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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day, marked annually on the 10th October, is “Mental health for all: greater investment, greater access”. So what can you do this year to make mental health and mental health support a greater priority in your life?Every year, more than 800,000 people take their own lives. This is more than through war and homicide combined. It’s a grim reality that without support and access to professional help, many people will take their own lives every year.Removing the stigma surrounding mental illness and providing people with greater access to the help they need...

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Mental Health Awareness Week during Covid-19

Mental Health Awareness Week during Covid-19

Mental Health Awareness Week is here. With surveys suggesting coronavirus is having a profound impact on our mental, as well as physical, wellbeing, we have put together this practical guide with suggestions to help you cope.Anyone concerned about themselves or a loved one can find dedicated helplines and support groups on the NHS website.Outdoor exerciseGovernment guidelines now allow residents of England to spend more time outdoors, including unlimited exercise (from Wednesday, 13th May). This is great news for our mental health & mental health awareness. Studies suggest even 15 minutes of natural daylight can boost your vitamin D levels, which...

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5 Ways to Support your Immune System

5 Ways to Support your Immune System

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may be aware there is a global pandemic called Covid-19 spreading right now. We hope all our customers are in good health and staying safe during this time. It is crucial to follow UK health guidelines and not to panic. Here are some simple, practical steps you can take to boost your immune system to make you less susceptible to colds, flus and viruses.The immune system is our body’s natural defence system and the ‘front line’ that fights off illnesses. With a few simple self-care practices you can support your immune system:1....

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New Year’s resolutions. Are you sticking to them, or have you discarded them already?

New Year’s resolutions. Are you sticking to them, or have you discarded them already?

This January, like many others, you have probably made New Year’s resolutions or goals to improve your life in 2020. However, according to a study of those who made resolutions, only 46% stick to them - meaning most people don’t achieve their goals! Make 2020 the year you shape your life to be the way you want it to be, with our top tips for sticking to them.Have you set the right goals?If you have already abandoned your goals for 2020 (before the month has ended). It may be worth taking a step back to re-evaluate your goals and take...

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