Are you doing Frugal February? For anyone not yet on board, Frugal February is exactly what you need after the expense and indulgence of the holiday season! It’s time to start saving money, instead of splurging!
Here’s Frugal February in a nutshell:
- February is the shortest month, which makes it easier to succeed with!
- Try to go no-spend, or at least low-spend for the duration of the month
- Any spending should only be on essential items
- Play board games, batch cook, take up crafting or a ‘free’ sport such as running
- Make homemade toiletries!
- Experiment with altering clothes for a better fit or new look
- Tot up your savings as you go – it’s motivating to see your
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share 6 Tips for Healthy Skin. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Perhaps one of the most essential components of healthy skin is moisture – on the inside as well as the outside. When it comes to your skin, hydration is key. Water keeps your skin healthy and young by moving nutrients in and flushing toxins out. Focus on drinking the recommended half of your body weight in ounces …
It’s that time of year again! Spring cleaning your home can feel cathartic and enormously rewarding – never underestimate the joy of living in a space that feels clean, calm and just how you like it.
We have some fabulous tips for getting the most out of your annual spring tidy, so roll up your sleeves and start getting your house in order!
First Things First
Don’t try to clean anything before you’ve had a thorough declutter first. Be firm about this and keep in mind how fabulous your house is going to look when it’s free from all the unnecessary stuff that never gets used/worn/read.
Donating items to charity or recycling them feels good and you have …
Do you need more energy? Are you feeling a little…meh? Are you finding that your regular afternoon slump is getting harder and harder to climb out of? Does the prospect of exercise and preparing for the next day of activities make you feel tired?
Like almost everyone else in this modern, busy life, you could probably use more energy, right?
Unlock Your Energy
Now, there are some tried-and-tested ways of boosting your energy – getting more sleep, eating energy-boosting foods and yep, getting some exercise.
You can even reduce stress in your environment or avoid day drinking to keep your body’s cycle healthy and consistent.
But one of the fastest, most accessible ways of unlocking new …
Want to really put a spring in your step? We have the best way. Combine your favorite cardio exercise routine – or find a new one – with an alkaline water detox and feel the benefits fast!
Separately, exercise or an alkaline water detox can make you feel good. Combine the two, and they will deliver an exhilarating fusion of wellbeing to re-energize your mind and body!
How to Do an Alkaline Diet
Let’s start with the detox. Firstly, an Alkaline detox is not a fast. You can look forward to eating delicious meals, snacks and smoothies, as well as drinking lots of energizing alkaline water – at least 64 oz per day.
Use our list of …
Many people have a little more time on their hands these days; reading is a perennial joy and staying healthy has never been important for many of us. In other words, right now is the perfect time to hunker down with a book or five, and what better subjects to deep dive than wellness and health?
Good Books for Good Health!
A good book doesn’t just scratch the surface – it changes your life. Grab yourself a glass of delicious hydrogen water and check out our top five recommended reads for leveling up your health and fitness and gaining a new perspective on what you’re capable of!
1. The Qigong Workbook by Chuen Lam is an eye-opening book …
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan was far from an isolated set of unfortunate circumstances. In 2014, the decision was taken to switch the city water supply from the established Detroit water system to the Flint River, which was known to contain sewage, chemicals and other toxic elements.
Raw river water was to be temporarily – and inadequately – treated in the disused, out-of-date local plant, before flowing into houses, schools and businesses across the city.
Deadly Lead Exposure
Flow it did, complete with toxic containments, industrial effluents – and lead. Flint residents – including thousands of children – drank, cooked in and washed with the unsafe, brown water until activists and worried parents succeeded in dragging …
Jumping rope as a kid was the most fun thing ever, right? Who knew that it’s also one of the most awesome ways to keep fit as an adult?
The Most Fun Fitness Trend of 2021?
To be fair, Rocky got there first with those iconic jump rope scenes, but jumping rope when you’re a grown-up is still one of the most fun fitness trends that you might not have discovered yet!
There are lots of reasons to get started. Here are the Top 7 Benefits of Jumping Rope that will have you digging through the kids’ toy box before you can say JUMP!
1. Brilliant for cardio health, jumping rope for just 10 minutes is the …
Holidays are a hectic time, especially if you’re trying to figure out the travel essentials to bring with you. With some smart planning – and our handy checklist – you can enjoy a happy, healthy vacation.
Travel Essentials Checklist for the Holidays
1. First Aid Kit
Whether you’re driving or flying, a first aid kit should be on your travel essentials checklist, especially if you’re planning a bunch of outdoor activities or traveling with children.
You can find small kits pre-assembled with bandages, disinfecting wipes, and other items to patch up minor wounds.
If you’re flying, make sure that your travel kit complies with any restrictions, and ensure that larger tubes and bottles, and any sharp implements are …
Who doesn’t want to be happy? We all do. However, getting there may be challenging for many who are unwittingly sabotaging their health and happiness intentions.
Knowing what to do is vital in every area that we want to improve. The actions we take, no matter how small, can have a powerful impact on our happiness meter.
Take a look at these 7 Health and Happiness Tips to get you there… with a smile on your face.
Eat a Nutrient-Rich Diet
The types of foods you eat have a direct impact not only on your overall health but your mental well-being. Eating a diet that promotes the right neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine can be a game-changer …