Important information regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus

Due to the current situation with COVID 19 we have had to cancel all One You Clinics and Eatwell groups until further notice. If you would like support to stop smoking and or healthy eating advice we are able to offer telephone/virtual appointments.

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John Goes Smoke Free

John Goes Smoke Free

John has recently quit smoking using the One You Plymouth Stop Smoking Service. Advisor Julie supported him throughout his quit journey and he would like to share his story to help inspire others who may be thinking about going Smoke Free. John had been smoking since...

How to Beat Lockdown Fatigue

How to Beat Lockdown Fatigue

During this Lockdown, in the midst of winter, with no clear end to COVID-19 in sight, the mood of the nation seems considerably lower than the first lockdown. If you're tempted to stay in bed until spring, you are not alone. The first and most important step to...

How to Boost Your Immune System

How to Boost Your Immune System

Simply put, there is no specific food or supplement that will prevent you from contracting COVID-19. Good hygiene practice remains the best means of avoiding infection. Wash your hands, maintain social distancing and wear a mask if you can. Although there is no...

What are the new national lockdown 3.0 exercise rules?

What are the new national lockdown 3.0 exercise rules?

Physical activity is essential for our physical health and mental wellbeing. But what are the current exercise rules under the new national lockdown guidelines? Each lockdown appears to come with changes to the duration of exercise and how we can go about doing it. We...

10 Top Tips for Drinking Less over Christmas

10 Top Tips for Drinking Less over Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, trying not to get carried away with the ‘Christmas cheer’ can be challenging. It’s all too easy for those alcohol units to add up quickly. What might not be so clear is how our Christmas drinking might be affecting our mental...

Boost Your Happiness when working from home

Boost Your Happiness when working from home

More people are working from home due to Coronavirus and if you’re anything like me you may have scrambled to find a small-yet-productive corner of the house to work in. Many also predict that even after the pandemic a large proportion of people will continue to work...

Meet our staff member

Meet our staff member

Chris Sims is a valued member of our team and has been with us as a Health Improvement Practitioner for almost 2 years. He brings a wealth of experience having completed a Nutrition, Exercise and Health degree and is hugely passionate about public health and making a...

Lisa tells us about Operation Shield

Lisa tells us about Operation Shield

Lisa has worked with the service for now for 10 years, starting with the team as admin support, she was keen to progress to be able to help people more on a 1:1 basis.  She has now been a Practitioner for 3 years and is an integral part of the team. Having been around...

Beat those Winter Blues

Beat those Winter Blues

As the evenings draw in and it’s dark when you get out of bed, do you notice your energy levels dropping and that you want to eat more (usually carbs) and sleep more? Could this be an indication that you may have seasonal depression? If so, what can I do about it?...

How to Sleep Better

How to Sleep Better

There is no doubt about it, a good night’s sleep is energising, de-stressing and has a really positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. However, many of us don’t seem to get enough sleep, especially later on in life. There are of course the lucky ones who seem...

Helping children and young people cope with back-to-school anxiety

Helping children and young people cope with back-to-school anxiety

The nationwide lockdown has been a worrying time for everyone and local restrictions are still challenging for many. It’s hard to gauge the full impact that the outbreak is having on children and young people’s mental welling. Some of them may have been faced with...

Returning to Work Anxieties

Returning to Work Anxieties

The current working environment, particularly due to COVID-19 guidelines, is perhaps the most stressful that many of us will have experienced for a long time, or indeed ever. With guidelines changing almost weekly, constant adjustments to working practices and home...