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Links between Stress and the most common causes of Death

After attending a recent nutrition workshop, it became apparent that stress can be linked to every major health problem. The top 4 causes of death within the UK are; Dementia, Heart Disease, Cancer and Diabetes. Although, since 2001 the “death rates from heart disease and stroke have halved for both males and females” and during […]

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How to: Develop a positive attitude

It can sometimes be incredibly difficult to stay positive in difficult situations, and often a negative hour can turn into a ruined day, which can easily turn in to a bad week. Here are some tips to help you snap out of a negative mindset as soon as possible so that you are not feeling […]

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Yoga for Stress

Yoga has a proven calming affect; it lowers blood pressure as well as relieves anything from chronic back pain to anxiety and depression. Because of this, many people use yoga as a natural, free remedy for Stress. It also has the added benefit that it can be carried out anywhere and everywhere! If you are […]

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How to fall asleep faster!

  Sleep is a vital part of obtaining good wellbeing. We spend a third of our lives asleep. Despite what many of us believe, it is impossible to be in good health and not have enough quality sleep. Lack of sleep has been said to impact our health as much as, if not equally to; […]

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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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How to manage your time effectively

If you are determined to improve your productivity this year, then we recommend that you try to adopt Steven Covey’s ‘Time Management Matrix’ in all aspects of your life. From using it in your everyday life like buying bread at the shop, replying to an email at work or even taking the kids to school, […]

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Resilience

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” Albert Einstein. Throughout our whole lives, we have unknowingly been improving our resilience skills. From learning to walk to being a toddler running around the park, we have been learning to thrive through challenges and adversity our […]

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Is your New Year’s Resolution to ‘drink more water’?

The New Year has just arrived and the likelihood that you have written ‘drink more water’ on your New Year’s Resolutions list this year is fairly likely! Here in the UK, the most popular New Year’s resolutions for 2018 are to; exercise more and lose weight. Both of which, have an impact on your hydration […]

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Anxiety has overtaken Depression: Generation Z

A study conducted in 2017 concluded that more than 1 in 3 teenage girls suffer with anxiety and depression. With 37% of girls having three or more symptoms of psychological distress, such as feeling worthless or unable to concentrate, compared to 15% of boys. Interestingly, it also concluded that depression and anxiety in boys had […]

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Is having an office based job ruining your wellbeing?

We recently read some statistics which stated that a high percentage of us sit at our desks for more than 6 hours a day at work. As much as we do not really think about how long we are sat for, sitting for too long encourages bad wellbeing in many ways. Sitting for extended periods […]

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