What to do if you think you have coronavirus – top tips to hasten your recovery

Mar 23 2020
coronavirus

Talk of coronavirus is inescapable. It is all over our media and because of this there are sometimes mixed messages. Government advice is constantly updating as the situation develops.

The Novel Coronavirus (covid-19) is a highly virulent virus, originally located in Wuhan in the Hubei province of China.  The virus has been swift to spread and has resulted in worldwide deaths from pneumonia. These deaths have mainly occurred in the elderly population and those with underlying health issues. Read more about the coronavirus in our article here.

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Micro Self-Care tools for busy mums

Mar 04 2020

Being a mum is hard work! From waking up in the middle of the night to feed your baby to picking the kids up from school, us mums have busy schedules and that means we’re often exhausted.

So when it comes to looking after your own health and wellness, it’s totally normal to feel stressed and not know where to start.

Research has shown that mums have on average just 17 minutes of time to themselves each day! But, if you can find even just 10 precious minutes for a little self-care each day, you are going to be so much better for it, and your kids will be better for it too. In fact, learning to squeeze self-care into your life may actually lead to less stress, more patience and a clearer focus.

Here are some of my favourite micro-self care tools for mums that have ‘no time’ for self-care….

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Are we driving round in a breeding ground for germs? The dirtiest areas of the car now revealed

Mar 03 2020

Could you and your family be driving round in a breeding ground for germs? A new experiment, conducted by UK-based personal car leasing specialists ZenAuto who surveyed 2,000 people in the UK, has revealed the dirtiest areas of your car. Twelve areas of a car were tested using swabs and agar filled petri dishes. The vehicle was used for both commuting and social purposes. After 5-days of monitoring the germ growth, the driver’s footwell followed by the car boot proved to be the worst offenders. Despite being revealed to be the dirtiest area of the car, a quarter of UK adults (25%) admitted they would retrieve and eat food they had dropped in to the footwell.

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