Our mental health and well-being are extremely important and it's vital we look after them. There are so many ways you can practice this yourself through self-care and self-help strategies. In this blog, we will discuss what each term means, ways you can implement them, and tools you can use along the way. It's important to note that sometimes we may need further professional advice and help if self-help isn't enough.
The 29th of August marks more herbs, less salt day. More herbs, less salt day is all about finding new creative ways to flavour our food and encouraging people the cook and be creative in the kitchen. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, proteins and herbs and spices is vital to a healthy body and mind. We've rounded up some of the best herbs and what they can do for you!
Houseplants are our little slice of the outside, on the inside. Houseplants are often chosen for their looks or maintenance requirements like only needing light watering or thriving in low light conditions but have you ever considered how your houseplants might be affecting your health?
A carefully chosen houseplant can make all the difference to our mood, stress levels, sleep and even your breathing. A nice looking plan is good but a nice looking plant that quietly works away to bring you health benefits is even better!
Iodine is a hugely underrated nutrient for human health. It’s health impacts are varied and so important yet it’s rarely the first thing people would choose if asked what minerals and nutrients are important to their health.
Much like copper, iodine is required in tiny trace amounts by the body for it to function properly, especially the thyroid gland which is responsible for physical and mental development and function. Despite the body only needing trace amounts, many people are iodine deficient (usually in lower income countries where the diet may be less varied).
So you’ve heard about the benefits of meditation. Perhaps you’ve all about the health benefits it brings to the body and mind or maybe you’ve spoken to a friend who raves about their daily meditation for a more restful sleep. Read our beginners guide to meditation.