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

The 3 Most Important Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

I've learned that feeling shitty from time to time is okay, but I also learned that I needed to change that state of being. Am not here to kid around and claim that I got it all sorted and figured out, on a contrary, am on a journey and I hope we could exchange some ideas in the comment section below on changing patterns, paying attention to what we need to do in order to feel more joyful, self-aware, fulfilled, and present. Let's kick things off with asking these three questions.... 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 Lose Weight Naturally in 5 Easy Steps

Is there a way to lose weight naturally? Losing weight is an arduous process and there are many products out there that claim that they can help you, but it's nearly impossible to know the adverse effects these substances may have on your body. If you want to lose weight in a way that is healthy and sustainable, you need to do so as naturally as possible.... Read More...

5 Amazing Essential Oils for Relieving Stress & Anxiety

Is there a holistic way to reduce stress? Sure, there are numerous types of essential oils that can help you alleviate stress and anxiety. Essential oils are compounds obtained from the leaves, petals, roots, and bark of plants. They provide you with an excellent, natural way to alleviate stress. Here are the top five essential oils for stress relief.... Read More...

8 Simple Ways to De-Stress When You Can’t Take Time Off

What to do when you need a vacation but can't take one?  We live in the ever-changing turbulent world, and sometimes life can be particularly tough. We are constantly being pulled in a million different directions and can struggle to keep head above the water coping with the pressure that we are under by the factors outside of our control. Most of us could use some help – a gentle nudge to point us in the right direction to improve mental health, to change our approach to life, suffer less and feel more content.... Read More...

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Dental Health

We are more likely to smile and be cheerful as a result of a great positive outlook on life or when things are just right and everything is going well. While we are more likely to smile when things are great, the power of a smile can work in both directions! At times, smiling will give you a much-needed boost of chemicals that can help produce positive emotions even when you’re not feeling them at first. Yes, forcing yourself to smile when facing a dire situation may seem like the most the counter-intuitive thing to do, but this could be just what you need to get yourself through the toughest times in life.... Read More...

How to Save Yourself From Drowning in Other People’s Expectations

In the last few years, we have heard the term Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) more and more in popular culture. An estimated 1 in 5 people have the SPS (Sensory Processing Sensitivity) trait, which is the scientific term behind the more colloquial term Highly Sensitive Person, popularized by Dr. Elaine Aron’s groundbreaking book of the same name. If you have the SPS trait and are an HSP, you are hardwired to notice subtleties that other people miss. You are also highly tuned in to other people’s emotions and moods.... Read More...

7 Urgent Things You Should Know about Sunscreens

Of course, it is vital to protect our skin from the damaging effects of the sun. But what is it that we should know about our sunscreens? Well, it’s estimated that the number of people being diagnosed with skin cancer in the UK alone has increased fivefold in just 40 years. That’s a frightening statistic and should get us all reaching for sunscreen. But did you know that most sunscreens are actually bad for your skin – and your overall health?!... Read More...

What Can Help When You Cope With a Chronic Condition?

Anyone who’s faced chronic illness – whether your own or that of a loved one – will know how it disrupts life at its core. It causes stress and anxiety. It makes you feel tired. It affects your physical abilities, independence, and appearance. Even though the condition is long-term, you never really get used to it. As a matter of fact, you shouldn’t be forced to get accustomed to living your life half-way through.... 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...

How to Quickly Get Into Recovery Mindset and Heal Yourself

One of the most difficult aspects of life is dealing with a sudden diagnosis of a serious illness or injury. Despite your setback, you may feel like you have to continue with everyday tasks - and it feels that if you slow down, the whole world would crumble. However, there’s a hard truth you need to hear: you can’t perform at your best if you’re health is at your worst. You need to get into recovery mindset.... 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...

Why Do You Need a Digital Detox & How to Get the Best Out of It

On average, we tend to pick-up our phones 80 times a day! It’s a horrifying number that makes you cringe when you think of it for a second longer. Yes, we’ve turned into slaves to our devices and what's even more saddening is that we don’t even see the real damage it’s causing us every day. This is why it's time to consider some practical steps to take and put an end to this digital slavery.  You can start with banning phones from the bedroom and placing them on charge anywhere else, making sure that your hand won't be reaching for it during the night (just get yourself an alarm clock!). When it comes to meeting up with friends, agree to allow one phone out on the table shared between a group of friends (let's face it, you only need one decent selfie). And when it comes to a proper digital detox, start with doing phone-free weekends and see how that feels. You also might need a nudge to change your habits, here are some benefits that come when you get off the phone drug.... Read More...

Why You Should Never Overlook Gum Health

When we think of general health, we probably don’t first think of oral or gum health. Unfortunately, gum disease is more common than most people understand; and it can become a worse problem as aging progresses. The way someone takes care of their mouth their entire life will affect their gum health as they get older, so sometimes by the time they realize they need to care for their gums better, it’s a bit too late.... Read More...

5 Natural and Quick Ways to Relieve Chronic Pain

Chronic pain seriously alters your life. And while it’s tempting to use regular pharmaceutical medicine to help with chronic pain, most over-the-counter solutions don’t benefit you all that much. Anything stronger is a concern when taking it because of the chronic nature of the pain. Accordingly, here are some natural remedies that help with pain relief which are worth trying first.... Read More...

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