Travel can often be seen as a form of escapism, a way to disconnect from the stresses and strains of daily life. However, travel can do much more for our wellbeing than just provide an escape. In fact, there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that travel can have a hugely positive impact on…
Decision-making is a crucial skill in all aspects of our lives, including our personal wellbeing. Every day, we are faced with countless decisions that affect our mental and physical health, such as what to eat, whether or not to exercise, how to manage our emotions and stress levels, and even how to manage our relationships….
How Much Exercise Do You Need?
We often hear how important exercise is for both our physical and mental health. There is a lot of science to back that up too. What we often don’t hear so much about is just how much exercise we actually need. The UK government recommends a minimum of 2 and a half of moderate exercise…
Blog: It’s been a while
Apologies for not posting for some time, life has got in the way recently. Like many, I’ve had good days and bad days over the last few months. Since relocating overseas, my days have become busier, meaning I’m having less ‘me time’. It took me a while to actually recognise that I needed to stop…
Blog: I’ve got the blues
January can be a time when people might struggle with their wellbeing. We can feel “blue” at any time of the year. What triggers low mood, or other mental ill health conditions will be down to the individual. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for managing mental ill health. Self awareness can be one of our…
Blue Monday is a lie
You will often hear today referred to as Blue Monday, which is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. In fact, there is no scientific basis for this, its an absolute sham. Blue Monday was actually conceived in 2005, by a travel company (Sky Travel). This depressing day, is actually a marketing campaign from…
Start with Strength and Stability
‘Cardio may get you fit but to stay off the bench, you need strength and stability’. As we head into 2023, you may have personal fitness goals. This article from Fatherly, gives us some isometric exercises to prevent injury and get stronger: https://www.fatherly.com/health/isometric-exercises-to-prevent-injury?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb
Happy Christmas to those celebrating, to those not celebrating, I hope you enjoy the long weekend. The festive period can be a time of joy and spending time with loved ones but it can also be a stressful and lonely time. Therefore it’s important to look after your own mental health and wellbeing. The team…
Habits Of The Calmest People
Hello everyone, a quick post from me today. I just wanted to share a great article from Alex Mathers covering habits of those that ‘choose calm’. There’s much for us to take into account. Enjoy: https://www.alexmathers.net/blog/the-8-fundamental-habits-of-the-calmest-people?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb
The Epidemic Of Male Loneliness
According to a 2019 survey, nearly 1 in 5 men felt like they had no close friends. This fantastic article from Mind Journal gives some great advice and guidance: https://www.mindjournals.com/blogs/read/lonely-man?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb¤cy=AED Please feel free to also reach out to James or I via the contact us page. You’ve got this.