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Overcoming winter aches and pains

Submitted by Dean on 19 October, 2021 - 16:57 with 0 comment

Joint pain can occur anytime throughout the year, but in the cold and wet months of the winter you may find it harder to cope with.

Although a change in the weather will not cause arthritis, it can worsen the symptoms, says GP and musculoskeletal expert, Dr Alasdair Wright.

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The future of work is more than hybrid

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2021 - 11:29 with 0 comment

For over a year, we’ve seen great success from the UK’s en-masse migration to remote working where roles were able to be performed at home.

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Are you a victim to toxic positivity?

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2021 - 11:25 with 0 comment

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘too much of a good thing is a bad thing.’ It turns out that the same is true for positivity.

But what is toxic positivity? The term, which at first glance seems to be a paradox, was once unheard of but has grown in popularity in recent years.

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8 good reasons to curb your caffeine cravings

Submitted by Dean on 13 July, 2021 - 12:29 with 0 comment

Nothing peps up your morning or turns around your afternoon slump like a cup of tea or coffee. But the caffeine can delay your body producing melatonin, a hormone that regulates your body clock and sleep pattern. It’s pretty addictive too, so you may need some convincing before you cut back.

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The great outdoors

Submitted by Dean on 13 July, 2021 - 12:26 with 0 comment

Bored of your workouts in the gym or at home? Do you feel like you want more of a challenge whilst training and having fun? Want to train in the great outdoors?

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Summer is on it's way - Be Sting Aware

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 17:18 with 0 comment

For most of us, while a sting can be painful and unpleasant, it’s pretty harmless and a minor irritation. But some people are allergic to stings and for them the consequences can be very serious, as Dr Emma-Jane Down explains.

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Recovering from surgery in competitive sports

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2021 - 09:00 with 0 comment

Prior to his second hip operation, Andy Murray expressed fears that his tennis career was over. Yet, less than 6 months after the operation, he confirmed he would be partnering up with Serena Williams to play mixed doubles in Wimbledon.

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Seven tips to help you have a better night’s sleep

Submitted by Dean on 4 February, 2021 - 06:54 with 0 comment

Sleep; it’s something we do every night without really thinking, but it’s amazing how off our game we can feel if we don’t catch our 40 winks. In fact, according to the NHS, one in three of us suffers from poor sleep.

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Mental health and insurance – what to look out for

Submitted by Dean on 29 January, 2021 - 09:04 with 0 comment

In the UK, 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a mental health condition at some time in our life. As society continues to recognise the struggles of dealing with short-term or long-term depression, we ask – is the insurance industry on board?

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Starting the mental health conversation virtually

Submitted by Dean on 21 January, 2021 - 09:06 with 0 comment

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. And when these conversations need to happen remotely, this can get even more tricky to navigate. As the coronvirus pandemic rages on and we’re continuing to face isolation and uncertainty, more than half of adults and over two

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd 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.

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15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
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Sat: 9.30am to 1pm
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