Too often drinking is an expectation, not a choice. Across the UK, people are suffering as a result of their own or others’ drinking – and not enough specialist support is available to help them. 19-25 November 2018 is Alcohol Awareness Week. And this year the...

Why is it important to stay hydrated? Water protects and hydrates our organs, transports nutrients to our cells and helps us stay energized and mentally sharp. It also balances the level of electrolytes — minerals such as sodium and potassium — in our bodies to...

Every November, the world celebrates Mens Health Month. And this week celebrates Self Care Week Nov 12 - Nov 18. Men's skincare is becoming very popular, especially among the younger generation. It has been well documented in the press and media that the upward growing trend in male...

Today is National Stress Awareness Day, which is run by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA). Their web page on National Stress Awareness Day is available here for more information Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears....

Every November, the world celebrates Mens Health Month. This is a time to bring awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately and focuses on getting men to become aware of problems they may have or could develop, and gain the courage to do something...

The leaves have slowly begun to change colours and the air has shifted to being a little dryer and cooler as the daylight hours diminish. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that people experience at a particular time of year or during...

Studies have shown that exercise is good for your heart, for building lean muscle, for improving metabolism, and for balancing your mood and lowering stress hormones. New research has shown that for many, exercise simply means going to the gym for 45 minutes three times a...

It is true to say that the benefits of Intermittent fasting (IF) are probably the worst kept secrets in the wellness world.  Few can doubt IF’s capacity to manage weight, give more energy, and clear up brain fog.   In recent years Intermittent fasting diets have exploded in popularity...

Today we are celebrating WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2018 Over the past 70 years  there has been a drastic perceptual shift as to how individuals think about the practice of meditation in the western world. What was once thought of as a quasi psychedelic practice used by hippies to alter states of consciousness, is...

“Life is a constant readjustment. It’s whether you readjust consciously that makes all the difference.”   This week its National Work Life Week and it is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance. Employers can use the week...