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Can The Internet Improve Your Health And Wellbeing?

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This is a collaborative post. The Internet gets a terrible press these days. According to the papers, it’s responsible for all kinds of societal ills. From causing screen addiction through to Brexit. With all this going on it’s sometimes hard to remember that the world wide web came about as a way to help human progress and not to hinder it. However, once you get past all the marketing and bots that clutter up much of the information superhighway, there…

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7 Foods That Are Great For Your Health

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This is a collaborative post. We are always informed of what foods we shouldn’t eat. Say goodbye to milk chocolate. Chuck out those takeaway menus. Leave those beers in the fridge. The list goes on. However, rarely are we told about the foods we should be eating. There are loads of tasty foods that are actually full of goodness. If you are looking for ways of managing your health effectively, read on to discover some of the best foods to…

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Taking Care Of Your Health During The Colder Months

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Taking Care Of Your Health During The Colder Months is a collaborative post. Autumn and winter can be a tough time for your health. The colder weather can affect our immune systems, while the darker mornings and early evenings can also take their toll on our mental health. Taking extra steps to look after your health is important at this time of year, ensuring that you can enjoy the festive season and spend time with your family without being plagued…

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Comforting Your Child’s Eczema With Oilatum #NationalEczemaWeek

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‘Comforting Your Child’s Eczema With Oilatum #NationalEczemaWeek’ is a sponsored post. As a parent, you give comfort to your child for many reasons. You give them a cuddle when they are upset. Or you tuck them up on the sofa with their favourite blanket and soft toy when they’re ill. And you comfort yourself from the stresses and worry of life by making yourself a calming cup of tea or lighting a sweet smelling candle. But if you’re child suffers…

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Is Your Shortness Of Breath Due To Age Or Asthma?

A black and white photograph of a man taking a deep breath and looking up to the sky - Is Your Shortness Of Breath Due To Age Or Asthma? - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. Most of us consider asthma as something you either have or not. It’s one of those conditions we assume will be prevalent at birth. And, while we may worry about this for our kids, we don’t often consider that we could suffer ourselves. In fact, if we experience shortness of breath, we often consider it just another symptom of age. In reality, though, that isn’t always the case. It isn’t unusual for adults to develop…

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You Deserve Only The Most Restful Sleep

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This is a collaborative post. Sleep is a massive, vital part of our health. Many people consider the ability to exercise and diet, maybe even to meditate as one of the vital underpinnings of health. While these habits and disciplines are absolutely beneficial, they would be nothing without sleep. Sleep is the thing that helps us stay sane, helps us face another day, and can refresh our entire mindset. You are a better person when you gain restful sleep. You…

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Easy Changes You Can Make To Boost Your Health Today

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  This is a collaborative post. No matter how young or old you are, whether you are a man or a woman, your health needs to be your main priority. When we speak about making positive changes to our health, a lot of people assume that this means we need to have a massive overhaul. Yes, throwing out all of your junk food, embracing clean living, and going to the gym five times a week would be excellent. However, you…

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Get Back Up Again – Recommitting To A Healthier Lifestyle

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At the beginning of January, I started working with a fabulous nutritionist called Lamorna. I signed up for her 12-week Nutrition for Life programme. I’m going to be 40 in September (I may have mentioned this a few times). And this year, I wanted to focus on becoming the healthiest version of myself that I can be. But I didn’t want to try a fad diet and I didn’t want to starve myself. Instead, I wanted to learn about how I could…

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