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Ability Superstore Blog / Lifestyle

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March 11, 2024

Getting Back in the Garden

March 11, 2024

Getting Back in the Garden

After a very extended period of rain, wind, grey skies, and subzero temperatures, it’s a relief to say that Spring is finally right round the corner. With this being true, it’s time to think about a worldwide favourite hobby with a world of benefits to reap: tending to your garden!

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February 5, 2024

Accessible Underwear and Adaptive Clothing

February 5, 2024

Accessible Underwear and Adaptive Clothing

Leading retailers in affordable clothing Primark have recently introduced their brand-new range of adaptive fashion suitable for those with disabilities.

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January 15, 2024

What is Blue Monday?

January 15, 2024

What is Blue Monday?

Why exactly is Blue Monday considered to be the most depressing day of the year? Find out here!

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January 9, 2024

Keeping Fit and Healthy in the New Year

January 9, 2024

Keeping Fit and Healthy in the New Year

The Christmas break is now over, but going into 2024 how can you have a happy and healthy New Year?

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August 26, 2023

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August 26, 2023

International Dog (and Cat!) Day

There’s no one as loyal, faithful, or reliable as our dogs, and the 26th of August is a day for us to celebrate them: International Dog Day! Not to mention International Cat Day on the 8th earlier this month too!

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August 23, 2023

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August 23, 2023

Bank Holiday Weekend

Monday the 28th happens to be our last Bank Holiday before Christmas, so it’s important we spend it well!

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June 9, 2023

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June 9, 2023

How To Keep Cool This Summer

We're set for another scorching summer, and we want to help you keep cool in the blistering heat.

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June 8, 2023

Festival Survival Guide

June 8, 2023

Festival Survival Guide

It’s Festival season once more, but how can you prepare? That's where our Festival Survival Guide comes in handy.

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May 3, 2023

Here Comes The Sun

May 3, 2023

Here Comes The Sun

If you are inviting friends over for a few drinks, hosting a family barbecue, or just enjoying your morning cuppa in the garden – Ability Superstore has some nifty ideas and mobility aids to help make life easier.

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April 27, 2023

Some soil with a pair of gloves, a trowel, a fork and some pots with plants in, on top of soil. The following words are visible – It's Time to Get Outside

April 27, 2023

Spring is Here! Time to Get Into Your Garden!

As spring is here, and the days are getting longer at last, it’s time to start going outside and doing some work in your garden.

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March 3, 2023

Visiting Britain's Splendid Historic Gardens This Spring

March 3, 2023

Visiting Britain's Splendid Historic Gardens This Spring

Britain is home to many beautiful historic houses and castles. These magnificent venues provide some of our favourite springtime walks, exploring the beautiful grounds and providing inspiration for our own gardens.

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October 29, 2022

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October 29, 2022

25 Ideas on How to Keep Warm this Winter

This blog has 25 handy tips and tricks to help you keep warm this winter. Everything from a cheap alternative to double glazing, layering up, and snuggling with pets, to cooking hearty meals and warming your home with the ambient heat. Give it a read and see if our 25 ideas to keep warm can help you out this season.

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April 8, 2022

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April 8, 2022

5 Reasons Why Walking Is Good For You!

In today's busy world, it can be tough trying to find time to exercise. Studies have shown that even a short daily walk can have a profound impact on mental health, improve moods, increase stamina and help to relieve stress and anxiety. In this blog, we discuss 5 positive reasons why you should add walking into your everyday activities.     

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January 18, 2022

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January 18, 2022

Helping You to Keep Fit

From the first day to the last day of 2022, we all have a New Years resolution or two. We've put together a list of tips containing the best ways to achieve your exercise goals. From mobility aids to exercise equipment that provide some extra support, to fitness goals for daily life.

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January 14, 2022

A cup and saucer. The cup is filled with black coffee. The background is dark with white clouds. The words – Blue Monday – can be seen

January 14, 2022

The Blue Monday Theory

Blue Monday is the name given to the 17 January. This day is said to be the most depressing day of the year!

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January 4, 2021

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January 4, 2021

New Tier, New You!

Well, we made it to 2021! That should be a cause for celebration, but this year has got off to a muted start with the resurgence of coronavirus and dreadful puns. So, how about we look at some positive actions we can all take to keep us going through dark January, the month that seems to last for 64 days.

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December 18, 2020

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December 18, 2020

My Longevity: The App

Mylongevity uses medical records, lifestyle choices and other key data to give us an overview of the risk factors in our lives, and what that could mean for our future.

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November 23, 2020

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November 23, 2020

Living With Long Term Health Conditions – From Pain Management To Appointments

Long term health conditions can have a significant impact on us. Understanding the support available, and taking a holistic approach to self-care, can really help.

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November 17, 2020

A close up two animals (a puppy and a kitten) both fast asleep. The puppy has its ear over the body of the kitten and the kitten is snuggled into the face of the puppy

November 17, 2020

Up All Night!

Mobility and Sleeping Aids For The Bedroom

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October 20, 2020

A picture of a doctor injecting the flu jab into the arm of a woman

October 20, 2020

The Flu Jab – Why It’s So Important To Get Vaccinated This Year

The flu vaccine and its importance this year. A doctor explains why it’s so important to get yours this year, in 2020.

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