The cost of smoking to the UK Government is approximately £12.6 billion a year, made up of £1.4 billion spent on social care for smoking related care needs, £2.5 billion spent on NHS services and £8.6 billion of lost productivity in businesses*. But what is smoking costing you personally? The cost of smoking on yourRead More About What is the cost Smoking?
Walking is great! It is free, no equipment is needed, it is good for the body and mind, and, with doctors advising at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day, it is one of the easiest activities to add into everyday life. If you are thinking of getting more active, here are theRead More About Health Benefits of Walking
As we hurtle towards 21st June, Boris’s proposed day of freedom, our thoughts are turning to all of the things we have missed over the last year and what we will soon be able to once again enjoy; a drink with friends in the local pub or a trip to the cinema maybe? At theRead More About Daily Pockets of Joy
I usually work from an office and as a social outgoing sort I like the camaraderie I share with my colleagues. However working from home was at first somewhat of a novelty, PJ bottoms and the radio for company but as my children and husband joined me and we juggled space we all needed toRead More About Blog – How I stay well while working from home
The last year has been like no other, and as we observe the anniversary of the first lockdown we need to take a minute and try to understand how Covid has impacted our mental health. Like many others our work has moved online, with most staff working from home, this has seen a blurring ofRead More About Blog – How I manage my Mental Health during Covid
Throughout April we are challenging you to ‘Eat the Rainbow’. We all tend to buy and eat the same foods eat week but throughout April we want you to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Fruit and vegetables are an important part of your diet, they are high in vitamins, mineralsRead More About Eat the Rainbow Challenge
We all know that we need to move more and to help us do just that the This Girl Can campaign from Sport England has partnered with Disney and real families to create a series of Disney Dance Alongs. Snow White is now 83 years old, so don’t worry about your age, follow along orRead More About Sit less and move more – Disney Dance alongs