Lifestyle & Wellbeing

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7 Benefits of Going into the Office This Winter

While it may be tempting to work from home during the colder months, going into the office can offer a huge array of benefits for you and your work. We explore them in this article.

Celebrating National CBD Day with OTO Wellbeing

It’s National CBD Day on Sunday 8th August. Although this is a U.S. based holiday, we thought it would be important to raise awareness around what CBD really is; especially as it’s increasing in popularity in the U.K. OTO’s Marketing Manager, Sienna, kindly joined us for our Wellness Festival earlier this year to do an […]

Holistic Transitioning: Lessons of Lockdown – World Wellbeing Week

It’s World Wellbeing Week on June 21st-30th. Our focus this year is on a company that is part of the Uncommon community. Holistic Transitioning provide services that empower people to show up in their fullest capacity. They provide them with the tools to transform everyday experiences into opportunities for self-actualisation. Uncommon x Holistic Transitioning Instagram […]

Scents and Sensibility

The power of scents to influence our moods is grossly undervalued in the modern world, especially in the workplace. Science is slowly coming to understand how certain smells can improve our creativity and productivity. But still cannot tell us why. While we do not know the reasons, we do know which scents can positively improve […]

Food For Thought – National Vegetarian Week

Here at Uncommon, we’re celebrating National Vegetarian Week on the 10-16th May. We do love all things healthy and green, after all. Whilst we’re all laser focused on our self-improvement resolutions, it’s easy to overlook the simpler things that can improve both our physical and mental health at home or in the workspace. Let’s take […]

Five Simple Desk Yoga Stretches

Numerous studies have shown over the years that lack of movement, poor posture or staying in the same position for too long not only causes physical aches in the body (particularly in the neck, shoulders and back), but can contribute to potential health issues such as obesity or musculoskeletal disorders. The practise of yoga is […]

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Veganuary Tips & Resources

Veganuary is the world’s largest vegan movement that inspires millions of individuals globally to try going vegan for January (and inspires some to become vegan permanently). Veganuary’s mission is all about nurturing the planet and our bodies – by doing less harm to the environment and more good to our overall health. Veganism might seem […]

Non alcoholic cocktails by Strongman’s Tipple

Are you committed to Dry January? Or maybe just looking for some new, healthier ideas for your next cocktail party? Courtesy of our favourite mixologist at our workspaces Tom, the Founder of Strongman’s Tipple, we bring you three original and simple non-alcoholic recipes for super impressive cocktails. Enjoy them after dinner or impress your guests […]