Health + Fitness

Treat Yourself To Something Lovely

Treat Yourself To Something Lovely

If you’re the kind of person who is always taking care of others, don’t you think it’s about time to treat yourself? It’s not selfish to think of yourself for a change, and it’s not a bad thing either – in fact, it can improve your mood and give you a positive outlook on life.  Something that you can do to treat yourself is to buy your own gift. Gift giving is good for your mental health, and receiving gifts is enjoyable too. If you can be both giver and recipient, surely that’s the best thing of all? With this…

How To Get Maximise Fitness Workouts

How To Get Maximise Fitness Workouts

Do you need to maximise fitness workouts you’re undertaking? The key to maintaining your fitness regime is in knowing that every exercise session you undertake will have a positive impact on your body. One of the best ways to maximise fitness workouts is by ensuring you benefit every time you exercise. Here are some top tips that will help you go the extra mile, dig down deep and reach your fitness goals.  Maximise Fitness Workouts With Set Goals Realistic and achievable fitness goals help keep you motivated and track your progress. Without goals, your exercise may become directionless and your…

3 Ways To Be Your Authentic Self

3 Ways To Be Your Authentic Self

Do you know how to be your authentic self? We’ve all heard the same piece of advice when feeling nervous about a big date or an important job interview: just be yourself. It makes sense on the face of it. If you want someone to get to know who you are and what you can bring to a relationship or job role, you should show them your authentic self without any pretense or secrecy. But this is often easier said than done. We are guilty of caring too much about what other people think of us and change or hide…

How To Improve Your Fitness Levels – Even On Lockdown!’

How To Improve Your Fitness Levels – Even On Lockdown!’

Lockdown has hit our fitness levels. Many of us feel unhealthier than ever due to gym closures and outside activity limited in many countries. Those that loved exercise and went to the gym or for a run regularly haven’t had the chance to keep up the habit! However, even though lockdown is still in place for many countries, and others with strict restrictions, it doesn’t mean you can’t keep your fitness levels up! Whether you’re confined to the four walls of your home, or you’re able to venture out for a run, take a look at these tips on how…

5 Methods Of Enjoying Your Day And Feeling Like It Was Well Spent

5 Methods Of Enjoying Your Day And Feeling Like It Was Well Spent

Are you enjoying your day right now? Are you spending it being productive? One issue we all tend to have, every now and then, is the feeling of wasting our day or wasting our time in general. Whilst we have a pretty long-lasting life, we do often panic because we feel as though we’ve not done a lot. Which is why I asked if you’re enjoying your day right now. Panic happens sometimes when we’ve had a lazy week or a lack of productivity. We tend to blow it out of proportion and question what we’re doing with our lives!…

These Health Issues Aren’t Fatal, But They Can Still Be A Nightmare

These Health Issues Aren’t Fatal, But They Can Still Be A Nightmare

There are a variety of different health issues that, while not fatal, can cause problems in your life. Some of these are irritating, others are painful and many more will just impact your appearance, eroding your self-confidence. It’s important to feel well because your daily life, self-confidence, relationships, career and mental health depend on it. There are five common health issues that you may have to deal with on a daily basis. So here’s what to about them. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Pexels Source CCO License Do you constantly find that you are exhausted through the day? This could be the case,…

Tips On Going Vegan You Need To Know

Tips On Going Vegan You Need To Know

More and more people are going vegan for different reasons. For some people, it’s because they are concerned about animal welfare. For others, they decide to go vegan as a way of getting healthy and losing weight. No matter what category you fall into, going vegan can mean a lot of changes to your diet. Below, we will provide you with some advice and tips that can assist you when going vegan. This should help you on your quest to ditching meat from your diet altogether. You’re probably not going vegan overnight Yes, you probably want to be full vegan…

Common New Year Goals To Make 2021 Your Year

Common New Year Goals To Make 2021 Your Year

It’s that time when New Year goals are on the minds of people seeking change in their lives. So what do you want to achieve in 2021? And how will you go about it? As each new year chime bellows many people around the world are promising themselves that this will be the year of change. This year especially is one that many are looking to leave behind. So you may have ideas on the things that you want to do and the changes that you want to make. However, some people might not be sure on what sort of…

Confidence Struggles? Here’s What You Can Do To Overcome It

Confidence Struggles? Here’s What You Can Do To Overcome It

Confidence struggles are more widespread than you might think. It’s not easy to love yourself, we know that, especially in a society that demands you look and act a specific way. So how do you overcome your own confidence struggles? If you don’t overcome your confidence struggles, you may feel like an outcast, that you’re different, and you feel like you’re being excluded. We understand this is a huge problem right now and can impact your confidence rather dramatically. In this article, we’re going to discuss two main things that you can do when you’re struggling with your confidence. If…

How To Maintain Strong Bones

How To Maintain Strong Bones

Maintaining strong bones is essential for many other aspects of your health and well-being, but it’s a topic that many people feel they do not know enough about. There are two things you should be doing NOW and throughout your life. Learning how to protect your bones whilst encouraging them to gain extra strength and density needn’t be as difficult as you might think.There are a few key areas in which you can focus your efforts to start making a real difference. So, if you would like to know more about how you can maintain strong bones, then read on…

5 Small Diet Changes To Make for A Healthier Life

5 Small Diet Changes To Make for A Healthier Life

There are small diet changes you can make now because it’s has never been more important to have a healthy diet. Having a healthy diet can help to boost your immune system and fight against viruses. Here’s what you can do. Apart from staying at home, washing your hands, not mixing with large groups of people and using hand sanitiser regularly, eating a healthy diet is one way you can protect yourself. While it can be a big shock to the system to completely overhaul your diet, begin by making small diet changes. The following five are among the most…

Nine Fun Ways To Get Thirty Minutes Of Activity

Nine Fun Ways To Get Thirty Minutes Of Activity

Yes, there are fun ways to get thirty minutes of regular activity. When we’re young, we move our bodies in play all the time and don’t think about exercise. As an adult, however, the thought of physical activity doesn’t sound like much fun at all. It’s recommended that adults do 150 – 300 minutes of exercise a week. Thirty minutes a day puts you safely in the middle of that range. Nobody wants to spend thirty minutes every day working out, but you can get in your physical activity in by doing something that you enjoy. Here are some easy…

Socializing Under Lockdown – Is It Possible?

Socializing Under Lockdown – Is It Possible?

We need not begin with a long preamble discussing just how COVID has upended all of our lives, as this can sometimes feel a little insensitive. Being under lockdown is no fun… or is it? You may be struggling with working from home and feeling unable to go and enjoy the things you used to. Of course, tragically, some people have lost family members and are struggling every day with that. This isn’t to discount your issues under lockdown or their worth at all. That being said, complaining and understanding the difficulties we face are two completely separate considerations. Socializing…

Your Guide to Reduce Pain and Increase Energy Gain

Your Guide to Reduce Pain and Increase Energy Gain

Want to reduce pain and increase your energy? Are you frequently feeling fatigued, sore and suffering from more aches and pains than usual? You’re not alone, so we discuss some simple steps here. It can be difficult to wake up with a spring in your step and a positive mental attitude each morning, and who could blame you! As we get older we often look for ways to reduce pain and increase energy. Tiredness, aches and pains are all warning signs, sent out by your body to get you to act; to try and convince you to change your life…

Fun Activities To Improve Flexibility For The Whole Family

Fun Activities To Improve Flexibility For The Whole Family

Maintaining flexibility is so important as you get older because it protects your joints and helps to increase mobility so your risk of falls is reduced as well. But did you know that maintaining flexibility is equally as important in children? When a child hits their growth spurt, they lose a lot of flexibility, so if they were not very flexible before, they may have a lot of mobility issues. These problems will carry over into their adult life, which is why it’s important that they improve their flexibility while they are still young. Unfortunately, convincing kids to do flexibility…