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My WHY I help couples with Fertility the Natural Way

I struggled repeatedly to build my family after the birth of my daughter 21 years ago. 

I had no tools at my disposal to manage my emotions, heal my body or even settle my mind after the loss of my "angel babies". Even that expression didn't exist or if it did I was not aware of it .. it may have actually given me some comfort at the time to think of my lost babies as angels in heaven and could have diverted some of the grief. 


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Four Ways to Help Aging Joints

It’s an inevitability of age; the older we get, the more susceptible we are to ailments. Step forward arthritis: easily one of the most common complaints of the more mature among us.
Causing inflammation and pain in the joints of the body, osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease stemming directly from general wear and tear. And affecting 350 million people worldwide, it is not one that should be taken lightly.


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Freya: Archetype for personal empowerment, self-mastery & leadership

The Norse goddess Freya, (Lady) is known for her beauty, sensuality and magical abilities to shapeshift and divine the future. She was a collector of magical items such as the Brisingamen necklace and a cloak of falcon feathers that enabled the wearer to change into a falcon. Freya also had a chariot that was pulled by two great mountain cats. There were different tribes of gods and she was a Vanir, who had their origins in the earth and mountains. Half of the souls of the warriors killed in battle were chosen for her “Field of Folk,” in the upper world of Asgard, home of the gods. As such, she is a chief of the Valkyrie (Choosers of the Slain) and a goddess of death.

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How A Clean Office Can Boost Productivity

From employees missing work through illness to becoming distracted by office clutter, a filthy
working environment can have a destabilising effect on productivity. Also, people will naturally be motivated to work harder when they have the pleasure of coming into an office that’s immaculately clean and tidy.

Therefore, it is a good idea for companies to set aside a small portion of time each week to perform simple, routine cleaning tasks that will keep the office in fine nick and prevent the
accumulation of clutter and toxins. This infographic looks at how a tidy working environment can lend itself to notable increases in productivity.

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Mindfulness Against Alzheimer’s

One of the worst things about Alzheimer’s lies in the fact that a person can spend decades suffering from it. It’s one of those diseases that irreversibly diminish one’s lifestyle quality, without cure, solution or even prospects of things ever getting better. According to recent statistics, Alzheimer’s dementia affects about 10 percent of people older than 65, although to a different degree.


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The Most Common Fitness Mistakes

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.

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Alcohol is among the most misunderstood substances. Here are 9 myths we seek to bust.

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.


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How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out Regularly

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.

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Healthy Eating Made Easy - 5 Superfoods You Need To Hear About

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.

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Surf Your Way Into Shape This Summer

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!

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Common Workplace Illnesses & How to Minimise Their Risk

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.

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How a Tinder Hack Led to Thousands of Women Becoming Friends Around the World

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.

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Easy Tips To Enhance Home Air Quality For Better Health

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.

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How can European countries improve vaccination in the wake of the measles outbreak?

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.

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Improving Your Health Through Singing

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.  

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How to Prevent Hypothermia in Older People

The risk of hypothermia is at its highest at this time of year and that risk is even greater for elderly people, as their lower metabolic rate makes it harder for their bodies to retain an ideal temperature. Also, they might not detect extreme cold as readily as others and could have chronic medical conditions which would exacerbate the onset of hypothermia. If you see signs of hypothermia in an elderly relative, keep them warm as best as you can and, if the situation seems serious, call the emergency services immediately.

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Benefits of Exercising during Pregnancy

Exercise is, in general, one of the best things you can do for your body. This remains true even in pregnancy, and ladies who are worried that it might negatively impact the baby should put their minds at ease – it can actually help your child. If there are no complications and your pregnancy so far has been comfortable, working out could help you feel better as long as health is your aim, rather than some extreme weight loss. Now is not the time for harsh diets and exhausting workouts, so approach this with the right mindset. Having said that, let’s talk a bit about what exercising during pregnancy can do for you.

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A Practical Implementation GDPR Guide for Self-Employed Health & Wellness Practitioners and Coaches

This article is aimed at professionals working in health & wellness fields, such as fitness, acupuncture, massage and coaching, who are self-employed. As you collect sensitive personal data, it is important to protect yourself and your clients, and this article will guide you on how to prepare yourself.

We look at the steps involved in the implementation and the areas you need to consider, such as reviewing the information required on your intake assessment form, storing client notes, securing email and laptops, and we provide a sample data protection policy that you can use.

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