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Health and Fitness

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How many of you can honestly say you take time out purely for yourself? How often do you find yourself saying, “I just don’t get the time”, be it for exercise, eating healthily or even just the odd treat at the Beauticians. Not taking time out for you means you are lacking investment in your most precious asset. Too much time in the rat race, not drinking in moderation and an unbalanced diet can lead to all sorts of health issues. These can manifest themselves in so many different ways. Be it un-explained bouts of tiredness, skin & hair problems, lack of appetite or the opposite, either way, these are all signals from your body or mind warning you that you need to make a change.

Our Health page will bring you suggestions, tips and advice to help you to achieve the balance for healthy wellbeing. Whether you choose to achieve this through regular exercise, eating right or even turning to more holisitic therapies, read on, and above all try to balance the stress of City life .

Browse our articles below.

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Mindful
06
Dec

The 30 day mindfulness challenge (that never was)

By Verity Brown, Managing Partner at The Specialist Works As the deadline approached to submit my blog on mindfulness, my 30 day ‘commitment’ to give ten minutes of my day to app-guided practice soon became 20 days, then 15 days, then ten, then finally an out and out fail. I thought it would be different...
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29
Nov

Tackling stress in the workplace

Stress is something that can affect us all on any given day, but for some it can become overwhelming and lead to mental health problems. This month heralded National Stress Awareness Day – a welcomed opportunity to shine a light on stress prevention. But while initiatives like these are great at raising awareness, it’s important...
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27
Nov

The facts all women need to know about breast cancer

Breast cancer continues to be one of the most common and deadly cancers diagnosed in women each year. It affects the lives of millions yet so many are unaware of the early signs and symptoms that could inevitably save countless lives. Knowing the important facts about this traumatic condition can help you and your loved...
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23
Nov

How to Change your Mindset to Prevent Burnout | Cara de Lange

Cara de Lange is the founder of Softer Success – How to Change your Mindset to Prevent Burnout and learn to Be more Gentle with Yourself. Helping clients create a more harmonious, peaceful and productive life. She runs workshops and gives talks that focus on relieving stress, overwhelm and how to prevent burnout. She shares...
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12
Nov

Mental health and business – why making a real impact doesn’t cost a bomb

By Sally Boulton, Head of Talent at Tribal Worldwide London The focus on mental health has been a big priority over the last two years, having reached a climax in the last few weeks with World Mental Health Day, the appointment of the UK’s first suicide prevention minister, and building concerns about the NHS’s ability...
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09
Nov

Unmanageable stress – the epidemic that continues to sweep the UK’s workforce

2018 saw the UK rank 5th worst in the world for unmanageable stress, behind United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Korea.  Furthermore, one in five of the UKs workforces say that they frequently experience ‘unmanageable stress’ whilst 53 per cent of millennials prioritise an employer with a workplace health and wellbeing programme. 5th –...
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stress
08
Nov

How to tackle stress in the workplace

  Article provided by Sarah Kirk, Global Diversity & Inclusion Director, PageGroup UK With mental wellbeing and stress awareness reaching more deeply into the public consciousness than ever before, the next natural consideration is how we approach these in the workplace. Mental health problems, including stress, affect one in seven workers in the UK – and...
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Ten Small Lifestyle Changes that Could Really Reduce Your Stress Levels
07
Nov

Feeling the strain? Seven ways to deal with stress

The occasional stressful event is part of life. Stress is the body’s way of helping us to focus so we can tackle the problem. When stress is ongoing, whether it’s from work demands or taking care of everybody else – it can take its toll on the body. Chronic stress can result in all sorts...
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