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Working from home?

About 1.5 million people work from home regularly, and over the past few years with many opting for self-employment, it’s becoming more and more popular. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many have been disrupted in their normal daily patterns and thousands of people across the UK are currently working at home. Are you currently working from home? Are you struggling to …

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What you need to know about Coronavirus

Over the past month, there have been a lot of discussions in the news regarding the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals and many of those initially infected, either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the …

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5 ways to start your 2020 on the right track

The New Year is officially here and although there is a lot of excitement in the air to make 2020 the best year ever; there is also a lot of pressure when an old year ends and new one begins. As usual, we are here to help, and that is why we have come up with five things that will …

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Feeling lonely?

Today, 40% of GPs have said that they see patients regularly, just because they are lonely. Over 9 million people in the UK – almost a fifth of the population – say they are always or often lonely, but almost two thirds feel uncomfortable admitting to it (British Red Cross and Co-Op, 2016). With over half (51%) of all people aged …

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Let’s talk about mental health

About 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year.  Join us today on World Mental Health Day as we raise awareness about mental health issues around the world.  How many times have you responded to an “how are you?” without even thinking about the question itself, probably brushing it off with an “I’m fine, …

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Recently, Mental Health Foundation chief executive Mark Rowland said: “Our survey indicates that millions of adults in the UK are struggling with concerns about their body image. For some people this is potentially very severe.” When talking about body image, many have tried to determine the factor that influences the negative perception that people have towards their own bodies and …

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Mamma mia…here we go again!

In some parts of the world, today, many families are coming together to celebrate Mother’s day. This a great opportunity for you to express your love for your mum, if you aren’t already doing this on a daily basis. We all know that mothers are amazing and that being a mum is one of the toughest but most rewarding jobs …

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New Year’s Resolutions Made Easy

Who’s made a New Year’s resolution this year? And who’s broken it already?  You’re not alone, studies show that 80% of people give up their resolution by February. That’s fairly dispiriting statistics, it’s almost enough to make you consider giving up the whole idea entirely. But what if this is something you really want to stick to? What if it’s …