Five tips to help you stop smoking

There is no way of sugar coating it – quitting smoking is hard. It’s not one single event, but a journey that involves altering behavior that may have been ingrained in you for years, coping with the withdrawal symptoms that will come from cutting out nicotine and finding ways to manage your moods. The incentives though are plenty. There are the facts and figures such as smoking is responsible for the deaths of around 200,000 women a year in the USA or that in 2014, an estimated 70,700 women … [Read more...]

4 Ways To Get Your Love Life Back After Pregnancy

When you get pregnant, your whole world gets turned upside down. There are things you learn every day and when you feel your child in your stomach for the first time, you feel like you will melt and that you will cry your eyes out. The catch with pregnant women is that they go through so many hormonal changes and it is no wonder that they sometimes look totally different from the women you knew before. There are so many things that change in their lives—they gain weight and they change their … [Read more...]

Top summer health hacks

Summer is finally on the way! Now that the weather is getting warmer, and the nights are slowly getting longer, what better time to make good use of the season to help you get fitter and in shape. From checking your portion sizes and ditching the creamy, oil-covered sides for salads and pulses, to making the most of the sun and getting up and active, you only need to make a few small changes to feel better and full of energy while you enjoy the summer months. Use these health hacks to help you … [Read more...]

How To Get Beach Body Ready

Do you dream of having a beach body in time for summer? Perhaps you always try to get more toned and slim ready for your next vacation? Or perhaps you are looking to work towards a long-term fitness goal so that you can enjoy yourself and feel less self-conscious when you next hit the beach? If you are looking to get beach body ready, then you need to make sure that you shake up both your diet and exercise routine and get ready to work your ass off to get results. If you are dead serious about … [Read more...]

How to Spot Elder Abuse and Stop It

Watching an elderly relative’s health deteriorate is never easy; however, it can be utterly heartbreaking to believe they are the victim of elder abuse, which could be emotional, physical, or financial abuse. Sadly, one in ten people over the age of 60 experience abuse or exploitation. This abuse can be at the hands of family members, caregivers, or in their nursing home. If you believe a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, here is what you should do. Look for Signs of Financial … [Read more...]

Anxiety and Stress Reduction through Writing Diaries or Journals

Most people are affected by stress and anxiety to an extent that their health deteriorates. However, some methods can be used to deal with the situation before it becomes a problem. These methods range from exercising to expressing the emotions through writing. According to research, those who write Cartas de amor to their partners and friends have a better chance of relieving any stress that is within them. On the other hand, writing diaries and journals has also been considered one of the best … [Read more...]

Four Tips For Embracing The Way You Look

One challenge to being a woman is that you’re always being judged on your appearance and the way you look. While it’s fun to get dressed up and show off your best features once in a while, it’s unlikely this is your main focus each day when you get up. You want to feel comfortable in your own skin on a daily basis and stop picking on yourself about what you don’t like. What you need are tips for embracing the way you look and getting to a better place mentally, physically and spiritually. … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

If you’re feeling down, then it can be very difficult to find the motivation to make those positive changes. The challenge is to find those smaller steps that will encourage you to progress into the more drastic changes to your life. Focusing on the smaller changes can actually boost your mental health far more than you may have thought, so if the idea of tackling your feelings of negativity already seems like too much, then perhaps it’s time to consider just how small those changes can be, and … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Feet in Top Condition

Your feet go through a lot each day, they take all the stress and strain from walking, running or standing during the day, and they do it all covered in shoes most of the time. It means that your feet can be subjected to many things that can cause you pain or discomfort if you don’t look after them properly. Here are some tips that you can use to keep your feet in good condition. Wash and Dry Them Properly When you have a shower, you might not always wash your feet properly. Simply letting … [Read more...]

How to Treat Cuts and Scrapes in Children

If there is one thing that all children seem to excel at, it is finding new and creative ways to injure themselves. Some children seem to have made it a personal mission to inflict needless pain and injury on themselves, other children merely seem to be setting themselves up for a life of playing extreme sports. Regardless of your background, or how well you try and raise your children, there are always going to be some injuries and accidents. Thankfully, these are usually not severe, but it … [Read more...]

HAIR REMOVAL TIPS FOR HEALTHY SKIN

We all want healthy, good-looking skin. We abide by all the rules for smooth, glowing skin; drink plenty of water, exfoliate and cleanse regularly, but somehow we still fall short of having that silky we so much long for. Unwanted hair growth, if let loose, can make our skin rough and bumpy, however, one needs to be careful when getting rid of unwanted body hair so they don’t damage their skin. There are a number of hair removal options, each with its own pros and cons and suitable for … [Read more...]

A Guide For Keeping Busy And Staying Healthy During Summer Vacation

You’re most likely already looking forward to enjoying the time off from work, and spending your days in the sun with your friends and family. However, a long vacation can leave you feeling unmotivated to get back to work since you’ve enjoyed a different, and let’s face it, more fun way of living. It’s important not to lose touch with what matters and what is important to your health over the summer, so ensure that you’re keeping both your brain and your body engaged and active. The warm sun and … [Read more...]

How Can We Engage More Women to Enjoy Sports?

More men than women play sports and this is well known in every country. Although there are now more women’s soccer teams and other sporting teams, men are still encouraged more than women to enjoy sports. This begins from an early age including parents and schools and we can change this by encouraging girls to find the sport they enjoy from an early age. Female Advertisement Many times, when we see adverts on tv, online or in magazines for sports or sporting labels, there are more men … [Read more...]

Seven Ideas For New Additions To Your Diet

When you are making your own confectionary, it is easy to go down the traditional route of filling your treats with as much sugar and colorings as to get the tastiest food. However, this can lead to health problems if you are always consuming and selling products which have such unhealthy foods in them. Although everything is good in moderation, health fanatics have been calling for healthy snacks to eat, which don’t impact their health negatively. Often, this means compromising on the taste, … [Read more...]

Unique Snacks That Will Boost Your Energy

Finding ways to stay alert during the day can be tricky, especially when you have your day jam-packed with work commitments and family time. It can become even more of a struggle when you must cram in your gym sessions, and it can often feel like you have no energy to push your body and complete your workout. You will be aware of snacks like bananas and green smoothies that promise to boost your abilities and prolong your workout, but there are some you may not expect to be your helping hand. To … [Read more...]

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