Jesse Williams

  1. 5 Showstopper Bake Ideas

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    It’s coming up to that time again: Bake-Off is back! With only a few days to wait until the new series starts, why not practice your baking, and have a go at these 5 incredible showstoppers? All using recipes from past Bake-Off winners or, the queen herself, Mary Berry, they’re sure to have people begging for seconds and thirds!

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  2. 5 Cleaning Essentials for Autumn

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    We all know that a spring clean is a yearly must, getting your home spic and span for the coming summer months. However, an autumn clean is just as, if not more, important. Bacteria, dirt, and harmful allergens are given the perfect environment to thrive, as the temperature drops outside, and the heating gets turned on. Make sure you don’t give them the opportunity and give your home a good clean with our 5 essentials – your house will be sparkling in no time!

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  3. 5 Recipe Ideas for Autumn

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    Even though summer hasn’t been exactly what most people imagined this year, as September begins, it’s the perfect time to think about trying some new recipes. With the weather cooling down and the nights drawing in, comforting and warm foods are the way to go. We’ve selected five of our favourite autumnal recipes to make sure you stay satisfied as the seasons change.

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  4. How to Combat Loneliness

    How to Combat Loneliness

    From time to time, most people experience loneliness. It can affect our mental and physical health, causing us to feel worse and worse over time. Two-fifths of all older people (about 3.9 million) say that the television is their main form of company, and half a million older people got at least five or six days a week without speaking to anyone at all. If you are experiencing loneliness, there are some things that you can do to combat it in the short-term, and the long-term.

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  5. Simple Bedroom Aids for Seniors

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    As we age, understandably, our mobility reduces. Things that were once easy become a little bit more difficult, and it becomes increasingly harder to navigate objectives that were second nature. However, as you change, it is helpful to adapt your surroundings. Mobility aids, like wheelchairs and walking sticks, make moving around a lot easier which can be helpful if you still want to remain active. Stability aids provide you with the support you need to steady yourself – things like bed railings and step stools.

    In your bedroom, you may be finding it harder to move around, get out of bed, or find a comfortable position whilst in bed. To help you navigate this shift, it is useful to remember that there are facilities available that can assist you, if you would like to try and maintain your independence.

     

    Risks

    It is helpful to be wary of the potential risks or hazards that are in your space. The single most

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  6. Tips for Organising Your Medications

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    Medications can get very complicated, especially when you have a lot to keep on top of. On days where you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, or you have a lot of things to do, it’s helpful to know that you don’t need to worry about what, when, or how much, you need to take. This blog is here to help you get organised, so that you can keep your health on track!

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  7. 4 Ways to Treat Your Cat

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    Love them or hate them, cats are a huge part of our lives, with an estimated 24% of UK adults having a pet cat. International Cat Day 2021 falls on the 8th August, and we know just how to make your furry friend feel special! Our list of ways to treat your feline companion will have them feeling the love all year round – just like they deserve!

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  8. Offers of the Month

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    Nothing beats a good bargain, especially on your everyday essentials. Here at Healthy Living Direct, we want you to get the best deals on the things you need. We have compiled a list of our best offers from the past month, to make sure you don’t miss out on anything! If you decide to take advantage of any of these deals, make sure to enter HLDBLOG1 at checkout to apply your discounts. 

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  9. How to Handle Covid Anxiety

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    Recently, England saw the lifting of all its lockdown restrictions at once, including the legal need to wear facemasks or social distance. For some, this was what they had been waiting for: the ability to get ‘back to normal’. However, it is normal for this situation to cause some people to feel anxious about this. After almost two years inside, here are a few tips to help you get back to feeling comfortable, while you do the things you love.

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  10. How to Stay Cool While Wearing a Mask

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    Even though it has been announced that wearing a mask will soon no longer be a legal requirement, there are still some occasions where you may need to wear one, such as on public transport, in a crowded space, or in some shops. Wearing a mask in the summer isn’t the best, and the hot weather can really add to how annoying it can be. We have compiled a few tips and tricks to stay cool while wearing a mask in the summer sun to make sure that you, and your loved ones, can stay safe.

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