New Year, New Self Care Routine

According to the experts, self-care is “the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness”. January is a time that we all reassess how we’re doing things and we think that there’s no …

Keep calm, it’s only Christmas

Say ‘Christmas’ to a friend and you either get a smile or a look of sheer horror, depending on how organised they are, and what they have left to do before the big day. Let’s face it, Christmas is meant to be fun, not a big ball of cash strapped …

Keep your health game up, this winter

Let’s face it, winter isn’t the easiest time to stick to a healthy diet and fitness plan, however hard you try. With changeable weather, festive events and naughty treats putting sleigh sized obstacles in the way, it is hardly surprising that even our best intentions can get lost in the …

Why Salt Could Be Good For You After All

We are so used to being told to hold the salt because it is bad for our health, that is exactly what we do. But, stop, maybe it isn’t as evil as we have been led to believe.  While we agree that adding too much salt to our food can …

Healthy hair for spring

The Beast from the East may have left our shores, but the snow and wind it bought our way marked the end of a harsh winter. As well as your skin taking a battering from sub-zero temperatures outside, and central heating blasts inside, your hair can also be damaged by …

Get your sleep back on track

With Christmas late nights and lazy lie ins over, going to sleep at reasonable time and getting up and out in the morning, can be a tough job. As well as a balanced diet, plenty of water and regular exercise, a good night’s sleep is needed for tip-top health and …

Why You SHOULD Be Dry Brushing

Dry brushing is a practise which has been around for many years, done in both spas and at home. The people who already do it know the benefits that it can have for their skin, but not many people know about all of the other ways that dry brushing can …

Make 2017 the year you quit smoking

If you do one thing this year to improve your health, wealth and well-being, giving up smoking has to be top of the list. With a packet of 20 cigarettes costing nearly £10 and the number of places to puff decreasing all the time, combined with the shocking effects this …

Top Tips for Safe Tanning

Just yesterday, a study was released which showed that the majority of the population was deficient in Vitamin D, an essential component which helps us to absorb calcium and keep our bones healthy. The main way to get vitamin D is through exposure to sunlight, which is tricky because too …

Happiness Hacks

  There are some days when you just feel, well, a bit below par. Maybe you’ve got too much work on, haven fallen out with a friend or are unsure about the future after the Brexit news. You know what, that’s OK. You can’t be happy 100% of the time; …