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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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How to make the most of your lunchtime workout

Submitted by Dean on 17 June, 2021 - 06:40 with 0 comment

We’ve all fallen victim to lunch al desko from time to time when we have a lot to do, but don’t let this become part of your daily routine. 

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5 new outdoor sports to try this summer

Submitted by Dean on 7 May, 2021 - 08:35 with 0 comment

Ready to try something new, improve your fitness and catch some rays? We’ve rounded up five sports you can try out in the sunshine.

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Dealing with social media defamation

Submitted by Dean on 21 April, 2021 - 11:01 with 0 comment

As quickly as social media can build people up, it can tear them down just as fast. Where platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram can all be platforms for good, equally, they can be used to post comments targeting individuals in an attempt to tarnish their reputation.

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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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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.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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Sat: 9.30am to 1pm
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