5 reasons why friends are so important

Not every friendship necessarily lasts a lifetime, but friends shape our lives in a very individual and fundamental way. Today, we give you 5 reasons why friends are so important for your wellbeing.

Eat more of these to feel less anxious!

If we made a list of the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, it’s safe to say – it would be very long! From living longer to helping achieve and maintain a healthy weight, all forms of fruits and vegetables offer consistently positive nutrition benefits, but a new study suggests our produce friends can also help with anxiety. 

5 top tips to keep boredom at bay

Boredom does not need to be a source of frustration – it can also inspire you to try things that you have wanted to do for a long time. So before you settle down on the couch to binge-watch your next series, have a read of our 5 top tips for alleviating boredom.

Citrus spotlight

Citrus is seasonal, grown in warm to hot climates and is gathered between Dec and May.  Harvest varies by variety, but the general consensus is that it tastes it’s sweetest during the seasonal picking window.

5 easy vegan alternatives for beginners

Would you like to eat fewer animal products but you’re just not quite sure how to go about it? Even if you don’t want to commit to a fully vegan diet, you can still enjoy these 5 easy vegan alternatives as a substitute for meat, dairy and egg products.

5 simple ideas for mindfulness in spring

Spring is a time of rejuvenation and an opportunity to recharge our batteries. It is also the season when it is worthwhile adopting a mindful approach to life. So use all your senses to soak up this unique time of the year. Our 5 simple ideas will help you to be more mindful in spring.

Getting fit for spring – your bucket list

New year, new spring! It’s the perfect opportunity for a fresh start and renewed motivation. Is there something that you’ve always wanted to try? After a long winter, what would do you good and improve your wellbeing? Spring is the ideal time to look at your own personal bucket list!

Start your kettles for bone health

There is ongoing controversy over whether or not drinking tea contributes to osteoporosis. Currently it’s recommended to consume tea and other caffeine containing beverages in moderation as they may decrease calcium absorption which contributes to bone loss. However, an updated meta-analysis may poke holes in that recommendation.   

5 tips for more motivation in the morning

Brrr … after so many beautifully bright and warm summer days, the dark and cold morning hours are back. Do you feel down and depressed before you even get out of bed and would much prefer to disappear under the bedclothes? Then our 5 tips might help to motivate you in the mornings.

Welcome Winter

Winter means dropping temperatures outside but warming up with satisfying one pot dishes, holiday specialties and comfort foods inside! With the increased pace and endless opportunities to celebrate with confections and cocktails, winter is prime time for weight gain. The DNI’s registered dietitian, Melanie Dwornik, offers us some helpful advice to making this season a success.  

5 tips to counter low moods in autumn

The carefree days of summer may be drawing to a close, but even if you are feeling the stress of university, work and normal life, you definitely don’t need to be in a bad mood. We have 5 motivating tips for you if you are feeling down in autumn.

5 summer snacks to share with your besties

Carefree fun with the gang is the order of the day, particularly in summer. It goes without saying that your refreshments also need to pack a punch. These 5 summer snacks are perfect for large groups. They leave unhealthy fast food firmly in the shadows and definitely need to be on the menu the next time you meet your besties!