35+ Self Care Ideas
mental health & wellbeing
Life can be busy and hectic. We always seem have 100’s of things that need doing. Along with work, looking after the kids, cleaning, cooking and trying to tick things of our to-do list we don’t leave much time for ourselves. But looking after ourselves is important. We can’t give from our cup if it is empty, and we need …
Cutting the Costs of living with Type 2 Diabetes
health & Fitness
Cutting the Costs of Living with Type 2 Diabetes Living with type two diabetes can be expensive. Testing supplies, prescription drugs, and doctor’s visits all add up quickly. A patient might need a team of specialists to deal with their illness and various symptoms. However, there are several ways to cut those expenses and keep them to a minimum.   …
9 Reasons to Use Natural Deodorant
skin & body care
9 Reasons to Use Natural Deodorant     We’re creatures of habit and if you’re like most people, chances are you buy the same deodorant each time you head to the store. But, how much do you know about the deodorant or antiperspirant that you use? Do you know about each ingredient that’s used? The problem with many store bought …
Why ‘Me-Time’ is Both a Blessing and a Curse
health & Fitness
  Why ‘Me-Time’ is Both a Blessing and a Curse ‘Me-time’ : ‘Time spent relaxing on one’s own as opposed to working or doing things for others, seen as an opportunity to reduce stress or restore energy’. The Oxford Dictionary formally recognises ‘me time’, but do you? So many magazines and websites for women and especially mothers, feature articles that …
7 Amazing Muscle Building Foods
health & Fitness
7 Amazing Muscle Building Foods This post was written for Serenity You Want to build muscles but not sure how to go about it? Have you been trying but all you get is frustration and are almost giving up? Well, mass muscle building is an art which many people are not able to master but one you can perfect with …
Giving My Energy Levels a Boost with Berocca
health & Fitness
I have found these past 6 weeks of the summer holidays exhausting. The kids have been constantly whinging and whining and doing nothing but argue between themselves. I have been struggling to get any work done as I feel like I am forever following them around cleaning up after them and by 3pm I feel so tired that I need a …
How to Work Out Without Leaving the House
health & Fitness
Working out at home is no longer about cheesy aerobics videos or lifting cans of beans; it’s not even about doing a hundred crunches, squats and push ups. There are now plenty of creative, fun and effective ways of working out without even stepping out of your front door, and they’re just as legitimate as going to the gym. Whether …
These Tricks are Vital to Maintaining Long, Healthy Hair
Hair Care
These Tricks Are Vital to Maintaining Long, Healthy Hair Your hair is a big part of your identity. When it is shiny and healthy looking, you feel great about yourself. That’s why “a great hair day” is a thing. But, when all of the washing and styling and products leave you with limp, frizzy, or damaged hair, it’s a real …
My Perfect Ultimate Spa Day
health & Fitness
Ok, before I start this post, let me tell you a little secret. I have never, ever in my life been to a spa. To be quite honest I have never really had the urge to go as I am quite a shy person and I would feel a little embarrassed walking around in just a robe. But since I …
What Sounds Keep you Awake at night? #aSoundSleep
Infographics
Do you get your full forty winks when you go to bed or are you disturbed through the night with noise waking you up? Mattress Next Day did #aSoundSleep survey to find out what impact sound has on the UK’s sleep, their results are shown in the infographic below. The survey showed that 53% of people thought that they could …
Elderly Care – Tips for Choosing Caregivers for Elderly Relatives
mental health & wellbeing
Elderly Care- Tips for Choosing Caregivers for Elderly Relatives Choosing the right type of care or a suitable caregiver for an elderly loved one can be a challenging task. It is important to make a decision that is based on the individual’s needs. You have the option off hiring private caregivers or using professional agencies to take charge of the …
Forever Living Aloe Vera Products Review
beauty - reviews
I was asked a while ago by a friend of mine if I would like to review some of her Forever Living products that she sells. I have known Scarlett since she was 12, as she was one of my sisters best friends. She is currently a mental health nurse and mum to her little boy Alfie, but in June …
Worrying About Getting Older
Hair Care
People often don’t believe me when I say that me and my husband have been together for almost 14 years and married for 12 and a half of them. It’s mainly because they don’t think we look old enough to have been married that long as I am only 31 (32 in January!) and my husband turns 34 next weekend. …
Has My Son Got Behaviour Problems?
mental health & wellbeing
Since my youngest son Aaron, started year 1 at school, I have had nothing but behaviour problems with him. Almost, everyday when I go to pick him up from school, one of the teachers wants a word with me. He has either been refusing to do his work, hiding under tables, trying to run off out of school, hurting the …
Dental Tips for a Beautiful Smile
health & Fitness
Taking proper care of your mouth is beneficial for your general health and confidence. Keeping your teeth healthy requires an effective and regular routine that will enhance your dental care. You need to continue maintaining the good health of your teeth to prevent dental problems such as cavities, loss of teeth and pain. Good dental hygiene, healthy food and professional …
Health Care – Guide for Finding a Physician
health & Fitness
Choosing a physician to handle your health care needs is a critical step towards proper health management. Your doctor is the person you seek medical advice from, visit regularly for your health issues, including routine checkups and the individual that addresses your health concerns.     Patient-Doctor Relationships Some of the relationships that patients have with their doctors last for …
Protect Yourself from an STI
health & Fitness
    With Halloween just been and gone, it’s likely you geared up and joined in with all the frightful festivities. However, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is one terrifying trick you’re going to want to avoid this spooky season. As this Lloyds Pharmacy Online Doctor infographic points out, it’s not always clear what’s going on behind the mask, so …
Cetraben Cream Review + giveaway
Giveaways
I love to look after my skin and often before I go to bed I will massage some skin cream or lotion all over my body to give my skin a treat. I also do this while watching telly and it helps me to relax and unwind while massaging myself. I have noticed that I have been starting to get …
Eating Low FODMAP Food Can Help with IBS Symptoms
health & Fitness
We all know we should eat an healthy diet but having a little treat now and again wont hurt us. But for some people , especially those use suffer from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) eating certain foods can trigger their symptoms off. These can include bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea and constipation. A low FODMAP diet has been proven …
How Much Do You Really Know About Healthy Living?
health & Fitness
How Much Do You Really Know About Healthy Living? Discount Supplements have come up with a quiz so you can check your general knowledge on what is good and what is bad for you and your heart. Its easy and simple to play and the best part is you are sure to learn some surprising facts along the way. It really …