Health

Embracing the plant power way for Veganuary and beyond

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2020 - 10:34 with 0 comment

There are multiple reasons that someone might turn their back on eating meat. It could be for health reasons, to stand up for animal rights or, increasingly, because of growing concerns around the climate crisis; or perhaps a combination of all three.

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The lowdown on receiving medical treatment abroad

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2020 - 10:23 with 0 comment

You don’t have to look very far to find horror stories online of individuals having to shell out thousands of pounds to cover medical costs when abroad because their insurer won’t pay.

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The rise of the boutique gym

Submitted by Dean on 5 December, 2019 - 13:05 with 0 comment

The UK wellness and fitness market is set to grow from £17.bn in 2010 to £22.8bn in 2020. As the sector continues to grow, new entrants and existing fitness chains alike are having to diversify their offering to give customers something different and stand them apart from the crowd.

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Supporting employees with money worries

Submitted by Dean on 28 October, 2019 - 04:54 with 0 comment

In a late 2018 study conducted by The Financial Wellbeing Index Survey, it was discovered that 77% of employees say that money worries impact them at work.

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Breaking down the stigma of mental health in the construction industry

Submitted by Dean on 3 October, 2019 - 12:22 with 0 comment

Society is speaking out about mental health more than ever before in order to break down the stigma that has been attached with mental illness throughout history. Yet, in the construction industry, the majority of people still feel unable to speak out about their mental health.

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Exercise and mental health benefits

Submitted by Dean on 11 September, 2019 - 10:51 with 0 comment

We all know the physical benefits that come with being active; from a healthy heart, improved circulation and keeping in shape, but what about the effects on our mental well-being? Can exercise really help develop resilience, improve low moods and boost self-esteem?

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Top 10 exercises for a healthy back

Submitted by Dean on 10 September, 2019 - 04:39 with 0 comment

A modern problem

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Office health check

Submitted by Dean on 1 September, 2019 - 05:11 with 0 comment

What do we need to be productive in our work lives? We need the right tools which in a typical office setting would inevitable include a computer and phone, and the right personal qualities – skills, knowledge, motivation.

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Are you drinking coffee at the right time of day?

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2019 - 12:50 with 0 comment

The jury’s out when it comes to caffeine consumption and our health. Are we better with or without it? Does it affect our sleep and heighten cortisol levels or are the small amounts of caffeine beneficial, together with other healing properties of the black stuff?

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Bringing invisible illness to light

Submitted by Dean on 25 July, 2019 - 05:43 with 0 comment

Travel insurance is essential towards covering the financial repercussions of something going wrong before or during your trip. However, nearly half of travellers previously diagnosed with a mental health condition choose not to disclose it with their insurer.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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Sat: 9am to 1pm
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