WHEN THE HEALTH SERVICES DON’T HAVE THE CAPACITY TO LOOK AFTER YOUR MENTALITY!

WHEN THE HEALTH SERVICES DON’T HAVE THE CAPACITY TO LOOK AFTER YOUR MENTALITY!

When you experience problems with your mental health, you expect to be provided with the care and support that you need to help you get well again. The unfortunate truth is, that isn’t always the case. The mental health services in this country are chronically underfunded and patients are suffering as a result. Whether it is because physical injuries and illnesses are easier to see, or whether people doubt that mental health issues are as serious as doctors tell us, there is a problem somewhere. While that situation should be resolved,…

GIVE YOUR WEIGHT LOSS A BOOST

GIVE YOUR WEIGHT LOSS A BOOST

Summer is almost over, but it doesn’t mean that your healthy eating has to be. On the the other hand, you might have had quite an indulgent summer, which can often happen especially with trips away, getting you out of your normal routine of eating. But as autumn is around the corner, how can you give your weight loss a kick start or a boost? Autumn can bring with it the lovely taste of things like a pumpkin spice latte, but it doesn’t have to all be about comfort food….

SELF CARE : WHY IT’S IMPORTANT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

SELF CARE : WHY IT’S IMPORTANT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

Self-care is becoming an increasingly important topic in the world of health. As our healthcare systems become more and more strained, it’s up to us as individuals to make sure we do what we can to help. Self-care is one way you can do this and involves many principles you should already be following to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Read more about the importance of self-care and what you need to do below.

EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN STRESS, ANXIETY & IBS

EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN STRESS, ANXIETY & IBS

So many women have experienced stomach cramps, digestion problems and abdominal bloating and discomfort at some point in their life. However recent research has revealed that the reason for these IBS symptoms are not just down to our diets and the foods we are putting into our body. Recent research has in fact recently revealed that IBS symptoms can be brought about purely by episodes of stress and anxiety.

GIVING A VARIETY OF MENTAL SUPPORT TO THE VULNERABLE

GIVING A VARIETY OF MENTAL SUPPORT TO THE VULNERABLE

The world has been transfixed with evolving, human understanding of bodily diseases and illnesses. As the importance to keep people living healthier for longer has been emphasised in medicines, diagnosing and treatments, you can expect to have a long life with a certainty like never before. However, society has now changed and become more complex, and the feeling in many communities, especially in the UK, is that governments both past and present, have swept mental health issues under the rug. It’s the hidden enemy that no one can see in…

GREAT WAYS TO KEEP FIT WHILE HAVING FUN

GREAT WAYS TO KEEP FIT WHILE HAVING FUN

Exercise is good for you. It is beneficial for your health, both physically and mentally. Yet, for many of us, the idea of taking part in exercise is too much like hard work. You probably have many excuses… you are too busy; you don’t have the energy, you don’t feel like it! However, there will always be the nagging doubt in your mind that your excuses don’t amount to much. You know you should keep fit, but your willpower is weak. Whatever your exercise routine, be it non-existent, or every…

WHERE DO YOU FIND YOUR FITNESS MOTIVATION?

WHERE DO YOU FIND YOUR FITNESS MOTIVATION?

  Image Credit All that stands between you and the body you deserve is your motivation. But when you’re tired, hungover, feeling a bit grumpy, or just not feeling it at all, how do you force yourself to go to the gym, for a run, or to your class? Trying to push yourself over that lip of inertia can be really difficult, especially if you’re just starting out on your journey. But as time goes on you find ways to motivate yourself, and in turn, motivate the people around you….

KEEP THE BAD THOUGHTS AWAY WITH ONE LINE A DAY

KEEP THE BAD THOUGHTS AWAY WITH ONE LINE A DAY

One line a day. I made my blog as my little space. My place to get away and share the things I enjoy and love. There are some who have been so brave and utilises this space for something other than themselves. They have been brave enough to share their battles and struggles with mental health in a bid to help others going through similar situations. Kudos to you all guys. Stay strong and keep doing what you are doing. I, on the other hand have dipped in and out….

S PLUS BY RESMED : REVIEW & RESULTS

S PLUS BY RESMED : REVIEW & RESULTS

Last week I wrote a post on the S Plus By ResMed, the new wireless sleep tracker that monitors and analyses your sleep in efforts to improve your sleeping pattern. As I said for years now I have suffered with issues with my sleep, and its a great relief to have something that can help me out. In my last post I wrote about my awful sleep score, and the advice that the S+ mentor gave me. To really test this beauty out I decided to follow all the advice…

DEALING WITH THE DIAGNOSIS

DEALING WITH THE DIAGNOSIS

A few months ago I wrote my very first personal post about my struggles with mental health, and how it as been effected by my knee problems. You can give it a read here. Since then I have seen specialists, and been for tests and scans. As I explained I have had knee problems for as long as I can remember, however I thought I had done some further damage whilst running. Well a couple of weeks ago I was called back to the specialists to discuss the diagnosis. It…