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Archive for: November, 2014
A fun Movember infographic and men’s wellbeing

We love this fun Movember infographic showing how men feel about wellbeing and cancer. One in three men feel their anxiety is at a medium to high level, while 79% feel they’re satisfied with life. Prostate cancer and testicular cancer is treatable, and cancer survival rates are improving too. Have you been involved in Movember Read More

World Cancer Day 2014

  It was World Cancer Day yesterday– aiming to debunk the myths surrounding cancer. We thought we’d join the campaign with a new blog post and even dispel a myth of our own. Myth number 1: We don’t need to talk about cancer Being told that you have cancer can usually evoke feelings of shock, Read More

Cancer in men blog post (part2)

Cancer in men part 2 The last blog post was about the advantages of checking for cancer in men and seeking medical advice as soon as possible. Today we examine why men avoid doing so and how to get over the classic male trait of awkwardness over talking about our bodies and illness. A survey Read More

Fit or Fat?

Well, it is the New Year and everyone is talking about fitness. There are many different groups of people. There are those that are very stoically opposed to more exercise, saying that they are not changing anything just because it is 2011. At the other end of the scale, there are those that are jumping into the New Year with gusto, with hundreds of fitness-related resolutions to stick to. In between, are the rest of us, wanting to get more fit and healthy, but trying to make sure that we can actually stick to what we plan (at least for the first few months!!).

Permanent Tan or Holiday Bronze?

In the UK, considering the appalling weather that we often experience, a big reason for going on holiday is often to get that elusive tan. We come home from our beach holiday, relaxed and refreshed, proud to show off our tan and hear the cries of ‘You look well’ from others left languishing in the office!

Water Water Everywhere, but not a drop to drink…

So you have saved up for that dream holiday and you are finally there. You are travelling in a hot exotic country and have done all your research and planning – so what is one of the cardinal rules? That’s right, carry your own bottled water with you. It can be unhygienic if you don’t have your own sealed bottles – you run a risk of food poisoning – and you don’t want to get dehydrated….