Thursday, February 27, 2020

Having a great new year

The start of the year is always a good time to assess the year ahead. And now we are a month in, it’s worth taking stock of where you are.

Mindfulness: what is it and can it help?

Mindfulness is quite simply paying attention to what is happening in the present moment, without letting external thoughts distract you.   Psychologists have lauded the benefits to mental health of mindfulness,...

Finding happiness without the need of a relationship

Self-love and focusing on yourself It seems we are all obsessed with getting into relationships because we think that’s what will make us happy, this is a common mistake that happens with men and women...

Which is better: agave nectar or coconut sugar?

Agave nectar took the health world by storm a few years ago, touted as a healthy, naturally low glycemic sweetener, it was believed to be good for those who struggled with blood...

How to eat consciously

Living in the moment is harder than it sounds. So concentrating on doing something that is so natural, takes time to master. Before you tuck in, take a...

Did you know stress and weight are linked?

According to the University of Gothenburg, after conducting a study involving over 3,800 women, women are predisposed to gain weight when stressed. So if your job is...

Sugar Alternatives

If you’re quitting sugar for February, but you have a super sweet tooth, you’ll want to know what alternatives there are available. 1. Xylitol. Also known as birch sugar. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol and...

Why you should try sleeping like a baby

A new study has shown that if we are rocked to sleep, like we do babies, we would reap huge benefits. Researchers at the University of Geneva built a special bed that...

3 practices that will make you happier at work

Create a positive environment by surrounding yourself with things and activities that make you happy. Seek out constructive criticism to encourage your self improvement. Whether that...

Quit sugar with Cancer Research UK for February

Quit sugar for a month, all in the name of a great cause because: You’ll feel better for cutting out the white stuff. You’ll naturally...