How to Stay Healthy During the Festive Season

I love Christmas! I really do – it’s my favourite time of the year. A time that I get to enjoy spending time with family and friends, and when everyone seems to be in a merry mood. Along with all of this merriment also comes the party season. For a lot of us, December willContinue reading “How to Stay Healthy During the Festive Season”

How to Take Control of Your Food Cravings

We all have them, whether it’s because we are not eating properly, are addicted to sugar, before our periods, after a heavy night out or to comfort us. Food cravings are usually a way of our bodies telling us something. That our cells are crying out for some nutrition or our brains want an emotionalContinue reading “How to Take Control of Your Food Cravings”

PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it

My blog this week is specifically for the ladies, and we are going to look at the phenomena that is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). There is still a lot to learn about PMS and why some women experience it more than others. There is research to suggest that PMS is very much a culturally specific syndrome.Continue reading “PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it”

Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress

Stress is a big problem in modern life. Research in 2018 found that 74% of UK adults had felt so stressed over the year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. In addition, it was found that 81% of women said this compared to 67% of men. Left unchecked, long-term stress can lead to aContinue reading “Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress”

Insomnia and Sleep

Next to a good diet and exercise, good sleep is one the essential things our body and mind needs to function correctly. Sleep is as important as drinking water, feeding our bodies the correct nutrients and breathing. Many biological processes happen during sleep, it’s when the body restores and repairs itself. The nerve cells communicateContinue reading “Insomnia and Sleep”