Four Indoor Plants for Healthy Living

Four Indoor Plants for Healthy Living So many people are unaware of the benefits a house full of plants brings when it comes to mindful living. Besides the decorative and aesthetic appeal, there are dozens of hidden health benefits behind growing indoor plants. Here are some of my favorite physical and health benefits of indoor plants, with the research studies linked if you would like to read more. Reducing Stress (Source) Cleaner Air (NASA Clean Air Study) Higher productivity and focus in plant-filled work spaces (Source) Improves recovery for post-operative hospital patients (Source) Longer and healthier lives for women (Harvard […]

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Yoga for Beginners Over 50: How to Start Practicing

If you are here, you want to start practicing yoga, but chances are you may still feel hesitant to do it. Completely understandable! Here in the West, we see pictures of yogis who are fit and young all the time. And this makes people believe that that is how you need to look to practice yoga. But if you are looking for beginners over 50, then this article will show you how you can start practicing. If you hear yourself say, “I don’t think I can do that. Maybe yoga isn’t for me”, then throw that belief out the window. […]

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Simple ways to have fun with food this summer

Simple ways to have fun with food this summer As the famous song says: “Roll out those, lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer Those days of soda and pretzels and beer!” Hooray, summer has finally arrived here in the UK, and thermometer mercury levels are on the up faster than a third wave COVID graph! And somehow, through it all, we are all still looking forward to enjoying a cool beer after work as the nights get warm and balmy. And let’s face it, we could all do with a break, albeit another ‘staycation!’ Looking on the bright side, in […]

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Healthy options for Pancake Day

Pancake Day – healthier options On Tuesday 25th February, most of the UK will be reaching for their frying pans to celebrate Shrove Tuesday – the traditional day for cooking and eating pancakes! The 40 days immediately before Easter (known as Lent), are observed by Christians to remind them of the time that Jesus travelled into the desert to fast fasting in the desert before starting his ministry. To mark this, in days gone by, many Christians would give up certain foods for this time including fish, eggs, meat as well as fats and milk. The period of lent officially […]

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How to let go of stress and go with the flow: 10 top tips

Tired of the daily grind? Are you always trying to swim upstream? Does everything you look at feel like a struggle to you? Are you working too hard for too little reward? If you answered ‘yes’ to most of these questions, then you have probably fallen into the trap of most people, which is thinking they can FORCE things to happen instead of letting the stress go, letting the inspiration flow and letting your universal energy lead you in the right direction. But don’t worry – you will not be alone in using this approach to pursue your dreams and […]

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How to improve your staff wellbeing this year

In January, many of us turn our thoughts away from presents, potential snow and flying reindeer, and start to reexamine where we currently are in our life and the goals we hope to achieve in the coming year. Most of us try to forget the indulgences of the festive season by setting new year’s resolutions, joining a gym, promising to give up alcohol and carbs in the quest for a new, healthier regime in the months ahead. And sadly for most of us, our determination to succeed lasts a couple of weeks! As an employer, how can you help both […]

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Beginner’s Guide To Meditation And Its Benefits

Meditation is something that everyone can do, at most times of the day and it can have a wonderful effect not only on your mental health but also on your physical health as well. There are many benefits to meditation which have been recognised by researchers over the years. When we are stressed for example, our bodies go into the classic ‘fight or flight’ mode and there is an increase in hormones such as cortisol, adrenaline (aka epinephrine) and noradrenaline. These raised hormone levels can affect heart rate and blood pressure putting the body into a state or ‘stress’. This […]

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How to Treat Candida and Candidiasis Infections With Diet

In this post you will learn how to treat candida and candidiasis infection with diet. The diet is commonly known as “the candida diet” but I’ve also listed other things you can do to help beat candida too. These are simple and natural ways to tackle this invasive disease, and I speak from personal experience here having suffered from this in the past. IMPORTANT: If you think you are suffering from a fungal infection such as candida, you should seek professional medical advice first and foremost. The information given in this article is not intended to replace professional medical advice […]

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