So many people, including myself have been inspired to reduce their plastics after watching David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’. The extent of problem can feel overwhelming at times but the global campaign, ‘Plastic Free July’, provides some fantastic resources and tips on how you can do you bit, from pledging to carry a re-useable coffee cup,Read More About How does reducing plastic improve our health?
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, and whilst we may have drunk more than normal, I bet very few of us drank enough – the recommended daily intake of 3 litres per day. As gorgeous as the warm weather is, it can pose health risks, including heatstroke and sun burn, butRead More About Are you drinking enough water?
Many of us volunteer, although not all of us recognise what we do as ‘volunteering’. Volunteering comes in many forms. We recognise volunteering as running a local scout’s group or football team or working in a local charity shop but don’t necessarily recognise helping at a school or doing a neighbours shopping as volunteering –Read More About The Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering – Volunteer’s Week 1- 7th June
Mindfulness can be described as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. It is an innate quality of being human, that unfortunately, can get side-tracked and unlearnt by our busy demanding lifestyles. Mindfulness training has been developed by scientists and psychologists, drawing on anRead More About How mindfulness practice can promote wellness
Everyone Health is today marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021. According to the World Health Organisation, (WHO) World Report on Disability, 15% of the global population, or more than 1 billion people, are living with a disability. Of this number, it’s estimated 450 million are living with a mental or neurological condition. It is thereforeRead More About Working to create an inclusive World Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021
Today marks the next step on the road back to normal, or as near normal as possible. We can meet 6 friends or two households inside, eat indoors at restaurants and visit cinemas amongst other things. Today also marks the day we are officially allowed to share a hug. In my family a hug accompaniesRead More About To hug or not to hug – that is the question
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
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
Earth Day 2021 Millions of people around the globe will be marking Earth Day on 22nd April, started in the US in 1970, the day aims to remind people of the need to take action to address climate change and environmental destruction. Unfortunately global figures show that CO emission levels are back to what theyRead More About World Earth Day 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