The best type of staycation for YOUR family

By Claire Winter from Families Magazine Many of us will be making the most of the sights closer to home this year as we holiday here in the UK. But who knew there was so much to see in our own countries? From glorious beaches, to remote wilderness, gorgeous villages to busier cities, there truly is something for everyone. But how do you know...

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Addressing Post-Covid Learning Loss

By Emma Martin from Families Magazine As our worlds slowly open back up and children are in school once again, for many parents a key question will be how they can support their child’s learning post-COVID. There has been much in the news about children being ‘behind’ and needing to ‘catch up.’ However, just as important is their emotional...

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So, why do we sleep?

So, why do we sleep? What happens to our wellbeing if we don’t get enough sleep? If we look across the animal world, we can see that sleep is a fundamental part of life for most animals.  In fact, for some animals it takes up most of their lives… This koala tops the chart of heavy sleepers clocking up an impressive 18 – 22 hours...

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How an effective wellbeing strategy can reduce absence and turnover

Written by Camille BrouardAbsence and turnover can be two of the biggest costs to an organisation, as well as two of the most difficult issues to manage. Staff absence and turnover can also indicate the effectiveness of an organisation when it comes to wellbeing – if employee wellbeing is low, absence from work and staff leaving their jobs commonly...

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Let the half-term fun begin!

Since the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions since May 17th, hugs and holidays are back – with many UK attractions welcoming visitors back through their doors. The easing of restrictions opens more opportunities for activities and days out this May half term with your children. The rule of six- or two-house household restrictions...

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5 Top Safety Tips For Women

Written by Hasina Rahman – Owner of Pink Diamond Martial ArtsAs women, we are more likely to come across unwanted attention or become a target of various attacks. Every time I check the news, there are always horrific cases of abduction, rape, and attacks. My name is Hasina, I am the founder of a female-only combat club called Pink Diamond...

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Why I’m happy mental health is more of a talking point today than ever before

Written by Chris Daems from Cervello In the past few decades we’ve made significant jumps forward in so many aspects and areas of our lives.  We’re generally healthier and live longer than previous generations. We’ve never been more connected. We’ve got access to amazing amounts of knowledge. Prior to the pandemic we had the ability to...

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Nature and wellbeing

During the first lockdown being allowed to go outside once a day became an essential part of getting through the day for me.  ONS data reported that 52% also found that exercising outside helped them cope in the lockdown.  But it is not just exercising that brings benefits. Nature has a significant impact on health. Studies have...

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Menopause for thought

Of all the curveballs life has to throw at us, menopause has to be up there as one of the most challenging. It appears just when you might be sensing a relaxation of the demands of children and your career is reaching new peaks. But since half the population will go through it at some point, why is menopause a taboo topic, or worse, something to...

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