So many people, including myself have been inspired to reduce their plastics after watching David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’. The extent of problem can feel overwhelming at times but the global campaign, ‘Plastic Free July’, provides some fantastic resources and tips on how you can do you bit, from pledging to carry a re-useable coffee cup,Read More About How does reducing plastic improve our health?
‘It’s ok not to be ok’ is a phrase that is now widely promoted and supported by charities, companies and celebrities throughout the World. Awareness of mental wellbeing is now recognised as being as important as a physical illness or disability, the difference as we all know is that the signs aren’t always visible andRead More About Webtec Wellbeing offers help and support to its colleagues
We spend a third of lives doing it. It’s vital to our health and wellbeing. And yet we don’t always pay enough attention to why we need it! The answer of course is sleep – something that every single one of us does without giving too much thought to just how important good sleep isRead More About SMALL CHARITY, BIG IMPACT
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, and whilst we may have drunk more than normal, I bet very few of us drank enough – the recommended daily intake of 3 litres per day. As gorgeous as the warm weather is, it can pose health risks, including heatstroke and sun burn, butRead More About Are you drinking enough water?
Many of us volunteer, although not all of us recognise what we do as ‘volunteering’. Volunteering comes in many forms. We recognise volunteering as running a local scout’s group or football team or working in a local charity shop but don’t necessarily recognise helping at a school or doing a neighbours shopping as volunteering –Read More About The Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering – Volunteer’s Week 1- 7th June
1. Smokers have a greater risk of developing a severe case of, and dying from, COVID-19. 2. Everything stinks! From your skin and hair to your house, clothes, and especially your breath. 3. Tobacco causes teeth to yellow and creates excess dental plaque. 4. Smoking tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco cause bad breath.Read More About 100 Reasons to Quit Smoking – World No Tobacco Day 2021
Last week saw the first proper milestone in our return to life pre-pandemic, hairdressers, pub gardens, gyms and non-essential shops reopened. After a long period of closure, there was an expectation that we would be dashing back, clutching fists full of saved pounds ready to spend, spend, spend. And looking at the news so far,Read More About Lockdown easing – what now?
2020 was a year like no other, and many of us will have been stressed about the situation, stressed about work, finance, home schooling, loved ones, our health the list goes on. With restrictions slowly starting to ease, it’s the right time to stop and think about doing something about our stress levels, and now,Read More About Learn to Manage your stress – Stress Awareness Month 2021
After what has been a really tough year, Easter celebrations this year may see us overindulge; food, drink and more chocolate and sweets than you care to imagine! When we have had little to celebrate and enjoy, those tasty treats that we associate with this time of year – chocolates eggs, hot cross buns. MayRead More About 6 Top tips for enjoying a Healthy Easter
We caught up with Lauretta Lamont who is the Living Sport Award Winning Employee Engagement partner and Mental Health First Aider at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire to find out more about how Wellcome Sanger had been dealing with the Covid 19 pandemic, and hearing about some of the great things they do forRead More About Healthy Workplace Catchup with Wellcome Sanger Institute