Posts byKimberley Graham

The 5 best meditation apps

Just 25 minutes of meditation a day can alleviate stress according to a study from Carnegie Mellon University, but finding the best app for reflection and relaxation can be tricky. With hundreds of different options available for your smartphone, here’s our pick. Whether you are trying to practice mindfulness or are simply looking for help sleeping, there is…
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Are you getting enough sleep?

What is the right amount of sleep? And how do you know if you aren’t getting enough? For something that we each spend around a third of our lives doing, one in three of us regularly struggle with the symptoms of insomnia. Medical Director of The London Sleep Centre, Dr Irshaad Ebrahim, provides answers to…
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8 ways to improve your sleep

In his first piece, Medical Director of The London Sleep Centre, Dr Irshaad Ebrahim, responded to common questions about sleep and how much you should be getting. Here, he reveals what could be causing your insomnia, and ways that you can improve your sleep. Change to your bedtime routine   1. Put down the devices…
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Does music improve your workout?

Most people enjoy listening to music while they exercise, and a growing body of evidence suggests that good workout songs may provide more than entertainment while you sweat. But why does it work? Music as motivation Music’s ability to boost and alter our mood is well-known – this is why everything from films and advertisements,…
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How to stop worrying

A little bit of worrying can catapult us into action, but too much can have the opposite effect. So how do we stop it interfering with our enjoyment of life? Use these tried-and-tested tips to keep your anxiety levels under control. (more…)
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Small lifestyle changes, big results

Many people think getting healthier requires an all-or-nothing approach, and that only drastic changes to their lifestyle are going to make a difference. In reality, it’s often the little things that add up to big results – those tiny tweaks that you barely notice, but that in the long-term can really help improve the quality…
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