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3 Everyday, Simple Drinks That Have Health Benefits

3 Everyday, Simple Drinks That Have Health Benefits

There are so many ‘high-tech’ beverages these days that claim to be healthy. From vitamin waters to caffeinated concoctions that supposedly help with weight loss, the selection is overwhelming. Save your money. According to the Institute of Food Technologists, the healthiest beverages are old-fashioned drinks […]

Stress is Your Friend: How to See Stress as a Good Thing

By Margaret Bligdon-BoytEditor in Chief Stress is your friend! Of all the mad statements I have made in my life, this one must sound like one of the more bizarre, but let me tell you why. We all know that stress is bad for our health […]

Do We Really Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Do we really need 8 glasses of water a day? The short answer is no! But that would make for a very short blog post, so let’s hydrate the facts: 1. It seems that the advice to drink 8 glasses of water a day is […]

Fran Brown: 5 Small Changes for Heart Health

September 29th is World Heart Day and the World Heart Federation is asking everybody to make a promise to eat more healthily, get more active and say no to smoking and start living healthier lifestyles.  Heart disease causes 160,000 deaths a year in the UK […]

Finding Ways to Deal with Depression: Strictly’s Susan Calman Recommends Punchbags and Kindness

By Jennifer Powis Lifestyle Editor With mental health issues becoming an increasingly talked about topic in today’s stress-ridden society, finding ways to deal with depression has never been more important. One person dealing with depression is Susan Calman. Comedian and previous star of Strictly Come […]

Barenaturals launches crowdfunding campaign to create the world’s first range of hypnotic candles for improved mental health

Darcy Croft – founder of Barenaturals Environmentally conscious candle brand Barenaturals has confirmed plans to launch the world’s first range of hypnotic candles designed by clinical hypnotherapist, midwife and company founder, Darcey Croft. www.barenaturals.comThe new range, named HYPNOS after the Greek god of dreams, is […]

5 Natural ways to reduce hunger pangs when dieting

By Dr KirstieGuest Writer If you’re trying to lose weight, you know how difficult it can be to overcome cravings. The good news is you don’t have to resort to unnatural means such as diet pills to stop hunger cravings. You can stop hunger pangs […]

Why Quiet Living?

Why Quiet Living?

By Margaret Bligdon-Boyt Editor in Chief Life can be brutal.  There is noise everywhere.  From the moment we wake up to a blaring alarm to the time that we fall asleep with the television still blaring.  I don’t even want to think about everything that […]

Here’s Why Decluttering is So Good for Your Mental Health

Here’s Why Decluttering is So Good for Your Mental Health

Have you found yourself feeling edgy, unhappy, rushed, unproductive or just not quite yourself lately? Maybe all of the above? Try taking a look around your home. Is there chaos lurking around every corner? Are your shelves overflowing, your drawers packed to the top and […]

SLEEP … The Best Medicine

If you ask any of my 8 children what they do when they feel unwell, they will tell you that they go to sleep.   I have always believed that sleep is the best medicine and there have been very few times when I have had […]