Health


Three Big Reasons Why Sleep Is Important

Without sleep you would not survive, it is as simple as that. You need sleep to maintain your good health and wellbeing. Getting the right amount of quality sleep will mean that you can protect your mental and physical health, as well as your quality of life and safety.How you feel during the day depends on the rest you got at night. You are never going to be ready to tackle the day on 4 hours of sleep!
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Three Reasons To Keep Up Your Outdoor Exercise Regime This Winter

If you’re anything like us, then it doesn’t take much to find an excuse not to get outdoors and exercising over the winter. Wasn’t that a drop of rain just then? Think I’ve got a bit a cold coming on, best give it a miss today. Sounds familiar? Somehow the couch and a warming cup of hot chocolate always seems to win over a walk or a run in the cold and wet!
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Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Do you ever wonder why you feel a bit down when the winter months roll around? The winter blues are quite common, and usually last a couple of weeks. But if your blues are more of an intense longer-lasting feeling, then they could be caused by Seasonal Affective Disorder. Let’s explore more about this disorder, and the treatment available.
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Get Moving and Live Well

Everybody is telling us ad nauseum, get moving.  “Sit less, walk more, get your heart rate up and build some muscle.” The time we spend sitting in front of a computer screen or reclining in front of the television; the hours we spend driving are all conspiring against us. Our waistlines are expanding and despite a supposed better quality of life, our health is poorer for it.
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Why Should I Clean And Tidy My House?

Perhaps the next sentence is  ‘when people seldom visit.’ Cleaning and tidying your house has far reaching effects you  will quickly appreciate. Even if others seldom drop in unannounced there’s a quiet joy in opening your front door into a calm and orderly retreat. Everything is in its place and you know where everything is. What’s the sense of having stuff if you’ve forgotten you actually own it and can’t find it when you need it?
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Do You Know The Difference Between Disinfecting and Sanitising ?

There are so many different terms when it comes to cleaning – clean, sanitise, disinfect, and sterilise to name a few. And when you have a big mess to clean up, you want to make sure you can get rid of it. No one likes germs lurking about!
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Pet Ownership: 3 Surprising Health Benefits

We all know that owning a pet can be good for us. The unconditional love that’s on offer helps to decrease stress, anxiety and depression. And dog owners in particular are often getting regular exercise which is great for our overall health and wellbeing. However, owning a pet has some additional health benefits that you may not even have been aware of. So read on to find out how your furry friend could be helping you to live a heathier life.
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Is Your Health And Wellbeing Impacting On Your Performance At Work?

It’s Friday morning and you had trouble getting to sleep last night so despite the double shot espresso you’ve just knocked back, you’re struggling to stay focused during the team meeting. Or maybe you were running late this morning and so skipped breakfast before grabbing a pastry from the bakery on the way into work.
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3 Practices for the Overwhelmed, Stressed, Anxious

Many of us feel overwhelmed by all we need to do, and it can be downright stressful. I’d like to share three practices to take you from overwhelmed to just whelmed. You can’t eliminate stress, anxiety or the feeling of being overwhelmed from your life, nor would you want to. However, you can see them as wonderful places to practice some amazing things that will help in all areas of your life.
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Letting Go of Your Distractions

Could you let go of your distractions, or at least learn to? Here’s a list of things you could begin to let go of: Twitter, Reddit, Favourite blogs & websites, News websites (most of the time), YouTube (or other video sites, unless needed), Shopping, buying unneeded items, Reading more than one book at a time, Additional projects, Checking phone often, Checking, mail/messages more than 3x per day
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