Venture Outside

We all know that being outside is good for us, but now it’s official. According to new research living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits. So if you’re keen to spend more time outdoors having fun and learning new skills, look no further than Venturing Out CIC. East…

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Are the Planets Telling us to Slow Down?

Earth matters and Bernie Rowen-Ross urges us to slow down and consider how we treat our planet. Mahatma Gandhi was an advocate of the slow movement, although that is not what he called it. Slowing down gives meaning to life and shows more respect for our beautiful planet. Planet earth is at the forefront of…

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Be More You

As she approaches a big-birthday, Bernadette Petrie considers how she can be more true to herself. As this goes to print I will be on the eve, so to speak, of my 50th birthday. I know there may well be some days ahead where I will lament the supposed loss of my youth but right…

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Healthy Habits

Life is all about compromises, right? Well, if you think you can ignore your bad eating habits just because you exercise regularly, think again. We spoke to Antonia Ward, founder of The Healthy Habits Plan who tells us even the smallest of changes can help towards a healthier lifestyle. It’s a common misconception that if…

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Exercise Yourself Happy

We all know exercise is good for us. It help keeps weight in check, makes us stronger, and keeps us feeling youthful and staying active into old age. But did you know that exercise can also make you happier? It’s true. Whether you’re 9 or 90, abundant evidence shows exercise can enhance your health and…

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