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Simple desk exercises you can do in the office

Office desk exercises Do you spend most of your day at your desk in an office chair? Our list of desk exercises will get you up and moving in no time! Like most office workers you’re probably sitting for around 9 hours a day, however, sitting at your desk for prolonged periods can affect your […]

Sun safety tips for holiday

Whether you’re heading on a staycation in the UK, heading abroad or soaking up the rays in the garden or local park it’s important that we protect ourselves from the sun. Here are our sun safety tips for your summer holiday. Sun protection for children  If you’re going away with the children this summer, then […]

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10 foods that are good for your skin

You are what you eat! Having good nutrition and lifestyle is a key part of your health. If you have an unhealthy diet it can damage your metabolism but also affect the health and aging of your skin. Whilst having a good skin routine helps, it will only get you so far.  To have radiant, […]

5 tips to keep your kids healthy during the summer holidays

School’s out for summer! The 6-week long summer holidays are welcomed with excitement, and what’s not to love? However, the summertime shift in diet, physical activity, bedtime routine and screen time can all contribute to unhealthy habits. With that said, we’ve got 5 top tips on how to keep your kids healthy during the summer […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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