Beat Blue Monday

Beat Blue Monday

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

Essential Winter Guide

Essential Winter Guide

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

Advice for your resolutions

Advice for your resolutions

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.
Stopping smoking
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

Top tips to help you stick to your resolutions

Top tips to help you stick to your resolutions

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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13 Jan 2017

Beat Blue Monday

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. Read More

Tags: Health

11 Jan 2017

Essential Winter Guide

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

Tags: Health

20 Dec 2016

Advice for your resolutions

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 Read More

Tags: Chemist Direct, Health, Weight Loss

20 Dec 2016

Top tips to help you stick to your resolutions

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

Tags: Chemist Direct, Health, Weight Loss

20 Dec 2016

Have you chosen your 2017 New Year resolutions?

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

Tags: Christmas, Health, Weight Loss

14 Nov 2016

Depend – Women’s Incontinence Guide

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

Tags: Health

14 Nov 2016

Depend – Men’s Incontinence Guide

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

Tags: Health

20 Oct 2016

Bio-Oil – Specialist Skincare

Click here to shop the Bio-Oil range Bio-Oil – The UK’s No1 Multi-use Skincare Oil   Bio-Oil is a specialist skincare product that helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone. Its advanced Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health

27 Sep 2016

Adaptil – Build a Den

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

Tags: Pet

19 Sep 2016

Nicorette – Which product is right for you?

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

Tags: Health

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