Get to sleep the easier way

The summer has gone which means those body melting temperatures and unbearable nights are no longer with us, but many people still toss and turn unable to get to sleep at night. Fear not, we have put together some simple tips that we hope will help you to fall asleep …

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 …

Start your day, the caffeine free way

The dark mornings and cold nights of winter, can make us feel that the only way we can start the day is with a strong cup of coffee, or two. While this isn’t the end of the world, it also isn’t the only way to feel energised first thing. Some …

Keep flu at bay this winter

With flu cases accounting for 22,000 visits to GPs, 85 deaths and hundreds of hospital admissions, it would seem we are dealing with a flu crisis this winter. With sore throats, soaring temperatures, aching joints, headaches and coughing just some of the symptoms, this is one bug you could do …

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 …

Pack a healthy lunch

Back to school and as well as getting the PE kits ready and uniform washed, the pressure is on to pack up a healthy lunch. While the requests might be for chocolate and crisps, the school rules and guidelines say otherwise. We have had a look at some creative, tasty …

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 …

Sleep like a baby

Last week, summer really came to town and while many people love the warmer weather and soaring temperatures, for others it makes hay fever worse and sleeping difficult. ‘I love the sun but getting to sleep and staying asleep is so hard.’ Jo ‘When it is too hot outside my …