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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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18
May

Employers can profit from menopause

The Pharmaceutical Industry must be rubbing their hands together in glee counting the number of media column inches and air time recently being devoted to menopause. Not too surprising, for every positive mention, or endorsement of one of their products, sales increase significantly swelling their profits.  What is less certain, and probably doubtful, is whether...
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10
May

How to stay happy at work | Poppy Jaman, CEO, Mental Health First Aid England

The World Health Organisation defines mental health as ‘a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.’ Wellbeing is rather more difficult to define, but...
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Ten Small Lifestyle Changes that Could Really Reduce Your Stress Levels
13
Apr

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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Ten Small Lifestyle Changes that Could Really Reduce Your Stress Levels
10
Apr

Ten small lifestyle changes that could really reduce your stress levels

The total number of working days lost in Great Britain due to work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2014/15 was 9.9 million days. As the culture of working long hours becomes more ingrained and developments in technology mean that clients expect fast and around-the-clock service, the mental and physical health of everybody working in...
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30
Mar

Easter, Chocolate? No problem

Easter and the holidays are nearly upon us. Have you thought about how you are going to maintain your weight loss, even lose weight over Easter or are you going to indulge? Whatever you decide to do here are some strategies to help Enjoy small chocolate treats (yes) a good way of managing what you...
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