Many of us are relieved that summer is finally here, however it does also come with its fair share of challenges. Whether it’s a pack social calendar you’re having to keep up with, increased levels of pollen triggering your hay fever, or the fact that you’ve kick-started your fitness regime again and are already feeling exhausted, it’s important to realise that you should also be proactively looking after your mental health and overall wellbeing during what can be a very demanding time of the year on our bodies.
Here are some of our recommended tips and pointers for keeping on top of things during summer months. Even if you’re only incorporating a few, it can still make a big difference to your health and wellbeing!
Sleep can be a luxury sometimes. Various circumstances in our life can make it harder to get a good night’s rest, as well as age changing the way our bodies work, both during the day when we’re active but also when it comes to the evening and we try to wind down.
One of the biggest problems of this is that sleep is a cornerstone of good health, for physical and emotional. A few bad nights can trigger chain reactions that leave you feeling pretty rubbish, and wondering what it is that’s getting you down so much.
Many of us have simply gotten used to a different pace of life over the last couple of years. And while the prospect of new freedoms and opportunities arrive along with summer, it can all be a bit overwhelming too.
There’s no denying that we’re still living through some quite strange and unsettling times, and every now and then it’s important to introduce some self-care activities into your life to help you keep on top of things. Below are a few ideas you can try if things are seeming a bit too much.
Tendon injuries are incredibly common both for athletes and people who go to the gym or exercise in other ways regularly. This can be known as tendinopathy or tendinitis, however, you may be suffering from a niggle or ache without realising exactly what it is and what’s causing it.
We explore a few things about tendon injuries, including how you can identify them and ways you can treat them so you can get back on form.