Beezee embarks on University of Hertfordshire Research Fellowship

Beezee embarks on University of Hertfordshire Research Fellowship

BeeZee Bodies has started a research fellowship with the University of Hertfordshire called the Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (mostly referred to as a CLAHRC fellowship) through the NHS National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). BeeZee Nutritionist Charan Gill (pictured here) will be leading on the fellowship which is aimed at bridging … Read More

Doing work that matters

Doing work that matters

By Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies The work I do matters to me. What I do is not the noblest of professions, I am not a doctor or a fire fighter saving lives on a daily basis. But my work still matters to me for a few reasons that I think it is worth … Read More

Losing still hurts…or does it?

Losing still hurts…or does it?

By Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies Losing Still Hurts I was lucky enough to be a runner up in the Herts business awards last night for the coveted award of ‘Business Person of the Year’. I really didn’t look into how massive and event it was before the night and so had no idea … Read More

Win before work!

Win before work!

Our willpower is strongest in the morning and gradually reduces throughout the day. The more decisions and stressors that you encounter all deplete willpower, making healthier decisions harder throughout the day. Get active early Getting active before work makes you feel great. You get the physical and psychological benefits, but most of all, you get … Read More

Creating Joy at Work

Creating Joy at Work

By Stu King, CEO at Beezee Bodies The aim of work is not to be happy all the time. The aim of meaningful work is to create value and aim for joy. Why is joy different to happiness? Happiness is momentary, transient and very important. Joy is more of an overall experience looking back at … Read More

Meet Bernadette…embracing behaviour change, embracing life.

Meet Bernadette…embracing behaviour change, embracing life.

Bernadette, aged 60, was seeing a psychiatrist as she had really low self esteem. Seeing a letter saying she was obese one day made her feel even worse. She enrolled on a free BZ Ladies weight loss and behavioural change programme.. The course covers exercise, nutrition and weight loss with weekly meetings and support in … Read More

Mentoring

Mentoring

Mentoring people, even when you’re busy, is a worthwhile thing to do. Creating connection, sharing experiences and listening carefully to look for good questions to ask, insights to share and chatting through potential solutions to important issues, is all a worthwhile use of time. Why be a mentor Mentoring gives me one of my 4 … Read More

A week in the life of: Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies

A week in the life of: Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies

Last week I attended a number of events and meetings that made me feel lucky. All Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Obesity I attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Obesity, which I found distinctly underwhelming (see my LinkedIn!). The reason this was underwhelming was that it didn’t seem to … Read More

Mum to be Debbie keeps BMI in check with BZ Bumps

Mum to be Debbie keeps BMI in check with BZ Bumps

Meet Debbie Debbie lives in Flitwick, Bedfordshire and is 33 weeks pregnant. At the 10 week check up with her midwife they discussed her age (38 at the time) and high BMI. The midwife suggested a free programme that was being delivered locally by Beezee Bodies, through Central Bedforshire Council, that helped ladies with diet, … Read More

It’s World Vegan Day

It’s World Vegan Day

By Mel Harradine, BeeZee Bodies Coordinator Today is World Vegan Day and I thought it would be fun to share my personal adventure as a vegan along with a few facts and tips with you. vegan /ˈviːɡ(ə)n/ a person who does not eat or use animal products. 2. using or containing no animal products.   My … Read More