How to practice wellness

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Wellness in London
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There’s nothing quite like practising habits that will aid both mental and physical health. Here’s our tips of some of the best ways to do this in the City.

Indulge in a Spa Day

Despite the City being full of amazing spas, there is one that really stood out to us – Heavenly Spa by Westin. This spa most certainly lives up to its name and with a number of treatments to choose from you will be spoilt for choice. Located on Upper Thames Street, on the edge of The City and facing the River Thames this spa will impress with ease. Not only is this spa aesthetically pleasing but it screams sophistication. Whether you’re in the mood to lounge by the pool or try one of the amazing treatments on offer – it’s an afternoon well spent. The staff are attentive and it’s everything you would expect from a luxury 5-star hotel. Ultimately, this spa is pure luxury and class – the perfect place for a self-care reset.

60 Upper Thames St EC4V 3AD
Heavenly Spa London

Allergy Test

If you’re looking to get an Allergy Screen Blood test, then you need to check out Medichecks. This Allergy Screen Blood Test checks for two mixes of allergens, wheat grasses and foods and several common single allergens, such as cat dander, dog dander, and house dust mites. This test will help you to determine if you could be allergic to some of the most common allergens in the United Kingdom (UK). There are plenty of clinics to choose from to have your blood sample taken, and your results will be accompanied by an analysis from a Medichecks doctor. A positive reaction to one of the mixes tested allows you to narrow down which substances are likely to be causing your allergy but does not allow the single allergen to be identified. So, you may need to arrange a further test for the single allergens in one of the mixes. Allergens tested, include, food mix: cod, cows milk, egg white, soya bean, peanut. Wheat grass mix: cocksfoot, meadow fescue, meadow rye, timothy. Single allergens: cat dander, Cladosporium herbarum, dog dander, house dust mite, latex and cod. A great test that can really help with your wellness.

Walk

What better way to get your steps in than a walk in one of the City of London’s beautiful parks. Not only is a walk great to clear your mind but also allows you to get outside and soak up those rays, whilst we still have them. Whether it’s Festival Gardens or Portsoken Street Garden, all you need to do is get up and get moving.

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