Wellbeing


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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6 Tips For Negotiating The Best Starting Salary

If you’ve just landed that dream job then congratulations, but did you realise that you have more leverage than perhaps you first thought when negotiating a starting salary? Employers that have just invested a considerable amount of time and effort in selecting you as their top candidate are often willing to go the extra mile when it comes to offering an attractive salary. So how do you make sure that you…
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The 5 Keys to Forming Any Habit

We all struggle with our habits — sticking to them, staying motivated, getting started, dealing with disruptions, it can become a big struggle. And yet, to change our habits is to change our lives. If we can’t make habit changes, we will be stuck in our current way of doing things, which might not be so helpful. If you want to lose weight, beat procrastination, write a book, get fit, live mindfully … you have to develop habits.
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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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Liberation Is In Your Pot Cupboard

Stainless steel and a shopping list could change your life, it’s true. That crock-pot or large saucepan in your pot cupboard is the answer to the eternal question, what to feed them tonight? If you have an adequate freezer and a microwave your entire meal planning and preparation could be reduced to just three hours a week, all it takes is a little thought.
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How To Cope When Your Favourite Sports Team Loses

The thing about sports is that there is always a winner and a loser – apart from those rare occasions when there is a draw and everyone wins. It is such a buzz when your team wins, that you even get to do a victory dance and hug random strangers at the pub. But it’s a different story when your team is the one that loses. It can be a bit like heartbreak really. So here are our tips to help you cope when your sports team loses.
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What’s So Hot About Winter?

Transitioning into cold winter months happens on a very deep level- deep in your wardrobe that is. A skim of cotton clothing has fallen, covering the sheepskin boots and chunky shoes buried in the midden of your wardrobe floor.
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Protecting The Family Finances: 3 Essential Steps

Most of us have installed a smoke or burglar alarm at home to protect the safety of our loved ones, right? And yet when it comes to protecting the financial future of our families, although we know it makes sense, we never seem to get round to it. Life always has a habit of interfering. The consequences, however, of not adequately planning for our family’s financial future in the event of some catastrophe are almost too great to contemplate.
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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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