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Healthy Lifestyle
March 1, 2017

9 ways to beat flu and prevent cancer

We don’t always appreciate what we have until we lose it – and this also applies to our health. These are the things you can do today, so you don’t lose your health tomorrow. #1 Have a cold shower Studies have shown that people who took daily cold showers had an increase in the number of virus fighting white blood cells. Why does this happen? It is probably due to your body’s increased metabolic rate, from the shock of the cold temperature water. #2 Wash your hands Germs can live for up to 3 hours outside of your body, and…
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Sleep
February 23, 2017

Help! I can’t sleep because of my partner!

You’ve had a long day at work and all that kept you going was the thought of your cool, comfortable waiting bed.  Now, you’re finally snuggled up, but you can’t get a wink of sleep. Why? Because your partner won’t stop making guzzling noises when they snore. Ugh! Many of us have weird sleeping habits, but it usually only becomes a problem when we share a bed with someone. It’s easy to laugh about weird sleeping habits, but when someone’s quirks are keeping you up at night, it’s difficult not to want to smother them with a pillow! The good…
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Energy
October 30, 2016

Too tired to think?

We’ve all been there. Your brain is so tired, that just reading this sentence feels like you have to run a marathon. And you still have another 6 hours of work to go! So, what do you do? (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleTravel & holiday
October 19, 2016

10 ways to prep for festival season

Whether you’re into ground-vibrating trance music or soulful jazz, festival season has something for everyone.  To enjoy it to its full potential, keep your health in check for the party ahead. 1. Stay hydrated You may think booze in paper cups and the occasional caffeine run will be enough to keep you going on your festival weekend, but water will keep you buzzing more than any beer can. Dehydration causes dizziness, headaches and in some cases, loss of consciousness, so if you want to continue jumping around to your favourite tunes without a hiccough, pack plenty of water and suss…
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Healthy Lifestyle
October 17, 2016

7 toxic everyday habits

We do so many things each day that are dangerous to our well-being – some we aren’t even aware of. Are you guilty of one or more of these health-sabotaging habits? (more…)
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Sleep
September 27, 2016

The one debit order you have to cancel

Sure, debit orders are convenient. However, there is one going off every month that you may not even know about. (more…)
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Mental & Emotional Health
August 18, 2016

Sleep your way to higher marks

Exams, exams! Time for writing them is getting closer and you need to prepare. Reading, studying and tutorials all play a major part in getting test-ready, but there’s one secret weapon you may be missing: sleep. (more…)
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Sleep
June 30, 2016

5 Things that keep you awake at night

Despite the popular quote “sleep when you die”, everyone needs a good night’s rest. But falling or staying asleep can be very difficult for some people. If you're struggling to sleep, it may not be insomnia - it could be a lot simpler than that. Here are just 5 things that might be keeping you awake at night. (more…)
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Stress
June 27, 2016

How to break that stress cycle!

Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed, as if the smallest thing could make you just explode or dissolve? If this has become the norm in your life, then it's time to break the stress cycle. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
June 19, 2016

The top 5 habits of super healthy people

Everyone wants to be healthy. If you’re reading this then you probably have regular access to the internet and the ability to find out what you need to get and stay healthy. But it’s not always about the latest diet, food combinations, fitness fad or super-food. No, being healthy is often much simpler than that. Speak to the healthiest person you know, and you’ll probably find that they've made small, vital changes to their lives which have become daily habits. (more…)
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