Summer hacks for hydration

Drinking water is one of those things we know we need to do, and it sounds super simple, but let’s be honest, it can be really easy to let things slide. The reality is, if we don’t drink enough water it can lead to dehydration, headaches, poor skin, fine lines …

How to eat to boost your mood

The pressure of work, together with balancing the demands of family and friends, is very much a reality of modern-day life. People often say they are feeling stressed and anxious because things just feel too much and they aren’t sure which way to turn next. As well as speaking to …

Keep hay fever at bay

It seems like only yesterday we were shovelling snow off our paths and wrapping up in thermals, but all of a sudden spring is here and with it brings the pollen that causes hay fever, and misery. The balmier climes we have been seeing recently mean trees have burst into …

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 …

5 Unusual Menopause Symptoms and How to Deal with Them

The menopause is famous for making women feel uncomfortable and there’s a whole list of symptoms, such as hot flushes and lack of energy that we all know about. There are, however, several more “unusual” symptoms which people either don’t know about or haven’t worked out that they’re associated to …

The Benefits of Bathing

Whilst the pressure of modern life means many of us run in and out of the shower, one of life’s little luxuries still has to be taking a bath. The simple bath has a long and detailed history and for centuries we have been getting in the tub to relax. …

Getting jet lag under control

Jetting off on our summer holiday is something many of us look forward to all year. Two weeks in the sun, enjoying an American city break or cruising around the Caribbean are all amazing experiences but if jet lag strikes it can really put a spanner in the works. Whilst …

The Essential Oil Lowdown

Essential oils have been around for thousands of years to support health and well being. They are used for aromatherapy, in household and beauty products and are increasingly being used as natural medicinal treatments. Essential oils are concentrated, aromatic plant extracts and offer a multitude of benefits that including easing …