Why we should eat well

We’ve all heard of a ‘well-balanced diet’ but it’s not always clear what this is and why we should try to have one. Basically, the food we eat provides the energy we need to keep us going throughout the day. It also provides the nutrients necessary for repair and...

Healthy internet use

There’s little doubt that the internet has transformed out lives. At our fingertips we have virtually instant access to education, information and opportunities that we could only have dreamed of a few years ago. But, like many things, it needs to be managed so here...

What is depression?

Part of human nature is that our moods can vary for any number of reasons. We might feel irritable because we’re hungry or tired or feel a bit low thanks to hormone changes or lack of sunlight. And that’s all perfectly normal. We all feel low – even miserable...

Reasons to be active

We all know that exercise is good for us, both mentally and physically, and yet no matter how good our intentions, we often seem to find reasons to avoid it. But when we think of the prevention or delay of health problems that exercise can bring, it’s quite a...

The problem with food

Food is an important part of our lives and choosing a healthy diet can have a very positive effect on our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Whilst eating habits can be fluid – sometimes we eat more, sometimes less, we have cravings and we go off things...