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National Relaxation Day – Improving Mental Health

  If you wake up every day with your brain buzzing, full of anxiety about everything you need to get done that day, or if the busy commute to and from work fills you with dread, don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The pace of life these days can make it all seem like a

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Yoga and Depression – How You Can Beat It

  Yoga may be able to ease some of the symptoms of depression, according to the largest ever study into this issue. The investigation into the link between yoga and depression focused on whether the regular practice of hatha yoga could aid the success of depression treatments. The researchers found that the benefits of yoga

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New Mothers – 6 Tips For Getting More Sleep

Parenthood is a challenge, with a lot of things to learn during those first few month. For new mothers, this adjustment can be tough. We’re always told that sleep for new mothers is hard to come by, but is there a way they can get more? A few handy tips can help you get those

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Heart Health Month

  It’s February, which means that people around the world are spreading awareness and fundraising for Heart Health Month. This is the time for us to celebrate good heart health and make changes towards living a healthier lifestyle. There are plenty of steps you can take to lower your risk of heart disease, and heart

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Rest and Wellness: What’s the link?

  If you’ve ever felt run down or stressed out, it’s very likely that you’ve been advised to get some good rest. Most of us have been told to treat ourselves to some much-needed rest at some point in our lives, but what does that really mean? The connection between rest and wellness, both physically

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Why a hot bath could be good for you

Enjoying a long soak in a hot bath could be as beneficial to health and burn just as many calories as a bout of low-intensity cardio, recent research has found. Many of us have felt the benefits of a relaxing hot bath after a long day. However, these new findings would suggest that baths are

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Why connecting with nature can make you happier

Are you spending too much time inside? Research suggests that anxiety, stress and depression may be partly traceable to a lack of contact with the natural world. Getting outside, or even just appreciating nature where you find it -in the city or in your home- can have huge positive effects on your health, happiness and

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Increase in number of heart failure cases demands more investment

Heart Failure is a condition that affects around 900,000 people in the UK. Research shows that the number of patients coming to hospital with an incurable condition has risen by over a third in the last ten years. This condition can affect people of different ages, sometimes leaving patients unable to continue their everyday activities-

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6 Motivation Tips To Boost Health And Wellbeing

We can all suffer from a lack of motivation from time to time, but if it’s stopping us from reaching our goals, from performing at work or making an effort with our friends and family – it can start to prove a problem. Being motivated to achieve our health goals is one of the most

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5 Health Benefits of Walking

Walk To Work Week takes place next week and as part of our bid to encourage as many of you as possible to make a change to your travel arrangements and walk to work, we’ve put together some of the health benefits you can expect to feel in reward for your efforts.   Perhaps you

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