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7 Reasons a Cup of Tea is Good for Your Mental Health

7 Reasons a Cup of Tea is Good for Your Mental Health It is National tea day on 21st April – a day where all things tea is celebrated.  There is even a festival devoted to it called Fes-TEA-val  and in the UK, we are the 5th biggest consumer of tea in the world, sipping around 60 billion cups annually. You may have heard of the physical health benefits of drinking tea, but did you know – there may also be benefits to your mental health too.  We’ve compiled a list of our top reasons why having a cuppa is...

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Wear a Flower to Work Day – is it more than just a bit of fun?

Wear a Flower to Work Day – is it more than just a bit of fun? At Inspired to Change we love flowers so April 20th is a special day for us as it’s Wear a Flower to Work Day! The idea behind this fun campaign is to wear your favourite flower to work in celebration, commemorate or simply to make you or someone else smile. What a brilliant reason to carry nature around with us! Long before any other form of adornment such as jewellery or makeup, people would wear flowers. They have been used in history, flower...

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Top Tips for Feeling Happy!

Top Tips for Feeling Happy! We all crave that wonderful feel good factor in our lives but just what is it and how can we get more of it? That wonderful happy feeling we are after is the release of feel good hormones, like serotonin.  It is actually these chemicals that make us feel happy, positive and motivated. But what can we do to get more of it? Here at Inspired to Change we’ve pulled together our favourite serotonin boosting tips to help you feel great! Tip 1: Exercise Don’t worry, you don’t have to enter yourself into a...

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Celebrating the female contribution to Neuroscience

   Celebrating the Female Contribution to Neuroscience March sees us celebrating International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Here at Inspired to Change we celebrated by recognising, and most importantly thanking, one of the best Neuroscientists of our time, Marian Diamond. She was a professor at the University of California, and was known on campus as “the woman with the hat box”. It was decorated on the outside with a very feminine floral print, but on the inside it contained a mayonnaise jar containing four thin slices of Einstein’s brain!!...

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Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep With 1 in 3 of us not getting a good night’s sleep there is plenty of room for improvement!  The good news is that the rewards are well worth it! Getting a good night’s sleep boosts your immune system, improves your cognitive functions so you can solve problems faster, helps you retain more positive memories and helps maintain a healthy weight.  So it’s well worth prioritising! Many of the reasons we struggle to sleep aren’t to do with our bedtime routine, they are to do with what is happening during the day....

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