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What does it mean to be healthy in an ever-changing world?

What Are Essential Oils & Do They Really Work?

You've probably heard a thing or two about essential oils but weren't sure why they are considered so helpful when it comes to reducing stress, improving focus and overall sense of wellness. Essential oils are the natural distilled aromatic oils from particular parts of plants. That means the part of the plant that provides its fragrance has been distilled down and combined with another oil. But how does this do anything useful other than just give a nice smell? Let's find out.... Read More...

Now is Not Forever: How to Deal With Uncomfortable Emotions

We love those big explosive, happy emotions on a sunny day. But we are not that keen on big challenging emotions. Nope, not negative. Challenging emotions. You can tag them as hard, or difficult, but do you really believe any emotions could be purely negative? Don't they all serve a purpose? Our emotions are an expression of how we feel at the fleeting moment in time. They are not forever and serve us as a reflection of how we dissipate the energy associated with those incredibly overwhelming feelings.... Read More...

How to Start Exercising When You’re a Beginner

If you firmly decided to put a stop to your sedentary lifestyle and start working out, you’ve made a fantastic investment in your health already. Regular exercise not only make you lose a few extra pounds and make you physically stronger but it will also do wonders for your mental health. But, if you successfully avoided gyms, running treks and yoga studios in the past, here’s a little guide that will help you get familiar with exercise. It’s less frightening and more fun than it seems!... Read More...

How to Stop the War in Your Mind and Find Peace

Why am I so unproductive? Am I going to accomplish anything worthwhile in this life? Why am I such an introvert? When will I stop punishing myself? Sometimes the pit of self-absorption deepens until you can’t escape by normal means. And although you really would like to climb out, digging yourself deeper is so temptingly easy. But there are ways of stopping the war in your mind and finding peace...... Read More...

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm and Peace

From a young age, we've been told to whenever we get frustrated or stressed to take a deep breath and calm down. Indeed, the slow inhale and exhale helped us release tension and relieve the stress that we were experiencing at that moment. What we didn't understand as kids, and what more researchers come to affirm, is that our breath is one of the powerful master keys into unlocking mental clarity and stillness of the mind. It is possible to breathe your way to inner calm and peace.... Read More...

How to Thrive during SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) Season

Winter is here and if you’ve noticed that your mood has drastically changed for the worse lately, you’re certainly at the right place. We will be discussing SAD (seasonal affective disorder), its symptoms, and ways to combat it, so stay with us and keep on reading if you want to found out more about it. Check out our tips and improve the quality of your life this winter!... Read More...

How to Have a Strong Emotional Core When You Have No Time for a Morning Routine

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.”  – W. H. Auden Tim Ferriss believes that morning routines should be strictly followed, to avoid wasting time thinking. He shared time in again that "in the morning and elsewhere, the more constraints I can create where I fly on autopilot and get a result I need or enjoy, the more horsepower, the more calories I have to allocate to being creative, and to doing things where thinking should actually be applied."... Read More...

Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do

If you are reading this and it happens to be one of the hardest times you are going through right now, you are not alone. Please remember that whatever you are going through someone else has likely faced the same problems years ago and managed to pull through tough times, and so will you. You are stronger than whatever life has thrown at you.... Read More...

How to Lose Weight Without Spending Money

Losing weight can be a serious physical, mental and financial challenge, especially when a gym membership can cost $50-$300 a month, workout gear can be ridiculously expensive, and various dieting pills and supplements can end up costing you a small fortune. Rather than spending money to get healthy and shed some extra pounds, try to make adjustments to your workout routine, your everyday diet, and your lifestyle habits to shrink your waistline without emptying your wallet.... Read More...

6 Helpful Steps for Going Gluten-Free & Feeling Better

Being told you need to cut gluten from your diet is likely going to mean you have to stop eating your favorite dishes as you once knew them. And you’re certainly going to spend much more time studying ingredient labels to ensure something is safe for you to consume. But, as I’ve slowly realized, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world! Going gluten-free is manageable.... Read More...

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Life

Our wellbeing should be at the heart of all that we do. We are living longer and working harder than ever, and yet we still try to fit in all the things that we love, which can lead us to complete exhaustion. Combined, this can mean a burnout is on the horizon, and that our mental health suffers as a result. Thankfully, taking a step back and slowing down is all that many of us need to recuperate. You can enjoy life again, and you can improve your outlook; all you need to do is focus more on your health and wellbeing, and to make these 4 simple lifestyle changes starting today.... Read More...

How to Eat Healthy While on Vacation

So you’ve decided to go on vacation, and perhaps you've taken a look at some french riviera vacation rentals and booked your time away. Now what? Chances are you’ve also been on a bit of a diet, trying to eat healthy, as you wish to look and feel good while you’re away. But how can you stick to your healthy diet when you’re on vacation, and resist all those delicious temptations you’re going to be faced with? It's easier than you think.... Read More...

How to Make Time For Self-Care No Matter How Busy You Are

Busy life often leaves no time for self-care to unwind and de-stress. Half of us are running on an empty tank, stretching ourselves too thin which affects our work, our relationships, and our overall well-being. But guess what, as silly as it sounds, we can't pour from an empty cup and truly be there for others when we can't even take care of our needs. Failing to give yourself the attention you deserve can cause a lot of problems in the long run. However, it does not have to be this way, since you can always make time for self-care.... Read More...

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

When you can't get to fall asleep easily or fail to sleep through the night, all the tossing and turning means you get up feeling tired and usually, let's face it, in a very bad mood! The causes of disrupted sleep are endless, including undiagnosed sleep apnea, poor sleeping posture, trying to sleep at the wrong time, or environmental issues. It’s important to get to the bottom of the root causes, otherwise, too many nights sleeping fitfully will begin to have a deleterious effect on mood, alertness, and productivity. Let’s look at how you can get a better night’s sleep.... Read More...

5 Effective Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is that indefatigable quality that allows us to adapt to challenging, stressful or unforeseen circumstances and bounce back, rather than fall apart. It’s what enables some people to persevere in the face of significant setbacks and roll with the punches, while others fall at the first hurdle. Think of it as both a preventative and protective mental armor.... Read More...

5 Easy, Proven Ways to Relieve Your Work-Related Stress

It doesn’t matter who you are - a successful business leader, a factory worker, a homeworker, a politician, a famous celebrity, or the person who delivers the mail - we all get stressed, and it’s pretty much on a daily basis. Whether you’re trying to organize the kid’s summer camp or global disarmament talks with rogue nations, it can be the trigger that sends your own personal world into a tailspin. If you let it.... Read More...

6 Home Remedies for Sinus Infection that Work

A nasty sinus infection can be one of the most debilitating conditions out there. It’s not only about the congested airways and the discomfort in your nose. For many people, a sinus infection also means crippling headaches and a pretty bleak outlook. We are talking about a few days in which you cannot really do anything, and that leave you drained and weak. But with the help of a few natural home remedies proven to work, it doesn’t have to be this way. ... Read More...

5 Reasons Limiting Screen-Time Will Benefit Your Health

In this day and age, nearly all aspects of our lives are digitalized. Everything must be recorded, Snapchatted, tweeted or Instagrammed. People are even obsessed with sharing pictures of the food they eat at restaurants (they won’t even touch their food without getting a picture.) It’s hard to put the finger on when we started being so dependable on our phones. But the fact of the matter is, we spend hours on end on our phones, and there are some deleterious effects of this habit.... Read More...

Lack of Sleep and Anxiety – a Vicious Cycle You Can Escape

A proper night sleep has essential effects on health and overall well-being. Stress and anxiety also play an important role when it comes to health and well-being. Thus, managing sleep, your stress levels, and anxiety is important in leading a happier, more productive life. Sadly, both sleep and stress levels have become difficult to manage for many people across the globe.... Read More...

7 Tips on How to Stay Active, Healthy and Happy

Staying active is easier than you think – you just need to know how. The secret is in the small yet meaningful things that you have to include in your life like drinking more water, riding your bike, dancing and even parking your car a bit further away than usual! It won't take too long for you to notice all the beneficial effects that start popping up in your life! Below are the tips on how to stay active, healthy and happy. ... Read More...

10 Easy Ways You Can Love Yourself More Today

You know when people break up and they feel like they're never going to find love again? Yeah, that was me not that long ago. It was then that I felt like my world has fallen. I was in pain and wanted to change this state of mind at all costs. That's how I turned to self-care to find healing. This is a story of how I've learned to love myself and why you should love yourself more too.... Read More...

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