Tag Archive for 'well being'

Adult education courses improve mental health and well-being

November 12th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Learning a language or brushing up on your maths skills in your spare time can boost your life satisfaction in the same way as a £750 a year pay rise, according to research commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. People who take an adult learning course, ranging from an art class […]

Helping others does you good

June 9th, 2012 by Mental Health Foundation

The UK charity, Mental Health Foundation, has published its Doing Good? report. The report highlights the impact that helping others has on people’s mental health and well-being, following a public attitude survey which showed that people believe society has become more selfish. The UK faces challenging and unstable times with volatile economic markets and job […]

Green space helps one cope with life’s challenges

February 21st, 2012 by University of Edinburgh

The presence of parks and woodland in economically deprived areas may help people cope better with job losses, post traumatic stress disorder, chronic fatigue and anxiety, researchers say. Stress levels of unemployed people are linked more to their surroundings than their age, gender, disposable income, and degree of deprivation, a study shows.

be inspired offers Herm yoga and wellbeing retreat in November

August 14th, 2011 by be inspired

be inspired has organised a Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat in Herm from 11 to 13 November 2011. The cost is from £236 per person. The Trident ferry leaves Guernsey at 4 pm on Friday 11 November and the return boat leaves Herm at 11 am on 13 November. What does the retreat include? Return boat […]