Kick social anxiety to the curb

If you are feeling shyer than normal, want to avoid crowds and even a meeting at work feels too much, it could be that social anxiety is getting the better of you. We know it is rotten and can make life tough, so we have had a look at how …

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 …

Don’t let loneliness get you down

Children going to school, divorce, teenagers leaving for university, a house move or new job can all be stressful, and while they are a part of everyday life, each one can lead to loneliness. While feeling lonely isn’t a mental health problem itself, the two things are linked, and if …

Find true love online

The dating world is awash with apps and sites promising singles not only fun but also the change to meet that someone special and hopefully find love. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, if you feel like Cupid needs a little digital help when it comes to helping you …

Reasons to embrace the cold weather

The mornings are dark, the days are cold and the evenings are, well, both. While the chilly temperatures might have you diving for the duvet, it could actually be that the cold is good for your mind and body. Yes, that’s right. If you’re an active, healthy person, the cold …

How to complete ‘Dry January’

Over the past few years, Dry January, has become ‘a thing’ and one that is gathering momentum. Just to give you an overview, Dry January is an annual event where thousands of people give up alcohol for the first month of the year. While January is a tough month already, …

Kitchen cupboard essentials

We know that cooking wholesome meals at home, from scratch, is good for us, but sometimes you go to the cupboard, and well it is bare and calling for a take-away seems like the easiest option. Easy yes, healthy no and cost-effective, definitely not. By simply stocking up on the …

Pack like a pro

We don’t about you, but while we love going on holiday the thought of packing fills us with dread. From knowing how many dresses to take, what bikini goes with what kaftan and just how many pairs of shoes are enough, getting your case sorted and into the car be …

Get fit with an app

If you are fed up with forking out cash on a gym membership you just don’t use, now is the time to cancel that direct debit and exercise a different way and on your terms. Long gone are the days when you had to head to a sweaty sports hall …

Soak up the sun the safe way

Despite advertising campaigns and events like Sun Awareness week, 35% Brits have been sunburnt in the last year while in the UK according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists. Brits are more likely to be sunburnt abroad, with 46% of people who have travelled overseas …