Make your health and wellbeing a priority this year - it's easier than ever with our 10 top tips
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Take on 2022 feeling your best with these 10 top tips for optimal health and wellbeing, courtesy of Checklist.
The morning after? Sorted!
We all love a party.
And in 2022 we'll be taking advantage of every opportunity to get out on the dancefloor that comes our way. From birthdays to festivals and nightclubs to impromptu kitchen discos, we don't want to miss a thing.
But of course, after every big night out comes a morning after and we've all been there...
But now thanks to Happy Tuesdays we can get back to our fun-loving selves with a little help from their brilliant Post-rave Wellness Pack.
Developed to support our mind and body's recovery after sessions throwing shapes until the early hours, they've got a cult following among DJs, tour managers, festival organisers and ravers the world over; anyone who likes to work hard and play hard basically!
The Wellness Packs have been formulated by nutritionists and each one contains capsules created to help recovery in four ways, using 26 nutrients, vitamins and minerals all in their highest quality, most bioavailable forms.
1. Detoxify - giving the liver a helping hand in its crucial work.
2. Lighten mood - supporting serotonin levels, which in turn supports quality sleep.
3. Fight sluggishness - helping the brain's neurons to work optimally and supporting mental alertness.
4. Relax tight muscles - promoting a sense of calm along with loosened muscles thanks to minerals and adaptogens.
You may not feel like eating a large meal at the end of the night when your body needs the nutrients most, so simply take these clever supplements before you fall into bed and you'll be ready to do it all again the next day!
The info: Click here to find out more and get 10% off all orders in January with code JAN10.
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The future of face masks
Over the last couple of years we've all become used to wearing face masks.
But whether you're a fan of disposable masks or reusable ones, we can all agree there's room for improvement!
Enter XULA, the next generation of independently tested, certified and approved see-through face masks.
Not only have they been designed to fit beautifully to all types of facial features, the light and comfortable transparent fabric filters particles like microorganisms and viruses, while offering high breathability.
XULA masks are also coated with HEIQ Viroblock which kills 99.9% of viruses including COVID-19 and they're re-washable up to 40 times, so are much more eco-friendly than other types of mask.
These clever see through masks also make it easier to communicate while wearing them, protect against excessive heat build-up which can lead to poor skin conditions and exacerbate issues like panic attacks, anxiety and discomfort. They are ideal for #forgottendemographic - deaf, hard of hearing, autistic, and mental health communities.
And anyone who finds that wearing a mask fogs up their glasses will no longer have to worry about that particular problem!
Plus, with a percentage of every mask sold in the UK going to Mencap, the UK's largest learning disability charity, you know you'll be helping others too.
The info: Click here to find out more and to receive 10% off, using code DM10
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Scents to lift your mood
Our sense of smell is one of the most powerful we possess.
Fragrances can send us back in time, remind us of special moments and of course, can lift our mood.
And Yardley London, the world’s most established fragrance house, has a range of both traditional and contemporary floral fragrances to enhance your wellbeing this spring.
All of Yardley London's fragrance, bath and body products are created with up to 97% naturally derived ingredients, as well as being packed with antioxidants and plenty of vitamins to help moisturise and smooth all skin types.
Expertly capturing the delicate fragrance of flowers in its range with English Lavender, English Rose, Lily of the Valley, April Violets, Freesia & Bergamot, Bluebell & Sweet Pea, Blossom & Peach, Poppy & Violet, Yardley London's range of products are an easy way to pamper yourself.
So why not treat yourself to the gift of gorgeous floral fragrances?
The info: Click here to shop the full Yardley London range at Boots now.
The ultimate wellness break
What better way to kick off 2022 than booking a weekend away that's all about wellness?
And where else to book it than beautiful Bath? As a UNESCO listed Great Spa Town of Europe, it's where wellbeing and pleasure meet and is the perfect destination for anyone who wants to feel restored and revived.
Getting the inside track on the best spots to visit is easy with ECT Travel, an independent tour operator based in the city.
Specialising in thought-provoking travel experiences designed to help you see the world in a different way, the team has created a series of seasonal weekend breaks that celebrate Bath's wellness heritage.
Relax with pampering spa treatments in the world-famous thermal waters; still your mind with a meditative Sound Bath; breathe clean air on a guided walk in the rolling hills that surround the city and immerse yourself in mindful workshops with local designer-makers.
Based at Bath’s lovely boutique hotel, The Bird, and filled with additional bespoke treats like personal shopping experiences with independent jeweller Nicholas Wylde, river cruises and the chance to paddle board past UNESCO World Heritage sites, these weekends will rejuvenate you for the year ahead.
The info: Click here to find out more and to and book your weekend now.
Reset and shape up for the new year
If you're looking to lose a few pounds or simply reset so you can kick off 2022 feeling your best, then why not try new meal plan, Hepa?*
Developed in Germany, this simple to follow regime lasts just 14 days and can help you to lose weight and restore healthy eating habits.
Over the two weeks of the plan you'll enjoy two Hepa shakes each day alongside a regular, but high protein meal, in the evening and your calorie intake will be reduced to 986kcal per day.
But you won't miss out on any of the essential nutrients your body needs as each Hepa serving includes 26g of protein and 100% of the recommended daily dose of vitamins and minerals.
This way, muscle is protected while you begin to burn fat.
The 14 days of the plan will see your body get accustomed to the new routine and the effects are likely to last even once you've completed the two weeks.
Plus, with a delicious vanilla flavour, Hepa shakes will help you to beat any sugar cravings and you'll look forward to each one!
The info: Click here to order the Hepa Diet today and enjoy a 20% discount with promo code HDTJ20.**
*Please consult with your doctor before embarking on any low calorie diet. Very low-calorie diets should only be followed for short-term use.
**Valid until 1 March.
Healthy eating made easy!
Many of us want to eat more healthily, but quite often we don't know where to start.
The labels on food can be confusing and the options for healthy ready meals can often be a bit tasteless and boring...
But with The Gym Kitchen, that's all a thing of the past.
The Gym Kitchen offers health-conscious customers the opportunity to choose fresh meals without having to compromise on price, taste or nutrition.
Its range of meals is high in protein, contain two of your five a day, are lower in calories, macro friendly and taste exceptional. In fact, at The Gym Kitchen, #blandisbanned!
Founded in 2020 by entrepreneur Segun Akinwoleola, The Gym Kitchen's meals are a fantastic alternative to other low calorie products currently available. And in a larger size (portions of 400g rather than others of 320g), they'll help to keep you feeling fuller for longer.
You can find The Gym Kitchen at Asda, Co-op and Dunnes Stores so check them out next time you do your weekly shop and see how simple staying healthy can be.
And why not follow the brand to stay up to date on all its latest news and products, as well as to hear from the thousands of people who are already fans?
Find it on Instagram and Twitter @thegymkitchen and on Facebook @thegymkitchenuk
The info: Click here to find out more and to find your nearest stockist.
Feel energised from within
Winter can really take its toll, so it's important to nourish our bodies with all the nutrients and immunity support we need, ensuring we stay healthy and energised for the months ahead.
And one of the most important minerals we need is iron. It's an essential element for blood production, as well as supporting many other bodily functions.
As the body doesn't produce iron naturally we need to make sure we're getting sufficient levels of it from the food we eat. Many of us don't get enough from our diet alone, however, so an iron supplement can help to top up our levels.
And that's where Spatone® comes in.
The UK’s number one naturally sourced Iron rich water*, is a natural liquid iron supplement that comes from the ancient Trefriw Wells Spa in Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.
Its liquid format means it's more easily absorbed than other iron supplements and the iron in Spatone® helps to release energy and maintain a healthy immune system**.
It's available in two variants; Spatone® Original natural iron-rich water and Spatone® Apple with Vitamin C. Both are suitable for vegans and vegetarians, as well as for all the family (aged two and over), including pregnant women***.
Spatone® is gentle on the stomach, easily absorbed and convenient to use thanks to its single-use sachets, ideal for taking on-the-go.
So why not give your energy levels a boost and try Spatone® this winter?
The info: Click here to find out more and to discover more tips to help you stay healthy and energised over the coming months.
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***Spatone® is good for maintaining healthy iron levels not a treatment for iron deficiency and anaemia. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor or midwife before taking a supplement.
It's never too late to thrive
The beginning of a new year is a great time to try something new, whether that's upping your exercise game or learning a language.
And for many of us, this is the time of year when we kickstart a healthier lifestyle, so it's no wonder Veganuary has become such a phenomenon over the last few years.
Although we may be halfway through January, it's never too late to give plant-based food a try. Many who have embraced veganism, including a growing number of the world's best athletes, regret they didn't do it earlier, as being plant-powered makes them feel happier, healthier and stronger.
And one big proponent of plant-based eating is supreme master Ching Hai, a world-renowned artist, humanitarian and spiritual teacher.
She advocates that a plant-based lifestyle won't just help you survive but will see you thrive! And of course, vegan diets have been shown to have many environmental benefits, as well as being kind to our lovely animal friends and in many cases is a great way to save money on the weekly food shop!
If you need some inspiration for recipes and delicious vegan meals then take a look at Supreme Master Television's website, where you'll find plenty of ideas to get you going.
The info: Click here to find out more and for delicious recipes from Supreme Master Ching Hai.
Something to smile about
If you've been dreaming of getting your perfect smile, there's never been a better time to make it happen.
Thanks to the MiSmile Network's incredible January sale you could save over £1,000 on your Invisalign treatments package*.
Available at selected MiSmile Network practices, anyone who books during the sale will be eligible for a free consultation, smile simulation, whitening and retainers.
The MiSmile Network, led and mentored by Dr Sandeep Kumar, one of the UK’s leading Invisalign providers, comprises over 90 independent dental practitioners across the UK, all experts in Invisalign, a virtually invisible teeth straightening treatment custom made for you. It's comfortable, clear and removable, and the perfect way to create your dream smile without disrupting your life.
No wonder over 11 million people worldwide have chosen Invisalign clear aligners to help them create the straight smile they've always wanted - more than 20,000 of which have been carried out by the MiSmile Network.
You couldn't be in safer hands. The sale ends 31 January - so, what are you waiting for?
The Info: Click here to find out more and to book your free consultation.
*Offer only valid at participating practices.
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