Health

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 ...

26 October 2020

Dr Dawn Harper shares her top tips for better mental health during lockdown

Dr Dawn Harper is a GP and Ambassador for Simplyhealth, which has launched a new free, health and wellbeing app, SimplyMe to encourage people to lead healthier lives and look ...
16 October 2020

Radio 1's Scott Mills shares his experiences of Stoptober after a fortnight of being smoke free

Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills has smoked for 20 years and wanted to quit in the past but this time he is committed to stopping smoking for 28 days with ...
13 October 2020

How to support someone with dementia throughout the pandemic

Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut off from the outside world. Around 95% of people with dementia are over 65, with ...

13 October 2020

10 Things you should know about DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is the result of blood clotting whilst it is still inside the blood vessel. In the majority of cases, painful swelling in the leg will be ...
8 October 2020

Most Brits are not getting eye exams despite knowing the importance of eye health

Today marks World Sight Day so it seemed only right to put the findings of a global eye health survey under the microscope.  Over 1.3 billion people around the world ...
8 October 2020

5 Reasons You Should Workout With Your Partner

Being in a relationship is all about being smart and growing the chemistry between you and your partner. There are many things you can do to build your relationship like ...
7 October 2020

How to eat well without breaking the bank

It is a common conception that a healthy diet is one that comes with a high price tag, whilst ‘cheap eats’ trigger thoughts of unhealthy low-cost foods. But that is ...

2 October 2020

Seven reasons to Go Sober this October

With the sun-drenched beer gardens of the summer behind us and the cosy autumn months ahead, now is the perfect time to think about giving up your vices for a ...
30 September 2020

Government's 'EATWELL' Guide Blamed For COVID-19 Deaths Linked To Type-2 Diabetes

The Government’s official guide to healthy eating is so dangerously inaccurate that it could be responsible for nearly a third of all Covid-19 deaths in Britain, a leading virologist and ...
29 September 2020

Female First reviews...noom

In my opinion, Noom is one of the most mysterious programmes on the market right now.  The adverts suggest that it works with the help of psychology, however, that is ...

22 September 2020

ElWell Helping the Helpers - A Gem Of Support For Those Caring For Ageing Parents

We lift the lid on a unique online service EIWELL home to a hub of information helping the sandwich generation care for their parents as they get older. Offering tips and advice to help ...
19 September 2020

The wellbeing of weaving

By Ellie Fisher  One of the most enjoyable things about teaching people how to weave is that, not only are you passing on a practical skill, you are passing on ...

15 September 2020

Seven things you need to know about mindfulness

Maybe you’ve heard about mindfulness and want to know what it’s all about? Maybe you’re not sure about the principles behind mindfulness or why it’s so important. I’m here to ...

4 September 2020

How mindfulness can help people manage low moods and reframe negative emotions

By Dr Megan Jones Bell, Headspace’s Chief Strategy & Science Officer We all experience sadness and low moods at points in our lives – these are normal human emotions. However, ...