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Activities to help children’s mental health

Physical activity has huge potential to improve children’s mental health. Being physically active regularly can increase their self-esteem and can reduce anxiety and stress. Endorphins released during exercise also help them to feel better as they trigger a positive feeling in the body. We know getting the kids active can sometimes be difficult. Check out […]

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Small, easy ways to get active

Finding the time or motivation to get active can sometimes be difficult, especially if you live a busy life. However, there are small, easy ways that you can incorporate activity into your routine in ways that suit you. Whether you’re doing star jumps and stretches whilst the kettle is boiling, or trying out a new […]

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Getting active as the seasons change

With the days slowly starting to get lighter and longer, many of us are wanting to get moving more. There are plenty of ways you can get active in a way that suits you, whether that’s outdoors or indoors. Increasing your activity levels has a whole host of benefits both physically and mentally. It may […]

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Healthy Ageing – How to Keep Active

Now that the days are slowly starting to get lighter and longer, many of us are wanting to get moving more. You can get active in many ways, whether that’s outdoors or indoors. You can find something that suits you and your lifestyle. Becoming more active has a whole host of benefits both mentally and […]

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How being active can improve mental health

Most of us are aware that mental health is a big issue. Even more so as a consequence of the pandemic. One in four adults and one in 10 children experience mental illness. [1] However, you don’t have to have a diagnosed mental illness to still have poor wellbeing, as many people do. Physical activity […]

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Support your child’s physical and mental health through winter

With the nights drawing in, it’s tempting to curl up and hibernate until the spring. But being active is a great way to support mental health all year round.  Physical activity has been shown to support mental health in both children and adults. Increased resilience, improved self-esteem, greater confidence, enhanced learning and development and more […]

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