Health & Wellbeing

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Looking after yourself in 2020

The six month challenge

Beth Brown, Girl on Pause I went for a walk with my mum today in one of my favourite places. It’s a little lake just outside of York surrounded by pine trees and muddy puddles; the only sound for miles is the occasional flutter of the resident swan’s

‘Go Orange’ for Barnsley Hospice in October

Barnsley Hospice is urging people across the borough to wear something orange to show their support during Hospice Care Week 2020 (October 5th – 11th). People in workplaces, shops, schools and homes across the borough are encouraged to wear a bright orange item of clothing and make a donation to the

Prioritise your mental health

By Jennifer Rawlinson from Flourish In Mind Why your mental health should be at the top of your to do list Now more than ever before it is so important that we have an awareness of mental health, mental illness and how best to enhance our wellbeing. The effects of

Exercise Myths

Personal Trainer and Online Coach, Adam Batchelor of NRG FOR LIFE dispels a few exercise myths and gives his top tips on the best exercises to help with your running. Since lockdown began, the number of people taking up running and cycling has gone through the roof. Whilst this should

Yorkshire writer to run new retreat in ‘God’s Own County’

A Yorkshire writer is offering aspiring wordsmiths the chance to attend a five day retreat based in a stunning rural location in West Yorkshire. Writer Glynis Charlton, who lives near Hull, is planning a series of workshops and walks situated at Coddy’s, a working farm set high in the

Free electric bike trials for commuters in Leeds

Commuters in Leeds can now borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks as part of a new council initiative to promote sustainable travel. Electric bikes, which make cycling easier and more accessible for many, have surged in popularity over recent years. It is hoped that

Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing receives award-winning status

This Summer has seen the Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing, based on the Duchy Road in Harrogate receive the Corporate Live Wire Prestige Awards for being the Wellbeing Centre of the Year. This prestigious award comes at a time when the established centre of excellence is celebrating its 34th year of
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