Health

Covering many aspects of health including:
Children: Pregnancy, breastfeeding, medicines, child illness.
Women’s health: breast cancer, menstruation, body image.
Improving health – diet, exercise, giving up smoking, being active.
Mental health – anxiety, depression, loss.

Make Getting Outdoors Your New Year’s Resolution

Make Getting Outdoors Your New Year’s Resolution

Whether you love them or hate them New Year’s is a time when people make Resolutions. The start of a new beginning and many are too ambitious and do not last the week. I believe that small steps can make a big difference at the end of the year as long as you remain realistic.(…)

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Relaxing at The Malvern Spa

Relaxing at The Malvern Spa

Diet and exercise aren’t the only areas of health we need to take care of – rest and recovery are also essential to physical and mental well-being. Relaxation can help reduce illnesses caused by stress, lower anxiety, reduce blood pressure, improve concentration levels and make it easier to sleep/reduce fatigue; as well as making us(…)

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How to Improve your Cholesterol

How to Improve your Cholesterol

October is National Cholesterol Month 2017. This is a whole month devoted to the dangers of high cholesterol whilst raising funds to help continue to provide life-saving work. The 100 Mile Great Cholesterol Challenge This year sees The 100 mile Great Cholesterol Challenge which aims to get people moving to benefit from a healthy heart.(…)

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Junior Triathlon – A First for Our Family

Junior Triathlon – A First for Our Family

I knew this Junior Triathlon meant a lot to our nine year old son because I had to cancel an overnight trip to London for it – and he loves sleeping at London hotels. I think it was the fact that he is confident that he can swim, ride a bike and run so had(…)

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Salt Awareness Week: Children getting a third of their salt before school

Salt Awareness Week: Children getting a third of their salt before school

Today marks the start of Salt Awareness Week (20th – 26th March). Salt raises blood pressure which leads to strokes and heart attacks. This year’s theme is The Hidden Killer as many foods still have salt added to them, even the ones that do not necessarily taste salty! Lowering the amount of salt in our(…)

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Half Marathon Training Week 7 – Storm Doris

Half Marathon Training Week 7 – Storm Doris

Regular readers will know that this week of my half marathon training was one filled with the anniversaries of many unhappy memories – therefore I managed to sleep a lot! My husband rang me on the Monday (which was the anniversary of my Mom dying) and asked me if I wanted to go for lunch(…)

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