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Love & Relationship
February 20, 2018

The main ingredient of optimal health

What do you do when your kitchen table loses a leg? You fix it to get it balanced again, right? Support. It needs support to stand upright. Well, that’s exactly what you need too for a well-rounded healthy life. A healthy life isn’t just about eating well and exercising. Mental and emotional wellbeing are of immense importance too. And a large part of this wellbeing is support – from friends and family. The power of support Life has many ups and downs and we all need people to lean on during tough times. Social support can even boost your physical…
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Recipes
January 8, 2018

Spoil your partner with these breakfast-in-bed recipes

When you’re cuddled up with your loved one in bed, the last thing you want to do is get out and cook. You’ll live on love, thank you very much! But before you let love feed you forever; remember that skipping “the most important meal of the day” could have you overindulging later in the day. Research from the Harvard School of Public Health says that non-breakfast-eaters are known to be generally hungrier later in the day and eat more food at night, and overindulging leads nowhere good for your health. Spare your loved one the health ailments and spoil…
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Love & Relationship
January 8, 2018

How to make every day Valentine’s Day

Flowers, gifts, and surprises are what February 14th is all about, right? But why should all that specialness be reserved for one day only? Keep the love going all year-round. The problem with Valentine's day, is that many couples use it to 'make up for' missing elements of their relationship. They try to 'win back' their partner on one night, after 364 days of neglect...which is why it often doesn't end well. In stead, Valentine's day should be the ideal opportunity to celebrate a thriving, passionate relationship. So what can you do before and after Valentine's day, to make it a day worth celebrating?…
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DepressionMental & Emotional Health
October 24, 2017

Don’t let the holidays get you down

Not everyone feels happy and festive during Christmas season. We get that. The holidays can be hard. For those without big families or a bustling social life, days stretching on endlessly can make you want to curl up into a ball and just sleep away the season. We’re not saying you need to be the life of the party. But you can enjoy the holidays with a few small adjustments to suit your state of mind. Plan a small activity every other day The thought of filling up your calendar chock full of parties can be overwhelming. No need for…
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Healthy Lifestyle
October 24, 2017

#Trending: why it’s more hip to be sober

Millennials in the USA and UK are on a mission to love sincerely and maintain authentic relationships through ditching alcohol; opting rather for spirituality-based parties where they down juice shots instead. Sobriety and abstaining from alcohol is fast becoming a trend with these youngsters making sober pacts. So, it’s out with the beers and spritzers and in with juice bars, dry dinners and sober day raves. Why are students sobering up? We are more self-aware We may be lagging behind here at home, but you can take a leaf from your peers abroad. A recent study suggests that the motivation…
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Parenting
September 27, 2017

10 Easy ways to stay fit as a family

Between the demands of school, work, and extramural activities, who has the time to exercise as a family? But an active lifestyle is necessary for you and your kids. We’ve found a few ways you can incorporate fitness into your family’s routine. Make weekends active Find a physical activity that the whole family enjoys, even if it’s just a relaxing stroll on the beach. Make an effort to set aside at least an hour over the weekends to get active. Sign up for a Park Run in your area, or go for walks or hikes on your local routes. You can…
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Sexual Health
June 23, 2017

10 ways to rejuvenate your sex life

Is romance with your partner a thing of the past? Has the excitement and passion left the bedroom? Have the flames been doused? Sexual attraction can be hard to maintain over time. Think back to the day you made a vow to your partner and the rush of falling in love; you may not be able to capture that exact feeling, but there are ways to rekindle the passion. 1. Will you be my date? Find time in your busy schedule and set aside moments for your loved one. Take a day off from work and dedicate it to them. …
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Ageing
April 23, 2017

How you can help gran and gramps

Frail care is 24-hour specialised care or service for the elderly, those that need extra physical and medical help or senior citizens. These nursing homes or accommodations assist you with getting in and out of bed, taking care of your hygiene, taking medication and feeding yourself (if necessary). Essentially, a frail care home is where you go to get help when you’re not really able to help yourself in your everyday living routines. This is of course, a natural occurrence stemming from ageing, where often, mental incapability or frailty can leave you in a state of need. Help at hand…
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
February 24, 2016

5 Great tips for all 1st year students

You’ve made it through registration, got yourself settled in Res and figured out where to charge your cellphone: now it’s time to talk about why you’ve gone through all of that: it’s your first year at university! University is an exciting opportunity, but your first year can be pretty overwhelming. It’s so different to school: whether you were the class star or an anonymous back-row learner, in a lecture hall everyone's just a student number. And that can be hard to take - there’s no-one to praise your work or pull you into line. The truth? You’re on your own,…
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Healthy LifestyleTravel & holiday
November 30, 2015

Keep your holiday happy

For many, the holiday season is not the traditional fun family gatherings, complemented with delicious festive food. Perhaps your family get-togethers end up in screaming matches – we know this is tough and depressing, but we’re here to help you demolish depression. Here are some great ways for you to enjoy the holiday season. (more…)
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