The 7th article in our small changes with big effects series. Caffeine isn’t all bad: it also has major health benefits © Getty Images Apart from the flavour, what I love about tea and coffee is that they’re stimulants, rich… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 7. Caffeine isn’t all bad
The 6th article in our small changes with big effects series. Eat plenty of beetroot and garlic to keep your blood pressure down image ©Jason Raish An ideal healthy systolic blood pressure is between 90 and 120mmHg, so what can… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 6. Eat beetroot and garlic to lower BP
King Charles has encouraged us all to spend a day volunteering to mark his accession to the thrown, and has suggested May 8th as “The Big Help Out Day”. (see below) – I’m not sure that this has… Read moreWraysbury and Horton Voluntary Care braced for tsunami of volunteers.
The 5th article in our small changes with big effects series. Eat a Mediterranean-style diet Image ©Jason Raish Some of the components of the Mediterranean diet (such as oily fish and the olive oil) have a well-established anti-inflammatory effect, and… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 5. Eat a Mediterranean-style Diet
The 4th article in our small changes with big effects series. Take Cold Showers Image ©Joe Waldron Dr Mosley: Cold water swimming has been rising in popularity with claims that it can transform your body and mind. So scientists have… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 4. Take Cold Showers
The 3rd article in our small changes with big effects series. Practise deep breathing © Joe Waldron One of the things that has made a big difference to my life, and which is very simple to do, is to practise… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 3. Practise Deep Breathing
The 2nd article in our small changes with big effects series Balance on one foot © Joe Waldron A common New Year’s resolution is to get fitter. Although people determinedly heave weights or run, they often forget the importance of… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 2 – Balance on one foot to live longer
A new series of articles where we at Wraysbury.com give some useful health tips to help body and mind. 1. Eat more protein to lose weight. Image ©Christina Kalli As you have probably noticed, in the world of diets there… Read moreHealth tips – Small changes with big effects. 1. Eat more protein to lose weight
Think WIDEN to prevent burglary Nearly two-thirds (65%)* of us are worried about our home being broken into, yet there are simple, proven measures we can all take to halve our chances of being burgled. We have joined forces with… Read moreThink W I D E N to prevent burglary
Are you looking after yourself? It’s important. This is a gentle reminder to take care of your mental health in the cost of living crisis (especially when so much feels out of your control). We know the world is… Read moreHints on staying bright in a dark world
The weather is forecast to get very cold again this week, dropping to sub-zero over night, and barely defrosting by day. There is a cost of living crisis, but we do need to maintain our living rooms at a sensible… Read moreA little bit of common sense. Please.
No website is completely immune to scams, and Amazon is no exception. Amazon is a trusted global platform, and scammers take advantage of its widespread use with phone scams, fake emails, Amazon Prime scams, and spoofed websites. Amazon’s popularity makes… Read moreHow to Avoid Amazon Scams
Welcome to the modern village The bus stop is the hub of social life. The vicar, if there is one, has 16 other parishes in his care. No one goes walking – why would they when they could be at… Read moreAre we a modern village?
Fix your finances There are few things more frustrating than needlessly giving away your money. Yet most of us are guilty of doing this by failing to organise our finances. By spending a couple of hours fixing your finances, you… Read more50 Money saving ideas
What should I be doing in my garden every month? A gardener’s diary can be useful to both the expert gardener with acres to look after as well as the person living in an inner city flat with only space… Read moreA Gardeners Year
A Couch Potato’s Guide to Exercise: Start to Change Your Life You can become a former couch potato. Not only can you get up and get fit, you can become an athlete. Now I am not saying you’ll become a… Read more2023 From Couch Potato to Super Athlete…maybe..?
New Year’s Resolutions shouldn’t be so hard that we give up on them before the end of the month. As I like to tell my kids, bigger isn’t always better and sometimes less is more. In addition, in this… Read more10 New Year’s Resolutions to Make a Difference in Our Community