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Mental Health Tips For Carers

Looking after another person’s mental and physical well being is a tremendous task, and in some cases, creating time for yourself can feel like a chore. While it is easier said than done, establishing time within the day to breathe and to have “you time” is crucial.  Naturally, you aren’t going to inherit perfect time management or master the art of self-care after reading this blog. Instead, you will hopefully walk away with some ideas, tips and tricks that could…

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Carers Week Caring Health & Well-Being

Carers Week 2021 – Together, We Can Make Caring Visible!

Carers Week is an annual event that takes place once a year. The main goal is to spread awareness, love, and appreciation of you, the fantastic individuals who spend a large majority of their time looking after the well-being of others. This year, Discounts for Carers wants to put the spotlight on you, the Carers, and celebrate everything you’ve accomplished.  What is Carers Week 2021? There are 7 million people in the UK that are carers – this includes those…

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Beauty Must-Haves You Don’t Want To Miss!

While we might not be able to get to the beauty stores in person, that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on the latest products. Skincare and beauty products are continuously improving, and naturally, we are always on the lookout for the next best thing. From the latest moisturiser, serum, exfoliator or treatment, we deserve to treat our skin. To help you with your search for the hottest products, we have listed some of the best makeup brands and…

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How Can Nature Improve Your Mental Health?

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between the 10th and 16th of May and the theme is nature. After being locked indoors for the best part of a year, getting outdoors and appreciating nature sounds lovely.  However, while there has been countless studies and research done into the subject, many people don’t seem to realise how beneficial nature can be for mental health.   Nature is an excellent mental health resource. Getting outside and connecting with nature can be…

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Stress Awareness Month: Tips For Carers

The month of April is dedicated to promoting stress. Unfortunately, a staggering amount of people endure high levels of stress on a regular basis. In the past year, it was reported by The Mental Health Foundation that 71% of people had felt so stressed that they were overwhelmed. It was also reported that: 51% of adults who feel stressed reported that they also felt depressed, and 61% said that they were anxious. 37% of adults who reported that they felt…

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Tips For A Better Nights Sleep

Sleep and rest can have a massive effect on our overall health and not getting the right amount or struggling to sleep can leave you feeling fatigued, demotivated, not fresh and tired, which is why it’s important to understand the need for a good night’s rest. Being a Carer, you’ll likely have faced disruptive sleep many times, whether it be because of long shifts, 24/7 care, general stress or a magnitude of other things that contribute to a poor sleep…

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Delicious Pancakes To Try On Pancake Day

Each year, the pancake game gets stronger, from different types of pancakes, shapes, ingredients, to the toppings on top, there is so much to choose from! We are here to help you out and have listed some of our favourite pancake recipes. We know you won’t just have the one so treat yourself with a variety of different ingredients and toppings to satisfy your sweet tooth and cravings. What to make on Pancake Day? Fluffy Banana Pancakes Have you joined…

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How To Beat The January Blues

There are many reasons that January may be making you feel blue no matter who you are. The weather, money issues, the anti-climax of Christmas, new year phobia, the list goes on! With this year not beginning as we would have hoped, there are even more reasons as to why you might be feeling down. Reasons such as being in lockdown and not being able to see friends and family that you would normally rely on. We want to do…

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Best Podcasts and Apps for Improving Mental Health

With the new year not getting off to the best of starts, we are trying to stay positive and maintain a healthy outlook. Now more than ever, it is an important time to look after your well being and mental health. We’ve complied a list of some of the best podcasts and apps for improving mental health and to help you relax and unwind during difficult times. Whether this is listening to a podcast during a brisk 10-minute walk, or…

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Keeping Yourself Active During Winter Lockdown

The new year hasn’t started quite as we would have hoped with the country facing another lockdown, just as we said we would join the gym and start eating healthier. Unlike the sunny days of the summer lockdown where we got to sit out in the sun and do garden workouts. We are now facing cold, wet and gloomy days. However much these Winter days may make you feel fatigued and tired. It is so important that you find at…

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