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Wanna Work Outside This Week? 13 Things You’ll Need To Survive The Sun

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Wellbeing secrets from the Chelsea flower show

As one of the biggest and most influential garden shows on the planet, the RHS Chelsea flower show is a barometer of shifting trends within horticulture. It is no surprise, then, that many gardens at next week’s show – the first spring Chelsea since Covid – explores the theme of mental health. The positive effects […]

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Health

How to sleep: The optimal amount needed to improve wellbeing – research

For years there has been debate over what constitutes the right amount of sleep. Some suggest its eight hours while others have gone as low as four. One study suggests the optimum amount is seven hours. In order to ascertain this result, they’ve used data from the UK’s Biobank. https://trello.com/c/LLOmbcOt/9167-how-to-sleep-study-identifies-optimal-amount-needed-in-later-life It was concluded seven hours […]

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Huge Study Identifies The ‘Optimal’ Amount of Sleep From Middle Age Onwards

Sleep – a lot like eating food – is one of those things we need to live, but seemingly there are plenty of ways to do it wrong.   A new study has weighed into the debate. Looking at UK Biobank data from almost 500,000 adults, researchers conclude that seven hours of sleep per night […]

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Pet care: Dos and don’ts you must follow for your pet’s well-being

Pet parents adore their furry babies to the hilt and want them to be happy and healthy always. From getting them vaccinated to ensuring their hygiene, no stone must be left unturned for our little pet companions who bring much joy to our lives. However, being a pet parent comes with its own set of […]

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World Happiness Report Reveals an Inspiring Benefit That Came Out of The Pandemic

Amid the pandemic and other struggles that have affected most people on Earth in recent years, there are some bright spots of hope to be found – at least according to the new World Happiness Report 2022 just published by researchers and experts.   The report is put together by the United Nations Sustainable Development […]

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There’s One Simple Aspect of Daily Life Tied to Better Wellbeing, Study Hints

A variety in everyday movements is linked to better wellbeing, according to a small study of psychiatric patients released in 2021. Staying active during a global pandemic has been quite difficult, especially when many people have been afraid to even go outside. Some have taken to exercising at home, and yet in a normal world, […]

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How to cultivate wellbeing through gardening

How do you make use of the space around your house? Is it a cheery welcome for visitors, a showcase of the seasons and the delights of the natural world? Or, more likely, is it a place for bins and cars? Built-up areas with small front gardens are more likely to ignore their potential, but […]

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As U of T retrofits buildings, researcher studies links between built environment and well-being

As the University of Toronto implements energy retrofits to buildings across its three campuses to meet its ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, one group of researchers will use the opportunity to improve the well-being of students, faculty and staff.    The research project, titled “Wellbeing and The Built Environment: A New Framework for U […]

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The World’s ‘Happiest’ Countries Harbor a Dark Side, Wellbeing Study Reveals

Have you looked at the international rankings of the world’s happiest countries lately? Measuring a country’s subjective levels of happiness has become something of an international sport. People look with interest (and a little jealousy) to nations such as Denmark, which consistently tops the world’s happiness rankings.   It has also led to Danish practices […]