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Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum 2018 – Symposium Events

Attend Symposium Events’ upcoming Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum – and save £400!   I am very excited to announce that the Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum is back for an incredible 13th year, this highly popular conference will offer HR, OH and Wellbeing professionals the opportunity to uncover the strategic and practical elements of […]

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World Mental Health Day 2018 – Young people and mental health in a changing world

Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year? It has been reported that in England alone 1 in 6 experience a common mental health problem, for example depression or anxiety, in any given week. Even more worryingly, around 1 in 10 children and […]

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Foods that can improve your sleep!

Struggling to fall asleep? Why not try the following foods that are said to improve sleep quality and quantity! 1. Kiwi It has been thought that eating 1 or 2 medium sized kiwis can help sleep. A study has suggested that Kiwi is one of the best foods to eat to improve sleep quality. Kiwi […]

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Are you a chocaholic?

A staggering two fifths of Britons confess to eating chocolate for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Consuming chocolate with every meal is becoming a norm to many, with 20% of people ranking chocolate as the hardest thing to give up. It is commonly thought that a small amount of chocolate each day is good for you. […]

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Curve your Stress Eating!

When we are stressed, our cortisol levels increase. An increase in cortisol can often cause us to crave unhealthier food options. Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco Medical center, concluded that women tend to crave mostly carbohydrates, especially sweet foods. Whereas, a recent survey found 61% of males crave salty snacks when […]

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#InternationalWellbeingWednesday – Caffeine

Wellbeing Wednesday is approaching very soon and this year’s theme is all about: getting a better night’s sleep. One of our main tips for getting a better night’s sleep would be to cut down on your Caffeine intake. Reaching for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is something we are nearly all […]

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Common eat for wellbeing myths!

Many of us have preconceptions surrounding what we need to eat in order to ensure that we are getting enough minerals and vitamins into our everyday diets, whether you’re bored of oranges but gobbling them down out of fear that you’re going to start lacking in Vitamin C or eating a ton of carrots to […]

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Stressed? Try these foods to help your symptoms!

With a recent study being released concluding that during a typical week, 4 in 5 adults feel stressed, we could all do with a little help when it comes to de-stressing. The good news is that you can elevate some of the symptoms of stress by watching what you eat. When we are stressed the […]

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Do you regularly get your 5 A Day?

It’s been drilled into our heads since we were little from our parents, taught to us at school by our teachers and regularly promoted to us through advertisements. However, although it is such a well-known and talked about topic, research has revealed only 1 in 4 adults eat their 5 a day. The World Health […]

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Eat Yourself to Calm

Have you ever considered what you eat might be influencing how you feel? What we consume can increase our energy levels and calm our mood. Before an exam, presentation or an important meeting it is all too easy to reach for a biscuit to provide some comfort. But that temporary junk food high or sugar […]

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