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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Happier You

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Happier You

The new year can be an exciting time, focusing on resolutions for the year ahead and fresh starts or plans for what you’d like to achieve.It can also be an opportunity to recommit to your health and wellbeing, whether that’s drinking more water, losing weight, finding more time for self-care, starting meditation or mindfulness, making […]

1st January 2021

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5 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

5 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

Sleep and mental health are intrinsically linked – University of Pennsylvania researchers found that subjects who were limited to only 4.5 hours of sleep a night for one week reported feeling more stressed, angry, sad, and mentally exhausted. Equally, your mood and mental health can also affect your sleep; anxiety can increase agitation, making it […]

16th December 2020

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7 Ways To Build a Healthy Habit

7 Ways To Build a Healthy Habit

It’s estimated that it takes 66 days for a new habit to become automatic. That’s a long time to plug away at something that feels unnatural and not instantly easy. There are ways to make it easier, though. We’ve got some handy tips to help keep you on track when creating your new, healthier habits. […]

12th December 2020

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4 Activities to Support Your Mental Health

4 Activities to Support Your Mental Health

Mental ill health can affect anyone, as we have seen in recent months from public figures – the most outwardly happy people can be fighting an invisible battle on the inside. Mental illness does not discriminate. hero Mental Health expert and counsellor Ashleigh Turner has put together some simple activities for you to try, to […]

5th December 2020

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The Impact of Meditation on Your Mental Health

The Impact of Meditation on Your Mental Health

A popular technique used by the hero team to unwind is Meditation. Meditation helps with controlling our mind and thoughts, to enable us to turn our minds off to feel well and live a happy life. There are a whole range of benefits to your physical and mental health too. Improved Brain Function Recent studies, […]

2nd December 2020

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5 New Habits To Take Up, Rather Than Give Up

5 New Habits To Take Up, Rather Than Give Up

Ever tried to give up sweets and just ended up eating more chocolate? Given up video games and replaced it with Netflix? Giving something up can be hard, especially when it’s something you really enjoy. This year, how about trying to take something on? Here are 5 new habits you could take up… Planning Your […]

2nd December 2020

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Five Food Groups Which Boost Your Productivity

Five Food Groups Which Boost Your Productivity

About the author: Dr Tom Little. PhD, MSc, BSc, rSEN, ASCS, Dip Dr Tom Little is a wellness & performance specialist with over 20 years experience, mainly working in elite sport. He speaks at several national and international conferences and has been published extensively. Tom is the Founder of Colour-Fit & Head of Performance & […]

30th November 2020

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Creating a Self Care Routine When You’re Self-Isolating

Creating a Self Care Routine When You’re Self-Isolating

Self-care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself. During challenging times, self-care can sometimes feel like an indulgence or a waste of time, but it’s vital to support our physical and mental wellbeing.  With the outbreak of COVID19, without proper self care we might see our wellbeing decline – you could spend your […]

18th November 2020

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National Stress Awareness Week: Tips To Help You De-Stress

National Stress Awareness Week: Tips To Help You De-Stress

This week is National Stress Awareness Week. With the support of our expert team at hero, we’ve put together some top tips to help you to de-stress and support your mental wellbeing.   1. Mindfulness: Mental Health Therapist Ashleigh says, “A favourite technique of mine is mindfulness. This doesn’t mean you have to make time […]

2nd November 2020

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