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5 tips on maintaining work-life balance with flexible working

When work-life balance is off, it can lead to unhealthy habits and a complete lack of productivity. We are all on the search for that perfect mix between being an employee and a person. This post is going to cover 5 simple tips on maintaining a work-life balance. Flexible working at Uncommon “Creating a flexible […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Scents for Working

Scents and Sensibility

It’s happened to us all. Hastening down an urban street, weaving in and out of pedestrians, you’re heading to an appointment. The music in your headphones blocks out the passing traffic. The thoughts of your impending meeting preoccupy your mind. All of your senses are engaged with the distractions of your bustling surroundings. Then it […]

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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. Let’s take a few minutes to look at […]

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Desk yoga stretch

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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Making Mental Health talk common #TimeToTalkDay

Mental health issues affect one in four of us, yet it is a taboo subject that leaves many people feeling alone. Time to Talk Day encourages us all to be more open about mental health – to talk and listen to those around us. It’s the small steps that can have the power to make […]

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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 […]

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MobFit Guest Blog: Training for a 10 mile run

The most popular race distance for both men and women, according to the reams of data uploaded to Strava, is the half marathon. The half marathon comprises a compelling and speedy hour or so of racing for top athletes; genuinely fast running like a 5 or 10k, but stretched out to cover the whole of […]

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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 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 at the next […]

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