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How to stay happy and healthy during the summer

By JustBe Croydon

How to stay happy and healthy during the summer

We’ve listed several reasons why summer is good for both your mental and physical wellbeing, as well as a few tips on how you can make the most of its health-boosting properties.

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The Picture of Men’s Mental Health and How You Can Help Someone Who is Struggling

By JustBe Croydon

The Picture of Men’s Mental Health and How You Can Help Someone Who is Struggling

June is Men’s Health Month. This year, we want to help men to stay happy and offer advice for loved ones who might be supporting a man who’s struggling with their mental health. 

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National Walking Month – Just 20 Minutes of Walking a Day Can Improve Your Mental Health!

By JustBe Croydon

National Walking Month – Just 20 Minutes of Walking a Day Can Improve Your Mental Health!

May is National Walking Month. Find out how just 20 minutes of walking a day can do wonders for your mental health as well as your physical.

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April is stress awareness month – what can we do to help manage everyday stress?

April is stress awareness month – what can we do to help manage everyday stress?

It’s normal to feel stressed from time to time. It’s something we all experience in our everyday lives, either at work when we…

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National No Smoking day – are you getting involved?

National No Smoking day – are you getting involved?

With National No Smoking Day happening this week, are you ready to start your quit journey? Make this week YOUR week to kick the habit!

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Why cutting down on fizzy drinks is for more than just Fizz Free February

Why cutting down on fizzy drinks is for more than just Fizz Free February

Fizz Free February is a new campaign with a serious message. As we come to the end of it, here's why you should continue it for the future. 

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Common reasons why healthy lifestyle resolutions fail, and how to avoid it.

Common reasons why healthy lifestyle resolutions fail, and how to avoid it.

Did you know most new year's resolutions have been unsuccessful by February? If you're trying to adopt a new healthy lifestyle, now is as good a time as any! 

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Get started on your New Year goals with our food and activity planner

By JustBe Croydon

Get started on your New Year goals with our food and activity planner

Ready to make a change?

Do you dream of shedding some of those extra pounds or adding a bit more regular…

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Little tips to improve mental wellbeing during Christmas and beyond

By Just Be Croydon

Little tips to improve mental wellbeing during Christmas and beyond

Keeping up our healthy lifestyles over Christmas can be tricky. It’s dark and cold outside, it can be a stressful time with…

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As a young man, I was naive about mental health struggles

As a young man, I was naive about mental health struggles

Read about one young man's journey to discovering how poor mental health can go unnoticed even by yourself, and how you can look out for the warning signs in your own behaviour. 

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Top 5 small lifestyle changes to help with the nicotine cravings

By Rob

Top 5 small lifestyle changes to help with the nicotine cravings

Learn about one ex-smoker's journey to becoming smoke free and the top tips to help other smokers do the same!

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Do you know how much is in a portion of fruit and veg?

By JustBe Croydon

Do you know how much is in a portion of fruit and veg?

The recommendation for fruit and vegetable intake is currently five portions per day. But what counts as one portion? Here,…

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Christmas Calories – Make sure you can enjoy all your Christmas favourites… but still eat well!

By JustBe Croydon

Christmas Calories – Make sure you can enjoy all your Christmas favourites… but still eat well!

We all know that Christmas is the time of year to relax and unwind and spend some time with the…

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Quitting Smoking: A quitter’s journey from smoking to smoke-free

By Rob

Quitting Smoking: A quitter’s journey from smoking to smoke-free

Quitting smoking is undoubtedly, one of the best things I have ever done. Check out my story to find out why!

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Walking in Croydon - why not get involved with your local walks?

By Bob, Selsdon

Walking in Croydon - why not get involved with your local walks?

On Saturday 30th September, over 60 walkers converged on Queen’s Gardens in Croydon from six separate starting points.  This annual celebratory walk was for participants to…

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Has there been a change in your life that means you are less active?

By Bob, Selsdon

Has there been a change in your life that means you are less active?

This was something that I faced when I retired from work and started a new stage in my life - as a pensioner. People a lot younger than me may face the same challenge of staying active but for different reasons. However, there may be something in my circumstances that could resonate with you.

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