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…

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…

First COVID-19 lockdown increased depression, claims University study

The first COVID-19 lockdown in the UK, which began two years ago today on 23 March 2020, had a profound effect in increasing the prevalence of anxiety and depression among the general population, according to a new study. A detailed systematic review, conducted by psychologists at the University of Bath and published in the British Journal…

6 expert tips to help you sleep when clocks go forward

It’s that time of year again. On March 27th, we’ll all turn the clocks forward one hour and welcome the longer and brighter days of summer. However, the clock change means a sudden shift in the daylight exposure, something which is essential for our internal body clock to maintain a 24-hour rhythm. To help maintain…

8 Tips on How to Stop Compulsive Shopping

Image: @arturorey, Unsplash There’s nothing wrong with treating ourselves every now and then. In fact, when practised intermittently and in moderation, retail therapy can actually do us some good.  If you find yourself buying something you don’t need to make yourself happy, spending more money when you’re stressed, then it might…

How to Better Manage Your Life-Work Balance

Getting enough sleep is essential to improve your life-work balance No matter what job you have or the lifestyle you lead, many of us feel like we’re constantly juggling the two. To lead a great quality of life and enjoy every aspect, it’s all about balance. However, for many, work overrides…

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…

Over half of us ‘never’ or ‘rarely’ get enough sleep, research claims

Research of 2,000 adults found almost half are convinced they slept better during their youth, while only 24 per cent think their sleep has improved as they’ve got older. The research also found 55 per cent of the nation ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ get enough sleep. The survey, commissioned by health and wellness company, dōTERRA, identified…