How napping can help you to detox your mind
Making time in your life to stop and rest will actually give you more time in the long run. You not only increase your life expectancy, but it’s in the moments when we stop that we have time to reflect. To ponder and re-evaluate. To prioritising what’s really important. Your health, your loved ones and this moment that is so wonderfully precious.
Lifestyle 3 min read
Books for Smart Cookies this Christmas
Books are wonderful gifts, especially if you can match a great book with the interests of the recipient. Between now and Christmas, you’ll see mountains of books in the bookstores, with the big titles in sport, comedy, wellbeing and cooking battling it out for the #1 spot. Here are four suggestions for gifts that will delight your family, friends or colleagues (or best of all, yourself!) this year.
Family 2 min read
10 tips to help you read food labels
Familiarising yourself with food labels means arming yourself with as much knowledge about the food you are about to consume as possible. Does this product take you closer to your goals, or does this product take you further from your goals? It’s a confusing territory, especially owing to the voluntary nature of some food labelling, and what manufacturers can do to dodge some of the more directive labelling such as a red traffic light (more below). Think of this post as an FAQ on label reading.
Health 4 min read
Learn how to understand and cope with anxiety.
We are huge advocates of mental health support for our team at laya healthcare. Our health and wellness team also collaborate regularly with companies to help them tailor mental health programmes to suit their specific needs. As this week is mental health week, yoga expert and therapist Jessica Hatchett focuses on how to understand and cope with anxiety, a growing issue experienced by many people in today’s workplace.
Lifestyle 3 min read
Do you need a digital detox this summer?
Right now many of you are reading this article on your phones but there is growing evidence to suggest that many of us are addicted to digital products. Here Professor John Gallaher discusses the benefits of a digital detox and why you should try to go at least one day a week without your phone!
Lifestyle 4 min read