How physical activity can help to prevent cancer
When we think of cancer, we often think of it as a big disease on which we can have little impact. But that is not the case. Here Orla Dolan CEO of Breakthrough Cancer research talks about how what we actually do can have the power to lower our risk of getting different types of cancers.
Health 4 min read
New Year, New Yoga - Teaching your child about self care and mindfulness
No parent wants to think of their little one as stressed out, anxious or worried, and while we do our best to provide a happy home, stable environment and endless care and support for our children, we know we can’t protect them from every bump, big or small, that life will throw their way. As a parent, it can be difficult to see our children experience any kind of hiccup, whether it’s stress at school or conflict with friends and while it’s important that we allow our children to navigate their way through their lives as they see best, it’s also important for us to arm them with tools to cope so that they can flourish, thrive and succeed in the big bad world.
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