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Monday, September 28, 2020
Today the University of Brighton’s Students' Union has announced they have implemented ‘Wellbeing Cupboards’ at every one of their five campuses. The cupboards will be freely available to every student and are set to be made up of pregnancy tests, bio-friendly tampons and pads, dental dams, condoms, lube and...
There has been a recent revival in sea swimming over the recent years and I could not be more excited about it. Nothing feels better than a refreshing dip into natures plunge pool followed by a rush of endorphins. The best way to stay safe in the sea is...
Let me introduce to you the Sea Lanes, Brighton's hub for all things sea swimming, health, well-being, and community. This unique venue is reviving the traditional practice of open water swimming in an entirely modern way.  As if aquatic adventures aren't enough, they're doing all this whilst enjoying craft...
Meetup.com is rapidly growing in popularity as a service that looks to connect like-minded individuals living in urban environments. I'm sure we are all aware of how lonely and isolated living within a city can feel. With so many people all around, finding someone with the time and inclination...
I heard on the grapevine that CBD oil, Cannabidiol, cures a multitude of sins and I certainly have a few maladies both physical and mental that I could do without. Before I dove head first into a big oily vat of this relatively new and seemingly 'cure-all' craze, I...
Meet Ana B, Brighton's first LGBTQ+ specific massage therapist.  Her pronouns are Her/She (we know this because we asked - and it wasn't intimidating at all!). We came across @TheRealMassage back in December and immediately knew that Ana B's consent led, trauma informed LQBTQ+ massage therapy is exactly the...
If you're feelings stressed and overwhelmed by the pressures of modern life and the new year, this could be something for you. This session acts as an introduction to Transcendental Meditation, in which the processes and benefits of this particular style of meditation will be explained. There will then...
It’s International Hug Day! That’s right, we did say there was a day for everything. Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first ever Hug Day. Created by Kevin Zaborney, the day is supposed to “encourage people to openly express themselves through hugging”. “Whether you hug a family member or...
Most people will know someone who is living with diabetes in the UK. Although the condition splits into two different types - 1 and 2 - doctors are currently unsure what causes type 1. According to figures from JDRF, over 400,000 people in...
Nestled in the Sussex Low Weald, just seven miles south of Horsham, is Knepp Estate. Since 2001, this 3,500 acre estate, once intensively farmed, has been devoted to a pioneering "rewilding" project.  For many years, traditional farming at Knepp had failed to deliver profits, driving the Estate's owners to think...