Thank you to everyone who voted in the recent charity poll. 60% of you voted for the Stroke Association, so our fundraising efforts for this financial year will raise money for this deserving charity. A stroke is a brain attack. It happens when the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off. ThereRead More About The Stroke Association picked by staff as EH Charity for 2022
14 – 20 March is Nutrition and Hydration week Nutrition is how food and drink affect your body, and good nutrition is making sure you get the right amount of each nutrient by choosing the right foods to eat. Each food contains different nutrients, these are: carbohydrates, fats, fibre, minerals, proteins, vitamins water. The foodRead More About Why is good nutrition important?
We don’t tend to think very much about seeds as a snack. Probably as they are small and tend to fly under our snack radar but maybe it’s time to change your opinion on seeds and introduce them to your diet. Seeds have many health benefits to offer, and they do vary per type ofRead More About What can seeds do for us?
With the Winter Paralympics fast approaching, let’s have a look at Boccia. Boccia is an interesting sport, closely related to bowls, Bocce or Petanque (also known as Boules) but there is one striking difference for Boccia. It is designed for people with severe disabilities. The origin of the name ‘Boccia’ is derived from the LatinRead More About Sports to Try: Boccia
Today is the official Random Acts of Kindness day (and all this week too!). Encouraging people to do some small acts of kindness can really help to make someone’s day. For example: Pay for a coffee for the person in the queue behind you. Buy a hot meal for a homeless person and maybe have aRead More About Random Acts of Kindness Day – 17th Feb 2022
We all have our favourite tastes in music, whether it is Classical, R’n’B, Rock, Blues, Drum & Bass, Grime, Heavy metal, Dub Step, Jazz or Reggae but many people don’t realise that music has many benefits Listening to music has a wide range of health and mental health benefits. Here are a few things thatRead More About Music for Health
It is a well-known fact that one in four people have a mental health problem, but it is a lesser-known fact that only one in six people report their mental health issues every week. That means that around 36% of common mental health illnesses in the UK go undiagnosed. Even today there is still aRead More About Time to talk day 3rd Feb 2022
There’s no denying it, January blues are well and truly upon us. Those dark and dreary nights alongside the sudden drop in temperature might seriously be impacting the way we feel. However, there is evidence to suggest that eating healthily during these times can help us feel more positive, remove that brain fog and helpRead More About Let’s beat the January Blues with these top tips on Food for Mood
In May 2021 South Essex College registered with the Healthy Workplace service, the project is designed to support local employers to review the health and wellbeing of their staff. Initially the college sent out a staff survey to gain insight into the current health and wellbeing status of staff as well as their requests forRead More About Healthy Workplaces – South Essex College
Oils are something we think of when cooking but the oils you use and how you use them can play a significant part in determining how healthy your meals are. We all know that using oils that come from animal sources such as lard, beef dripping, suet or goose fat can be very unhealthy andRead More About Choosing healthy oils to cook with