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Is your water affecting your health?

June 11, 2019

I have something to say: I am obsessed by the water me and my family drink. After much research in my career and working with people with cancer and other diseases, I have to say this thing for sure: The water you drink makes a large impact in your health! The amount of minerals and chemicals that water has, in a medium-long period, will lead you to your health being manipulated and for you to develop a condition, unless you…

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How to Deal with Going Back to Reality After Spring Break?

June 4, 2019

by Sally Norton (Alejandra’s Life Guest Author)   Going back to reality after spring break is difficult, but we have to adapt anyway. If you had plans to relocate during your spring break, don’t forget on your moving day! Enjoy your spring break but also prepare for the moving day that’s coming. Instead of panicking, which most of us do, when you realize that you have so many things to do and so little time, you should try to organize…

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Are You addicted to food? Seven tell-take signs

May 31, 2019

By Dr Bunmi Aboaba, a Recovery Coach specialising in Food Addiction   We all need to eat. However, with the fast pace of modern life, we don’t always have time to work out what’s good and what’s not. It’s quicker and easier to pick up a ready meal or order in. It can be easy to acquire bad habits through no fault of our own. It’s hard to be objective about what and how much we are eating. Emotions come…

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Healthy Tea Time

May 2, 2019

I do love a good cup of tea, either hot or cold, but it needs to be a good quality tea. And even though this article contains affiliate links (you might have some discount or not, but while it won’t cost you more, here at Alejandra’s we get a percentage of your shopping and help us with our job), I decided to become affiliate of Twinnings exactly because I do buy a lot of teas from Twinings! #Winning Twining launched…

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3 Strategies for Building Coping Skills in Children with Anxiety

April 18, 2019

Unfortunately, more and more children are chronically anxious nowadays. Whether it’s due to the fast lifestyle, the pressure they feel or the lack of free time, this is a problem that can be controlled and finally solved. For this reason, many parents are constantly looking for new strategies for building coping skills in children with anxiety. Naturally, it’s very difficult for parents to see a young child suffer from anxiety. Therefore, many well-meaning parents unknowingly exacerbate anxiety by attempting to…

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Getting Summer Ready with Body and Mind Healthy

April 2, 2019

We reached that time where everyone is tired and anxious about daily life and simply needs a vacation. It’s also the best time to get your tickets and hotel ready, and for the British is normally abroad in a sunny place. When you go abroad for a Beach vacation, there are some things that you should have in your bag, and I am not talking only about Sun protection SPF 50 or food and water (loads of it), but also…

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Are You Sabotaging Your Sleep with Your Diet?

March 27, 2019

You have far more control over the quality (and quantity) of your sleep than you might think. If you have trouble falling asleep, an adjustment to your diet and personal habits could make a difference. Trouble staying asleep? Changes in diet can help there too. Your brain adjusts your sleep cycle according to behavioural patterns, giving you the control to get a full seven to nine hours of sleep. Sleep Influences Food Choices Food and sleep have a strong connection…

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Finding Balance in Your Work and School Life

February 28, 2019

Americans are hard-working people. We’re known for our commitment to our schooling and our careers. We’re known for being productive and working long hours. We’re known for leaving paid vacation days on the table, essentially choosing to work for free. We’re also, unfortunately, known for burning out. These things are connected, of course. When we work too much and too hard, or when we juggle a ridiculous school schedule, we hurt our mental health. We make ourselves less happy and,…

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How to Paddleboard

February 23, 2019

Paddle boarding is all the rage these days. If you’re interested in the sport but haven’t ever tried it, here’s what you need to know to get started and have a great time on your board.   Where can you do it? Whenever you need a break from your office, from your liberal arts degree studies, or just from life in general, paddle boarding is a great way to get exercise while enjoying nature and giving your heart and mind…

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