10 Ways to Look After Yourself
In this day and age, we are sometimes too busy to look after ourselves. Juggling work, family, trying to get our five a day, drink two litres of water and get an hour of exercise can be hard. Here are our top tips to looking after yourself. 1.Eat Well Needless to say, we need […]
Men’s Wellbeing: How Can We Stop Men Dying Young?
There have been numerous articles stating the reasons behind men not living as long as women or throwing around statistics to show that men are dying earlier than women. One thing that these articles seem to neglect is how to stop our men dying earlier than women. The idea that my partner may not live […]
When you think of teenager, you may think of acne. But it’s not just teenagers that suffer from acne. It can pop up at any age and may be a result of a number of factors. Acne can cause: Oily Skin Spots Warm and painful skin Tips for dealing with acne: Hygiene– keep your skin […]
‘Tidying Up’ A Poem about Self Love
Sometimes it’s dark in here and I can’t find my self love. I know I left it here somewhere but recently I’ve stopped tidying up… Neglected this body and parts of this mind, All the work I did last week, I’m now struggling to find, this self love takes time, this self love takes time, […]
Hay Fever Hell
Dare I mention that word hay fever without causing some sort of negative reaction. Whatever the case, it affects many of us whether we like it or not.
Hay fever occurs amongst those who are allergic to pollen and fungal spores. The immune system rejects these allergens causing sneezing, coughing, runny nose, itchy eyes and throat. House dust mite, pet hair and moulds are also other allergens that we can react to.
The Positive Attributes to Nurturing Your Wellbeing
If we don’t feel well with in our self l believe we would not achieve our full potential l feel we have to understand who we are and our needs , emotionally , physically and mentally which is part of our wellbeing regardless of our statues, financial wealth or materialistically those things don’t make us who we are.
The Art of Communication
There’s something about talking in front of a crowd that is unsettling. The feeling of every pair of eyes focused intently into mine, scoring my flesh with questions; the hot flush of panic as it tears at my face and the curved tip of my ears. Words are stumbled, mumbled and forgotten as my brain freezes. Just what was I going to say again?
The Pursuit of Happiness
In the dictionary well-being is classed as good health, happiness and security. We may not always be in perfect health. At times we may not be financially secure. But if we are happy, our state of well-being can override and survive the rest. Happiness, it seems, is the fundamental prerequisite of a person’s well-being.
Have a Good Night’s Sleep
When I heard on the news that ‘lack of sleep is linked to early death.’
Source BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8660373.stm
I counted my lucky stars that I can fortunately get eight hours sleep a night. Literally when my head touches the pillow, I’m out within seconds. For my partner it’s different. While I am dreaming away, he’s still awake reading a book or playing games on his lap top.
Taking Depression Seriously
According to a recent article in The Guardian ( 3rd April, 2010), at least 15% of the UK population are presently suffering from depression and those affected have dramatically soared since the onset of the recession. Depression is of course a major barrier to personal Wellbeing and there are significant taboos surrounding it. Whilst it is a medical condition, it is, in essence an invisible illness with mostly non physical symptoms hidden beneath the surface of the skin.