Online Mental Health Resources for Families

Online Mental Health Resources for Families
**This is a press release from MindEd who have launched an online training portal for families to help promote understanding of and positive response to mental health and wellbeing issues in children and young people. I am sharing this because I think it will be of interest to many in my network. I was a MindEd author on the original project and a keen supporter of this incredible mine of information and support** Read More...

Mental Health Awareness Week – Resources

Mental Health Awareness Week – Resources
“Depression isn’t always obvious... Everybody is fighting their own battles”. Mental Health Awareness week (16th-22nd May) this year focusses on relationships and aims to increase recognition on the importance of strong and healthy relationships with family, friends and/or partners. Can you spend more time being present with and listening to friends, family, partners and colleagues? Read More...

8 Easy Skin Tips that Make a Real Difference Every Day

8 Easy Skin Tips that Make a Real Difference Every Day
When you’re leading a busy lifestyle, it can be difficult to stop and think about your own wellbeing, how you feel and sometimes even your appearance. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be a challenge or extra work; it can be incorporated into your daily routine or simply added to your normal habits. Here are 8 small and easy skin tips that can make a big difference! Read More...

My Experience as a Vegetarian

My Experience as a Vegetarian
National Vegetarian Week is 16 - 24 May! Whether it's for health reasons, to save money or because you care about animal welfare, try being a veggie for a week! Read More...

Festival of Learning 2017

Festival of Learning 2017
Did you know one of the six ways to contribute to your wellbeing is to continue learning new skills and knowledge? Festival of Learning, previously Adult Learning Week, starts 1 May to 30 June and dedicates two months to raise awareness of new learning opportunities and encourages adults to explore wonderful FREE sessions. Read More...

A Marathon of a Challenge!

A Marathon of a Challenge!
Having been in charge of fundraising at Invicta Grammar School over a number of years and encouraging my colleagues to do something silly for charity, I decided this year it was my turn. Running has always been an interest for me and a great stress reliever after a busy week at school so I somewhat naively signed myself up to take on the London Marathon 2016... Read More...

Spicy Roast Chicken

Spicy Roast Chicken
Make your roast healthy by pairing nutritionist Madeleine Shaw’s delicious spicy chicken recipe with tasty spring salads. Read More...

5 Reasons to Take Up Gardening

5 Reasons to Take Up Gardening
It’s National Gardening Week this week (11th – 17th April) and this year’s theme focusses on how gardens and gardening helps to improve our wellbeing. The annual event was set up in 2011 and has since grown to be the country’s largest gardening celebration. Here are 5 reasons why we should all take up gardening... Read More...

National Pet Month - April 2017

National Pet Month - April 2017
April is National Pet Month. As a nation of pet owners, our wellbeing is improved by our relationship with our pets. It's time to celebrate our non-human family members and make sure that we look after them properly as well. Read More...
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