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Here we share interesting stories and news from across the health and social care sectors.

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 23 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have felt a heightened anxiety about your health, whether it’s constantly worrying you may have COVID-19 or worrying that y

Simple ways to connect with nature more, when you can’t get out in it

Simple ways to connect with nature more, when you can’t get out in it

September 16 2020

Nature is a powerful de-stressor, so getting out in it often is great for wellbeing and physical health. But what about those times when you just can’t get out in it? How can we benefit from nature when we can’t reach it?

Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Posh toast topping, Quick couscous, and Antipasti salad

Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Posh toast topping, Quick couscous, and Antipasti salad

September 2 2020

We’re here with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.

National Dog Day: The benefits of having a furry friend

National Dog Day: The benefits of having a furry friend

August 26 2020

Wednesday 26th August is National Dog Day, which celebrates all things canine.

Refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle

Refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle

August 20 2020

Going green and having zero waste may be a little hard to accomplish in one go, but there are ways to at least begin reducing the amount of waste you bring into

Returning to exercise after lockdown

Returning to exercise after lockdown

August 18 2020

Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you.

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

August 11 2020

As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you claim back the night:

Obese people at higher risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19

Obese people at higher risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19

August 6 2020

In the UK, obesity is one of the biggest health crises with 63% of adults in England being overweight or living with obesity.

Overcoming perfectionism: Three traps to avoid

Overcoming perfectionism: Three traps to avoid

July 30 2020

When we think of being a perfectionist, it’s typically seen as a positive trait to have.

Staying present in lockdown

Staying present in lockdown

July 20 2020

Do you constantly think about the future? How you want your career to progress, where you want to live, what kind of holiday you want next year...

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