Spring Cleaning Your Way to Wellness – Blog Updated for 2021

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 19, 2021 12:00 pm

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!

 

Spring Cleaning Your Way to Wellness

 

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 …

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Need More Energy? Read On… [Updated]

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 10, 2021 1:00 am

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

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The Magic of Cardio and an Alkaline Water Detox

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 28, 2021 12:46 pm

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!

 

The Magic of Cardio and an Alkaline Water Detox

 

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 …

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5 Life-Changing Wellness Books You Need to Read

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 17, 2021 12:00 pm

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?

 

5 Life-Changing Wellness Books You Need To Read

 

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 …

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Bad Drinking Water: Protect Yourself and Your Family

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 24, 2021 12:00 pm

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.

 

 

Bad Drinking Water Protect yourself and your family

 

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 …

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7 Benefits of Jumping Rope

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 6, 2021 12:36 pm

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?

 

7 Benefits of Jumping Rope

 

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 …

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9 Travel Essentials for A Healthy Holiday

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 27, 2020 12:00 pm

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.

 

9 Travel Essentials for a Healthy Holiday

 

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 …

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7 Everyday Tips for Health and Happiness

Posted by: Dr. Lori Shemek On July 20, 2020 12:00 pm

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. 

 

7 Everyday Tips for Health and Happiness

 

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 …

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4 Things To Know About Keto Before Getting Started

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 29, 2019 6:43 pm

Summer is right around the corner, so you are probably hearing a lot of advice and questions about potential dieting and fitness ideas. Growing extremely popular is one of the latest dieting trends: the keto diet.

Before you get started on the keto diet, though, know that it is harder than most of the other diets out there and that there are a few things that you should expect.

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Should you try the keto diet?

What Is The Keto Diet and How Does It Work?

The keto diet (otherwise known as the ketogenic diet) is essentially a low-carbohydrate diet that is often used to help children with intense epilepsy or for people ready to get serious about their weight goals.

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13 Ways To Promote Better Bowel Movements

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 1, 2019 7:54 pm

Is constant constipation, stubborn diarrhea, and painful bowel movements ruining toilet time for you? Try these 13 ways to have better BMs.

RELATED: Constipation In Children: 11 Alkaline Foods To Relieve It

In this article:

  1. Constipation
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Bonus!

13 Ways To Improve Bowel Movements

Constipation

1. Drink Coffee

For some people, drinking coffee can induce the urge to do number two. This is because coffee can stimulate the digestive muscles.

A study found that caffeinated coffee can stimulate the gut like how a meal can. Also, coffee may contain small amounts of soluble fiber that can improve the balance of the gut flora preventing constipation.

2. Up Probiotics Intake

Chronic constipation patients have shown to have imbalanced bacteria in the …

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