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Action for Happiness course

10 Keys to Happier Living Action For Happiness Course online Guildford Group A new Action for Happiness course (10 Keys to Happier Living) has been launched for the Guildford area. Jointly volunteer run by Amanda Weller and co-leader Lara Doherty, and free to join, each monthly meeting will focus on a separate theme.   August, for example, [...]

Summer Superfood – Beetroot

Tone recently posted a photo of some homegrown beetroot on her Facebook page to share with her friends and family.  The pleasure of growing your own fruit and vegetables from home is heart warming – all the hard work that goes in to preparing the ground, nurturing the seedlings, protecting them from frost and insects [...]

Top Tips for Working from Home

These tips are for anyone working from home or wishing to set up from home. Provided with thanks by Healthy Home and Office based in Guildford. Recent Coronavirus developments have led to many organisations asking staff to work from home. Usually this should be done with plenty of change planning, but in this case there [...]

What is a Blue Zone Lifestyle?

What is a Blue Zone? Blue Zones are regions of the world where it is claimed people live much longer than average.... Such as Okinawa in Japan, Sardinia in Italy, the Island of Ikaria in Greece, Nicoya, Costa Rica and Loma Linda in The United States. How the Blue Zone concept came about? Scientist Michelle [...]

The Lucks Yard Green Garden Hub update

The Green Hub garden at Luck’s Yard is a therapy garden initiative, based in Milford Surrey, with the aim of promoting wellbeing of teenagers’ mental health in the sanctuary of a secluded walled garden behind Luck’s Yard Clinic. The garden initiative was going live at Easter, but due to the lockdown this has been on hold, but we [...]

Why owning a dog is good for you…

For those of us that already own a dog, we know what joy they bring to our lives in many different ways.  They give us unconditional love and loyalty, they are our companions, our reason to get up in the morning and they make us smile every day! Research also shows that our furry four-legged [...]

Post lockdown anxiety advice

Are you feeling anxious about life after lockdown? With lockdown restrictions being slowly lifted are you worried about how to cope? You may have Coronaphobia! Lockdown has been a different experience for each and every one of us.  Some will have relished the opportunity to relax, spend time with family, do all those jobs you [...]

Self care after lockdown

How has lockdown been going for you?  Have you stopped looking after yourself, feeling unmotivated? NOW, with the sun shining and some of the lockdown restrictions being lifted, is the time to take positive steps to improve your health, both physically and mentally. What is self care? We all need to look after ourselves and [...]

Rainbows: Gratitude and Positivity

“If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.” Paul Coelho Certainly over the last few weeks, due to the many NHS rainbows that are currently on display as a message of gratitude from the nation, I have come to contemplate the meaning of this Paul Coelho quote in [...]

Show Kindness during this difficult time

I recently came cross this on Facebook and it resonated with me.  People are dealing with so much on an emotional, physical and mental level at the moment during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Lockdown has taken its toll on us all in some shape or form, but it is important to remember that we all have [...]

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