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What Not to do if You HAVE ANXIETY

19/11/2022

Anxiety. Sometimes, it can creep up on us when we least expect it. Yet, for some, it’s a daily battle that takes incredible mental strength to overcome each day. Whether you relate to occasional anxiety a la Sunday Scaries or everyday anxiety, we’re sharing a list of things we find helpful to avoid when the overthinking and uneasiness hit.Disclaimer: these are just suggestions and tips to hopefully ease your mind during anxious moments. If you’re dealing with constant anxiety, of course, talk to your…

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COLD vs. WARM Water: The BEAUTY and BODY GUIDE

18/11/2022

While we’re all for bending the rules from time to time (life’s too short to always play by the book), there are guidelines that you should try to stick to when it comes to deciding between cold and warm water—whether you’re drinking it, showering in it, or washing your face with it. If you’re looking to boost your beauty or your bod, here’s what you should know. Cold Water BEAUTY BENEFITS Have bags under your eyes? This is a case…

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How To Survive Winter Exhaustion

11/11/2022

During winter people tend to stay at home rather than go out. They prefer spending the day in pyjamas, feeling warm, drinking hot chocolate, watching a movie etc., but such activity has a consequence: people feel exhausted and try to avoid any type of activity that requires them to go out. You should not let this situation get to you. Instead you might consider some of the following steps: Stay outside, in the daylight The first thing any person should…

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Why You Should WRITE YOUR FEARS DOWNFirst Thing in the Morning

11/11/2022

If you’re anything like us, you probably do your best to avoid confronting your deepest fears on a daily basis. The world is already stressful enough; the last thoughts we want to bring to the front of our minds are, like, the girl from The Ring coming through our TV or, you know, the failing at life. But according to habit expert, coach, and serial entrepreneur Michael Chernow, making it a habit to write down our fears will actually give them less power over…

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Am I Hungry OR JUST BORED?

04/11/2022

Life is full of daily little mysteries: Where have all the bobby pins gone? Is happiness just chemicals circulating through our bodies? Am I hungry or just bored? While we can’t answer the first two, we do have some clarity on boredom eating, thanks to the help of registered dietician nutritionist Rachel Swanson, MS, RD, LDN, founder of Diet Doctors, LLC. Food—particularly hyperpalatable food—is a common coping mechanism for a variety of situations, boredom included. But typically, those hyperpalatable foods don’t offer much…

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The Benefits of EATING SEASONALLY

02/11/2022

Educating ourselves about seasonal eating wasn’t always necessary—it was simply a part of life back when we grew and raised our own food out of necessity. But now, we can get any food from anywhere at just about any time of day, month, or year. This has had an impact not only on our taste buds and nutritional status but also the environment. Shifts in day length affect how produce grows. Even in places like California and Arizona, which some…

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DID YOU KNOW… Massaging Your Feet can Help Ease Digestion

01/11/2022

Welcome to Did you Know, a bite-sized new column where we aim to make wellness more digestible. On the agenda for today: foot reflexology and massage. Specifically, massaging your feet can help with digestion, a li’l tidbit we learned from Yamuna Zake, author of The Foot Fix and founder of Yamuna Foot Wakers. WHAT: Reflexology, a traditional Chinese medicine practice similar in principle to acupuncture, can help ease digestion and constipation when used on the feet. It works by relieving tension in muscles and…

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6 SIGNS STRESS is Impacting Your Health

31/10/2022

We’re not going to sit here two years into a global pandemic and tell you to simply stop stressing. Stress comes with the territory of being a living, breathing being, and extremely uncertain times are going to brew up some serious angst. But stress doesn’t just live inside us invisibly—it shows up on our skin, in our hair, and throughout our bodies, so finding ways to cope is imperative to looking, feeling, and functioning our very best.Here’s are a few signs your stress is impacting your health in…

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All-Natural Ways to ALLEVIATE UTI SYMPTOMS at Night

26/10/2022

Urinary tract infections are all-consuming; the ultimate discomfort. No position is cozy when you have a raging UTI, but the best healing comes when we get restorative rest. It’s not just the burn that keeps us up at night—the inflammation that causes us to leap up to the bathroom every 10 minutes is a major factor. Plus the stress that we aren’t treating it properly or that it could be getting worse is enough to keep us up, wide-eyed and staring…

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WHAT IS Woundology?

25/10/2022

Have you ever had a bruise on your leg and even though it hurts to touch, you can’t resist pressing it? Or perhaps a pimple on your face that you pick at despite wanting it to heal and not leave a scar? This behavior can apply to our emotional wounds as well as the physical ones. We might continue to ruminate over who and what has hurt us in the past, finding familiar comfort in revisiting the pain over and over again.…

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