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Staying Safe During the COVID-19 Crisis: Important Points to Remember

July 14, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Warm, sunny days are finally here, and some states are beginning to loosen their restrictions on visiting with others and gathering in public places. While it may be tempting to head outside to host cookouts and attend block parties, there is still an element of danger to getting together in large groups. In fact, some fear that lifting restrictions will inevitably prompt a second wave of COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, the U.S. is still experiencing issues, and…

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5 New Habits to Make You Feel Good About Yourself

May 21, 2020

By Emma Williams   More often than not, you may feel like you didn’t work to your full potential, which can consequently lead to you feeling unhappy and have a low opinion of yourself. Unless you gain some new perspective, you’ll start to see the world around you as the one in which you have no control over your life. However, you’d be wrong because the only person who can truly be responsible for the way you look at life…

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Unconventional Tips for Being Healthy is 2020

March 9, 2020

As you browse through the web for advice on being healthy, you may notice that all the advice is very similar. Eat organic, get a personal trainer, drink less alcohol and take lots of supplements.  Much of this advice is very vague and catered towards those with lots of time and money. What if you are just a regular person on a regular income and with not much time in their busy schedule? Here are some unconventional but specific health…

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4 Bad Habits to Kick in 2020

January 14, 2020

Humans are creatures of habit. We all have a number of habits that are either good or bad. Whilst we enjoy benefiting from our good habits, bad habits can cause serious problems in our lives.  Not all bad habits are recognised by the person either, they continue throughout their entire lives not realising they are even doing the habit. This year, take back control and kick the following 3 bad habits. Some of which you may not be aware you’re…

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Has The Science Of Weight Loss Learned Anything In The Last Ten Years?

August 7, 2019

About two out of three adults are either overweight or obese. It’s not a particularly flattering statistic, but if you adopt the definition of “overfat” which takes into consideration the ratio of muscle to fat, more than 90 of us probably weigh more than we should. Practically everyone walking around today is a shadow of their actual physical potential. Lifted from our natural habitats, the majority of people have no reason to move, build muscle and learn fat. Why bother…

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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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Grow your Own – 5 skin treatments you can grow for your child

May 15, 2018

Chamomile – Chamomile flowers have been used for thousands of years to soothe the skin and treat minor skin problems, such as sunburn. Make some fresh chamomile tea from organic chamomile flowers and wash the skin with it or give it to your child to drink to relieve him or her from a stomach acheand/or insomnia. Chamomile tea is very soothing and is great at helping children sleep, especially if they are the restless types and/or cry a lot.  …

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Women’s Wellness: Girls, Are You Looking After Yourselves As You Should?

May 14, 2018

Let’s be honest- we all know that men are from Mars and Women are from Venus! We might be the same species, but the way our brains and bodies work are completely different. Living an active and healthy lifestyle is something we should all be doing, regardless of gender- however as women we do have different health needs to our male counterparts. As women, we often put everyone else’s needs above our own as we tend to be the natural…

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My Healthy Kitchen (myhk) at home

June 26, 2017

Not running away, from the subject, from all the food shows I have been, The fact is that this past 3 months have been insane… not only while traveling so much but with many other things, specially in terms on how many delicious things I have been trying, either at home or out and about. One thing I have to appreciate is: Thank Goodness for those foodie brands that deliver at home!! Specially with fresh vegetables and ready to eat!…

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