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Benefits of Laughter

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

It feels good to laugh. The elation we experience when we laugh is caused by the release of endorphins (natural painkillers and stress busters) into our bloodstream. It also improves muscle tone, decreases stress, moderates negative emotions and improves the overall quality of life. The best thing is… we can fake it if we need...

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Mindfulness and Mental Health

Blog | Wellness Tip

Mindfulness. The idea of being present and more conscious of life as it happens. This concept originated in Buddhism many years ago with a focus on maintaining one’s awareness in the present moment, with purpose and without judgment. For many of us, it’s finding a working definition that we can incorporate into our daily life....

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The five signs your friend is struggling (and how to help!)

Anxiety | Blog | Stress

Recognising that they’re struggling and need help, can be hard for those with a mental health disorder. It can be just as hard for family and friends to accept, and even harder to discuss with the one they’re concerned about. Here are five signs that your friend or family member may be struggling with. 1....

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7 steps to get the most out of Valentines Day

Blog | Wellness Tip

A long time ago, in a land far far away (Ancient Rome, actually) February 14th was declared the day to commemorate Saint Valentine by the Roman Catholics. Centuries later, ‘Valentines Day’ can now be more about how big of a bouquet you get, if your significant other posts a soppy pic on their Instagram or...

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New Year, Same Old You?

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

New Years Resolutions can be tough. Most people set really high goals within an unrealistic timeframe, which generally means most people are destined for disappointment. Here at YUMM! we believe goals are important all of the time, not just on January 1st. Think S.M.A.R.T. (10 points to uni for teaching me this one!) Written goals should...

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