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4 ways to reduce stress by taking some time out for you

April is Stress Awareness Month, so we’ve rounded up our pick of local wellness spots that will help you combat stress.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 14.04.2022

High Five Fitness

Exercising regularly has been proven to be a powerful stress reliever. Releasing those endorphins will help you feel better and maintain a positive attitude – just what we need, right?

The friendly team at High Five Fitness has made working out fun and accessible. From group fitness classes and small group personal training to Pilates and 1-to-1 personal training, the team bring us a safe, non-judgmental place where we can get or stay fit and show ourselves what we’re really capable of.

HLN TOP TIP: Make sure you check out their online classes, which you can do in the comfort of your own home



Sereniti Salt Retreat

A detox isn’t complete without some specialist therapy that’ll make you feel zen. So, why not treat yourself to some well-needed ‘me’ time at Sereniti Salt Retreat? Here you’ll be offered therapies and treatment packages tailored to your own individual needs, whether physical, emotional, energetic or spiritual – so you’ll be feeling like the best version of yourself in no time.

Owner Michelle brings bespoke treatment packages that are exclusive to the North East, including the region’s first Halotherapy treatment room. Halotherapy, also known as salt therapy, is a natural respiratory, sinus, allergy and skin treatment used for assisting numerous respiratory issues and skin disorders, helping to eliminate toxins from the body, circulation… and the list of benefits goes on!

Read more about the holistic therapies available at Sereniti Salt Retreat.



Infusion CBD

Feeling stressed and anxious? Infusion CBD’s all-natural, organic and fully recyclable products will help you feel calmer and more relaxed.

Whether you want your little bit of zen on-the-go with CBD gummies, capsules, and balms that are highly absorbent, or you need to let your day’s stresses dissolve away with CBD-infused soothing bath salts during a long, hot and soothing soak, we can guarantee you’ll see a difference in your feelings of wellbeing in no time.

Read more about how CBD changed Infusion CBD owner Amber Stent’s life



Dark of the Moon

Taking the time to relax every day helps to manage stress. There are many ways you can do this, but mindful meditation has been proven to work: giving us some time to escape the world to just focus on ourselves.

Claire Bell is an experienced Holistic Therapist who will work with you to restore your balance. After experiencing a miracle that changed her life through daily meditation and crystals, Claire will help you learn the magic of healing your body and mind through meditation, Reiki and crystal healing.

Read more about Claire’s journey here.


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