Author

visualsoft

27/05/2020

Creating a work/life balance, and the importance of mindfulness.

Life is hectic and stressful. Everyone is so busy and faces so many pressures. But it is important to try and create a sense of a good balance between work and life – to try and manage stress – because otherwise, we can start to struggle with anxiety, low mood and memory problems. In this blog we aim to look at some of the simple things you can do to feel more relaxed, in control and balanced. INVESTIGATE “MINDFULNESS” Mindfulness is all about taking time out of your daily life.... Read More

27/05/2020

The Menopause & Bone Health

The Menopause & Bone Health During and after the menopause women are encouraged to look after their bones. This is because oestrogen is intimately involved in the building and protection of healthy bone tissue. Falling oestrogen during the perimenopause and menopause has been directly linked to the development of osteoporosis or brittle bone disease. Osteoporosis is a ‘silent disease’ in that most people do not know that they have it until they crack or break a bone, by which time the disease is often fully developed. Therefore, women are encouraged... Read More

New Year’s Detox: Myth & Fact

Welcome to the new year! January has arrived and with it, I suspect for many people, a hangover and a resolution to ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse’ the body for the new year. In this blog, I would like to look at how detox works, and how to detox in a healthy and sensible way – debunking popular detox myths often promoted by magazines at this time of year. DETOX MYTHS AND FACTS: MYTH: You need to go on an extreme diet, or live on juices, whilst you are detoxing. FACT: The detox process is... Read More

27/05/2020

Understanding blood sugar balance & insulin resistance

Type 2 diabetes is a condition which develops most often between the ages of 40 and 50. It is caused by the body becoming resistant to insulin – the substance produced by the pancreas to deal with sugars. There are many reasons why people may develop this condition, and some warning signs that you may be at risk: • Do you often feel hungry even after food? • Do you crave sweet food, bread or pasta? • Do you feel angry, irrational or upset when you are hungry? • Do... Read More