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Everything you need to know about summer skin care

We often grumble about the weather in the UK, especially the lack of sunshine. When we do experience warmer days, we’re quick to dust off our shorts and wipe down the barbecue to take full advantage. As much as we need to soak in the rays for much needed vitamin D and mood enhancing benefits, […]

Summer allergies: pollen, pollution, asthma and trigger foods

Do I suffer from Seasonal Rhinitis? Pollen is the biggest culprit when it comes to summer allergies also known as seasonal rhinitis. If you have hay fever, it’s likely that you also suffer from seasonal rhinitis. Hay fever affects more than 20% of the UK population, the season can start as early as February and […]

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The pros and cons of a vegan diet

What is veganism? Veganism is a way of living which involves refraining from the use of all animal products in order to minimize cruelty to animals, often exercised through adopting a change of diet.  A vegan diet is a largely plant-based diet which excludes any animal products. The amount of people adopting a vegan diet […]

Managing Stress in the Workplace

Many of us spend a huge amount of time at work and it forms a major part of our lives. We interact with our colleagues nearly daily, and much of our general wellbeing can come from having a fulfilling job or purpose. However, from time to time workplace stress can start to dominate our lives. […]

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St John’s Wort and the contraceptive pill

St John’s Wort is a popular over the counter herbal remedy used to treat mild to moderate depression, mild anxiety, insomnia and even seasonal affective disorder. However, despite doctors making it clear that it can stop the contraceptive pill from working many women are still unaware of this. St John’s Wort not only affects the […]

Office cold or seasonal hay fever?

You may have noticed the sniffling and snuffling in the office, and you may be wondering whether if it’s the latest office cold making the rounds or whether it’s hay fever. A common myth is that you only get colds in the winter, yet different cold viruses circulate all year. However, with tree pollen in […]

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Boost your productivity in your lunch break

  Our busy lives and work schedules mean that many of us neglect our lunch break and opt for eating al desko. Most of us know that this impacts our productivity and concentration, but we still do it! In this post we share why it’s important to take a lunch break and how this boosts […]

How to practice Mindfulness: a bite sized guide

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness has its roots in meditation.  It involves taking some time out of your day and training your mind to be focused on the present moment.  It is not something that you can pick up overnight but is something will improve with regular practice. You don’t need any special equipment but it […]

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What medical considerations should you make before travelling abroad with work?

When it comes to travelling for work, you’ll want to plan ahead and have all the relevant travel documents, medical certificates and vaccinations. Ensuring you’re properly covered for medical insurance, visas, and other legal documentation will help to keep you safe and healthy during your business trip. In this post, we’ll take a look at […]

How to help your workforce beat January Blues

January blues is the name given to the general sense of melancholy which hits people as they enter the first month of the year. The gaiety and fun of silly season has given over to belt-tightening as finances take a hit, whilst, conversely, we attempt to belt tighten by losing those extra pounds gained over […]

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