Tag: health

Sleep solutions: four easy to action tips

Sleep solutions: four easy to action tips

Getting quality slumber is key to our wellbeing – look forward to a sound night’s sleep with our advice. If you are struggling to get a good night’s sleep, especially in these unsettling times, you are not alone. A survey by the National Sleep Foundation […]

De-stress with the Japanese art of forest bathing

De-stress with the Japanese art of forest bathing

The Japanese pastime of forest bathing may have something to offer the stressed out west, according to wellbeing experts. The ancient Japanese art of shinrin-yoku, (forest bathing) combines mindfulness techniques with the therapeutic powers of the natural environment to reduce stress and is now one […]

Improve gut to brain communication for better health

Improve gut to brain communication for better health

Medical advances reliably suggest that our gut can play a big role in influencing how and what we feel.

The ancient Greek ‘father of medicine’ Hippocrates said “all disease begins in the gut” and, over 2000 years later, research is beginning to evidence his hypothesis. We have over 100 trillion microbes in and on our bodies and most of them reside in the gut.

Although we’re often conditioned to think of bacteria as evil germs wreaking havoc on our health, we do in fact, need a balance of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria in our guts to regulate the immune system. This balance can be the difference between whether we are sick or well, both mentally and physically.

Read the whole article at Etre.Vous.com

What are ‘happy hormones’ and how do we use them for wellbeing?

What are ‘happy hormones’ and how do we use them for wellbeing?

Our genes play a large role in our day to day levels of happiness, and lifestyle factors also greatly affect our sense of wellbeing. The good news is that even if you are predisposed to a downbeat temperament, there are simple steps you can take […]

Could beditation be the solution to your sleep problems?

Could beditation be the solution to your sleep problems?

If you spend every morning vowing to get an early night but spend every evening tossing and turning over an assault of anxieties, you are not alone. Mindfulness experts believe that ‘beditation’ could be the solution to our bedtime woes. Read the whole article at […]

Aesthetic medicine and the menopause – what’s best?

Aesthetic medicine and the menopause – what’s best?

This year, high profile women such as Davina McCall and beauty entrepreneur Liz Earle have lent their faces to campaigns aimed at encouraging more open conversation about the menopause.

EV Expert Deborah Forsythe feels the aesthetic industry plays an important role in taking the conversation a step further, empowering women with information and options.

The menopause expert has dedicated 20 years to treating women experiencing peri-menopausal and menopausal symptoms. “The menopause and the period of time leading up to it, which we term peri-menopause, affects women at a hormonal and deeply cellular level,” she says.

“To be truly effective for older women, aesthetic practitioners need to take into account and tailor for peri-menopause and menopausal changes.”

Here, Forsythe tells us what to expect with peri-menopause and menopause and the ways in which aesthetic treatments, skincare and your lifestyle can be tailored and adapted to restore health and appearance.

Read the whole article at EtreVous.com

7 STEPS TO SELF CARE

7 STEPS TO SELF CARE

Three years ago the term ‘self care’ was alien to me. It sounded like hospital euphemism for politely sending your patients home to die. Giving yourself a break just wasn’t the done thing in my circles, particularly in the workplace. Stress knocked at the door […]

Which Yoga Mat Is Right For You?

Which Yoga Mat Is Right For You?

Reviewebee has kindly put together for us this super helpful infographic to help you figure out what you need from your yoga mat. They have also done all the hard work so we don’t have to and come up with this top ten list of the […]