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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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20
Feb

How to gain a life you love and deserve with clarity through conscious creation

Alison Callan is an empathic and heart-led purposeful Global Business Coach to aspiring and conscious female entrepreneurs. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, and a lifelong learner passionate about continuous personal and business development. She is passionate about sharing her experiences with mindfulness and mind-set making it tangible and practical...
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18
Feb

Thinking on your feet

Most business professionals have either heard of or perhaps even used the phrase ‘let’s walk and talk’. While this has been consigned by many to the cupboard marked ‘Americanisms’ alongside phrases such as ‘Let’s run that idea up the flagpole’, new evidence has recently emerged that suggests that walking and talking may actually have significant...
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14
Feb

What you need to know if you’re trying for a baby later in life

It’s no secret the women in the developed world are waiting longer to have a baby. In 2019, there will be more women who give birth in their 30s than those that give birth in their 20s. What’s more, births among women over 40 will outnumber those in their 20s for the first time since...
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06
Feb

Iron Girl – good intentions, bad timing

Starting the new year with a fresh piece of controversy (which we all love secretly). In this article we are going to explore the recent blunder that is the announcement of Iron Girl. On the 15th of January Ironman Triathlon on their UK twitter page recently announced their newest venture, this was called Iron Girl....
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25
Jan

Is anxiety affecting you?

Most people experience some level of anxiety from time to time. In many situations, feeling anxious is perfectly normal – if you’re taking your driving test, for instance, or going for a job interview. But once the situation has passed, your anxiety should disappear too. It becomes more of an issue when you feel overwhelmed...
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6 life-saving checks not to skip
24
Jan

6 life-saving checks not to skip

When life gets busy, taking time for your health can slip. We remind you of the life-saving checks you should be doing regularly… Mole checks: Most moles are normal and healthy, but some can change into melanoma – the name given to cancerous lesions. Like many cancers, detecting changes early can help with survival rates...
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23
Jan

10 things you’ve always wanted to ask your gynaecologist about cervical cancer

Guest blogger and consultant gynaecologist, Mr Jullien Brady answers your questions on cervical screening… 1. What does your cervix actually do? Your cervix is the junction between your vagina and your womb. The average cervix is around 4cm in length and 1.5cm in width, but this can vary widely from woman to woman. During pregnancy,...
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22
Jan

Have you booked your cervical screening this year? | Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month with this week marking Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW). Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women, aged 35 and over with over 3,000 women every year diagnosed with the disease. It usually develops when the human papillomavirus (HPV) consistently occurs. The HPV virus is very common, with...
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