Month: June 2019

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Metabolism is the term that describes all chemical reactions in the body. It is best known for the process of burning calories. The higher your metabolism, the more calories you burn, making it easier to […]

Mood Boosting Foods

Serotonin is a natural mood stabiliser and 90% of serotonin receptors are located in the gut. The gut and brain are connected so what we eat affects how we feel.  Eating foods that boost mood […]

Breathing Techniques

Breathing is the one necessity of life that we don’t really need to think about. When we breathe in, oxygen is taken to all of our cells in the body and breathing out removes the […]

Introduction to Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is simply a method of mental training. A technique involving paying attention to the present moment. It helps us become more aware of our thoughts and feelings so that, instead of […]

Exercise and Heart Health

The tiny human heart is what pumps blood and oxygen around the whole body and keeps us alive, making it our most vital organ.   Have you ever thought about it as a muscle in the […]

It’s the little things

Making changes to your lifestyle does not need to be complex and radical. In fact, it is the small changes that we make that can have the biggest impact on our health, fitness and wellbeing. […]

The Benefits of Physical Exercise

People in the UK are approximately 20% less active now than in the 1960’s.  This could be partly due to technology making our lives a lot easier and most people now drive or take public […]

The Benefits of Moving Every Hour

Did you know 81% of office workers spend between 4 and 9 hours sitting at their desk every day. According to the NHS, adults in the UK spend more than 7 hours a day sitting […]

Reflecting

Learning is part of life. Whether we think about it or not, we are constantly evolving to learn new skills. This could be starting a new job, attending a course, becoming a parent, cooking a […]