UK Wellness

What's the Deal With Novelty Yoga?

Becky Stafferton | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Stafferton

Practising yoga with animals is nothing new, Doga - that's dog yoga to us mere mortals - has been around for a good few years now and practitioners proclaim that it helps to nurture their relationship with their precious pooch as well as teaching them to be more relaxed and calm. But goats?

Seven Of The Best Luxury Wellness Retreats In Europe

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Summer can be anything but relaxing; work, family and social demands will pull you from pillar to post until you take a step back. Remove yourself from the calamity of it all and head to the continent for some respite and rejuvenation. We've handpicked seven of the best wellness retreats in Europe; tranquility is just a short jet ride away...

How To Become A Summertime Morning Boss – For People Who Hate Mornings

Claudia Canavan | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

First up: a disclaimer. We know that being a morning lark or a night owl has been shown to be genetic. The circadian rhythm that our body clocks work ...

What Is Imposter Syndrome And How Can You Overcome It?

Katrina Bruni | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrina Bruni

Mindfulness is by far the most effective for restoring balance, confidence, realism and keeps you grounded. Coming from someone who has suffered from depression and high anxiety, I love what effect it has on me and I know it works.

Smooth Moves: Three Easy Yoga Poses To Try

Lee Thrash | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Thrash

Maintaining mobility after breast cancer treatment is important, and a little yoga is a great way to get started. Yoga poses that are gentle and safe for everyone are the ideal way to maintain mobility - no matter what your level of fitness.

Burnout Diaries - Chapter Seven: Tell'em I'm Coming Back

Paula Bellostas Muguerza | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Bellostas Muguerza

I walked into our Mayfair office with a mix of dread and excitement. On one hand, I had missed everyone terribly and I had also missed being productive and feeling useful and important but on the other hand I had been out of the game for a long time so I felt slow, dumb and inadequate.

Five Of The Best Luxury Spa And Wellness Retreats In Italy

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

ESPA at Castello del Nero is the first destination spa in Tuscany, and the region's first ESPA location. A decor of natural wood, glass and cool stone create a haven of calm. You can take shade under trees or stretch out on loungers in the relaxation areas that look out over the verdant estate.

Feeling Tired? Top Tips For Reigniting Your Energy

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

In all my years working with people on an individual level or in a group, regardless of their age, sex or current health status, there is often one thing that unifies people's health and wellness goals - energy and the desire for more.

9 Ways To Keep Up The Feel Good Factor On A Long Haul Adventure

Claudia Canavan | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Golden sunsets in Zanzibar, island hopping around Sri Lanka and yoga retreats in Nicaragua: holidays in 2017 have got a whole lot more exotic than a c...

The Best UK Spa Hotels And Retreats For R&R This Summer

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

From tranquil coastal hideaways to idyllic country havens, chic city retreats to private lakeside lodges - the UK boasts some of the best luxury spa escapes in Europe. UK spa breaks are the perfect solution for a re-boot or spot of R&R this summer. The Luxury Spa Edit shares 10 of the best:

There Is No Failure, Only Feedback

Lizi Davis | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lizi Davis

Of all the things I would take from the course - exercise creation, technique correction, rapport building skills and goal setting - this one phrase would be the most powerful for me in terms of my own development, both physically and mentally, in both my personal and work life.

Food Is Not 'Healthy'

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

I don't mean its flavours and the latest hot spots to eat, but rather the traits of the food itself. This applies particularly to the use of the word 'healthy' - which I have seen used to describe everything from kale to low-fat processed foods.

Get Your Energy Prescription Here!

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

As a doctor I can prescribe drugs to deal with many problems if I need to - though I prefer to avoid them if possible. One area that can't be solved with tablets, however, is low energy. Yes, occasionally people really do have problems with their thyroid gland, leading to tiredness, which does need medication - but it's much more commonly due to lifestyle issues.

Five Health Mistakes You're Probably Making

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

However, there is an inordinate amount of information out there on how we need to be taking care of ourselves and sometimes it can be conflicting and confusing. How do we know what's healthy for us? So with that in mind, here are some health mistakes that are commonly made and very easily rectified.

Find The Time To Put Yourself First

Lizi Davis | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lizi Davis

If you feel like you're struggling to stay afloat with work, kids, bills, household chores, or any other responsibilities, it doesn't make you a weak person or even a bad person to ask somebody for a little bit of help. It makes you a strong person, because you know that you deserve to live the life you want to live.

9 People Share Tips For Overcoming Chronic Procrastination

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In a world dominated by social media, emails and incessant phone notifications, it can be difficult to concentrate on the task in hand. To help tackle...

Meet The Talented Yoga Instructor Everyone Mistook For Naomi Campbell

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Danielle Acoff, a talented yoga instructor from sunny LA. Last week, the 30-year-old started receiving notifications from fans about a video of ...

Craving Sugar? These 10 Foods Can Help

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

Countless people make great food choices for breakfast and lunch and then at 3pm in the afternoon, or after dinner, they feel like someone else has taken over their body. The desire for and subsequent consumption of sweet food, most commonly poor quality sugars, can take hold without you really knowing why or what to do about it.

11 Ways To Fake It At Work When You Haven't Slept A Wink

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you were up all night watching the election results or simply let those after work drinks get out of hand, chances are if you’re reading thi...

The Power Of Journaling For Men

Ollie Aplin | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ollie Aplin

So after researching and trying to find a journal that would help me to write - and not being able to find one, I knew it was something I had to create. Being a designer helped but knowing what I wanted from a guided journal helped even more.

7 Sunday Hacks To Help You Nail Monday Morning

Claudia Canavan | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Monday morning doesn’t have to be filled with trepidation, anxiety and bucket loads of coffee. Just a few simple steps on Sunday can transform the w...

Fermented Dairy Drinks To Get Your Gut In A Good Place This Morning

Claudia Canavan | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You know the drill. Sunday fear becomes Monday blues becomes a slow start to another week that you’re not really feeling. If that’s a cycle you w...

8 Commuter Changes To Help You Live Your Best Monday Morning Life

Claudia Canavan | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s Monday morning again. You wake up, shower, maybe start the day with a few sun salutations. You’re feeling good - what could possibly spoil yo...

Why Refueling On Sunday Will Help You Boss Monday

Claudia Canavan | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sad but true: longer than ever working hours, ​hyperconnected ​lives and an anxious political climate mean we’ve never been more at risk of burn...

Men's Health Month

Ben Edusei | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Edusei

It is a month where men come together and begin to talk and raise awareness of preventable health problems and diseases. To help educate men in disease prevention or early detection of illnesses for males of all ages. It's the perfect opportunity to share your story and pay it forward to allow men to be inspired and do something about their own health and well-being.