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Take control of your own Wellbeing

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  The five top elements affecting wellbeing are:   Sufficient sleep Managing Stress Managing Time Maintaining a healthy weight; and Money   There are many reasons why we find it difficult to get enough sleep.  Being unable to switch off is often a factor.  Lack of sleep can affect so many other aspects of your life.  You may suffer with aches and pains from tossing and turning during the night.  Not enough sleep also leads to an increase in the hormones that regulate hunger and those that tell you when you are full.  This would therefore ultimately lead to a
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Global Wellness Day – Saturday 11 June 2016

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  This was first celebrated in Turkey in 2012 and it is now acceptable in over 73 countries worldwide.  This international day is dedicated to living well.  Be healthier, look better and live well.  The mantra is ‘One day can change your whole life’.  The UK ambassadors include Jean Marc Delacourt, CEO of Pure Massage and Liz Holmes, Health and Beauty Manager for Virgin Active. The seven steps for global wellness are:   Walk for an hour Drink more water Don’t use plastic bottles Eat Organic wherever possible Do a good deed (every day if possible) Have a family dinner
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sleep matters – national bed month

Categories: Health and Lifestyle.

Did you know that March is National Bed Month? On average we spend over 2.3k hours in bed every year.  That equates to a third of your life, around 25 years.  In those 25 years, an uncomfortable bed can rob you of an hour’s restorative sleep every…that’s EVERY night!  This can make the difference between a good day and a difficult day.  Think of sleep like a computer reboot – it revitalises and refreshes your mind and body.   The most important thing when looking for a bed is comfort.  It should be soft enough for comfort and firm enough
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What is Mindfulness?

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

  This is the latest buzz word but what is it?   The speed of activity today results in a lack of attention to self care.  We have lost touch with taking care of ourselves.  We are so consumed with looking after others we forget ourselves.   Practicing mindfulness can result in better sleep patterns, more control over emotions and even more effective pain control.  Those adept in this method can balance emotions and process and control pain much more efficiently than those who don’t, according to a recent study carried out by the University of Utah.   Mindfulness can
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sleep can help your skin

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

It’s official – sleep can help you with an effective skincare regime It was always something our mothers and grandmothers knew but we do seem to have forgotten just how beneficial it can be.  We have such busy lives and spend our days rushing from pillar to post with our minds full of a hundred different thoughts we barely have time to factor in any kind of relaxation. The UK Case Medial Centre in Cleveland, Ohio confirmed in 2013 that poor sleep leads to bad skin.  Fine lines, irregular pigmentation and saggy skin were all apparent in those achieving less sleep.
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