Stay Cool and Save Water

Right now in the UK (and many parts of Europe) we undergoing an extreme heatwave. Temperatures are significantly above the seasonal average for August. This heatwave coincides with a drought. I wanted to share a link from Yorkshire Water that has tips on reducing the amount of water that you use. Not only is this…

Why You Struggle With Self-Care

“Self-care is essential. Prioritise it”, this article from Psychology Today covers a very interesting topic covering the kind of things that stop men taking care of themselves:

Blog: Exercise when recovering from illness and injury

Exercising after an illness or an injury can sometimes be difficult and frustrating. It can feel like we are being held back and restricted whilst our body is in recovery mode Pushing too hard with exercise too soon can lead to problems with our recovery. One of the best things to do is to listen…

Blog: Sitting down here

Hello and Happy Friday 🙂 I am sat on the beach in sunny Cleethorpes. I needed this so badly. I’ve been ill with covid, and even though I am no longer testing positive I’m still having symptoms and issues. This had forced me to rest, only do light exercise and to spend a lot of…

The #1 Rule Of Happiness

‘If You Can’t Be Happy With A Coffee, You Won’t Be Happy With A Yacht’ “The little things help me appreciate the big things.” Social media can often affect negatively our mental health, but sometimes there are some gems that help give us a much needed boost. This article from DMARGE gives us some perspective:…

Wellbeing Calendar: August 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for August 2022. The theme for August 2022 is “Altruistic August,” with a focus on creating a wave of kindness in the world around us. One action to try each day of the month to boost your happiness. What will you try this month? The…

Blog: Time after time

Hello I hope everyone is well.  This is not my first attempt at writing a blog since I got covid, but it’s the first one that has made it past a few words. Covid has been pretty awful.  I’ve since tested negative, but still having issues with tiredness, headaches and with my voice/speech.  The brain…

Top tips to stay cool in the hot weather 

This one seems very relevant to share today. Pretty much the whole of the UK is experiencing a severe heatwave today. I found an article on Sky News to be really useful:

Action for Happiness session: How Therapy Helps

The following session may be of interest. It is run by ‘Action for Happiness’ and not affiliated with Better Days Wellbeing: Join therapist Lori Gottlieb to learn how to uncover your blind spots, change your stories and transform your life. Book Your Place How Therapy Helps – Lori GottliebWed, 27 July 2022 – Online via…