Health

30 April 2020

6 Tips to Improve your Immune System

There are many products and supplements claiming that they will help you in boosting the immune system, and you can even find them in your local grocery store. While it ...
30 April 2020

Fitness to herbs: Seven natural relaxants for your daily routine

No matter how difficult anxiety can be, there are many simple ways of keeping it at bay or at least reducing its effects. These methods consist of physical and nutritional ...
30 April 2020

Yes, You Can Still Experience Burnout Working From Home

Your home is meant to be a safe space: a place you can relax and recharge. However, with many working from home right now, our 'work' and 'personal' lives can ...

28 April 2020

Working longer hours at home?

If you feel like you’re working harder and for longer than you used to when you commuted to an office, you’re not alone. A survey by recruitment site irishjobs.ie found that more ...
28 April 2020

5 Instagram accounts to follow for free live workouts

Gyms are closed, which has left many fitness lovers scratching their heads about how to keep active at home. Thankfully, many of the country’s top fitness studios and trainers have ...
15 April 2020

Seven things you didn’t know about Reiki - Carlotta Reiki

As we’ve entered the fourth week of lockdown, you might start to feel extremely weird, disconnected, stressed, anxious. While we navigate uncharted waters together, I thought it would be really ...
9 April 2020

Five ways nature can boost your mental health

By Dr Eleanor Ratcliffe  A coalition of leading nature, environment and mental health organisations has launched a campaign this week to help people connect with nature and boost their mental ...
24 March 2020

Supporting a child with an eating disorder during COVID19

By Hope Virgo, Author and Mental Health Campaigner There is no hiding this. For people with eating disorders this uncertainty is going to be hard. And to be honest I ...

22 March 2020

Seven ways to keep your body healthy and happy during lockdown

Now the country is in lockdown, it’s vitally important to take care of our bodies and our minds as best we can. Here are our top suggestions to keep your ...

22 March 2020

Coronavirus: How to keep calm in times of uncertainty

By Sarah Romotsky, Director, Healthcare Partnerships at Headspace During all of this uncertainty, feeling overwhelmed, anxious and helpless is completely normal. This is an unprecedented time for all of us ...

16 March 2020

Managing your mental health in this time of uncertainty

Hope Virgo, Author and Mental Health Campaigner, Twitter: @hopevirgo, Instagram @hopevirgo_ It is everywhere! #CoronaVirus, #Covid19… and the uncertainty is rising! People fighting for themselves to stock pile, people panicking left right ...
3 March 2020

The benefits of being barefoot

I am a huge proponent of being barefoot wherever possible and when it’s not a good idea, I like to wear odd-looking minimalist footwear. Being barefoot has many health and ...
2 March 2020

Empowering homegrown health in the developing world

Improving global health is a large, but necessary, goal if the world is to combat the wealth divide, social inequality and increase productivity and innovation. So far, interventions have focused ...
26 February 2020

Seven reasons why we need to talk about maternal mental health

Shockingly 1 in 5 women will develop a mental illness during pregnancy or within the first year after having a baby. 7 out of 10 women hide or downplay the ...
25 February 2020

Five tips for dealing with extreme stress

TV and reality stars are coming under increasing pressures and are at risk, says TV psychologist, Jo Hemmings, who specialises in working with celebrities and works directly with a host ...
18 February 2020

How to naturally manage your blood sugar levels

Did you know maintaining a consistent blood sugar level will greatly improve your life in a number of different ways? Unfortunately, many people don’t even know that many of their ...
17 February 2020

Seven reasons why fitness and mental health go hand in hand

I challenge you to stop and think differently about fitness, start thinking about physical exercise as a powerful mental workout for your mind and not just something you do with ...
6 February 2020

Kidney Cancer Awareness Week: Seven things you need to know about kidney cancer

To mark Kidney Cancer Awareness Week, this week, we’ve spoken to Dr Katia Boleti, Consultant Medical Oncologist on behalf of leading charity Kidney Cancer UK, to find out the top ...
21 January 2020

I tried period underwear for the first time and here are my thoughts...

I have used tampons for years now- pretty much since I started getting my period at 14. I am now 34.   I gave pads a try, but I found them ...
20 January 2020

70% of pregnant women are at risk of labour complications due to gum disease

If you’ve developed mouth ulcers or your gums have become sensitive, swollen and prone to bleeding during pregnancy then you could be one of the 70% of women who experience pregnancy ...
14 January 2020

Seven ways to reach 10,000 steps a day when working from home

It is reported that 50% of the workforce will work from home by 2020, resulting in a decline in commuting, which also means a decline in exercise. If you work ...
14 January 2020

Five ways to become a healthier you in 2020

Have you set your health goals for 2020? Many people begin a new year with weight loss goals and plans to increase their exercise. While having health goals is a ...
6 January 2020

Top 10 tips to beat the Monday Morning blues

The weekend is over, the working 9-5 begins and we all know how difficult Monday mornings are. Monday comes after a weekend of relaxing or going out with friends and ...
16 December 2019

Seven reasons to try a wellbeing box

Little Lifts kindly sent me one of their signature boxes which is designed for women with breast cancer, however it can also double up a wellness box for those who ...