Exercise and smoking: Cycle to Work day
Published at 10 August, 2023.
Exercise and smoking seem like a contrasting pair. However, they are intrinsically linked when considering the impact of smoking on overall health and physical fitness.
August's Coffee Break | Enjoy A Smoke Free Summer
Published at 01 August, 2023.
Let`s take 5 minutes with a coffee and talk about how quitting in summer is much easier than you may have thought!
Depression and smoking: why they're a bad mix
Published at 11 July, 2023.
In an era where mental health issues are becoming increasingly prevalent, the link between depression and smoking is more pertinent than ever. On this 'Talk to Us Day' initiated by the Samaritans, we at Yorkshire Smokefree feel compelled to shed light on this intertwining relationship. To contribute to this global conversation, we aim to provide resources and inspire change to improve individual health and well-being.
July's Coffee Break | Inspiration to Quit Smoking this Wimbledon Fortnight!
Published at 03 July, 2023.
You don`t have to be the next Novak Djokovic to benefit from some form of exercise. Still, you might be inspired to get your tennis shoes on this Wimbledon season and see how exercise can help when you are stopping smoking and how quitting smoking can help you exercise!
Give the gift of health this Father's Day
Published at 19 June, 2023.
According to the national statistics office, across all constituent countries of the UK, 15.1% of men (around 3.7 million) and 11.5% of women (around 2.9 million) reported being current smokers.
Coffee Break: World Environment Day 5th Jun 2023
Published at 01 June, 2023.
Make your contribution to World Environment Day and create a greener, healthier place to live in by stopping smoking!
Mental Health Awareness Week UK 2023: Smoking and Anxiety
Published at 10 May, 2023.
With an average of 37.1% of women and 29.9% of men reporting high levels of anxiety within a 2022/2023 mental health survey, what exactly is anxiety and how does it relate to smoking?
Coffee Break: Take Back Control of Stress!
Published at 02 May, 2023.
Stress is our reaction when we feel pressured in some way or threatened. It can make us more motivated, more productive, stronger, and able to adapt more to certain situations. We can gain self-confidence when we cope, change, and learn from dealing with stress in our everyday lives. Too much stress can lead to physical and mental exhaustion or “burn out” and we can feel worried, anxious, angry, or upset.