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Cold Turkey...

Cold Turkey...
We’ve done the tinsel, crackers and Christmas pud – now it’s time to go cold Turkey. More to the point it’s time to get out there, shake off that weight gain and make that extra poundage history. If you are feeling sluggish and low, make January jolly rather than SAD. Read More...

Listen to your Granny....I never did!

Listen to your Granny....I never did!
Visiting Granny was the highlight of my week some...ahem..few…years ago. Her wisdom was her greatest gift to pass to me and I still draw on her words as I can hear her say, “All things in moderation my dear”. All those snippets of wisdom still ringing in my ears... Read More...

An Ice Cream Van in Winter. Great Shout!

An Ice Cream Van in Winter. Great Shout!
Last Monday I attended an INSET day at school. For once, Sunday was a joy with no lessons to plan for Monday and it felt like a bit of a holiday! I almost felt refreshed when I rocked up to school in my jeans and slightly Christmassy jumper, and I wasn’t alone... There was definitely a buzz in the air from the array of teachers who were feeling a bit naughty having actually enjoyed a Sunday without doing any work. Sssh… Don’t tell anyone. However, this was to be only the beginning of a very positive day indeed. Read More...

Preparing for Interviews

Preparing for Interviews
So, you got an interview – well done! You’ve successfully jumped the first hurdle, now you need to get over the next one. Read More...

Jog On

Jog On
As I drive into the office every morning, I can’t help wondering what possesses the early morning joggers to brave the wind and rain in a vain attempt to keep fit and healthy. Why do they do it and have you ever seen a happy smiley jogger? Read More...

Time for a cuppa?

Time for a cuppa?
Did you know that Ginger enhances bronchodilation and used in conjunction with over the counter cold medications can ease those blocked airways when battling against cold and flu symptoms. Read More...

Vitamin D can be our best friend during the winter months...

Vitamin D can be our best friend during the winter months...
Why is it so hard to fight the draw of the infamous “duvet day” as the temperature drops and the mornings get colder and darker? As our sleep and waking cycles become disrupted by the lack of sunlight, it’s no wonder we feel tired and sluggish. Less sunlight means our brains produce lower levels of a hormone called Melatonin which in turn makes us feel sleepy. Read More...

Create Some Me Time

Create some me time this autumn and take care of your health If you dread the clocks going back - and the thought of darker nights and lower temperatures - then now's the time to think about your own wellbeing. Spare a few minutes and do something good for yourself today. Read More...