Make the most of your beauty sleep

Winter evenings are for many things – cosy nights by the fire, hot chocolate after dinner as well as all those Christmas movies to eat as you eat mince pies and enjoy the odd tipple. Winter, however, isn’t always the best thing that can happen to your hair and skin. …

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 …

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 …

Keep cool this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but Christmas can be demanding and stressful and keeping your cool can be tough. While we are expected to have a heart warming, joyful time with the ones we love, the reality is, holiday gatherings can be hard work. We have had …

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 …

Walk your way to health in May

With so many of us walking far less than any previous generations, we sometimes need reminding that walking doesn’t just get you from A to B but it can also reduce your risk of disease, improve your physical and mental health, help the environment and boost your social life too. …

Chill out, don’t burn out

New Year’s Resolutions are long gone and the summer holidays are far away on the horizon, which means getting bogged down with life and not taking time out for you is easy to do. The thing is, if you don’t slow down and stop once in a while, your health …

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 …

Don’t sweat the small stuff in 2017

We all do it. Sweat the small stuff, let it get into our minds and take over our lives. In 2017 why not reset your life and focus on what is important and really matters rather than letting the clutter, well clutter things up? We are talking about both possessions …