Blue Monday – the truth
Chances are you’ve already been told to brace yourself for ‘Blue Monday’. This isn’t the iconic tune from 80’s music legends New Order; rather it’s the most depressing day of the year. That’s right; a complex equation has scientifically proven that 16th January will be the worst day in the whole of 2017.
At least that was the theory put forward by psychologist Dr. Cliff Arnall. He determined that the third Monday of each new year was at the centre of a maelstrom of issues such as bad winter weather, post-Christmas debt and the time left until Read More
The winter survival guide
During the winter months, the cold temperatures and longer hours of darkness can pose unique challenges to your wellbeing. There’s no need to hibernate until spring because we’ve put together all the crucial information you need to help tackle exercise, diet and skincare during, what can be the harshest season.
Eating healthily during winter
Throughout winter, with a special nod to the festive season, you may find yourself overindulging on comfort foods which are high in fats and sugar. Although this may give you a feeling of satisfaction, you should eat at least five portions of fruit or vegetables Read More
New year’s resolutions – stay successful
Here are some of the most popular new year’s resolutions our customers are tackling in 2017. We’ve looked into why these are great choices and what extra help you may need to succeed.
Kicking the habit offers many benefits which improve your short and long term health prospects. Within 9 months, you can expect your lung capacity to improve by up to 10%. Your breathing should become easier and any persistent coughs should ease off. Stopping also improves your future health prospects – having a greater lung capacity in older age can mean that you Read More
Making a success of your new year’s resolutions
With 2016 a distant memory, it’s time to focus on making some changes to your life. That’s right, it’s time to make a start on those new year’s resolutions you made!
Making changes to your lifestyle can be a daunting prospect, so we’ve pulled together a quick guide to help you stay focused and successful.
Keep it small: You may have the best of intentions with your resolutions, but be careful you don’t bite off more than you can chew. E.g. stopping smoking is an admirable goal but if you have smoked for many years then Read More
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The winter survival guide During the winter months, the cold temperatures and longer hours of darkness can pose unique challenges to your wellbeing. There’s no need to hibernate until spring because we’ve put together all the crucial Read More
Making a success of your new year’s resolutions With 2016 a distant memory, it’s time to focus on making some changes to your life. That’s right, it’s time to make a start on those new year’s resolutions Read More
Planning your 2017 new year’s resolutions! As 2016 draws to a close, many of us will feel a bit worse for wear after a hectic Christmas season. Now the festive feasts, office parties and drinks are all Read More
Click here to shop the Depend range Women’s Incontinence Guide What is bladder leakage? Bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence, is a problem of the urinary system. Urine is stored in the bladder until it sends Read More
Click here to shop the Depend range Men’s Incontinence Guide What is incontinence? Urinary Incontinence, or bladder leakage, is defined as any involuntary leakage of urine. It is a symptom or combination of symptoms related to the Read More
Are you prepared for fireworks? Firework fears and noise phobias How to minimise anxiety that many dogs suffer during the firework season Many dogs suffer from anxiety during the firework season, with firework fears affecting Read More
We understand that finding the right product for you is important when you’re quitting smoking. We also know there are lots of options out there so read on for advice about which may be the most appropriate Read More