On a budget

Coping with redundancy

Losing your job can have an impact on your health and wellbeing. In this video, Clayre describes how losing her job affected her mentally and socially, and an expert gives advice on how to cope with redundancy.

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Media last reviewed: 09/04/2014

Next review due: 09/04/2016

20 tips to eat well for less

Top 20 tips to help you eat a healthy diet and save money on your weekly food shopping bill.

Get fit for free

Get fit for free with these exercise tips, including podcasts, home workouts, green gyms and how to get free equipment.

Financial problems and relationships

Financial problems can put pressure on your relationship. Taking practical action can help ease the strain.

Budget food shopping

You can spend less on your food shopping and still eat healthily. Follow these tips to reduce your grocery bills.

Redundancy fear

Worrying about job security can affect your health, but there are ways to cope with the fear of redundancy.

10 tips to beat insomnia

Following these simple lifestyle changes can greatly improve your quality of sleep.

Plan your 5 A DAY

This meal planner makes it easy to get your 5 A DAY. It's packed with tasty recipes and compiles your weekly shopping list for you.

The 10,000 steps challenge

Walking 10,000 steps a day can build stamina, burn excess calories and give you a healthier heart.

Better coping skills

10 ways to cope with whatever life throws at you, be it divorce, bereavement, an accident or a crime.

10 health benefits of stopping smoking

Quit smoking and you'll be healthier, your skin will look better and you'll have better sex.

Try our Eat4Cheap challenge

Take the Eat4Cheap challenge to see how much money you can save and still eat healthily.

Services near you

Find addresses, phone numbers and websites for services near you


Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important

Video: eating well on a budget

Get advice from a dietitian on how you can eat healthily on a budget

'I managed to eat healthily on £3 a day'

Caroline tells how she ate healthily on £3 a day without compromising on taste and variety

Coping with stress

There are many ways of coping with stress. Professor Cary Cooper provides some techniques for managing stress, such as exercising and using relaxation techniques, and explains who you can talk to if you're feeling under pressure.

Media last reviewed: 21/09/2014

Next review due: 21/09/2016

5 A DAY for less

A diet full of fruit and veg doesn't have to be expensive. Here's how to get your 5 A DAY and save some money

Talking treatments

Find out about the benefits of different types of talking therapy, including counselling, psychotherapy and CBT

Living with depression

Get tips on coping with depression, including advice from experts, real-life stories and self-help

Budgeting tips for carers

Some simple ways to get more money and spend less to keep your finances on track while being a carer

Health for the homeless

How one of the country's biggest homelessness charities is helping health services reach out to people in hostels and on the streets