Why is it that you feel like you lead a healthy life, but you simply don't feel energetic and vibrant? You have non-stop headaches, sore muscles, tummy troubles and are always irritable. Could it be ageing?
The answer is no. You're probably just surrounded by too many toxins...
These ailments affect many people in their day-to-day life. And while they may not seem serious, they kind of are ... ››› more
With the temperatures shifting from cool to hot, you'll take note of the fluctuations in your body, changes in your mood and flexibility in your joints and muscles.
The temperature changes may also inspire you to get outdoors and go running, hiking or biking!
If achy joints and muscles are standing in the way of your fitness goals, try these two invigorating turmeric remedies!
Why turmer... ››› more
If you're anything like me, the favourite part of your weekly routine is soaking in a hot essential oil bath to ease joint and muscle pain and relieve stress. I can't recommend essential oil baths to you enough!
While you can use many different natural ingredients in your bathwater to better your health and detox (such as clay and Dead sea salts), I swear by essential oils the most because they... ››› more
Lately, I've been feeling very stressed. And because I already practise stress-relieving techniques such as reading and meditation on a daily basis, I didn't think there was anything more I could do to manage my stress levels. Boy, was I wrong!
At the end of last week, I found myself feeling so frazzled and burnt out that I didn't even know what to do with myself anymore. I was emotionally on e... ››› more
Whether it's pain in your:
• Shoulders from sitting at your desk too long;
• Knees because the years are catching up to you;
• Hands while you're knitting or crocheting; or
• Muscles after a session in the gym…
…I have something that will soothe and eliminate the aches and pains… on contact!
Pain doesn't have to make you miserable anymor... ››› more
As you probably already know, protein is essential for living organisms. It gives us energy, helps our bodies recover, and keeps our tummies satisfied. Protein is composed of long-chain amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle.
Your body produces 11 amino acids and the others—the 9 so-called essential amino acids—you must consume from food. Interesting, right?
So how would yo... ››› more
A lot of middle-aged adults have the same complaint when it comes to aches and pains - neck and shoulder issues.
We develop neck pain for a myriad of different reasons such as stress, poor posture, poor work place ergonomics, poor pillow support or even because of reasons that aren't so cut and dry.
Sometimes, our neck can bother us because of a problem in our knees, or tight hamstrings.
... ››› more
Think of fascia as the most sensitive, highly interconnected system in your entire body. It's the life force next to blood. Without it, toned and structured muscle would collapse, organs would spread like wildfire, and bones would crumble!
Fascia is the single element in your body that organises and suspends these vital parts. It's the most highly innervated tissue, sensitive to every hormone i... ››› more
What you might not realise about pineapple is that it's infinitely more useful to us than just as a garnish for tropical drinks. It's literally pure medicine! And that's all thanks to the one super enzyme it contains - bromelain.
In addition to bromelain, pineapple is also brimming with vitamin C and B1, potassium and manganese. It's a fantastic natural remedy that people all over the world us... ››› more
If you have a knot in your back, it's not just annoying it's painful too. And it's even worse when it's in a spot you can't reach! Read on to discover the simplest way to relieve back pain when you have a hard to reach knot in your back. Relieve back pain from a hard-to-reach knot with unconventional technique
Believe it or not, a long sock and a tennis ball are the perfect combination to rel... ››› more
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