How to boost your health in five minutes

60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day, seven days a week and there is only one you! While it might seem they you just don’t have enough time in your life to get everything done, the worst thing you can do for …

Keep your immune system strong

Before the party season gets underway, why not take a look at how you can boost your immune system so you can keep healthy as you burn the candle both ends this December. If you make a conscious effort to look after yourself you will be at an advantage when …

Keep warm is winter

While we enjoyed sunny skies and warm days during October and into November, there is no doubt that winter is on the way and things are getting chilly. Some people seem to spend even the coldest days in T-shirts and shorts claiming not to feel the wind whistle round their …

Run the mindful way

There is no doubt that the benefits of running are plentiful but as well as being great for keeping our hearts and bodies healthy, it can also be good for our minds too. You might not have thought about practising mindfulness as you run, but if you stop and think …

The Vitamin D Lowdown

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, has been in the news recently and we are having a look at why. Well, recent research has claimed that if you want to keep colds, flu and even pneumonia away, it’s Vitamin D, rather than an apple a day you need. Vitamin D is …

Beat the January blues

With January 16 dubbed as ‘Blue Monday’ we have reached what many consider to be the most depressing time of the year. With the fun of Christmas and the optimism of New Year a distant memory, and a lack of cash in the bank, extra pounds on our waists and …

Boost your mood with your food

Whilst some of us love wrapping up warm and kicking the leaves in the park, for others the cool winds of autumn are unwelcome and can create feelings of sadness and lead to snacking and comfort eating. Whilst cakes and crisps might taste great, not only can the add to …

Relax on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October and it is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. As life gets busier and pressure mount, it is very easy for anxiety to hit and for stress to spiral out of control. “I find a …

Superfoods to make you shine

We hear the term ‘superfood’ being banded about now, more than ever, but what does the term really mean? There is no official definition of a superfood, but it tends to refer to foods that are rich in levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals. Many are also a reliable source …

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; …