#Wellbeing | It’s Great to Hibernate! Tips For Nesting Down Over Winter

You don’t need Jon Snow to tell you that winter is coming. And while there is a lot to enjoy about the fast-approaching season, there is also a lot of not-so-great stuff as well. Perhaps the best way to make it through to the spring is to go into hibernation mode. You can use this as a time to rest and rejuvenate. After all, if it is good enough for many types of animals, it should be good enough for us as well! Here are a few happy hibernation tips to get you started.

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#InspireLSFitness | The Extreme Sports Trends You Need to Try!

Since the early 2000s, extreme sports have become increasingly fashionable. So much so that BMXing and skateboarding have recently been added to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo. As a result, both young people and sports professionals are following the trend in a bid to experience that healthy dose of adrenaline.

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#InspireLSFitness | Struggling To Stay Fit? Get Creative!

Pretty much all of us are aware of the fact that staying fit is incredibly important. We all know the health benefits, and many of us would probably like to be in at least slightly better shape than we are now. And yet, many of us just end up falling into the same old routine of joining a gym, working out for a little why, getting bored or losing motivation, and then giving up. Sometimes it takes longer for this to happen than other times, but it’s an incredibly common cycle. The questions is, does it have to be that way? Well, the answer is actually pretty obvious: of course not! The mistake that far too many people make is that they assume that they can only try the same old techniques in order to be more active and to stay in shape. The reality is that there are plenty of options out there for being able to get fit without getting bored. The key is to get creative with it. With that in mind, here are a few simple and creative fitness ideas that might help to give you that workout motivation that you’re sorely lacking.

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#HealthMatters | Identifying Your Bad Habits One by One

Much like just about anything in the world, habits have consequences. Bad habits tend to have bad consequences, and good habits tend to have not-as-bad consequences. Of course, both can be learned and unlearned, chances are you want to change the bad ones. Either unlearning or replacing habits can most definitely be done, some harder to get rid of than others but there is always a way of trouncing those pesky habits that have been plaguing your demeanor for years. Now, the first step to fixing a problem, is identification. Knowing what the problem and accepting it for what it is, something you would rather get rid of, is just the start of your personal mind over matter story.

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#Wellbeing | Taking Care of Your Mental Health Before The Big Day

Planning a wedding, however happy the occasion may be, takes a toll on our stress levels. Some people may be able to cope really well with all of it, and others choose to just elope in order to escape all the hassle and start their happy ever after as soon as possible. The rest of us, on the other hand, would love some advice on how to unwind and let our shoulders down when the big day is right around the corner.

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#SpaLife | Galgorm Resort & Spa (Belfast)

Galgorm is Northern Ireland’s premier luxury hotel and spa and having stayed there for two nights; I established almost instantly why it has this reputation.

Galgorm is situated just 30 minutes drive from Belfast International hotel and they offer a fantastic pick up and drop off service to and from the hotel for an affordable rate. For 30 minutes you can get chauffeured in top of the range vehicles. (We were picked up and dropped off in Range Rovers).  The service from the outset was phenomenal. On our drive to the resort, we were able to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the vast landscape. We were also given a detailed run through of the areas vast history as well as being given a rundown of the top celebrities and influencial figures from the worlds of beauty, fashion and entertainment who have frequented their resort.

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#HealthMatters | Simple Changes To Focus More On Your Health

Without your health, you have little to work with, so it is hugely important to take care of your body as best as you can. The truth is that many people struggle with adequately taking care of their health, and it shows in their daily lives. If you are keen to bring more focus on your health into your life, then you might need to make some changes to how you approach such matters. Fortunately, it is still relatively simple to make these changes, and it only takes very little to actually bring about the kinds of changes you want. In this post, we are going to look at some of the simplest ways to prioritise your health in your everyday life.

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#Wellbeing | Striking the Right Balance Between Altruism, Compassion and Self-Care

There are various areas of your life that can see you left in a state of emotional turmoil. The care of your loved ones is likely to be a major one. After all, your nearest and dearest are the people you live for: you spend time together, have mutual respect, strong memories and bonds that can’t be broken. However, it can be extremely difficult to ensure that you ensure that everyone is cared for adequately and feeling as content as can be. After all, we all have our own lives, and the major responsibility of looking after another in need can mean that we end up falling behind on our self-care. Remember, it’s important that you are healthy and well in order to adequately ensure that others are healthy and well. The love needs to be shared! So, here are a few ways to strike the right balance between caring for others and looking out for yourself too.

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