Health

  • How your home affects your health

    How your home affects your health

    When we think of our homes, we think about the relaxation and memories they provide, the comfort and reprieve they offer from the outside world. Our homes, however, affect us in other ways, too: they influence our health. Because it’s not something that many of us think about all that often, we’re often surprised to learn that our property isn’t as good for us as we first imagined. Below, we take a look at a few of the ways your property can have a negative impact on how we feel, and what you can do about it. (more…)

  • The kitchen is the door to your health

    The kitchen is the door to your health

    Did you know which room is the first to receive a makeover when in a newly bought property? It is the kitchen! Close behind, the bathroom is the second most common renovation project for homeowners. Why do these two rooms receive most of the attention when you buy a house? The answer is simple. Because they are heavily involved in your everyday routine. As a result, your kitchen – and your bathroom too – tends to show signs of wear and tear sooner than any other area in your home. When you think about it, every cup of coffee, every spaghetti bolognese dish, every oven-baked cake, every sliced or peeled vegetable adds up. By the end of the day, the kitchen is a place for gathering and togetherness, where the heart of the household beats every morning and every evening as you prepare your meal. Needless to say, your favorite kitchen appliances get used day after day until they need replacing. (more…)

  • 3 Important ways to look after your heart health

    3 Important ways to look after your heart health

    As you start to get older, you’re more prone to all sorts of health problems so you need to start taking care of yourself better. A lot of people think that they don’t need to worry about this stuff until they’re well into middle age but that’s not the case. There are a lot of health problems that can start early so you need to get on top of them right away. Your heart health is one of the most important things to consider and it’s something that people leave far too late a lot of the time. Even if you don’t think that you’re anywhere near old enough to worry about your heart health, you need to look after it by doing these things. (more…)

  • Feel more fabulous by upping your food and fitness game

    Feel more fabulous by upping your food and fitness game

    Most people tend to curl up in a ball and shrink into hibernation at this time of year. This has happened to you before, but you have always found it quite difficult to bounce back again, especially after indulging during the holiday season. You want to keep yourself looking chic during the winter months, whether you’re cooking fresh food or updating your wardrobe. Some say it’s quite easy to feel fabulous during the summer months, but feeling sexy in the winter is a whole new story. All you want to do is sit on the couch, eat potato chips and watch the latest Netflix release, but here are a few things you should really be doing. (more…)

  • The hidden dangers in the office that could be making you or your team sick

    The hidden dangers in the office that could be making you or your team sick

    As an employer, when you think about the health and safety of your team, you might think about the more blatant examples of risk. You might think about the dangers of slipping and falling. Or the issues of fire and electrics risks within the workplace. And these are all dangers you should definitely be considering. But you should also be thinking about the dangers that might lurk under the surface. The hidden dangers that could be making people sick without you realizing. (more…)