Health

30 March 2021

PMS struggles - Could period holidays be the answer?

‘That time of the month’ is always looming for us girls, and some of us have it a lot harder than others. From wanting to chomp through the entire share ...
16 March 2021

New research reveals the extent and impact of the UK’s needle fear

With one fifth of the UK population experiencing a fear of needles, research reveals that over 6 million people in the UK admit to having avoided a medical procedure in the past ...

14 March 2021

Lockdown is lifting and so should you: Tips to get fit and stay motivated

This year, many of us fell into the winter slump and never quite managed to pull ourselves out of it. Thanks to gyms not being open and with nowhere nice ...
1 March 2021

Don’t give up and don’t give in: How to prioritise your mental health post lockdown

With prospects and possibility of a summer abundant with freedom and fun, it is important not to get swept up with unhealthy mindsets and detrimental goals. While many of us ...
16 February 2021

Factual Data on Menstrual Cups

Feminine cups are getting progressively well known, and it's not so difficult to perceive virtually any reason why. The good thing about them is that they don't dry out your ...

8 February 2021

Seven Seas launch unique supplement to help support the immune system at a crucial time

Seven Seas has launched a new one-of-a-kind supplement which contains Vitamins C, D and Zinc to help support the immune system. In 2020, 58% of European consumers have become more conscious of ...
5 February 2021

Instagram Star Aleen Johnson On Overcoming Mental Illness

It’s safe to say that Instagram star Aleen Johnson has graduated with flying colors from the school of hard knocks. The internationally renowned tattoo model, whom the world knows better ...
4 February 2021

Reusable Pads: Why you Should Consider Using Reusable Sanitary Pads to Save on Money

An average woman can use up to 16,800 disposable pads and tampons throughout her life. Sadly, sanitary waste contributes to water and land pollution, a factor that affects climate change. ...
31 January 2021

I’m calling it, running is the 2020 of exercise

When I imagine my life post-pandemic, it involves a glamorous apartment, new job and early-morning workouts in the latest designer apparel. Unfortunately, the reality is an 11am workout in coffee-stained ...
28 January 2021

A newfound passion for Pilates: The exercise method that's ACTUALLY fun!

There were no New Year’s Resolutions made at the start of 2021. As a nation, we’d given up so much of what we loved throughout most of 2020 that it ...

13 January 2021

Top 6 MMJ Products for Female Patients

Medical marijuana has found commendable favor among females today. You might already be aware that many women use cannabis for pain management. But that is not all, for there is ...
4 January 2021

My hangxiety got so bad, I stopped drinking altogether

I used to wake up most weekends with an overwhelming feeling of dread and disgust. Last night’s bottle of wine sat on my bedside table along with painkillers, a bottle ...
4 January 2021

Bringing to light Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Easing the symptoms during the winter season

During the winter period, people can often be led to feel more isolated than usual, which in turn can lead to the development of, or compounding of, symptoms of depression. A ...
8 December 2020

Female First's top tips for living egg free

Eggs are cheap and cheerful which is why they have become a UK household staple meal. Scrambled eggs, egg and chips, omelettes and quiche are all easy to make even ...

3 December 2020

How to deal with the non-existent everyday routine in quarantine

We have just entered the month of December, and for some reason it just does not feel nearly as festive as we have grown accustomed to. This may have something ...

26 November 2020

Reviewing the UK’s first CBD subscription box service

I’m a massive fan of everything CBD. I think the various products infused with cannabidiol are some of the best natural remedies to a lot of ailments, and with further ...

26 November 2020

The strangest period myths from around the world

Yoppie, the pioneers of personalised, organic period care delivered through your letterbox, have compiled some of the weirdest, most wonderful and well, strange, myths about female menstruation from around the ...
19 November 2020

Seven ways minimalism can benefit your health

We’ve already explored the ways in which minimalism can help you to lose weight, however it can have wider benefits for your health- here are just a few reasons why ...
17 November 2020

Bingo and board games can sharpen the cognitive abilities of the over-70s

Bingo and other card and board games have the potential to boost your brainpower. That’s according to research from psychologists at the University of Edinburgh, who conducted a nine-year-long trial of ...
8 November 2020

Seven ways students can protect their mental health during the second lockdown

By @bethancasee Due to all the reports of how student mental health is declining from being at university in the pandemic, it is important to remember that you made it through ...
4 November 2020

Seven things you should know about Bipolar Disorder

Simon Kitchen, CEO, Bipolar UK Sometimes known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is a severe mental health condition characterised by significant mood swings, including manic highs and depressive lows. There ...

27 October 2020

Seven ways crafting can benefit your mental health this Christmas

By Stephen Buckley, Head of Information at Mind As the nation continues to face uncertainty with local lockdowns, restrictions and social distancing, the impact on our mental health and wellbeing, ...
27 October 2020

Seven psychological, physical and societal areas that have been impacted by the Coronavirus

GP and broadcaster Dr Zoe Williams shares the areas, many of which are health related, that have been most affected by the pandemic and offers her advice on what to ...
26 October 2020

Seven tips for a diet free from gluten and dairy

by Coeliac UK  Living free from gluten and dairy can be a challenge, but removing both from your diet can seem impossible! Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley ...