Lessons learned from a winning workplace health and wellbeing initiative

In the Media, Uncategorized|

Good practice in employee wellbeing Reed Business Information was the winner of the CIPD’s 2016 Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative award. Lawrence Mitchell, who led the campaign, looks at how a 30-day challenge helped build a global wellbeing team, encourage new behaviours and boost

Bitter Sweet: Sugar Consumption – How Much Sugar Is Enough?


Sugar consumption – what are the facts? How much sugar is enough? How much sugar is too much? Why is it the latest ‘no-no’? What are hidden sugars? Should I be cutting out sugar all together? What is the negative health impact on the

Weight Loss Tip of the Day – Avoid Chips


Can't resist chips? Today's weight loss tip comes from Harvard University scientists who have compiled a 'league table' of foods that cause the most weight gain over the years. Top of the list comes chips and crisps - followed by sugary drinks; meat and

Turmeric and Ginger Tea Recipe

Delicious Recipes, Uncategorized|

Turmeric, a relative of ginger, is a lovely golden yellow root, commonly ground into a spice . It has been used in cooking and medically in India and Southeast Asia for several thousands of years.  Today, though, it has become very popular with

  • Kombucha brewing

Kombucha – a glass a day keeps the doctor away

Delicious Recipes, Food & diet, Uncategorized|

I remember the time I first tasted Kombucha. It was February 2010 at David Wolfe’s Longevity Now Conference in Los Angeles. A friendly chap in the exhibition area working for a health food brand offered me a glass. I can’t

  • easy way to choose which supplements

An Easy Way To Choose ‘Which Supplements?’


Many of our subscribers are interested in taking a supplement or two, but which one to choose is a topic often debated in our comments sections online.  The world of supplements is a minefield that, if you’re interested in your wellbeing, you will need to

  • Time is our richest asset

Your time is all you really own in life


By far the most important lesson travel teaches you that your time is all you really own in your life..

Should You Take the Leap?

Healthy Habits, Stress, Uncategorized|

I am just back in the UK after three weeks travelling around Southern California. It was a fabulous trip on many levels, and gave me the opportunity to step out of my usual routines and experience a completely different lifestyle. I’ve returned full of insights

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