You’re doing everything you can to make your body look heavenly, but it’s just not working. Why is that when you’ve been pushing yourself to the maximum, you were constantly paying attention to what you eat and you’ve researched which exercises you should be doing? It’s probably because you’re doing something wrong. And don’t be embarrassed – there are many people out there who simply don’t know about the fitness mistakes they’ve been making. This is where we step in to open your eyes and help you define those muscles as soon as possible.Read More
Alcohol is among the most misunderstood substances. Some people know it is extremely bad for your health, while others advocate moderate consumption of the substance.
Regardless of your goal - preventing hangovers, releasing all caution to the wind because of a wild night, or reducing the amounts of calories you take in, drinkers tend to follow certain rules that they have set for themselves whenever they go out to drink with their friends, mainly so that they do not have to endure certain unpleasant results from that night.
It’s a messy world out there and I’m one of those deeply feeling people Glennon Doyle Melton is talking to when she says,
“You are not a mess. You are a feeling person in a messy world.”
These words have really helped me. And my new goal with this quote in mind, is to be the kindest person I can be…to myself.Read More
Do you know that feeling when you do a heck of a good workout and you go back home thinking everything's perfect, but you know that the next day is going to be hell? Yes, it is inevitable, your muscles will ache. And then that day comes where no matter which way you move, you hurt. You feel pain and you are annoyed. Muscle soreness is normal and there is no way to eliminate it completely. And it is good, you've been working on your glutes and now they hurt? Hooray! Good job. When your muscles hurt, you know that you've done a good workout. However, wouldn't you like to speed up the recovery process a bit after the exercise? If so, take a look at these five great tips for speedy muscle recovery!Read More
Survive is truly the word to describe summer holidays for many parents with children. How will you keep your children occupied for those 8 – 12 weeks of Summer break? And will your sanity survive trying?
People are always telling me how lucky I am to work from home and to be able to work around the children. And, whilst I wouldn’t have it any other way, there are times when trying to work from home can be challenging. Summer holidays is one of those times.Read More
Just because you have turned 50 doesn’t mean you get a free pass As we get older exercising and a healthy lifestyle become even more important. Of course, no one expect us to do the same exercise we’ve done in our twenties, but there still some great options that are bound to keep your body in great shape even after you have passed the half of century mark. So let's find out what are the best options for gray foxes who want to age well.
Lack of sleep is a problem for many hay fever sufferers, often causing tiredness and irritability. A build up of pollen in the bedroom during the day can cause hay fever symptoms at night. Keeping your bedroom free from pollen and implementing a regular nightly routine can help you get a good night’s sleep. Airborne allergens expert Max Wiseberg gives his top tips…
Ever-increasing research shows that insufficient Vitamin D levels are associated with a multitude of health problems and complaints.
In order to keep yourself and your family at optimum health, this powerful micronutrient should be a part of your regimen.
Vitamin D health benefits cover everything from immune strength to avoidance of obesity, heart disease, and cancer.Read More
We all know that staying physically active is important in order to lead a healthy lifestyle. For those who aren’t into any specific sport, this usually means working out every day. As beneficial as exercising is, sometimes, we would rather do anything but that. However, skipping one day will only make skipping another that much easier. So, here are a couple of tips for motivating yourself to work out regularly.Read More
I first started feeling uncomfortable with my appearance right around the time when puberty hit. I was average looking, but at that time is when people start to develop the idea of self-consciousness.
The way people looked at me made me second guess my looks. That, or the clothes I was wearing and the way my hair was styled. Those thoughts eventually brought on anxiety issues. I dealt with those issues by trying to fit in. Enter drugs and alcohol.
The more I used substances and got drunk, the more I gained weight. In turn, those amplified my self-esteem issues. What started as a way to avoid my mental difficulties became the reason why I did them.Read More
Adaptogens are natural, non-toxic healers.
In fact, it’s quite possible you’ve been consuming adaptogens your entire life without knowing it, unwittingly reaping adaptogenic benefits.
We’ll stop here for a minute, because we know what you’re thinking. Adaptogens aren’t the newest, hottest wellness trend that’s come to stake its claim over beet juice smoothies, rose water, and quinoa.
Adaptogens are more than a trend. They’ve been a part of medicine for centuries.
When I got the chance to try out two pairs of shoes from the Hotter range I was excited to say the least. Hotter Shoes are made with the finest quality of ingredients and each pair has a meticulous attention to detail. They are also lightweight making them a perfect choice for going and coming in a rush!Read More
Ladies and gentlemen, do you want to have tons of fun this summer? Do you also want to trim your body while at it? It’s possible! Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz are living proofs that surfing is not only super exciting but it also serves as an efficient cardio workout! But, before you start looking for surfboards and beaches, you need to know a few things. Let’s begin!Read More
As a start-up, keeping an eye on your spending is vital. On the one hand you need to spend money to make money, but how do you know that you’re spending in the right areas. When you take everything into account it’s easy to haemorrhage money. As we bootstrapped GirlCrew.com to start, we had to be creative with our spend. To that end, we spent only $60 in our first year and with some creative thinking managed to build a social network that spanned across 4 continents.
The risk of contracting illnesses and injuries in the workplace can be heightened by the nature of work that you’re performing – for example, people involved in manual labour could be prone to back problems and muscular injuries from the physical exertion that the job entails. Therefore, all reasonably foreseeable risks should be minimised by workplace management, while staff must act responsibly and not endanger the health and safety of colleagues at work. So long as the necessary safety precautions are taken, the instances of work-related illnesses and injuries should diminish notably, as will absenteeism.Read More
Ah, Tinder. We’ve all heard of it. Some love it. Some hate it. And some love to hate it. Many
see it as the beginning of the end of traditional romance, and a precursor to a dating-on-
demand culture. Others see an opportunity to turns the status quo on its head. One of those
who saw such a chance, was Elva Carri.
Bored at home one Friday night, Elva had an urge to leave the couch and go out dancing.
In actuality, the air quality inside your home is seen to be much more polluted than the air that is outside your house. Pollutants and allergens are found to be three to five times more in comparison to the ones outside your house.
It is important for you to note that this pollution largely causes different health issues or concerns. Your family and loved ones may not be as safe as what you think especially during the winter season. This season is the time when all the windows and doors are shut down.Read More
With the dramatic increase in measles in Europe – a four-fold increase from 2016 to 2017, according to a recent report by the World Health Organization – and the urgent need for vaccines protecting against infections for which no vaccines currently exist, the European Commission has drafted a roadmap for ‘Strengthened cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases’ and aims to adopt a proposal by mid-2018 for a Council Recommendation on Strengthened Cooperation against Vaccine Preventable Diseases. In a new commentary on the roadmap, The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC), and The Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) both believe that vaccination is an issue that must be addressed urgently and hence offer recommendations for improving the roadmap. The EASAC / FEAM commentary addresses vaccine coverage; vaccine hesitancy; vaccine availability; and new vaccine development.Read More
In Ireland we have a lost tradition of singing for each other in our homes with family and friends. The decline began during the 1930’s, when radios became more popular, closely followed by Television in the 1950’s and 60’s. Nowadays, we can sit for hours watching a movie or listen to the radio in the car and though we may have gained a lot from all the advances in modern technology such as these, we may need to count what we have lost too.Read More