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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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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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Let’s Talk Health: Superherbs in Winter

February 13, 2019

Everyone talks about Superfoods nowadays. They can be added to our daily food such as Goji Berries (anti-oxidants, Vitamin C) or Turmeric (which is also a Superherb, containing Curcumin, used in some Cancer medicines, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, Neurotropic and lowering the brain diseases such as Dementia, Alzheimer), but what about Superherbs? Superherbs are herbs that can enhance and prevent and help in our daily life and towards diseases or ailments/symptoms. If you ask your grandmother or mother, you will find that…

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Can You Incorporate CBD Into Your Beauty Routine?

February 6, 2019

CBD oil has taken over the wellness industry in recent years. Consumers are using it for pain relief, better sleep, reduced anxiety, and more. Whether in a tincture or in topical form, this hemp-derived oil may have found its way into your own health regimen. But have you thought about using it on your skin? Toss your synthetic beauty products for good. CBD beauty products may offer a natural solution to your skin health needs. This guide will break down…

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Bismuth Oxiclorate: The Skincare and Makeup secret turned Extremely Allergic

January 3, 2019

Beware my dears! After this article, you will definitely search for any cream, eyeshadow, foundation, BB Cream, mask, Blush, etc, that you have at home and be amazed! Either from a £1 eyeliner to a £75 foundation (from a very known and supposed Mineral brand), the Bismuth Oxiclorate, is everywhere! Well, almost everywhere. Most of the Vegan brands don’t use them, but strangely the biggest makeup brands use them since the Bismuth is used to cover everything to give that perfect and…

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Lose Weight: Top Tips to Perfect Your Water Workouts

November 27, 2018

It’s time to build a new set of resolutions for the upcoming year, and for those who are looking to get slimmer, this is a perfect chance for you to make it more fun than ever. After all, strictly monitoring your calories and counting every piece of cake you eat in a month is already a challenge difficult enough on your morale – but choosing a workout system that will lift your spirits and lower the number on the scale…

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Unlike Beauty, Health Isn’t Skin-Deep

October 24, 2018

It can feel as though we’re a health obsessed nation. We make the time to show up to the gym for gruelling PT sessions. We count our calories with laser focused precision, we use apps like MyFitnessPal to keep a close eye on our nutrients and macros… But rarely is this ever in the name of health so much as the improvement of our appearance. The sad fact is that we’re often far less concerned about being healthy as looking…

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Proving Malpractice in a Suit

October 23, 2018

The scariest thing anyone can experience is helplessness. Imagine lying on the hospital bed as you struggle with a life threatening illness. A doctor enters the room with a team of nurses enter the room without introducing themselves. They simply get to work without explaining a single procedure to you so they can move on to the next patient. This could be a set-up for a malpractice case.     Malpractice lawsuits aren’t meant to punish rude medical staff. They address the…

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How Do People Live Healthily 24/7?

October 19, 2018

Not everybody lives an extremely healthy or extremely unhealthy life; most of us fall somewhere in between those two ends of the spectrum. We might eat vegetables and go for occasional walks, but we struggle to maintain a long-term healthy routine. But if that sounds like you then it might be time to make a change. Living healthily 24/7 might seem like an unattainable goal, but it isn’t. And that doesn’t mean you’re never allowed to relax on the sofa…

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