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  • Posted Oct 15, 2021

    Small steps to less stress!

    By Stevie McCormick

    It's not always easy to commit to making changes to your fast-paced lifestyle. So start small, life is full of 'must do's' this is your time to make simplicity a choice, not a chore.

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  • Posted Oct 15, 2021

    LiveWell Resources at your fingertips!

    By Mandy Grant

    LiveWell Dorset has a wealth of tools and resources for free, and they're all right here on our website.

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  • Posted Oct 15, 2021

    Got a plan? Don't ditch it!

    By Polly Durrant

    So you keep promising yourself to make a change, but change doesn't happen? It's time to ask why.

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  • Posted Oct 15, 2021

    Getting active during the working day

    By Kate Davies

    We spend an average of 60% of our waking hours at work, finding a way to incorporate movement into our working day is becoming increasingly important.

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  • Posted Sep 22, 2021

    New beginnings

    By Polly Durrant

    For many people September offers the perfect opportunity to hit the reset button, despite it being the last quarter of the year it's not too late to give the rest of 2021 year your all.

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  • Posted Sep 3, 2021

    Know your blood pressure numbers

    By Sally Rowe

    Did you know that half of all strokes and heart attacks are the result of high blood pressure? Or that 1-in-3 adults in the UK have high blood pressure without realising it? Do you know your blood pressure numbers?

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