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Thursday 29th June 2017 by Charlotte Maxwell

 

The Body Beautiful for Summer!

Summer in the UK can sometimes arrive by surprise, or sometimes not at all!

Although I’m reasonably healthy and do my own workouts - an hour's hike up with the dog to the common behind our house every other day, and power yoga sessions on the other mornings – I can feel a bit nervous about the big reveal when it’s time to get into my bikini or swim suit. That annual summer phrase ‘bikini body’ and the associated holiday body images in the media can lead to a bit of doubt as to whether is should go for the big reveal!

This year, I’ve researched some things we can all do easily...


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Wednesday 10th May 2017 by Kelly Skipper

Glo's Top Tips to Keeping A Healthy Mind

This weeks its Mental Health Awareness Week and whilst we have access to the best nutritionists, holistic experts , mindfulness and life coaches in the business we thought we would share some top tips on how to keep a healthy mind to help boost your mood, build your resilience and increase happiness

1. Value yourself:

Treat yourself with kindness and respect and avoid self-criticism. Make time for your hobbies and favourite projects, or broaden your horizons and try something new. Do a daily crossword puzzle, plant some flowers, take dance lessons, learn to play an instrument or become fluent in another language. Hobbylark have some great ideas if you are need...


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Thursday 23rd March 2017 by Charlotte Maxwell

Mother's day With Mother’s day around the corner we’ve taken a closer look at how we and some other countries celebrate. In the UK, Mother’s day also called Mothering Sunday is always celebrated on the 4th Sunday of Lent. The tradition goes way back to 16th century when poor children were given a day off work to go home and honour the Virgin Mary at their “mother church”. Children would pick flowers and back cakes called Simnel Cakes. These days, most families celebrate by giving gifts, flowers and spending time with their mums.

France

Fête des mères was first honoured by Napoleon who wanted mothers of large families to be rewarded, and then during the first world war mothers...


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Monday 6th February 2017 by Kelly Skipper

With Valentines Day on 14th February and Random Act of Kindness Day on 17th February we wanted to inspire you with some gift ideas for Valentines day as well as ideas for activities/gifts that you can simply give/do for Random Act of Kindness Day.  Whether you are in a relationship or single, can splash the cash or want to do something for a little less we have ideas for everyone:

As George Bernard Shaw once most famously said "there is no sincerer love than the love of food".  So dust down your apron, give your cooking utensils a shine and get baking.  Whether its a cake, cupcake or something on the savoury side some home-cooked food is...


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Thursday 12th January 2017 by Charlotte Maxwell

Get your Natural High in January

At this time of year it’s normal to feel gloomy and feeling sunny can sometimes seem out of reach.   Statistically, the most depressing day of the year is the 3rd Monday of January.  This year, the 3rd Monday falls on January 16th - next monday! This is due to post Christmas festivities, bank balances have dwindled, everyone’s got a cold, and the dark days can make us feel "SAD".  So we’ve asked our experts what we can do naturally to help us feel better! Below comprises some fantastic insights for body mind and soul to help us lighten these dark and moody days!

Nutrition: by Sara Jubb glo's Naturopath 

What you eat can...


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