7 Apps to Improve your Wellbeing

It’s mid-morning on a Monday and your e-mails just don’t seem to stop. Or, it’s a hectic Saturday with the kids where it feels like you’re being pulled in every direction. You just need to stop, take a minute and re-centre. What you need is a little pick-me-up, something that will relax you and help...

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12 Teas Perfectly Matched to their Book Counterparts

It’s a Sunday afternoon and you’re reclining with your favourite book. You could be reclining in the garden, curled up next to a fire, or still in bed enjoying a lie in. It’s quiet and everything is right with the world. Toes are scrunched into your favourite socks and the comfy jumper is thoroughly on – all you need to complete the picture is your favourite tea.

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Take a Break and Manage Stress

Recent research has highlighted how important it is to take a break at regular intervals throughout the day. When a 3 month survey was undertaken at Sheffield University involving 850,000 people they found that responses, rapid perception and decision-making were better, more effective when people avoided cramming intensively and applied a looser, more relaxed approach.

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Work Meditation: 6 Stretches to Beat Stress (with Bonus Quotes!)

It's a stressful day in work and your to do list is getting longer, rather than shorter. You've been slumped over an inbox that won't stop barraging you with demanding clients and half your lunch has ended up on your keyboard. Your shoulders ache, your wrists are stiff and tired - it's another day at work and your body is taking the hit.

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7 Super Relaxing Spaces in Manchester

Finding space to breathe and have a private moment is a tough one for city dwellers, and Manchester city centre is no different. Everyone relaxes in different ways. You may find solitude and comfort in a quirky cafe, public gardens or a marina. No matter what your vice is, we've found the perfect relaxing spaces in Manchester city centre for you to enjoy.

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10 Truly Inspiring Quotes by Great Women

Thanks to the internet, the profile of women’s voices has become stronger than ever. Now, more than ever, we are able to hear what women think and the struggles they face day to day. Projects such as Everyday Sexism have highlighted what women come into contact with on a daily basis – whether they’re famous or not.

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5 ways to motivate yourself to work out in the winter

It’s always a good excuse for skipping a workout – but bad weather needn’t stop you keeping fit this winter. Skipping the fitness routine might do more harm than good if you suffer with SAD too, as the positive effects of outdoor exercise, which include preventing depression and reducing stress, are vital when you’re already […]

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Can reflexology help you to lose weight?

In a word; yes. It’s not just a matter of hitting the right pressure points, though; you’ll have to make a little effort yourself. But reflexology can support you and your body in achieving a weight loss goal. Here’s How: A lot of people who struggle with their weight can be lethargic, even depressed. To […]

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6 Tips for a Healthy Winter Diet

It’s almost November, winter is officially here, and there’s no getting away from the weather. It’s easy to become a couch potato over the winter months, filling up on stodge and not moving from the sofa – but overeating and eating the wrong foods can lower your resistance to winter bugs and give you that horrible […]

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Ayurveda for September

Feature image via Heal with Honora.  For those who don’t know anything about Ayurveda; it’s a way of living that’s governed by an individual’s natural constitution and the time of year. We are all ruled by ‘doshas’ which are mixtures of the five different elements (space, air, fire, water and earth) The three doshas are: […]

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