Retune founder and Bishop’s Stortford musician Tom Ryder on how keeping active is an important part of good mental and physical wellbeing

Tom Ryder talks all issues ‘Active’ in the 3rd element of his look at Retune’s SCALES process for fantastic mental and physical wellbeing

I’ve discovered somewhere new for the duration of lockdown. In spite of residing in my flat in Bishop’s Stortford for nearly two many years, I had never ventured into Birchanger Wood, which turns out to be a mere 5-minute walk absent.

And what a discovery. It is really peaceful, wonderfully managed by a woodland have faith in and, apart from quite a few polite dog walkers, is relatively visitors-no cost. After I arrived across it, I knew that my ‘excuses to not go running’ checklist was looking small. So I set off.

Tom Ryder on a walk in Birchanger Wood (37452467)

I’ve had a very strike-and-skip relationship with functioning over the many years. Completing the odd 10k remaining me with a experience of achievement, but no

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Retune founder and Bishop’s Stortford Independent music writer Tom Ryder looks at how creativity is important for your mental wellbeing

Retune founder and Indie songs writer Tom Ryder carries on his look at the charity’s SCALES system for bettering psychological wellbeing with the letter C, for creativity…

This 7 days, I am likely to chat about creativity. Loads of us have been receiving creative for the duration of lockdown by drawing, portray, composing, cooking, crafting, gardening or any number of other outlets.

Creativeness can be defined as ‘anything you can get dropped in’. It can make use of the imagination, so that we turn out to be immersed in what we are executing. Not only is this a worthwhile procedure, as it permits us to reach a fulfilling outcome, but it is also exceptionally fantastic for psychological wellbeing.

New music and composing are the two creative outlets I transform to the most I get comprehensively dropped in them. New music in certain has so many aspects to it: it can

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Goodness in the Park to return with virtual festival for Bishop’s Stortford health, fitness and wellbeing fans

A health and fitness, health and wellbeing competition is to choose place on line just after the authentic-lifestyle celebration in Bishop’s Stortford was cancelled for the reason that of coronavirus.

The digital ‘Goodness in the Park’ will choose place on Sunday July 19, from 9am to 6pm, and be streamed are living from the Good friends of Castle Park Facebook webpage.

One particular of the co-ordinators, Emily Tickridge, stated: “The Good friends of Castle Park experienced a busy calendar year planned for the Bishop’s Stortford local community, with a amazing activities calendar. Unfortunately, like so quite a few other individuals, these activities have been cancelled, postponed or tailored to the recent way of lifestyle.”

Virtual Goodness in the Park (35765082)

Goodness in the Park was because of to choose place on July 19 at Sworder’s Industry, with far more than thirty nearby gyms, golf equipment and coaches showcasing their lessons

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Bishop’s Stortford Independent Diet Talk columnist Alex Ballard discusses the importance of bone health in time for National Osteoporosis Month

Alex Ballard, who life in Bishop’s Stortford and functions as a specialist dietician in West Essex, writes about how to take small actions in direction of a more healthy lifestyle…

As we welcome again Could, dust off last year’s flip flops and uncover barbecues, we also enter into Countrywide Osteoporosis Thirty day period. With each individual grownup human physique housing 206 cherished bones, it truly is important that we fully grasp how to defend, support and nourish each individual single just one from our head to our toes.

Osteoporosis is a situation where by bones turn into thin and fragile, leading to them getting rid of energy and rising their vulnerability. Although bones get started to turn into extra delicate from our mid-30s, do not be conned into believing osteoporosis is a natural or unavoidable component of ageing.

Some people will regretably pull the brief straw and face a better

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Former Bishop’s Stortford schoolgirl Jessica Court offering dream holidays for the price of a cup of coffee with Cult Travel prize draws

A previous Birchwood Superior Faculty pupil has adapted her on the internet travel company to provide clients the chance to gain lockdown treats and elevate money for the NHS.

Jessica Court’s business Cult Vacation is a prize attract wherever gamers can gain remarkable holiday seasons for the value of a cup of espresso.

Courtroom, 23, of Drovers Way, Bishop’s Stortford, set up the business at the beginning of the yr with her spouse after expending 5 several years in the marketing business.

Obtaining a ticket for the every month prize attract is completed by merely picking your travel companion and deciding upon your dates, with the winners declared on its Instagram page on the very last day of the month.

Though unforgettable journeys to the likes of Santorini and Mexico are the star prizes, gamers can also get their palms on keep-at-house bundles presenting the likes of elegance treats and

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