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HR Tips & HR Advice on Planning your Employee Wellness Programme + Useful Employee Health and Wellbeing Content to Share with your Staff.

International Day of Friendship!

There's an international day of everything - we know! But this one we really like!  It's the International Day of Friendship on Tuesday 30th July.  And on the back of recent research by Jobs.ie, it's now official - your work-mates are good for your health. Fostering...

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Hmmm look at that Tall Drink of Water!

With the weather heating up how about taking a look at your water intake? Water is essential for life – although we think it’s a bit mad that you can also die of too much water! So we’re not talking the extremes here but it seems that most of us could do with upping...

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Men’s Health Week

This year for men’s health week the theme is Men’s Health Matters and the call is to Make the Time. Take the Time. We all have busy lives – in fact the ‘B’ word is now kryptonite and you’re not even meant to be busy anymore.  You’re meant to be productive but have a...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

We're at the end of another month of May - where did that go?!  To review the month of mental health awareness, Director Ciara Wright chats with Crew Captain Aine Ryan here! Ciara:  Aine, we’re at the end of another month of May – the month of mental health...

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Salad Season!

This week's blog is brought to you by the letter 'S' and Food Crew partner Linn Thorstensson of Straight Forward Nutrition. It's Salad Season and Linn gives us one of her super salad recipes!   During the Spring and Summer months, raw crunchy salads are some of my...

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Hello Sunshine!

Ok so it’s not the tropics, but we have finally seen the arrival of the sun.  Hurrah!  You might not need the factor 50 just yet, but there are lots of benefits to increased sunlight and longer daylight hours that we can be happy about. Increased daylight hours have a...

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Do your bit and Go Green at Work!

So you may not be involved in the company environmental policy - does that mean you close your eyes and ignore? We all want to make better friends with the environment.  And it's easy to play our own small part in making our office environment a bit greener!  Here are...

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Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

Our Food Crew food-genius Heather Leeson was on Virgin Media One talking breakfast, the benefits and the pit-falls.  Check it out here if you have headphones or are not annoying the person next to you on the train. Why eat breakfast? Should you be eating breakfast...

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How a Good Morning Routine can Lead to Success

Written by Nicola Connolly Byrne of 'I AM Positive Mindset'. Nicola is also a partner of The Wellness Crew. All successful people have a very specific morning routine they have designed specifically for them; however, they all include some form of the following: 1....

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Workplace Wellbeing Day 2019 – Friday 12th April

Have you planned something for Workplace Wellbeing Day 2019?  Perhaps you are having a full day of events, certainly some companies are celebrating all week! Or maybe you’re still struggling for an idea… We asked some of our partners what they might suggest, from the...

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Healthy Snack Options

Wellness Crew affiliated Nutritional Therapist Heather Leeson talked snacking on Virgin Media's breakfast show last weekend, where she shared some great ideas for healthy snack options. We are surrounded by options for supposedly healthy snacks. But are they as...

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How to Live a Life Free of Fear

This article was written by Nicola Connolly Byrne of ‘I AM Positive Mindset’. Nicola is a partner of The Wellness Crew. Empowering yourself to live your best possible life, free of fear, takes courage. In fact, it takes more than courage - it takes tenacity,...

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Supplements in Pregnancy: When and How Much to Take

Pregnancy news is always exciting but it can also be tinged with anxiety for some mums-to-be, if they worry about the health of their babies and grapple with all of the advice regarding health and nutrition. Kathy Whyte, Nurture Mum, is a nurse with a Masters in...

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Making Sense of Food Labels

These days, many of us are bombarded with advice both online and off as to what constitutes a good diet, but this advice can sometimes be conflicting, confusing and contradictory. That’s why it’s so important to make sure you take advice from a reputable source. If...

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It’s Spring Cleaning Time!

Spring is in the air, and yes, while we know it’s probably going to rain again in the next few days, now would be the perfect opportunity to take part in some ‘Spring cleaning’ (before the real one comes round!). ‘But why on earth would I want to Spring clean?’ we...

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Why Exercising Outside Beats the Blues

The temperature is rising and there’s definitely a hint of Spring in the air - there’s no perfect time to get outside and get your blood pumping. You don’t need us to keep telling you why exercise is important for your physical, mental and emotional health, but we do...

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Eat Healthily and Fight Depression

We’ve known for years that a good, balanced diet is important for overall health, but it’s only recently that scientists and nutritionists have realised the impact that a ‘good’ diet has on mental health. In fact, studies have shown that diets high in processed foods...

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How to Eat Healthily on a Budget

Wellness Crew affiliated Nutritional Therapist Heather Leeson, was on a recent episode of Weekend:am, where she shared some great tips on how to eat healthily on a budget. With everyone feeling the post Christmas pinch and trying to kick start healthy eating, it is...

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Supporting Financial Wellness into the Future – Pensions

The mindset of a workforce can have a huge impact on the levels of productivity, efficiency, and quality. All of these are bad for the overall health of the company and its bottom line. Financial worries are amongst the top reasons for employee stress. Helping them to...

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