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8 Foods You Should Definitely Avoid While Pregnant

During pregnancy, there are certain foods that you need to avoid and others that you need to limit your intake of or take more care with how they’re prepared. As everyone no doubt keeps telling you, you’re eating for two now (eyeroll). And obviously, what you’re putting into your body needs to provide nutrition for …

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Returning To Work After Postnatal Depression: Tips On Coping & Self-Care

Postnatal depression is very common, affecting over more than 1 in 10 women within a year of giving birth (as well as partners). Most women will experience some sort of mental health issues before or after giving birth — the important thing is to get the help and support you need to recover.  If you’re …

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Exercising During Pregnancy: What Can You Still Do While Pregnant?

Staying fit and healthy throughout pregnancy can help your body adapt as it changes shapes and your baby grows. But is it safe to do all the same workouts and activities that you’d normally do?  In this article, we take a look at what exercises are safe to do during pregnancy and what precautions you …

How To Decompress After Working From Home (Without Heading Straight To The Sofa)

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — working from home can make it really tough to decompress when you’ve finished your shift for the day.  The balance between your work life and home life is blurred and this makes it hard to take your mind away from your job.  Lucky for you, …

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5 Positive Steps For Setting Goals (And Achieving Them) Even In 2021

The last year has taught us all so many things. Company is important (even for introverts), working in pyjamas isn’t quite as great as we all hoped, and we all need structure in our lives.  However much we always complained about our daily tasks, they helped to keep us moving and made it clear that …

How Can Students Manage COVID Anxiety While Isolating?

Isolating because of COVID is bad enough as it is — but doing it when you’ve very recently moved away to university is even more challenging.  The coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives in so many previously unimaginable ways. Social contact has been all but eradicated, the pleasures that make life worth living pushed aside …

A plate of healthy food including eggs, cherries, avocado, and tuna, to naturally boost your immune system.

11 Amazing Foods To Naturally Boost Your Immune System

Eating well is an important part of staying fit and healthy. You need to eat a balanced diet so that your body is getting everything it needs.  It probably won’t come as a surprise that there are certain foods with high levels of vitamins and minerals that can make a real difference to how your …

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Green Therapy: Why Gardening Is So Good For Your Wellbeing

Gardening is an activity enjoyed by millions of people, but it’s more than just a way to pass the time — it can have significant benefits for your physical and mental health.  But how does this work? What exactly are these wellbeing benefits — and why does gardening have such a positive effect on people’s …