I know you may not like it and lots of us don’t like to hear the ‘C’ word this early. However, before you know it, Christmas is going to be upon us and I, in the past have certainly used it as an excuse to eat what I like, drink what I like and not really take care of myself. Leading to feeling exhausted in the New Year, alongside digestive challenges like bloating, coming down with a cold and experiencing January blues.
As we age, our sight tends to become less clear, and some of us will develop what is known as 'Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration'. When this happens, the central area of our vision darkens and becomes blurred, making it difficult to see detail, and preventing activities such as driving, reading, watching TV, using computers, tablets, and so on. Even recognising faces can prove difficult.
The saying “You can’t pour from an empty cup” has been used in life coaching for many years for good reason.
At the time of writing this editorial (13th April 2021) there have been over 136 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus worldwide. What is perhaps less well known is that of this 136 million, approximately 10% will have developed long-COVID. Recovery time from COVID-19 is different for every individual, and while many will have their symptoms resolved by 12 weeks, several will have ongoing issues for longer; it is too soon to tell the long-term effects as this is still a relatively new condition. The most common symptoms of long-COVID are fatigue, breathlessness, and brain fog, but it can a...
Following on from my previous editorials on ergonomics and exercise when working from home, this month we are going to look at one of the most common injuries resulting from lack of physical activity and poor working posture: back pain.
Following on with our working from home theme, did you know that exercise not only has a huge impact on your mental and physical health, but it can also help to prevent injury and improve and increase your work productivity too? So how can you exercise at home?