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Motivation Monday- game, set, match

From: Spa Beauty Geek,

25
June
2012
Motivation Monday- game, set, match

There's something about summer that makes us a little more footloose and fancy-free, and at Wahanda we can feel good vibes in the air for this week. The sunshine (when it appears) is topping up our vitamin D levels and giving us a reason to smile - but here are a few more…

Good news

Bloomin’ lovely news - researchers have found that compounds in flowers may hold the key to happiness. While a bunch of scented blooms brightens up our homes and our moods (especially when bought by a loved one), they could also be linked to a happy and healthy mind.

The spring-blossoming flower and Welsh national symbol of the daffodil has been linked to treating depression by scientists from the Danish University of Copenhagen. Research on South African versions of snowdrops and daffodils has found that they hold special compounds, which can pass through the barrier that currently provides our brain with an almost impenetrable defence. Even with the strongest depression medication, the barrier holds proteins which soon push the drugs out of our brain - meaning that a natural floral tablet may be a breakthrough in treating depression. Even though the findings are in their early stages, we'll be decorating our desks with flowers just in case.

Top treats for the week ahead

All Inclusive 3 Day Residential Boot Camp, including Nutritional Consultation and Massage, £199 - Get the beach body you’ve always wanted with this 3 day boot camp including all the nutritional and fitness information you need to lead a healthier lifestyle. With accommodation and 3 meals a day included in the price, as well as guilt-free snacks and exercise classes, all you have to do is turn up and get stuck right in...

Seven Night Spa Break for Two at 4* Diamond Resort & Spa in Thailand, £425 - Take a trip to experience the amazing Thai scenery, culture and notorious massages on this amazing trip with 64% off. Near to stunning Phuket, this holiday is all about relaxation with a package of either diamond infused treatments, aromatherapy essentials or a mixture of herbal scrub, massage and facial. With two swimming pools, saunas and fantastic Thai food - you’ll be in paradise.

Luxury Pamper Package Incl. Full Body Massage, £39 -Spoil yourself with a full day of relaxation at the stunning Alexandra House Spa in Huddersfield. With 50% off, this pamper package includes a full body massage, paraffin wax hand treatment and foot soak, as well as use of the relaxation rooms while sipping on drinks and nibbling on delicious cakes. The ultimate revitalising treat, we’re betting that you won’t want to leave...

If you try one new thing this week, make it...

A spot of tennis. With Wimbledon beginning this week, get into the spirit of the great competition with a game, set and match against an opponent. Great for keeping your heart healthy, toning muscles and working up a sweat, serve up a fun way to get fit, relieve stress and have a laugh with friends. Make a racket with this stamina-boosting sport and finish off a long match with a bowl of strawberries and cream. Well, it is Wimbledon....

If you need a little extra something to keep you going this week, head over to our Facebook page for some extra motivation...

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RebeccaCrutchley

Writer and complete web geek who loves pampering, owns far too many unused make-up products and can't say no to a bargain. As a member of the Editorial team at Wahanda, nothing gets us excited more than a new beauty product or reading about the latest health craze - as long as it doesn't involve cutting out chocolate...

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