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10 SIMPLE THINGS THAT ARE Distracting You from Being Happy

09/06/2021

Happiness—whether we view it as an accomplishment or a state of mind, we all want to be happy people, right? Sounds simple … do things that make us smile, play music that puts us in a good mood. But we can agree it’s not always that easy, and it sometimes takes more than a five-minute dance break (which we highly encourage though) to get out of a funk and back on the happiness highway. Many factors play into our overall joy level, yet…

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All-Natural Ways to Achieve LONG-TERM WELLNESS

04/06/2021

Your thoughts and emotions directly affect your health. We now know from the study of epigenetics and the brilliant work of Dr. Bruce Lipton that every thought you have affects you at a cellular level. As humans, we consist of around 50 trillion cells. Our thoughts affect all of our cells, organs, and 11 systems, which in turn can either support us to be well or increase inflammation and potentially make us sick. Over the past 23 years of clinical practice as a naturopath,…

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WELLNESS HACKS Everyone Should Know

19/05/2021

There’s a hack for everything, truly. From makeup secrets to ways to be more productive, we’re all for simplifying our life through savvy shortcuts. Today, we’re adding to the list and focusing on your wellness and how you can incorporate these small tweaks into your everyday life to live a more balanced and overall healthier lifestyle for your mind and body from the inside out. Read on to learn our favorite wellness tips at the moment. • Before checking your phone in the…

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The 12 Crystals You Need In Your Life Now

02/04/2021

Adele swears by them for stage fright, Victoria Beckham ritually places them backstage at her runway shows and Miranda Kerr uses them to filter her skincare line. Crystals have been used for thousands of years, and although their powers are not rooted in science, they’ve never been more popular than in 2019. While many crystal lovers are quite happily on board with the idea that the stones have magical properties, rationalist fans might point towards studies on the placebo effect…

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At-Home Ways to Improve YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

26/03/2021

Whether you’re beginning to get the urge to shake up your self-care routine, feeling unbalanced, or simply need a replacement for your studio yoga classes, your health is more important now than ever before. Here are some at-home ways you can stay on top of your health, ensuring your mind, body, and spirit are thoughtfully looked after.   1. Write in a journal Writing in a journal will help you preserve your memories and allow you to process emotions and feelings about…

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5 breathing techniques to help you sleep

11/03/2021

Anyone who’s experienced problems with sleeping will know only too well the struggle of lying awake, mind racing, as the minutes tick by and you find yourself still unable to nod off. Whether it’s anxiety, stress or a never-ending to-do list keeping you awake, there are things you can do, and practising specific breathing techniques might just be the ticket to a good night’s rest. One person who encourages this route is Michael Townsend Williams, a yoga and mindfulness teacher, author…

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Can yoga really help you lose weight?

04/01/2021

We know yoga can help with flexibility when you’re feeling tight, help strengthen your muscles or help relax you even on your worst days. But can you lose weight doing yoga – or are you better off trying something else? The good news: yoga can definitely help you change your body composition if that’s your goal. Yoga burns calories (depending on the type of yoga), and it can help you get in the right head space to make decisions that will help you lose weight. “From…

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Why you might struggle more doing cardio in the winter

27/11/2020

Doing cardio during the winter can feel tough for various reasons, the first being the short number of light hours in the day, which cruelly limits the time you have outdoors to run (where it is, admittedly, far more pleasant to exercise than on a treadmill). Then there’s the fact that it’s freezing outside, and that usually means you want to do very little else aside from cosy up indoors with a blanket and/or a glass of red wine. Not exactly conducive…

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7 tricks to stop high sugar foods sneaking into your diet

16/11/2020

We’re all aware that sugar isn’t good for us. But it’s often found in unexpected places – and in large quantities, making it harder to make healthy choices. Banishing all sugar is not realistic, or indeed much fun. The occasional treat is pretty fundamental, however, it’s important to know when you’re splurging so that you can take control of your diet, and understand what’s in the foods you’re using to fuel your body. To avoid overeating high sugar foods, leading…

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How to motivate yourself to exercise in this cold, dark weather

14/11/2020

Struggling to maintain the exercise routine you managed to perfect in the summer months? You’re not alone. Getting yourself into the gym or heading out for a run on cold dark mornings and evenings takes a lot more motivation than it might do in July. We asked some of London’s top fitness gurus how they stay in shape when the temperature drops and the days just keep getting shorter. Have the right kit “There is no such thing as bad…

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