May 17, 2024
Planning for a longer healthier life

As educators we are all very aware of the importance of planning and evaluating to achieve meaningful success and progress. However, applying this knowledge to looking after your own health and lifestyle may not be top of your priority list.  As the mornings and evenings are now much lighter and the weather improves, we wanted […]

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October 22, 2023
Eye strain - finding balance in the digital age

In today’s fast-paced world, mobile phones have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. From checking emails through to scrolling social media platforms and messaging friends, our devices keep us connected and informed. Our eyes are constantly glued to screens, be it smartphones, computers, or tablets. This widespread digital dependence has brought with it […]

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August 9, 2023
Resilience - how to build on your inner strength

The dictionary definition of resilience is ‘the capacity to withstand or recover quickly from difficulties; toughness’. It’s an easy sentence to read, but sometimes major life events can feel too hard to quickly ‘recover’ from. This article has a selection of hints and tips and a variety of sources of information suggesting ways to help […]

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July 5, 2023
How to reduce stress

When you read the word STRESS how do you feel? Do your thoughts turn to the symptoms of being stressed rather than reflecting on the causes and what you can do to reduce your stress levels? When we talk about ‘feeling’ stressed we tend to view it negatively, yet there are times when stress in […]

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May 16, 2023
Time Management Tips

‘I don’t know how I ever found time to work’ is something I hear often amongst friends who’ve retired.  Whether you are retired or not, sometimes there just don’t seem to be enough hours in a day. It only takes a small distraction like a phone call or email and we can completely lose track […]

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April 12, 2023
The benefits of a good night’s sleep

We all know how good it feels to have had a great sleep and wake up feeling refreshed. What you might not realise are all the benefits behind a good sleep. In this article we not only look at the benefits, but also include tips for when sleep evades you. Amy Gallagher,Senior Sleep Physiologist at […]

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July 18, 2022
Looking after your knees

Two of the most common operations carried out in the UK are on knees and hips, possibly because the knee joint is the largest joint in our bodies (closely followed by the hip). Our knees are vital in our ability to move around, and they take our bodyweight through a range of movements with their […]

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April 4, 2022
Who would you talk to about your Mental Health?

Opening up to others, especially colleagues, can seem a daunting prospect when it comes to our mental health. The recent Teacher Wellbeing index shows that 50% of teaching staff who did talk to a colleague realised they gained a perspective on their mental health problems. Of course, it’s not always easy and this is reflected […]

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November 15, 2021
An eye test is not just for testing your vision

When was your last eye test? You might feel that whilst you don't wear glasses  there is no need for you to have an eye test. The NHS recommends every 2 years (unless your optometrist tells you any different). See the NHS advice here https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/look-after-your-eyes/ What could an eye test reveal about your overall health? It […]

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October 19, 2021
Heart Matters

It is quite astounding that someone is admitted to hospital every 5 minutes with a heart related concern. Here at Eduhealth we think it is important that we do all we can to help ourselves and those we love to protect our hearts. Your heart health is often affected by your lifestyle, things like exercise, […]

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