There are many types of mental illness that we can suffer from ranging from depression to psychosis but I’m not going to talk about that in this article. My focus is on taking time out. This is important for everyone, regardless of if you have a mental health condition or not. It is easy toRead More About Mental Health Awareness week – Take time out
The global pandemic has allowed us to reconnect with nature in a way that many of us haven’t done since we were children. For some watching and listening to the birds may have been our only contact through the enforced lockdowns, for others we have found solace in green space as we have taken dailyRead More About Get back to Nature during Mental Health Awareness Week 10 – 16th May
Over the bank holiday I enjoyed some fresh Asparagus, not an item usually found in my shopping basket, but as it’s low in calories, boasts an impressive nutrient profile, and was cheap – I thought it would make a nice change to Broccoli. Served with some fresh salmon and new potatoes, and cooked as perRead More About What are the benefits of eating seasonally?
For many of us, a daily walk wasn’t part of our repertoire until lockdown 1, when Boris decreed, we were allowed out for exercise just once a day. So began my daily ritual of an early evening walk with my family. I’m ashamed to say that after almost 18 years of living in the sameRead More About #WalkthisMay along Route 66 – May is National Walking Month
Do you snigger, snort, titter, or guffaw? There really isn’t a better feeling than laughing. Sometimes it’s completely involuntary and weirdly contagious, when one person starts laughing it slowly moves around a group, with all eventually joining in, even if they don’t know why they are laughing. Sunday 2nd May marks World Laughter Day, andRead More About The Health benefits of laughter: World Laughter Day – 2nd May 2021
Last week saw the first proper milestone in our return to life pre-pandemic, hairdressers, pub gardens, gyms and non-essential shops reopened. After a long period of closure, there was an expectation that we would be dashing back, clutching fists full of saved pounds ready to spend, spend, spend. And looking at the news so far,Read More About Lockdown easing – what now?
2020 was a year like no other, and many of us will have been stressed about the situation, stressed about work, finance, home schooling, loved ones, our health the list goes on. With restrictions slowly starting to ease, it’s the right time to stop and think about doing something about our stress levels, and now,Read More About Learn to Manage your stress – Stress Awareness Month 2021
After what has been a really tough year, Easter celebrations this year may see us overindulge; food, drink and more chocolate and sweets than you care to imagine! When we have had little to celebrate and enjoy, those tasty treats that we associate with this time of year – chocolates eggs, hot cross buns. MayRead More About 6 Top tips for enjoying a Healthy Easter
1)Hopscotch – there are two perks of hopscotch as it is both a craft and an exercise. First you will need to make the hopscotch: There are two ways to make your own hopscotch: First you need to clear a little space, enough for five squares or seven squares in length and two squares in width.Read More About 6 Activities For Kids
Your health and wellbeing is important, especially during Covid-19. You may be self-isolating, working from home or socially distancing yourself from others, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be healthy, happy and in a good mental space. A Google search on how to stay healthy throws up five key, repeated bits of advice: Eat healthyRead More About Looking After Your Health And Wellbeing At Home