Wellness

Five Holistic Survival Tips This Christmas

Katy Batt | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Batt

Christmas is nearly here! Festive fun, presents, family and good food. Well that's the finished result anyway. What about all of the hard work before it gets to the fun part? Months of budgeting, shopping, wrapping, planning meals, organising family and remembering to move the elf on the shelf every night!

Spa & The City: Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik Part of the prestigious Adriatic Luxury Hotels group, the Excelsior takes a prime position on the seafront, a short stroll f...

How Wealthy Are You?

Lily Cole | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Style
Lily Cole

We seem to be moving to an age that values access over ownership. In this shift towards experiences rather than possessions, a "sharing economy" spurned by the technology sector, is growing. Millennials increasingly stream music, films and TV, rather than buying physical copies. We download books and audiobooks to our phones. We rent out our homes, spare bedrooms, and take rides in other regular people's cars.

Spa & The City, The Langham & Chuan Spa, London

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

A stone's throw from both Regents Park and Soho, The Langham takes pride of place in the heart of London's West End. Reputed to be Lady Gaga's favourite London abode, the prestigious hotel has been welcoming royalty, dignitaries and celebrities for over 150 years.

Island Retreats: Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Jumeirah Vittaveli is like no other Maldivian resort I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. As soon as my toes touched the sand I felt transported ...

Spa And The City: The Connaught And Aman Spa, London

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Hidden in the basement of the shiny new wing is Aman Resorts' first urban spa. Retaining the first class Aman Spa qualities and wonderful ethics of embracing nature, the chic space is styled in dark, natural woods with a tranquil Asian influenced ambience.

Luxury Honeymoon Spa Retreats: Velaa Private Island, Maldives

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Put simply: it is perfect. The island, the weather, the architecture, the food, the spa, the staff, the rooms, the service and the attention to detail. The island is so small you can circumnavigate it on one of the hotel's baby blue bicycles in 5 minutes

The Mental Health Wellness Checklist

Eleanor Segall | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Segall

Here is what I would recommend for keeping positive mental health and all round wellness. Everyone has their own tips that help them and I am just sharing what I know to have helped me and others I interact with.

Five Ways To Build And Be A Modern Man

Matthew Miller | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Miller

Take a close look at the world of men's fitness today. It is a great space to spy an inside look at what is happing in larger male issues of identity, self-confidence, gender roles and body image.

Five Holistic Ways To Manage The Overwhelm Of Motherhood

Katy Batt | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Parents
Katy Batt

In our everyday life we often have so many roles to fulfil, all at the same time. Be it wife, mother, sister, daughter, colleague, boss and, the most important of all, being who we are. Always being in demand can be exhausting and draining. It can leave us feeling tired out, cranky and emotional with nothing left in the tank.

Let's Talk About Stress: A Main Cause Of Health Problems In The UK

David Plans | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Plans

We have heard about the importance of stress management for a little more than two decades, and long-term studies of stress in the population have seen stress steadily rise during that time, as Carnegie Mellon University's long term study , which covered more than three decades, proved.

Super Luxe Retreats: One&Only The Palm, Dubai

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Post-treatment, there's a good-sized adults-only outdoor pool to flop out next to, or a small air-conditioned relaxation room. Don't miss the make-up counter in the lobby piled high with shimmering powders, pearlescent lipsticks and SPF 30 foundation, so you can skip straight from the spa to supper...

Inside The World's First Hangover Bar

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world’s first hangover bar has opened - and we officially want to go. At The Hangover Bar in Amsterdam, worse-for-wear revellers are breathalyse...

Kickstarting A Dream Into Reality - The Highs And Lows

Louis McIntosh | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK
Louis McIntosh

We all have good ideas or dreams whereby we can progress financially, spiritually, morally etc....but we don't necessarily act on them. Why not? Well,...

6 Signs That It's Time To Book A Wellness Holiday

By Ruth Doherty, commercial writer | Polly Rayne | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

How do you know when you need to book yourself a pampering getaway? Listen to your body, it has a number of ways of letting you know it’s #spatime. ...

Living At The Cause

Miranda Adams | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Adams

The gap in perspective of both cause and effect can in reality seem so small but at the same time it is huge, cause and effect are in fact one, both created in a cyclical effect as much of energy is. The main difference between them is where your focus is, of whether it exists in the present or in the future, if it is in the past you are also focused on effect.

Here's How Mindfulness Could Help You Sleep Better

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to the great pillars of health and wellbeing, getting a good night’s sleep is up there with healthy eating and regular exercise – an...

What Is The Alexander Technique?

Adrian Farrell | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

Old injuries are often hindered from fully healing due to the way we hold tension, and the protection mechanisms we put in place (i.e. tension) for an acute injury often turn into secondary issues later on when we habituate that tension pattern beyond it's initial useful period.

Stripped Bare

Sharon Bull | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

Going public with regard to mental health issues, past mistakes and life errors that most people would probably choose to closet, rather than use as examples in a book to help others was a huge gamble to take, but for me it was a venture worth the risk.

So You're Still Drinking Milk?

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

This week, vegans scored some major points in the plants versus animals war they've been fighting with the Paleo people for, what seems like eons now.

The Better Ageing Programme at La Reserve, Geneva

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Perched in a idyllic location on the banks of Lake Geneva, surrounded by 10 acres of park and woodland, La Reserve feels a million miles away from the nearby city. Designed by Phillip Stark and French designer Jacques Garcia, the resort-style hotel evokes, as it's name suggests, an African game lodge. Leopard print carpets, rare butterfly displays...

Croatian Retreats: Hotel Bellevue and the Wellbeing Island of Losinj

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Arriving by a glamorous 20-minute seaplane ride from Pula, I was enamoured by the lush pine forests, white sand beaches and crystal clear waters of the island below. For a moment it felt as though I was flying over a tiny island in the Indian Ocean, alas this was in fact Croatia - my first visit, yet to land, I was already sold.

What Happened When I Went to a Tantric Workshop at Wilderness Festival

Chloe Tomlinson | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Tomlinson

Yesterday I returned to Manchester after four days at Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire. Wilderness, for those of you who don't know, is something of...

3 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy

Neil Martin | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Parents
Neil Martin

My family were my motivation for getting my health back, I make no secret about it. They are also the reason I know I need to maintain my health... Here are some of the key practices I believe that as parents we can have to keep our families fit and healthy.

The News Is In: Money Can't Buy Happiness

Rosi Prescott | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK
Rosi Prescott

Last week, the Boston Consulting Group published its Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) report, which measures the wellbeing of citize...