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Have You Gone Vegan This Veganuary?

Have You Gone Vegan This Veganuary?

Veganuary 2021 is now in full swing and this year has seen the most sign ups since the initiative began in 2014. Now more than ever, the question of how to eat a healthier diet is high on the agenda of many of our conversations about lifestyle choices. Whether it be cutting back on the […]

20th January 2021

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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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hero to work in collaboration with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England

hero to work in collaboration with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England

We are delighted to be working together with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England. This collaboration will further support hero’s health professionals to provide expert health services and advice to organisations. MHFA offers a range of training options to empower people to spot signs of mental ill health and offer first aid support. By improving […]

8th 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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hero Welcomes Rugby Hall-of-Famer Jamie Peacock MBE to the Team

hero Welcomes Rugby Hall-of-Famer Jamie Peacock MBE to the Team

We are delighted that rugby league legend Jamie Peacock MBE has joined the hero team to bring his expertise around mindset and leadership to our clients. Jamie will be part of the content and preventative health delivery team where he will be running workshops and courses for clients designed to boost employees’ health, wellbeing, leadership […]

1st December 2020

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