Category: Wellbeing

Dental Health for Men

Men’s Health week from June 15 – 21 is aimed at increasing awareness of health issues that affect men and encouraging men to be proactive about their health. According to a number of studies, men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health, including their oral health. Good oral health has been linked to longer life expectancy. Despite this, men are less likely than women to seek preventive dental care and often neglect their oral health for years, visiting a dentist only when a significant problem arises. Many men avoid dental check-ups due to fear...

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Healthy Habits to Sleep Better

Dipti Singh Sleep is one of the most significant parts of our lives and often one of the most neglected. Unhealthy habits during the daytime can leave you turning, tossing and struggling at night and negatively affect your brain, mood, immune system, stamina, creativity, and weight. Having a good night’s sleep may sound like an unlikely task when you are wide awake at 3 am, but in actual fact, you have a lot more control over the quality of your sleep. You can enjoy better sleep at night by experimenting with the following tips by boosting your health and...

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How to overcome negative self-criticism

Johanna Rumphorst Overcoming negative thinking is a huge challenge for many of us, especially in these times of constant uncertainty. However, it is also the perfect time for change, to stop limiting your own thoughts and start to be your own hype person instead of bringing yourself down. Luckily, there are many tips and tricks that you can do to avoid negative thought patterns. Did you ever hear about the wonder woman pose to feel more motivated? It is proven that you just need to stand in a hero position for 2 minutes to feel less stressed and anxious...

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Workout Supplements: What to Know

Nicholas Grant We regularly hear about different fitness supplements, often plugged by celebrities on social media. However, it’s important to know their true effects on your body, and whether these substances will help you achieve full-body health. To help, we have received professional advice from Emma Clegg, a practicing naturopath and member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association Australia. Protein Powder Protein powders are undoubtedly some of the most familiar supplements, and typically associated with ‘gym rats.’ “Protein is essential for muscle recovery,” Emma says. Protein shakes are easy ways to consume more protein, although Emma reinforces that they...

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Crystals: Why Do We Love Them?

Isabella Ross In times of turmoil, we often seek comfort from a range of sources whether it is spiritual, religious, familial or just relaxing and healing. One source of comfort for many is crystals, known for their restorative energy and calming nature. Even though some may raise their eyebrows when it comes to perceptions of crystal energy, others will find peace and positivity – each to their own! Rose Quartz The stone of love, rose quartz is a pink stone known for its compassionate qualities and encouragement of unconditional love. So, whether you are going through heartbreak or loss...

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