Category: Health

In the Health section of our blog, you can find the latest advice on how to improve your physical and mental health. Learn how to check your health. Make time for a healthy mind. Get tips on how to achieve wellness in the workplace, at home or at work. We’re here to help.

Your 15-Minute Calm-down Toolkit

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But when anxiety or anger take over, being able to calm yourself is key.  Life throws challenges at us on a regular basis and once our stress levels ratchet up, we experience a deluge of negative effects. Not…

Why More People Are Smoking During The Pandemic and How To Stop

If you’ve been smoking more during the pandemic, you’re not alone – in the UK, there are 7.2 million people that smoke. Research suggests that even though smoking leaves smokers more at risk of contracting coronavirus and experiencing serious complications from coronavirus, smokers have upped their smoking. Why? Boredom Stress Loneliness Home working These factors…

How To Correctly Perform a… Squat

The squat is a popular lower body strength exercise that works your glutes, quads, and hamstrings and strengthens your core. Squats are included in all types of workouts and are an easy exercise to do at home.  We asked Senior Physiotherapist, Beverley Gorbutt from Ascenti for her expert advice on how to get the technique right…