Health

Happy Valentine’s Day!

For all of you who happen to be single on Valentine’s Day – it’s easy to get fed up with all the endless ads for gifts for your loved one, meals for two and related articles in all the newspapers, magazines and on TV. Don’t bemoan the fact you have no-one special to share the…

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You’re Never Too Old

Over the weekend Fauja Singh completed the Toronto marathon to become the oldest marathon runner at the age of 100 and he only started running 10 years ago. It goes to show that you’re never too old to start something new and while the thought of running a marathon might seem daunting – it’s also…

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15 Minutes Of Daily Exercise For Better Health

15 minutes of regular moderate activity every day helps to increase your life expectancy by three years and cut your risk of ‘death’ by 14%, according to recent research. Exercise can seem like hard work and it’s certainly one of the things that people never have time for.  But it doesn’t have to be either…

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Time Off Sick – Are You Faking It?

Sickness costs UK business £32bn a year and as many as one in three employees are ‘faking’ sickness to get time off. Depression and boredom were given as the main reasons for faking ‘sickies’. The underlying reasons for these need to be addressed – if they’re ignored the problem will persist. “Employers would be well…

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