Tag Archives: stress

Workplace wellness – spa days can help cut stress

A new study in the United States has shown that workplace wellness programmes deliver major benefits for companies investing in them. For example, they are a highly effective way of reducing the major risk factors for heart disease by encouraging workers to be pro-active in protecting their own health. This can be achieved through quitting […]

Benefits of a spa break – healthy eating helps combat flu

It’s that time of year again… So if you like to be well prepared for all contingencies, start stocking up on the tissues, invest in a litre of delicately fragranced decongestant and keep the honey, lemon and whisky on stand-by, ready to whip up a swift, restorative hot toddy when the need arises. Yet surely […]

Twilight spa visits

With the recent release of the film “New Moon”, the latest Twilight saga offering, easy-on-the-eye leading man Robert Pattinson has once again been gracing the front pages of newspapers and magazines around the world. Robert is evidently a young man who takes good care of his physique, so it came as no surprise to learn […]

Spa treatments – wrapping up for Christmas

With the festive season fast approaching, it’s time to dust down the LBD (little black dress) and extract the glitzy diamante sandals from the depths of your wardrobe, ready to sparkle at every social occasion this Christmas and New Year. But what if – shock, horror! – you try on your beloved LBD for a […]

Spa holiday packages – half-term pampering for put-upon pedagogues

The joys (or otherwise) of life as a schoolteacher are well documented in the press, with demanding timetables, challenging pupils and an ever-increasing bureaucratic burden often making teachers’ lives horrendously stressful. Unsurprisingly, by half-term a short break is vital to restore tired teachers’ energy levels. Though, of course, everyone has their own individual concept of […]

Romantic weekends away – spa heaven for couples

After twenty plus years of having your life revolve around one or other of your beloved brood, it can be quite a shock when the final chick eventually flies the nest to start a course at one of the UK’s numerous seats of learning. Suddenly, mums and dads, who have devoted much of their time […]