Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

The wellbeing industry is abuzz with trends that encourage us as individuals to take control of our health with [insert new product...

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Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

Is community the missing piece of the wellbeing puzzle?

The wellbeing industry is abuzz with trends that encourage us as individuals to take control of our health with [insert new product...

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Starting a conversation about mental health

Starting a conversation about mental health

When it comes to talking about our mental wellbeing, opening up can feel daunting and difficult. Many of us worry that the conversation...

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Beingwell - not just another 'wellbeing' initiative

Beingwell - not just another 'wellbeing' initiative

Wellbeing has become quite the buzzword over the past few years. Wherever we look there seems to be a tonne of contradictory advice on...

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Reducing stigma is needed for our return to normality

Reducing stigma is needed for our return to normality

We may be concerned about our mental wellbeing, or we may be worrying that someone we know isn’t feeling so well at the moment. With the...

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Managing the mayhem of March

Managing the mayhem of March

We had high hopes for 2021 and the return to normality, but what we’ve had so far is rain, troubling headlines and what we can only...

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Homeschool’s out for summer! It's back to school!

Homeschool’s out for summer! It's back to school!

The end of homeschooling is nigh! Finally, our children are heading back to school meaning less chaos around our home-working situations...

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Eating disorders explained

Eating disorders explained

According to the NHS, 6.4% of people in England alone have experienced symptoms of an eating disorder. If we apply this percentage across...

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Good nutrition - the difference between surviving and thriving

Good nutrition - the difference between surviving and thriving

Our bodies are incredibly complex and amazing organisms that need lots of different nutrients to thrive. We could live eating only fast...

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It’s Time to Talk: The Power of Small

It’s Time to Talk: The Power of Small

Today, 4th of February 2021, is ‘Time to Talk Day’. An awareness day created by the Time to Change team to encourage us to open up, start...

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How to make positive resolutions and tackle the new year blues

How to make positive resolutions and tackle the new year blues

New Year’s Eve is the night where we put humongous amounts of pressure on ourselves to have the most incredible time possible... we’re...

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Tread carefully- should we really be walking 10 000 steps a day?

Tread carefully- should we really be walking 10 000 steps a day?

In celebration of May being National Walking Month, we investigated whether we should really be walking 10,000 steps a day. If we’d have...

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When it comes to your wellbeing, don’t let perfect get in the way of good!

When it comes to your wellbeing, don’t let perfect get in the way of good!

As the infamous Fairground song lyric goes: ‘It’s got to be-e-eeee-e perfect’. Or does it? Evidence suggests that our quest for...

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Why do we find uncertainty uncomfortable?

Why do we find uncertainty uncomfortable?

The biggest myth in life is security. Life is, annoyingly, full of uncertainty especially during a worldwide pandemic. It’s been said...

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Bipolar explained - World Bipolar Day 30th March

Bipolar explained - World Bipolar Day 30th March

1.3 million people in the UK have bipolar. That's 1 in 50 people. [1] Bipolar is one of the UK’s most common, long-term conditions....

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Is sleep before midnight worth more than sleep after?

Is sleep before midnight worth more than sleep after?

We've been seeing this question in the media recently and even hearing from some sleep experts that sleep before midnight is sooo much...

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“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”

- Michelle Obama. Today we're celebrating International Women's Day, which means appreciating (even more than we usually do) all of the...

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The science of kindness 🧠

The science of kindness 🧠

Recently we celebrated ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’. It might seem like the simplest of things, but even the smallest act of kindness...

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How to stay focused working from home

How to stay focused working from home

Whilst we’ve all likely had some practice at working from home now, it’s good to reflect on what might be tricky for us and what we might...

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Meet Bernard: our founder & CEO

Meet Bernard: our founder & CEO

For those who don’t already know him, meet our fabulous founder and CEO - Bernard McMahon.⁣ Bernard is probably the most glass half full...

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Dear Beingwell: "I feel like I have no control"

Dear Beingwell: "I feel like I have no control"

Welcome to the Beingwell advice column! Every month our community of experts will do their best to answer your questions about wellbeing....

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Do you dare to disagree?

Do you dare to disagree?

Conflict is inevitable - but the fact that it’s inevitable doesn’t make navigating it any easier. Whilst avoiding conflict can feel...

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EVERY body can be a fit body!

EVERY body can be a fit body!

There’s quite likely been a time in every gleaming, suave, and buff fitness fanatic’s life when they’ve felt self-conscious whilst...

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How can we stress out less?

How can we stress out less?

Life can be stressful. Life during a pandemic, for many of us, has been stressful squared. From managing intensified anxieties around our...

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3 x reasons our brains love exercise

3 x reasons our brains love exercise

We all know that exercise is good for us. Really good for us. If we didn't know that already we may have been living under a rock. But,...

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Meet Martina: one of our leading cognitive scientists 🧠

Meet Martina: one of our leading cognitive scientists 🧠

What does a cognitive scientist look like? ⁣An infectiously positive, kind, warm, smiley Wonder Woman! ⁣Science doesn’t have to mean men...

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Eating disorder awareness week 2021

Eating disorder awareness week 2021

The 2021 Eating Disorder Awareness Week has been focussed on spreading awareness for binge eating disorder. According to research by the...

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Meet James: our co-founder, sleep expert and VP of Content and Media

Meet James: our co-founder, sleep expert and VP of Content and Media

You might have seen James, ‘The Sleep Geek’, on the BBC, Channel 4 or ITV. Or, if watching TV's not your thing, perhaps you’ve read about...

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Hate Valentine's Day? Read this

Hate Valentine's Day? Read this

“Not that time of year again!” It feels like we’ve only just got through the locked-down version of the festive period and now we’re...

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Remote teams: The importance of empathy

Remote teams: The importance of empathy

We've had lots of questions on how we've managed to start a brand new company, and set up a cohesive team, during the lockdowns and we...

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4 x expert tips to help you cope with a 2020 Christmas

4 x expert tips to help you cope with a 2020 Christmas

It should be the most wonderful time of the year, but right now there is a bit of a different feeling in the air. 2020 has been a...

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