The Second Spring – Managing Peri-menopause and Menopause years with diet and lifestyle
June 11, 2019 at 12:31 pm
By Tina
In China, a woman’s menopause is called the ‘second spring’. It is viewed as a positive life stage. Northern Thailand have one of the few examples of a menopause ceremony. While it is universal to celebrate births and weddings, the Meo have developed their own ritual to celebrate menopause in an older woman. It is […]
How do you deal with Care Fees for a Loved One?
June 11, 2019 at 12:03 pm
No doubt you are busy with many pressing matters and now a loved one is needing care. Not many of us have much experience of how to deal with and it’s a daunting time too. Big decisions need to be made and the Care Fees can be costly. Did you know you have options? Not […]
The basic principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
May 22, 2019 at 2:05 pm
Written by: Maggie Chapman (Psychological Therapist) To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (13th – 19th May) we looked at the ‘Basic Principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)’ There are some specific principles central to CBT. Many may be shared by other approaches but the combination of these principles goes some way towards understanding CBT. […]
Why is exercise such a mood booster?
May 15, 2019 at 4:45 pm
A large study published in the Lancet last year showed that physical exercise was significantly and meaningfully associated with self-reported mental health. The World Health organisation recommends 300 mins of exercise and physical activity a week, 150 mins of the 300 being moderate to vigorous exercise. Sadly in the UK only 25% of the population meets these […]
Teenagers are risk-takers: teach them first aid
May 7, 2019 at 7:58 pm
1 in 3 Brits don’t know how to perform CPR. This makes our citizens three times more likely to die from a cardiac arrest, than those living in countries which teach first aid skills. This frustrating statistic is in itself is a reason to teach first aid to teenagers. Add to this the fact that […]
The Menopause & Getting Your ‘Ducks in A Row’
April 29, 2019 at 6:24 pm
Written by: Christien Bird, Women’s Health Physiotherapist For years, menopause has been the subject of rumor and myth however thankfully, attitudes towards menopause are changing for the better. Menopause is a completely natural process that happens around the age of 50. As a women’s health physio I started researching the menopause when I realized that […]
April 22, 2019 at 10:39 am
doTerra Essential oils can be a great support during exams and are perfect for study and concentration, de-stressing and relaxation, motivating and energising. combating sleep issues and fighting germs – all things that will affect how students cope with these important times in their lives. Essential oils have been used for centuries and are naturally […]
Set your own boundaries!
April 15, 2019 at 3:25 pm
Sometimes I hear people say, “they know how to push all my buttons”. In these cases, I have two questions. 1) How do they know which buttons to push? 2) And, why do they do it? Actually, people do not really don’t know which buttons to push. They behave like that because they are just testing your […]
The Menopause app study: recruitment extended!
April 8, 2019 at 6:18 pm
The Menopause app study: recruitment extended! An opportunity to speak to an expert about your menopause symptoms! The gynaecology experts at Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline© launched the Dr Morton’s Menopause app with Medopad, the ground-breaking global healthtech company, in December 2018. Its mission is to evaluate the benefits of collecting hard data to […]
Keys to Success
April 8, 2019 at 11:14 am
Over the years, I’ve watched several pretty good webinars on “the Keys to success”, “the steps to success”, all held by some amazing speakers. They always make me wonder why some of us become very successful while others don’t make it. All of us, without exception, and regardless of our background, started off the same […]
Charity Golf Day – 27th June at Banstead Downs Golf Club in aid of Royal Trinity Hospice
March 18, 2019 at 5:40 pm
We’re having a charity golf day on 27th June at Banstead Downs Golf Club in Cheam, Surrey to help support a fantastic cause. The Royal Trinity Hospice in Clapham Common and all the amazing work the team there do. There will be a round of golf, a BBQ, a live auction and a whole lot […]
Weight loss mythbusting
February 4, 2019 at 8:11 pm
When it comes to fat loss the common misconception is that it’s all about struggling through a calorie deficit and hitting hours upon hours of cardio. This is one of the many fat loss myths that will be busted and discussed in our free seminar on the 27th of February. The finer details of nutrition […]