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Making time to exercise

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
For some, adding physical activity to their life is a simple task. But it's not so easy for all of us. Introducing a new activity to your day means you'll have to find time for said activity. For those of us with daily lives that are already very busy, it can seem near impossible to find time to squeeze some movement in. Continue Reading

Exercise: getting started

Posted on May 8, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson

When it comes to getting active, there's a lot of choice. Maybe even too much choice! It can seem quite overwhelming to choose a path, especially one that you'll enjoy. You don't want little things, like not knowing how to use a piece of gym equipment or not knowing the best type of shoes, to hold you back. So what can you do?

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How to get a better night's sleep

Posted on November 2, 2017 by Helen Field
Can you believe that nearly two in five people in the UK aren't getting a good night's sleep? That's 38% of adults in the UK - this is the highest percentage out of the 14 countries analysed in a survey. Lack of sleep can have a detrimental effect on our health - for instance problems with sleeping have been linked to illnesses like Alzheimer's disease, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, colds and flu. Continue Reading

Finding more time to read

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Previously we've written about the great effects reading can have on your wellbeing - it can help  reduce stress as well as help prevent cognitive decline in later life, not to mention reading has been linked to greater intelligence. Now you know why you should be reading, but of course there's the question of when you'll actually have time to do it. If you lead a busy life it might be tricky to find a spare few minutes to crack open a book, so we've got a few great suggestions to help you squeeze in a chapter or two. Read on: Continue Reading

Helpful tips to beat stress and feel more relaxed

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Helen Field
Relaxation doesn't always have to cost money. In fact some of the easiest ways to help you relax simply involve switching your mind from chaos to calm. Take a moment now to read this article and discover a few easy ways to beat stress and feel more relaxed. Continue Reading