Spring into action - suggestions for outdoor family activities
Spring is an excellent time of year for reflection and rejuvenation and can help keep you motivated to maintain your New Year’s goals. As the evenings begin to extend before our eyes, there are many ways to enjoy our natural surroundings and get some physical activity in, too. Why not try some of our activity suggestions and spring into action with us.
Family 3 min read
Why your New Year's resolution should be to do nothing
There are many reasons, of course, why New Year’s Resolutions end up falling by the wayside. Too often, we focus on the goal itself, without taking care of the process that’s required on an ongoing basis to get us there. Or we go for things in which our heart isn’t fully invested, maybe what we feel we should be doing. We also ask too much of ourselves, often forgetting to employ the support of others.
Lifestyle 3 min read
Top ten goals for better health in 2018
As another New Year rolls around, millions of us worldwide will make a New Year’s resolution to improve our lives. Many of these resolutions will commit us to making changes that promote a healthier lifestyle. Aside from making New Year’s resolutions, keeping them is equally as important. Orla O' Callaghan, our Occupational Health Advisor, suggests 10 long-term habit changes that could help you to become healthier and stay healthy in 2018.
Health 3 min read
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
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