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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: EAT A BALANCED DIET

Today’s top tip for Wellness Wednesday is to ensure you are getting lots of nutrients through food and drink. What we put into our body has a huge effect on our health, both physical and mental, so it’s essential to have a healthy, balanced diet. So what exactly qualifies as a ‘healthy diet’? Essentially, it’s

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: SOCIAL WELLNESS

Coronavirus and the subsequent measures taken all across the world in an attempt to contain it, has meant that many of us haven’t been able to socialise or see loved ones in months. Whether you’re isolating by yourself, with your other half, or with family – the majority of us have other people outside of

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WHAT IS STRESS AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT US?

We all feel stress at some point or another. Whether you’re stressed about not hitting a work deadline, about your finances or relationships. Stress is essential for us as humans, and in fact, without it we wouldn’t have survived as a species. For example, cavemen needed to feel stressed to alert them to potential danger

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: ARE YOU DRINKING ENOUGH WATER?

Today brings our second instalment of ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ – that means we’re sharing another wellness tip here on our blog. Today’s tip is to drink plenty of water! Experts recommend you drink two litres or eight glasses a day. Did you know that staying hydrated can help to reduce symptoms of depression? Dehydration zaps your

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: LOCKDOWN EASED AND MENTAL HEALTH

Last night saw the highly anticipated coronavirus from Boris Johnson. Whilst lockdown is still a reality for the time-being, there has been one restriction eased that will help many people’s mental and physical health. That change is that we can now exercise outside more than just once a day, and we will even be able

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THE ‘D’ WORD: WHAT IS DEPRESSION?

The ‘D’ word. Depression. It’s a word we’ve all heard a lot, but what actually is it? According to WHO 322 million people across the globe suffer from depression, so if you are experiencing it you are not alone and there is no shame in it. So if you recognise the symptoms don’t hide it,

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INTRODUCING WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: GOING OUTSIDE

What is wellness? The Global Wellness Institute defines it as ‘the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health’. For us at Dalton Wise, wellness is a sense of overall wellbeing, body, mind and soul. Every Wednesday we will be sharing some wellness tips right here on our

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GOOD NEWS MONDAY: CORONAVIRUS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Coronavirus. Covid19. Pandemic. Global Crisis. It’s something we can’t get away from – we hear about it every time we turn on the TV, the radio, scroll through social media. From worrying about catching the disease to feeling helpless and stir-crazy due to lockdown, it can all seem a bit doom and gloom and many

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MANAGING ANXIETY DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

The ongoing situation with the Covid-19 has meant that many people are suffering with increased anxiety. Our routines have been turned upside down, work has been put on hold for many, social events have come to a complete halt and we’re stuck in our homes for the forseable. All of this is enough to take

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ANXIETY: THE PHYSICAL EFFECTS AND HOW TO TACKLE THEM

Anxiety is part of life. Everyone will experience feelings of anxiousness at some point or another – whether that’s before an exam, starting a new job, moving house or public speaking – the list goes on. Anxiety in this form is completely normal. However, if your anxiety starts to get in the way of your

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