Top tips for good mental health

10th October is World Mental Health Day, so we’ve had a look at some ways you can look after yourself and deal with the ever-changing, always growing demands of modern-day life without suffering from burn out. Get plenty of sleep Sleep really is important for both physical and mental well …

Easy ways to relax when stress builds up

While the idea of switching off and doing nothing sounds like bliss, being able to fully power down isn’t always possible, but if we don’t slow down from time to time we can burn out and that’s no good for anyone. While it is hard to jet off and lie …

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 …

Make your beauty cabinet more eco friendly

If you take a look inside your beauty cabinet and you’ll probably be surprised at how much unnecessary, out of date, plastic stuff is hiding in there, with none of it doing you, or the planet, any good. With so much choice on offer, often at bargain prices, it is …

Get summer ready

As the sun shines and warms our skin taking away the bitterness of winter, many of us want to get on top of our lifestyles and ensure we are ahead of the game as the temperature heats up. Let’s cast aside the winter blues, and look at the small changes …

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 …

How to cut down on your plastic

Not a day goes by without the media reporting on the wide-spread problem of plastics clogging landfills, polluting seas and killing wildlife. While you might not think that you can personally do anything to change the situation, the reality is, if we all make small changes, it could have a big …

How to beat Christmas cabin fever

Christmas all about fun and food, family and friends, but it can also be a time for frustration and dare we say it, irritation if cabin fever sets in. There is no doubt that if you spend a whole week stuck in the house stuffing Quality Street and drinking your …

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 …

Exams need not be stressful

A’ levels, GCSEs and SATs are all being taken at the moment, and if you have children or teenagers in the throes of doing any, or all, of these, it can be a time of anxiety and stress. We have had a look at how you can help to calm …