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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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21
Jan

Five ways to boost your digital wellbeing in 2019

As we enter 2019, the proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should. In fact, a study by Glassdoor has shown the average number of UK employees taking their full annual leave is 62 per cent...
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21
Jan

Six ways to survive Blue Monday

By Nutritional Therapist Hannah Braye (www.bio-kult.com) Its official, the 21st January 2019, is the most depressing day of the year. Known as Blue Monday, today is the culmination of Post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and being left with unpaid credit card bills. To help you conquer Blue Monday, top Nutritional Therapist, Hannah Braye  from leading...
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16
Jan

How bosses can help lonely employees

Leila Moss-Kelly, Corporate Communications Manager at Ben A new report by the Young Woman’s Trust reveals that young people feel lonelier than those in later life, with one in four 18-30 year olds saying they feel isolated. Moreover, one in eight people report they have no close friends, while one in five feel lonely all...
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02
Jan

From burnout to balance | Cara de Lange

It had hit me. Burnout. With a capital B. Attending meetings had me in a sweat. I felt tired but wired at the same time. I struggled …really struggled with daily tasks. Giving my kids a bath left me feeling exhausted. I suffered insomnia. I started to feel anxious. It was a slow burner that...
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02
Jan

A new you for the New Year?

Have you noticed how good our intentions are at the start of the year and how quickly they fizzle out? It’s really difficult to change habits and conditioning, and hoping to do it on willpower alone is a recipe for disappointment. How about giving yourself the real possibility of achieving the changes you want by...
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26
Dec

Three steps to use the Christmas break to focus on stress management

As a nation, our workplace stress is reaching epidemic levels. More than half a million workers suffered from stress-related illnesses last year, with workload one of the most commonly cited reasons. With potential family dramas, mountains of social obligations and the financial strains of the season on top of a busy few work weeks at...
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25
Dec

Say ‘bye’ to binging this Christmas

Are you dreading the festive season this year? Not because of all that extra cash you’ll be forced to find for pressies, nights outs etc but because, well your willpower always gets a bit wobbly this time of year? It’s easy to stay away from the cup cakes, chocolate, piles of pasta and fizzy drinks...
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24
Dec

Nine effective ways to deal with festive anxiety

Article provided by Sarah Flower We all crave and strive to achieve the perfect, idyllic Christmas, but it can also get a little overwhelming. It’s one of the busiest times of the year, with many trying to juggle their finances whilst delivering an effortless Christmas spectacular for the entire family. The months leading up to...
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