healthy living

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...

7 Super Fruits That Can Boost Your Health

We all heard the good old advice that for optimal health and nutrition, we should be eating 5-a-day. The 5 A Day campaign is based on advice from the World Health Organization (WHO), which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and veg a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer. But how much fruit should you actually eat in a day? Are there any super fruits that can boost your health? Yes, yes, there are.... 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 Become an Expert in Mental Health Support

If you are looking to begin or continue your career in mental health, there are many things to you need to learn before you can be classed an expert. From certificates all the way to a Ph.D., in this article we walk you through the different stages of mental health higher education.... 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 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...

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...

How to Find Your Way Out of The Darkest Day

One day when I was 11, I was in school listening to my health teacher talk about anorexia and bulimia, she said that 1 out of every four students in my class would suffer from one of these two diseases, where she got the statistics I have no idea… I just knew I was going to be one of those four people...... Read More...

How to Have a Good Night’s Sleep for a Better Tomorrow

Chronic sleep deprivation can all manner of negative consequences for both our mental and physical health, from depression to heart disease. So how do we go about having more of those dream-filled nights and less of those horrible waking nightmares? Well read on and I will let you in on the best way to have a good night, every night.... Read More...

How Resistance Bands Workouts Help You Gain Muscle Mass

Resistance bands have been with us for more than 100 years, and the first ones were simply pieces of rubberized tubing. Originally intended just for physical therapy, the bands were quickly revealed to have many health benefits for non-patients as well. Today, there's a resistance band for every exercise need. But if the right resistance bands aren't paired with the right workout program, they essentially become glorified rubber bands. With the right program, these bands don't just offer a vital assist in strengthening muscle mass. Stamina and greater flexibility result as well.... Read More...

What Happens to Your Body When You Do a Juice Cleanse

The first time I had fresh homemade juice was from my boyfriend’s mum as she handed me a glass full of very dark liquid and said “drink this” with no explanation whatsoever! The only response I could give was “ok.” I was a little apprehensive at first but, took a sip, and surprisingly found myself loving it!... Read More...

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