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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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How To Combat Loneliness In Older People

One of the main issues that typically affects the elderly is loneliness. The impacts of loneliness can have a significant bearing on our mental and physical health. However, most people remain largely unaware of the impact that loneliness can have on older people. What are some of the risk factors that may lead to loneliness? Location People will often find it more difficult to get out and meet people dependent on where they live. Therefore, living in isolated rural areas,…

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Mens Health Week

Celebrate Men’s Health Week with us and help raise awareness of issues men are facing both physically and mentally, and encourage conversations with those close to you. The current pandemic has made us all understand the value of our health, and ensuring we are actively looking after our own health is extremely important. From keeping active and fit to ensuring your body gets the right food it needs to stay healthy is more prominent than ever. But it’s not only…

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Top Tips To Eat Healthy At Home

Making healthier choices is easier said than done, and with added stress and anxiety coming into lay with the uncertain time we are facing, it’s easy to switch your mindset and revert back to the old ways. To help keep you on the right track and stay motivated to continue eating healthy at home, we’ve put together some tips and advice to help. Omega 3 Is Super Important Fatty acids from the face of it may sound bad, but they’re…

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Keep Fit At Home

In what are uncertain times, it can be hard to feel motivated to improve and get out, even exercise at home can seem a stretch too far when there’s so many distractions. But there’s plenty you can do in your home or in your garden that will make up for the fact you’re missing the gym or your usual routines. Luckily with the amount of technology at your disposal, you can access exercise and fitness apps instantly, giving you access…

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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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Caring and Your Mental Health

Caring and your mental health

It’s important to remember that even when you’re struggling, you’re not alone. Many of us have our struggles and no matter how small or insignificant they seem, they’re all equally important to talk about. To help raise awareness on Time To Talk Day, we take a look at how mental health can affect carers and the ways in which you can improve your own mental health. 1. Coping with loneliness Loneliness isn’t in itself a mental health problem, rather something…

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