As part of our pledge to Mind, our corporate charity, we commit to raising awareness about mental health issues and we’re starting with Anxiety. Everyone worries from time to time and finds life stressful but when it starts to take over your life, cloud your judgement and prevent you from taking a full and active part in your local community, workplace, social life etc. it can be difficult to manage and to cope alone. You don’t have to struggle in silence. If you think anxiety is playing too big a part in your life, check out the Mind website for some simple guidance.
It’s that time of year when we think about fresh starts and making lists of the goals and resolutions we want to achieve by the end of 2019. Do you find you struggle meet your goals? Or do you set goals that are just that bit too hard to achieve? Succeeding at smashing those New Year’s Resolutions is only possible if you set realistic targets, work at changing small habits that will be easy to follow and make those goals accountable.
Getting enough sleep can be just as important as scheduling in your weekly workouts. We don’t think about making time for sleep or booking it in our diaries, sometimes taking it for granted. But insufficient or poor sleep can have a very detrimental effect on your health. There is a direct link between sleep and mental health so it’s important to understand how your sleep patterns are affecting your day-to-day life. Read on to find out more…
The Christmas period is fun but can be highly stressful. With last minute shopping, increased traffic, rushing to finish work – the negatives vs multiple late nights with alcohol and the office becoming a mecca for chocolate and mince pies, there’s a lot to consider. Take a moment to think about the effect this has on your body internally. You cut workouts. You feel tired and your healthy eating habits slip. It doesn’t have to be like this. We’ve put together ten simple tactics you can use to limit the effect the over indulgence has on your health and lifestyle.