• The Joy of Sleep 5 Apr 19

    1. Take note of timings: Keep to a sleep routine, if possible setting your alarm to wake you up at the same time each day, regardless of the time you finally fall asleep. It is also a good idea to... Read More

  • An Appetite for Life 22 Mar 19

    A study by the Chartered Institute of Physiotherapists found that of 63% of Britons admit to not doing enough exercise and that 25% of those questioned put it down to not having enough energy... Read More

  • Keep Calm, it's only Christmas 7 Dec 18

    ‘Life is 10% of what happens and 90% of how you react to it,’ observed American clergyman Charles R Swindoll. That makes sense – but knowing it’s so isn’t always enough. How can we... Read More

  • The Lion's Share of Health Benefits 9 Nov 18

    An edible and medicinal mushroom, with long shaggy white tendrils, is the focus of scientific interest for a whole host of exciting health benefits. Hericium erinaceus, commonly known as Lion’s... Read More

  • As Snug as a Bug 26 Oct 18

    1. LIGHTEN UP If you struggle with dark mornings, try a light lamp alarm clock. The lamp gradually turns itself on, getting brighter and brighter, to mimic natural dawn and wake you up slowly... Read More

  • I'm Fine… Honest! 12 Oct 18

    If a single phrase could sum up the difficult relationship that we, as a nation, have with mental health, then ‘I’m fine’ would have to be in pole position. Seemingly innocuous, those two little... Read More

  • Berry Enticing 28 Sep 18

    Protect your eyesight… Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is highly nutrient-dense. Its vitamin A content makes it a great food to support healthy skin and optimal eye function. Get more out of... Read More

  • A Well-Oiled Approach 3 Aug 18

    1. They make us cleverer… For centuries the ancient Greeks and Romans exalted rosemary, and, in the village of Acciaroli, Italy, consuming it has even been linked to longevity. In Shakespeare’s... Read More

  • When Memories Fly Away 20 Jul 18

    Professor Tom Kitwood, a pioneer in the field of dementia care during the 1980s and 90s, coined the phrase ‘When you’ve met one person with dementia… you’ve met one person with dementia’. It... Read More

  • 40 Fertile Years 20 Jul 18

    ‘Just relax…’ ‘keep trying…’ ‘you’ll be next…’ are just a few of the platitudes friends and family often give to couples struggling to conceive. They mean well, but it’s small... Read More

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