

Laura Smith is a content writer specialising in health and wellbeing topics, with a particular focus on mental health. In addition to writing for The Good Body, she also regularly contributes to other online publications.

Among her writing credits, are a range of lifestyle journals on topics such as gratitude, mindfulness and self-care, including products for the travel brand Lonely Planet.

As one of the many people who struggle with neck pain, she’s passionate about what The Good Body stands for and strives to deliver content that provides readers with everything they need to live pain-free.

9 of the Best Sleep Instagram Accounts and Influencers

Best Sleep Instagram Accounts and Influencers

Whether you’re one of the 30% of Americans that occasionally suffer from symptoms of insomnia, or you just want to learn more about getting a great night’s sleep, there are people who can help! On Instagram you’ll find a number of different sleep experts you can follow, to fill your newsfeed with useful hints and tips. Take a look below at our list of 9 of the best sleep Instagram accounts and influencers (then get yourself an early night!)...

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50 Fitness Affirmations to Get You Moving!

Fitness Affirmations

You know the many benefits of exercising regularly. But did you know that reciting a positive affirmation also has a wealth of health advantages! In fact, research shows that repeating a daily mantra makes you more likely to be physically active. It’s easy to start practicing, you just need to find the perfect words...

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10 Wellbeing Instagram Accounts and Influencers (to Follow in 2022)

Best Instagram Wellbeing Accounts and Influencers

Wellbeing is generally about discovering what makes you feel good, and embracing it! The global wellness economy is currently valued at over $4.5 trillion, so unsurprisingly you’ll find lots of people promoting their own version of wellness on Instagram. If you’re looking for people to follow take a look at our list of the 10 best wellbeing Instagram accounts and influencers...

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10 Affirmations for Foot Pain to Help Soothe Sore Feet!

Affirmations for Foot Pain

80% of Americans have reported a foot ailment at some time in their lives — are you one of them? If so, have you tried reciting a positive affirmation? Though a little unconventional as a foot care treatment, the positive language can help with the associated symptoms of chronic foot pain such as stress. Find the right words and research shows you can actually rewire your brain to think more positively...

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20 Mental Health Affirmations for Strength and Recovery

Mental Health Affirmations

Taking care of your mental wellbeing is just as important as regular exercise. Whether you’re recovering from a mental health disorder or trying to keep depression at bay, affirmations can help. Practicing a daily affirmation is scientifically proven to relieve stress and reduce symptoms of anxiety. It’s easy to get started, simply find the right words and begin reciting your mantra...

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18 Chronic Pain Affirmations for a Positive Mindset

Chronic Pain Affirmations

At least 10% of the world’s population is affected by chronic pain. If you’re one of them you’ve likely tried every gadget on the market to help, however have you tried practicing a daily affirmation? Research shows it can ease some of the associated symptoms of the condition such as stress and anxiety...

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11 of the Best Yoga Instagram Accounts and Influencers (You Need to Follow)

Best Instagram Yoga Accounts and Influencers

Statistics tell us that yoga has grown hugely in popularity, which isn’t a surprise when you consider the amazing health benefits. Instagram has been a catalyst for this growth, with over one billion yoga posts shared on the site. However with so much yoga content on the ‘gram, who is the best yogi to follow? Below we’ve shortlisted 10 of the best instagram yoga accounts and influencers...

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10 Health Anxiety Affirmations: Change Your Mindset

Health Anxiety Affirmations

Experts believe that 4% to 5% of the population suffer with health anxiety. However knowing there are others struggling isn’t much comfort when you’re wracked with worry. Research shows that practicing a daily anxiety affirmation could help. The act of reciting a mantra helps you generate more positive thoughts and ease uncontrollable worry...

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