Nov 12, 2019, Inspiration
How safe are taking hot showers during pregnancy?
Unwinding in a hot shower at the end of a long, hard day is a great way to relax. And not only that, showering has a number of health benefits like boosting your immune system or helping with skin conditions. However, you may have heard that certain activities are unsafe for pregnant women as they … Continued
Nov 11, 2019, Inspiration
A brief history of the shower
For many of us, taking a daily shower is part of our everyday routine. Approximately half (49%) of people living in the UK have a shower or bath at least once a day and one in five (20%) have a shower four to six times a week*. That’s a lot of time spent in the … Continued
Oct 02, 2019, Inspiration
What are the health benefits of using eucalyptus in the shower?
Combining the relaxing atmosphere and many health benefits of taking a shower, with the eucalyptus plant is a great combination if you are suffering from a number of common illnesses, or as a way to relax and unwind. What is eucalyptus? Eucalyptus is an evergreen tree which is native to Australia. The oil from the … Continued
Sep 20, 2019, Inspiration
Why taking a cold shower can lift your mood
For most people, showering is just a part of the morning routine. But what if we told you that taking a shower is more than just a great way to start the day? Sadly, in 2016 18.5% of the Irish population were recorded as living with a mental health disorder (irishtimes.com), while according to Mind, … Continued
Aug 27, 2019, News Inspiration
Looking for bathroom inspiration?
We understand that finding the right shower enclosure for your bathroom can sometimes be a challenge. Not all bathrooms come in the same shape and size, some bathrooms are larger than others, some smaller, not to mention the wide range of designs available when it comes to creating the perfect bathroom for you and your … Continued
Oct 09, 2018, News Inspiration
MERLYN Shower Mindfulness
MERLYN Shower Mindfulness One of the reasons we should practice mindfulness is to stay in the present moment. There is research that concludes that when our minds wander, we’re more likely to be unhappy. “A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.” (Psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert … Continued
Oct 08, 2018, Inspiration
Guest Blogger – Orla Kelly
Be Inspired with the New MERLYN Black By Guest blogger Orla Kelly It is time for some luxury in the bathroom. Now showering has become an experience, so too must the surroundings of the shower room. Inspired by the elegant lines of the MERLYN Black, I’ve chosen to make the bathroom look more like … Continued
Feb 01, 2018, Inspiration
Wellness by Merlyn
The on trend word this year is wellness. It is everywhere but what is your idea of wellness? What is it all about? Is it about being healthy? Is it about getting back to nature? What can we do to be truly well with the extra ‘ness’ we need? Wellness can be defined as ‘the … Continued