General Health

11 May 2016

Get Fit Through Swimming This Summer

Eight-times IPC European swimming champion Stephanie Slater is challenging the people of Manchester to take the plunge with Speedo's Dive In campaign, which is aiming to help adults swim their ...
28 April 2016

10 Ways To Beat Spring Allergies

Spring is officially here! Warmer climates mean more time to enjoy and appreciate the outdoors. At the same time however seasonal allergies emerge in earnest to give us another ailment ...
7 April 2016

The Road To Real Health Goals

With all eyes on sport this summer, it's a time when Brits will be set to support and be inspired by the UK's sporting heroes' achievements on the world stage. ...
6 April 2016

Exclusive: BBC Radio presenter Chrissie on getting skin cancer on her face

I have never been a natural sun lover. I always felt hot and uncomfortable in too much heat so I never really spent ages basking in the sun. I'd prefer ...
3 April 2016

Five Steps To Combat Stress

These days it seems that we never have enough time, whether that be to complete work tasks, get the job done or simply to focus on ourselves. Stress is accepted ...
2 April 2016

Is Craft The New Yoga?

A new survey commissioned by Hochanda, Home of Craft, Hobbies and Arts, has revealed young men and women are no longer just opting to watch TV, browse social media or ...
1 April 2016

What Happens When You Eat Sugar?

We all have a good idea of how alcohol can affect our body, but what about sugar? A new tool developed by Benenden outlines the affect that sugar has on the ...
1 April 2016

Beat The Traffic, Walk To Work

Walking to work can help beat the traffic and beat the bulge. If you're lucky enough to have a fairly short commute, ditching the car and choosing to walk can ...
25 March 2016

Sleeping In Your Make-Up Could Damage Your Eyes

The study conducted by the UK's most trusted eye healthcare group has revealed which eye-damaging habits Britons admit to, with 78% of British women confessing that they frequently go to ...
24 March 2016

Ten Reasons To Go Green

It is time to 'go green' and swap your morning coffee for a cup of matcha which seems to be all the craze right now. Whilst drinking a cup of ...
20 March 2016

The Emotional Effects Of Colour

Do you feel more lively or anxious when you're in a yellow room? This could be due to the fact that yellow is believed to stimulate nerves and speed up ...
20 March 2016

Have A Positive Mental Attitude

Just nine months after giving birth to her first child, Erika Nilsson-Humphrey was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the same time, she embarked on her new entrepreneurial business venture, Dappad, ...
18 March 2016

Why The Clocks Going Forward Is Bad For Your Health

According to recent research from Leeds University and Silentnight, we lose more than fifteen days of sleep on average every year. Add another hour on to this soon for the ...
17 March 2016

Put Those Thoughts To Bed

After a busy and demanding day it can be all too hard to "switch off" when you get home. You can often find yourself still running through all the things ...
17 March 2016

11-Year-Old With Rare Condition Becomes YouTube Rising Star

Nikki Christou suffers from a rare Craniofacial AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation), a condition that only three in a million people suffer from. However, that doesn't hold her back. She is making ...
12 March 2016

The Age Of Happiness Is 39

Researchers who carried out a detailed investigation into the key milestone years of life, also found we are most body confident when we are 31, but doing the best in ...
12 March 2016

How To Stay Motivated At Work With Music Therapy

Modern life is fast-paced and can often feel aggressively demanding. With the constant expectation that we should fill every day with activity, we often forget to take time out for ...
10 March 2016

Paula Radcliffe Talks Mental Health

Britain's most successful female distance runner, Paula Radcliffe, has revealed her views on mental health following her own experience dealing with the psychological pressures faced by athletes at the top ...
10 March 2016

The Importance Of A Good Night's Sleep

As the cold weather continues, National Bed Month in March provides a good excuse to stay wrapped up and think about the importance of a good night's sleep. Sleep plays a ...
9 February 2016

The myths about staying safe in the sun

Many people get caught out by the sun because of the myths surrounding staying safe in the sun. "I won't get a tan whilst wearing suncream", "You get what you ...
8 February 2016

Top Ways to Stay Positive By Salema Veliu

www.salemaveliu.com Salema Veliu, The Rebel Truth Blazer, is a meditation expert and her Positive Psychology Meditation for Body, Mind and Soul has empowered hundreds of individuals to "get out of ...
28 January 2016

10 Reasons Why Diets Don’t Work by Mel Wells

Food Coach and Founder of The Green Goddess Life. She's Hay House's youngest author and recently became a BBC #BodyPositive Ambassador. We all have an inkling that diets don't actually ...

26 January 2016

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Milk!

Breakfast Week is well under way and milk play an important role in our first meal of the day; whether it be on our cereal or in a cup of ...

16 January 2016

Iwan Thomas’ Top Tips For Quitting Smoking And Getting Fit

For year's I've known that my mum was suffering from a smoking related illness, but only recently did I realise she was living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - ...
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