Tag Archives: healthy habits

With more of us at home these days, it can be tempting to chill out a lot more, relax in front of the TV or a games console, or have that 10th zoom chat of the week with your friends and family. However, sitting around during lockdown adds inches to your waistline, and with gyms closed, many of us may wonder how we can avoid putting on weight. [Read more]

Vitamin D is a key nutrient that is produced naturally in your skin when you are exposed to sunlight. That’s why it’s often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin.” However, you can also consume it from certain foods – like cereals, as well as from health supplements and multivitamins. In addition to helping your body absorb calcium – which is needed to support strong, healthy bones – Vitamin D also offers some very important health benefits that you might not realize! [Read more]

Taking care of your body and losing weight is way more than a strict diet, hours at the gym and the self loathing you feel after a cheat day.
It actually takes little effort to do this, but the benefits will be amazing. More intake of water means more toxins being flushed from your system, clearer skin and happy kidneys. Need another reason? Water makes you feel full for longer, so you won’t experience cravings that often.  [Read more]

You’re probably cooking more often than you ever have in your life. More cooking means more eating, and more eating means…well, there’s no need to go there. The good news is that as long as you use fresh ingredients and healthy cooking techniques, you can maintain or even improve your overall health by making some simple ingredient additions and swaps.  [Read more]

A healthy immune system is a powerful defense against sickness and disease. It operates in a very delicate balance, and overreaction to infections can result in severe problems such as allergies and autoimmune disorders. There are hundreds of supplements and products designed to boost the immune system, but a natural approach is better in the long term. [Read more]

Whether you deal with it daily or it comes and goes, anxiety is something that everyone experiences at one time or another. It can be frustrating and hard to manage. If you are experiencing daily anxiety or is it keeping you from enjoying your life, make sure to talk to your doctor. In the meantime, here are some tips to help you reduce your anxiety and stress naturally.  [Read more]

For all the positives that could be listed of reaching retirement age, there are certainly a few negatives as well. One such negative is how much more difficult it becomes to exercise, and the aches and pains that follow any attempts. However, retirement from work is not a reason to also stop exercising, in fact, doing exercise regularly as you get older is crucial for your body, and will help you stay healthier, stronger, and more flexible as you get older. The important thing to remember is that you won’t be able to do as much as when you were younger, and you may even need to learn to love different forms of exercise in order to get the amount you need. Below you will find four of the best exercises you can do as a senior that will be kind to your body, but hugely rewarding. [Read more]

If you suffer from hypertension, you have probably already been educated about the dangers of allowing your blood pressure to remain elevated. Depending on the severity of your condition, your doctor may have prescribed medications and/or recommended diet and exercise. If you have been following your doctor’s recommendations yet your blood pressure remains high, don’t fret, as there are some other treatments that may assist you with getting your blood pressure normalized. Here are five smart ways to lower your blood pressure: [Read more]

Mistakes offer learning and growth. Your blunders teach you nobody is perfect and make it simpler to absolve other people’s errors. You become more charitable and gain greater insight when you slip-up and strive to improve. Navigating your bungles without becoming negative isn’t always simple, though. Here’s why your mistakes are valuable and how to make the most of them. [Read more]