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The Importance of Retaining Skin Moisture

With our skin being our largest organ and our body being comprised of about 60% water, the importance of staying hydrated should be obvious. Plain, simple water is the essence of life, and one of the easiest ways to have a good complexion is to simply keep your skin well-moisturized and radiant. But in our chaotic, stressful world, it’s a little difficult to maintain its suppleness. Environmental pollution, anxiety, and even our own reluctance to spend much time on self-care, all leads to wrinkles and dryness, and most people need a bit of help to get their complexion back in order. If you’re in need of advice, we’ve got a list of suggestions that will bring back your glow and keep your skin moisturized.


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The Therapeutic Value of Art

The art world is one that is enjoyed by millions, whether it’s their favourite painting or chosen piece of music. However, the art world is one with several layers, and it’s not only art fanatics that can benefit from the art world.

When looking at psychology for the first time, it would be easy to assume that only clinical methods such as psychotherapy are used, when in fact the art world has a huge part to play.

The great thing about art is how much choice there is, meaning that finding a method that works shouldn’t be too difficult.

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5 Things that Make You Beautiful from the Inside Out

Even though it’s said that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, a lot of people these days struggle with their self-image, thinking that they aren’t worthy enough simply because they don’t fit in the current standards of beauty.

Since those standards aren’t realistic anyway, it’s time to find your own beauty and be authentic. Here are five things that can make you beautiful from the inside out, so check them out and enjoy!

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Using and Enhancing your Natural Intuition in Every Day Life with Working with the Runes - Spotlight on Laguz

We all have the capacity to use our innate power of intuition, or the ability to know some piece of information very rapidly, and seemingly without using logic or reason to get there. I’m sure many have heard of the Mother’s Intuition that is particular to the bond between mother and child. What if you want to improve your ability to use your own intuition and what kind of knowledge can you expect? Will you get the winner lottery numbers? Well, no. However, using the Norse runes, particularly the rune laguz, ᛚ, which means water, in a conscious way which I will describe, you can activate your inner knowing and learn to develop a relationship with it that eventually will feel effortless. Your intuition can provide insight and guidance with regard to your soul life as an aid to navigation that you can trust.

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Biohacking the ageing code

Quality of life – we all want it but it’s affected as we age.  With medical advances and improvements in the environment, we’re all living longer yet it’s also becoming clear that quality of life trumps quantity of life for many of us.  Age brings physical changes and typically we all start to notice these from our thirties onwards when we don’t bounce back from a night out/a stressful week/ an intense gym session as quickly or as easily as we used to back in the day.

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Why Is My Hair Falling out - Triggers of Female Hair Loss

Although it may sound like a big number, we normally lose anywhere between fifty to a hundred strands every day. This is considered normal, and the hair that you do shed every day will most typically be of the same length as the rest of your hair. However, if you find yourself losing significantly more than this, and you notice that few if any of them grow back, you need to look for the underlying issue and treat the cause, not just the consequence.

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Smarter Packing Tips for Your Next Holiday

When going on holidays, the temptation might be to pack for all eventualities and bring everything you think you may need. You could then be left with a heavy, bulky bag with numerous items that you won’t use and no room left over for souvenirs. Also, even when you touch down at the destination airport, you’ll still need to haul your luggage around some bit, especially if your initial transport plans go awry.

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How to Get Rid of Nits for Good! – A Pharmacist’s Top Tips

Going back to school can fill many parents with dread because of the usual risk of their child getting head lice for the umpteenth time. And if you have several children it’s even more work to try and get rid of them. However there are some really effective ways to treat this common problem – pharmacist and parent, Daniel Brash gives his tried and tested top tips.

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The Diversity in Beauty Standards around the World

Yes, getting caught up in the latest beauty trends can be really fun and entertaining, but you know what? Trying to keep up with every single trend can be extremely challenging and nerve-racking as well, so don’t be one of those ladies who want to do that no matter what. Instead, check out our guide on the diversity in beauty standards around the world and learn about them today. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Maintain Wellness in Autumn

When autumn arrives, days get shorter, temperatures lower and there’s more rain and less sun, which can influence our mood and make us less inclined to work out or be active in any other way. However, the fact that the weather is changing doesn’t mean that we should just forget about our wellness and become too passive or careless when our health is concerned. Here are five ways to stay healthy and fit during autumn.


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5 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Travelling

Regardless of your reason for travel, whether it be for business purposes or for leisure, it certainly doesn’t come without its fair share of stresses. Even the most frequent travellers aren’t totally immune to the stresses that travelling can bring. To lend you a helping hand, we’re detailing some of the best ways to take the stress out of travelling, in the hopes of making your next travel experience a little less turbulent.

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Dental Erosion Explained

Dental erosion is when dental hard tissue is lost from factors other than bacteria. Such erosion usually stems from the presence of acids, as well as from pressure, corrosion, and friction. Factors leading to corrosion may be intrinsic, such as acid reflux, or extrinsic, such as from diet. Saliva acts to naturally neutralize acids that may cause erosion. A recent European study found that roughly 34% of children showed signs of erosion and approximately 28% of those between 18 and 30 years of age.  These findings show the importance of increasing awareness regarding erosion-related dental problems early in life to protect tooth enamel that is unreplaceable.

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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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