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Exercise through a Crisis

Exercise through a Crisis

You may have been on the first step of Couch to 5k when the restriction on movement came in to play and the temptation to stay on the sofa may have...
Be a Busy Bee when you're free - it's good for your health

Be a Busy Bee when you're free - it's good for your health

It’s fair to say that there is very little that occupies people these days other than the Coronavirus and the ramifications this will bring. While the UK looks to be heading to lockdown mode there are concerns for the mental wellbeing of those who are living alone with little chance of contact with friends or family.

As bars, restaurants and theatres close and non-vital meetings are discouraged, there is the chance that come the evenings and weekends we find ourselves with time on our hands.

plate with scrabble letters reading vegan along with a green plant

Is Veganism the Meal Deal ?

Vegan is, without doubt, the hot potato at the moment with more and more people turning to this as their preferred choice of diet. The campaigns to eat less meat in an effort to restore some equilibrium in our planet’s welfare has been a major driver but while we all recognise the need to respect our environment there are also major benefits for those suffering in the menopause.
Friendship is more than Friendship

Friendship is more than Friendship

There is one time in our calendar when a cacophony of emotions, a perfect storm of sentiments rage through most households. Yes, it’s Christmas the season of goodwill to fellowmen! Did the “goodwill” somehow get lost in translation, has it been lost beneath the pressure to find the right sized jumper for Aunt Judy or the fight to host this year’s celebratory dinner.
The Power of a Nap

The Power of a Nap

Everyone knows the benefits of a good night’s sleep. I, for one am a huge advocate of sleep over medication, I’m no medic but, rightly or wrongly, the slightest hint of an illness and a hot bath and an inviting pillow is the preferred choice over the popping of a pill or a teaspoon of an unpleasant concoction on “doctor’s orders”
Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Links to the Menopause

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Links to the Menopause

It's October 1st and we recognise Breast Cancer Awareness Month a worldwide campaign to support those who are living with breast cancer.
The Menopause to Have or Not to Have, that is the Question.

The Menopause to Have or Not to Have, that is the Question.

The week began on Sunday with an exclusive write up in The Sunday Times with a dramatic front page headline “Doctors Halt the Menopause”. As a result, the week has been filled with TV, Radio and other media platforms debating the pros and cons of having this surgery.

 

Olaparib the New Wonder Drug

Olaparib the New Wonder Drug

There is welcome news for Ovarian Cancer Patients

                                            

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

There is always plenty of guidance for women suffering the menopause and so it was with interest to read about the practice  of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu 5000 year science which, it seems, is having a resurgence thanks to the interest from high profile celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. 

The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

This week we saw celebrities including Ellie Goulding and Rita Ora change the manner in which they use their media posts.

In total 16 high profile celebrities will clearly state whether they are being paid for their posts or for items they feature or items they have been gifted.

Healthy and Glowing Start to the Year with Arbonne

Healthy and Glowing Start to the Year with Arbonne

Still in the wake of our good intentions, we have connected once more with Arbonne and this time, in the quest for good health, well-being and glowing skin!
A Laugh A Minute

A Laugh A Minute

Do we want to stop eating chocolates? Do we want to hit the gym 3 times a week ? Do we want to keep the gin secure in the fridge? Realistically the majority of us would tick NO.  Surely there must be a better and more enjoyable way to get the va va voom into the New Year.