healthy living

Why Mindfulness is the Ultimate Key to Your Stress-Free Life

It's very likely that you've heard the term 'mindfulness' before because in recent years it's been mentioned more often on TV, radio, and magazines –– because Westerns have discovered the powerful potential of this simple daily practice, which has its origins in Eastern traditions. So what is Mindfulness in a nutshell and how can we practice it in order to lead a stress-free life?... Read More...

How to Help Your Parents Stay Active in Their Golden Years

As your parents get older, they may not be able to function as well as they used to. If you’ve noticed a deterioration in their health, you may be forgiven for thinking that it’s time for them to put their feet up and take it easy. However, regular exercise can not only keep your aging parents fit, but it can help them be as independent as possible. Also, when you factor in all the other benefits, such as reducing the risk of chronic disease, and faster recovery from illness, you will probably want to read on for how you can help your parents to stay active in their golden years of life.... 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...

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 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...

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