Top 5 Tips For Keeping Healthy This Winter.

Now the dark nights are closing in, temperature has dropped and the holiday season is feeling well and truly over, it’s easy to find yourself going into hibernation mode – choosing nights in on the sofa with takeaways over proactive action for keeping yourself fit and healthy. So, what can you do to make sure you stay in good health over the winter months?

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The Benefits of Walking!

We often hear about how walking is super good for us, however, you may be surprised at just how beneficial it can be to our bodies, mind and wellbeing. See below for our Top Ten benefits of simply putting one foot in front of the other!

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First Aid for Kids – What Should They Know!

Whilst we never want to think of our children or those in our care being involved with, or witnessing, situations requiring first aid and medical attention, it can happen, and often there isn’t any warning. Hopefully, most of the time, children will be under adult supervision and can leave grown-ups to administer first aid and deal with the situation, however, that won’t always be the case. So it is vital that we teach children – even those as young as toddlers – what to do in an emergency situation.

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Mens Health Awareness Month

June is Mens Health Awareness Month. “The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.”

I think it is fair to say that sometimes men struggle to seek help when they have an initial health worry, in fact, most likely they will put off seeking help or reassurance, until the issue has worsened. 

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Stress Awareness Month – Controlling Stress at Home

Unfortunately work-related stress doesn’t just stop when you turn off your computer and head home for the day. In fact in this modern smart phone world, for many, the work day never really ends at all. When persistent stress continues, it can take a toll on your health, well-being, relationships and family life. 

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Stress Awareness Month – Workplace Stress Part 1

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992. It is during this month that health care professionals and supporters join forces to highlight the causes and solutions for life stresses. 

In this two part blog, firstly I want to cover workplace stress – how to identify it, how it affects us and also the ways to combat it.

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10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year – Part 2

Following on from our last blog 10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year, here are the remaining 5 steps that could just have a huge impact on your quality of life.

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10 Small Wellbeing Changes to Make This Year – Part 1

Sometimes the smallest steps can have the biggest impact. Often when we try to change our health and wellbeing for the better we decide to take drastic action and make huge lifestyle changes that often are too hard, too big or unrealistic to sustain.

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Show Your Heart Some Love

Whilst the world is celebrating love today, we wanted to highlight how important it is to take care of our hearts, and not just in the romantic sense.  It is vital that we understand how to keep them healthy so we can reduce the risk of heart disease – did you know that is the second most preventable cause of death in the UK?

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New Year, New You?

How has January gone for you? Did you make resolutions, and more importantly did you stick to them? When it comes to our health, slow and steady is always best, quick fixes and unrealistic changes and goals very rarely work in the longterm.

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