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 …

Don’t let stress get you down

Family demands, a to-do list as long as your arm, and friends wanting you to go out and party every weekend, makes for a busy, but sometimes stressful life. It is one thing to ensure everyone else is happy, but you need to look after yourself too. You can keep …

Top tips for great hair

Many of us, wash our hair while we are in the shower, blast it with the dryer, style with tongs or straighteners, tie it back with a band and then wonder why it doesn’t look glossy like the celebrities on the red carpet. While you can’t have Vidal Sassoon on …

Hydration hacks for the summer

There is no denying that summer is well and truly here. Hot days and balmy nights see us swapping jeans for shorts, jumpers for strappy dresses and forget boots, it’s all about flip-flops right now. While all the glorious Vitamin D boosting sunshine may leave you with a healthy glow, add …

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 …

Go out and do something active this summer

With Rio just around the corner, what better time to get off the sofa and dive into sports? The NHS* says that to keep healthy, adults should try to be active daily and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week through a variety of activities. …