Health and Wellbeing
Specific articles about managing your health and wellbeing when you live alone
5 Ways To Maintain A Drug-Free Lifestyle While Living Alone
If you are in recovery from a substance use problem, you definitely know how much work it took to start being drug-free. Maintaining a healthy, drug-free routine after experiencing addiction is not easy - but it IS achieveable. The right routines, regular exercise, and trigger management are all important components of a recovery plan.
10 Ways to Make Outdoor Exercise More Fun When You’re By Yourself
It’s very important for our physical and mental wellbeing that we take the opportunity to exercise while coronavirus restrictions are in place. We’ve put together a list of 10 ideas that could make a walk, run or cycle around your neighbourhood more interesting, to encourage you to get your daily exercise in the fresh air.
How to live well, alone
My own journey to living well alone has been a long and winding one. At its heart, it’s been a journey of self-discovery, of getting to know and like myself, and of working out what I need (and don’t need) in my life in order to feel deeply fulfilled. It’s also been about getting good at the practicalities – from…
10 science-backed things you can do to feel better, right now
2020 has been a long year, and it’s not unusual to be experiencing higher than usual levels of stress and anxiety at the moment. I’ve brought together ten of the most powerful actions that have been proven to have tangible positive benefits – and I’ve literally tried all of them!
What it’s Really Like to Live Alone During the Lockdown (from People who Know)
The coronavirus crisis is affecting us all in different ways, and one group we’re hearing about a lot at the moment are people who live alone. Under usual circumstances, people who live alone use words like resilient, empowered, independent and connected to describe themselves.
Co-founder Hannah talks about the project on her alumni blog