Eight Hacks to Speed Up Your Morning Routine

If you’re anything but a morning person then this list is for you. Sure there are those among us who simply bounce out of bed with perfect hair like Disney characters at the first hint of a dawn chorus, but these hacks are for rest of us mere mortals who would much prefer another ten minutes under the duvet. We put …

10 Important Signs You May Have Declining Health

Aches and pains are your body’s way of telling you it needs some attention. More often than not, they are the symptoms of declining health. How do you know if your symptoms are normal? What if they mean your health is declining? Do you need further investigation from your GP? Sometimes pains and strains are due to an injury or lack …

How to Hack Your Happiness in 10 Steps

Sometimes we all need a little happiness boost, which is why we’ve put together 10 tips on how you can hack your happiness today. 1. Fake it. — Studies have shown that fake laughter can release the same happiness producing endorphins as real laughter and it even increases your energy levels. Try it! We promise that after a few seconds of faking …

These Easy to Grow Vegetables Are Terrific for Beginners

April is one of the most productive times of year for gardeners. It’s when the frost begins to subside and the soil is warm enough for many seeds to germinate. It might be worth setting up a little garden and planting some easy to grow vegetables. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you can grow your own food from …

8 Ways to Treat Yourself After a Hard Day (without Calories or Shopping)

We all deserve to treat ourselves and sometimes the thought of indulging is what gets us through a hard day’s work. Of course, when treats spring to mind, the first thoughts we have are food or shopping related. We’ve found some ways to ensure you feel thoroughly pampered (of body and mind) without spending a penny or consuming a calorie. …

6 Everyday Superfoods You Should Be Eating to Feel Better

Keeping up with the latest superfoods can be tough. It seems the list of ‘must-eat’ produce changes quicker than you can say ‘quinoa.’ Everyday superfoods are a big trend on the internet and can reduce the cost of your healthy eating. Jamie Oliver even has a cookbook dedicated to everyday superfoods. If Jamie Oliver is a fan of something, it must …

5 Techniques To Stop Procrastinating

I’ll do it tomorrow… It doesn’t need to be handed in till Monday… I’m busy, it can wait!—We’ve all done this at some point in our lives; spending time on making up excuses and dilly dallying instead of getting on with the task at hand. Procrastination is something we’ll all have to face at sometime.  This article for example, was due in …

Ingenious Products That Are Good For Your Body and Soul

We all need a little help sometimes and there’s nothing wrong with investing in some gadgets that help improve our mental and physical well-being. These unique inventions range from purpose and function but they all help you improve your mood and  overall well-being.  The benefits of some have been known for hundreds of years, others are brand new off the assembly line, but before …

10 Ways to Improve Your Body and Spirit by Practising Yoga

Many people have been advocating for the benefits of yoga and its spin-offs for decades. What exactly are these benefits? For those looking in, it may seem like little more than stretching and light exercise. It actually has incredible advantages that improve mental and physical health. We’ve collected the top ten mental and physical benefits of yoga. If you’re looking to get started, hire …

Introducing Tryanuary!

So you’ve heard  all about Movember when gents grow a moustache for a month in aid of men’s cancer charity and Stoptober which is supposed to help smokers quit… well, then you’re probably wondering where this trend is going. Fear not! We at Bidvine have the answer: Tryanuary… it’s like January, but instead of following the resolution fads, you’re encouraged to try something …