How to cope with travel anxiety

Travel can be a liberating and rewarding experience but it’s often accompanied by some degree of anxiety. Find out how to handle your nerves and make the most of your trip.


What are the physical effects of loneliness?

Loneliness and isolation are not just detrimental to your mental wellbeing, they can also pose a serious risk to your physical health.


How to use stress to your advantage

We all know that stress is bad for our health, but the pressures of everyday life frequently make it inevitable. Here's how to manage stress and make it work for you.

Mental Health

Meditation: what are the benefits?

Meditation is an ancient eastern practice. Nowadays, it is becoming very popular as a useful tool to calm and focus the mind, as well as to gain other benefits. Here’s what they are.


Avoid stress – turn off your email

A survey of 2000 workers has found that leaving email on all day and checking emails early in the morning or late at night are two of the habits that most contribute to stress.

Health news

Seven tips for surviving Christmas

For some, the festive season is a highly anticipated time of year for being with family. For others, it can bring a feeling of dread. Either way, here are a few tips on how best to cope.

Health & Ageing

How to reduce stress in your life

Everyone feels overwhelmed and stressed sometimes, but it’s important to take charge of your stress so that it doesn’t stop you from living a normal life.

Health news

Addicted to being busy

When people ask how you are, is your standard response "Good thanks, I'm so busy"?

Health news

How to break a nervous habit

Body-focused nervous habits are compulsive and hard to break, but all it takes is a little practice and patience.


Men need time with mates

It may not be something your better half wants to hear, but there is now scientific evidence that proves that every man needs a good night out with the boys.


12 days of Christmas health tips

Forget turtledoves, French hens, or even golden rings; the best gift you can give yourself and your true love this Christmas is the gift of good health. Jean Hailes is making this even easier with 12 simple tips to help you survive the silly season with your health intact.


The secret to better health

There’s no secret to achieving better health. It’s all about making a few simple lifestyle changes and sticking with them for life.

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