What does healthy mean to you?

Being healthy means so much more than just eating well. Life is all about decisions – what to eat, how to stay active. Here at NWAS we want to provide you with a sense of awareness for your overall health and wellness and support you in creating a fulfilling work-life balance. Healthy means eating well, feeling strong and being happy.

This page focuses on:-

  • Healthy Diet
  • Healthy Heart
  • Healthy Mind

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Check out our online tools and resources designed to keep you happy!


Hints and tips to help you live a healthy lifestyle.


Ready, steady, GO! Our fitness information aims to keep you in tip top shape.

Your Support

Your NWAS support resource hub, how can we help you?

Did you know hunger is often confused with dehydration? Even mild dehydration can alter our body’s metabolism, so the goal is to drink eight glasses a day. Studies show that those who drink two glasses of water before a meal feel fuller and eat less.


Avocado tostadas recipe

  • Ingredients

  • 4 spring onions, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 x 400g tin black beans, drained
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved and stoned
  • 1 lime, half juiced, half cut into wedges
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced


Healthy Heart

Having a healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier, check out these tips on what you can do to look after your heart. Read more…….

Cardiac Smart

Do you know of a school near you that have a ready defibrillator on site? Do they provide training and raise awareness of life saving skills? They could be eligible to apply for CardiacSmart accreditation! Read more……



Healthy Mind

Here are some great tips about how to keep a happy, healthy mind. Read more….

Having a healthy mind is so important for all of us these days. Life is constantly moving forward and sometimes we forget to take a step back and just breathe!

Check out our ‘Your Support Page’ which has a wide range of support networks for you to access. Remember, it’s OK to not be OK but please make sure you share it with a friend or colleague, it takes the power out of it.

Invest In Yourself