Posts Tagged“wellness”

Cold weather, rich food, late nights and drinking. They’re all bad for your skin and they’re all key components of a great NYE party. It seems inevitable that you’ll be wearing the evidence of your legendary New Year’s Eve on your face well into 2019, but it’s not the case! With a bit of preparation, planning and care, you can avoid that damage and start the new year looking your best! Planning If you’ve really been planning ahead you’ll have booked in for a relaxing, rejuvenating detox facial treatment on January the 1st. While your friends are trying to shift…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is a much more widespread condition than you might think. The NHS indicates as many one in five women may be living with PCOS, but accurate estimates are difficult as many are undiagnosed. The causes of the condition aren’t yet fully understood, with researchers exploring different possible genetic and environmental triggers, but the effects are better known. PCOS can cause weight gain, due to an excess of insulin, and this also causes your body to over-produce androgen, which leads to unwanted hair growth (known as hirsutism), skin discolouration, particularly around the back and buttocks, and…

Nowadays, receiving disturbing news about people suffering due to poverty or disasters has become a common phenomenon. It’s, therefore, not a wonder to see people sacrificing their time to work for nonprofit organizations in a bid to help underprivileged individuals. Although they’re not rewarded with monetary benefits, nonprofit workers are driven by a strong sense of moral urgency that makes it difficult for them to set a limit on their work. From seeking funding to organizing gifts and putting together school fundraisers, it’s no surprise to find that self-care isn’t a priority for most nonprofit workers. However, in order to…

Is it time to have THAT talk with Mom and Dad? Help them age with grace by checking out these 6 quick tips for taking care of your parents as they get older. Your parents reared you, cared for you when you were a youngster and it’s getting to that point where you may need to return the favor. Face it; your parents aren’t getting younger. With age comes difficulty caring for one’s self. Is it time for you to begin taking care of your parents? It might be a difficult discussion to have with your aging parents. Consider how…

Congratulations, you’ve got a baby in the momma oven! But along with pregnancy comes several restrictions—completely reasonable, as you only want to create the safest, most nurturing environment for your baby. But just because you’re expecting doesn’t mean you have to expect dietary restrictions that will prevent you from happily snacking the day away. We’ve put together a list of healthy and pregnancy-friendly foods for you to try out: Unsweetened Cashew Milk Try a glass of unsweetened cashew milk to curb your daily dairy cravings. Cashews are especially healthy for pregnant women as they are rich in iron, dietary fiber,…