Lorraine from Chingford and she is 57 years of age. She was referred to the clinic by her GP, as she vocalised her desire to give up smoking. When she embarked upon the course in January 2021, she was very keen to start and seemed very determined. When asked her main reason for wanting toRead More About ‘Your mind has to be ready and then you will succeed’
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
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
I have had a very positive experience – I haven’t experienced any side effects, I could continue smoking whilst I was using Champix and then one day the cravings just stopped! Ever since I haven’t touched a cigarette. Highly recommend this! Very happy with the whole process- Mary (my Stop Smoking Practitioner) supported me throughRead More About ‘Stopping Smoking has been a positive experience’
I really wanted to quit this time because of my mental health and I have tried and failed in the past. My experience has been great so far. I had a minor delay in receiving my product the first week but Mary was very helpful and supportive, she sent me another one and I gotRead More About Quitting for my mental health
Male patient aged 48 has attended the course on several occasions over the past 2 years. Smoker of 40 cigarettes per day, for over 30 years. He has been successful with giving up many times, but never for more than 1 or 2 months. He has had several attempts with using NRT, but found that ChampixRead More About 4 months smoke free!