Two-fifths of British workers want 4 day working week to reduce stress

Two fifths (39%) of the nation’s employees wish their employers would trial a four-day working week in order to reduce burnout, new data shows. The findings encourage employers to promote healthy working habits, such as regular screen breaks. Almost half (44%) of employees report feeling burnt out at work, while 1 in 3 find maintaining…

Dog owners are happier – it’s official

Those with a dog have 69 per cent more ‘meaningful’ interactions (one-to-ones which boost their overall mood) than those without. That's according to a study of 2,004 adults which also found dog owners benefit from the simple act of walking their canine chum. Nearly one in three (31 per cent) feel less lonely when they…

All You Need To Know To Help A Child With Autism Live A Happy Life

If you have a child with autism, you know that it can be a challenge to help them live a happy and productive life. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects communication and social interaction skills, which can make everyday tasks difficult for children and their families. However, there is hope! In this article, we will discuss…

Secrets to a good night’s sleep revealed

With new research finding that the average UK adult spends just six hours of the day asleep, experts are warning that millions of Brits are at risk of potentially serious health conditions including obesity, heart disease and diabetes. The research conducted by healthcare provider Benenden Health, also found that more than two-thirds of the nation…

Top 5 ways to improve your sleep

Sleep is essential in order to maintain our physical and mental health. Yet many of us struggle to get enough kip. This is especially true since the Covid-19 pandemic and the rise of hybrid working which has blurred the lines between working and leisure hours. Recent research of 2,000 adults by health and wellness company…

Tips for Ageing Parents: Care Options That Can Help You Out

As the population lives longer, the number of older people in the UK has exploded in recent years. The average life expectancy in the UK is around 81 years of age, and there are currently nearly 12 million people considered elderly in the UK. This includes everyone aged 65 and over, with over 15,000 UK…

How To Get Your Health Back On Track After Lockdown

COVID-19 hit fast and hard and disrupted lives everywhere. There was and still is a lot of uncertainty about how life looks and will look like in the future. One aspect that may have been impacted by the pandemic and lockdown is your health. You likely found yourself around the house more and unsure of…

2 in 3 SME owners put financial success ahead of mental health

Nearly two-thirds of SME business owners admit to ‘deprioritising’ their mental health in favour of financial success, according to research. A study of 500 SME owners found 63 per cent have overlooked their personal well-being due to the pressures of running a business. More than one in five (22 per cent) have sacrificed friendships in…

Covid-19 leads to 20% growth in smartwatches, claims study

The global COVID-19 pandemic has made more people aware of their health, fitness and well-being, and the smart wearables market is reaping the rewards, according to the latest report by technology analyst firm CCS Insight. It recently published a market forecast that predicts shipments of wrist-worn wearables will hit 232 million units in 2021, a…

Digital Health revenues to jump 34% and hit $177.5B by 2023

Although the COVID-19 pandemic put enormous pressure on the global healthcare sector, one of the promising side effects has been the rapid growth of digital health services. During the crisis, hospitals were facing the most challenging public health threat they have ever experienced. However, digital health has stepped in providing innovative and effective solutions for…