Preparing our children’s posture for the perfect screen-life balance

In every generation there’s hype around a health scare. For millennials, “cancer” seems to be the big buzzword. But what about our children? We live in an age of multiple screens, and shockingly, in the UK, children aged three to four already spend three hours a day in front of a screen (rising to over […]

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The importance of staying hydrated.

Staying hydrated… …is vitally important. Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work properly. How much you should drink depends on various factors (age, gender, size, climate, exercise intensity) but the general rule is between 1.5 and 2 litres a day. You can easily […]

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How ‘essential’ are essential oils?

Scented candles are soooo last year. Anyone who’s anyone now proudly owns an oil diffuser and boasts of its gazillions of positive effects. I personally only have, erm, 4! Two in the house, one in the car, and my most favourite of all…my mobile diffuser that plugs into my laptop, so wherever I’m working I […]

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Veganism: all the Kool Kidz are doing it, so should I?

I was talking to a particularly slim and attractive, and therefore somewhat intimidating, vegan foodie the other day, and I found myself slightly distorting the truth to try and win favour with this clearly superior being (no, not you Bea!). She asked about my diet, and I replied: “wherever possible I try to eat Vegan”. […]

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Can Pilates help with depression?

Well done everyone – we’ve got through January, and ‘Blue Monday’ (15/01) claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. There was quite a lot of media coverage about this, and whilst sifting through it I came across another great article recommending Pilates for anyone suffering with anxiety / depression, or indeed anyone […]

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