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A guide to correcting your posture in the office and avoiding ‘tech neck’

Long-lasting damage can happen in the body due to bad posture – fact! Recent research, which investigated the effects of technology on our posture, has coined the term ‘tech neck’ — pain and wrinkles across the neck and chest that are derived from time spent looking at computers and handheld devices. Poor posture is a growing problem A complaint such as ‘tech neck’ is just … Continue reading A guide to correcting your posture in the office and avoiding ‘tech neck’

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Keeping up a social life when quitting smoking

For socialites looking to quit smoking, you might be worried about your social life taking a beating too. After all, you’re used to going out, having a drink, and having a smoke with friends, right? Well you don’t need to give up your social life along with smoking! Take a look at this guide below to stay social as you become healthier! The similarities of … Continue reading Keeping up a social life when quitting smoking

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9 Toxic Plants and Berries to Avoid this Summer

The summertime is not only attractive for its warm weather, but the brightly coloured and sweet-smelling flora. These plants don’t just attract insects and birds to their fruits, berries and flowers, but us humans and our pets, too. Unfortunately, as delicious as some of these look, not all are good for us to consume, with many being highly toxic. Poisonous Plants While most adults know … Continue reading 9 Toxic Plants and Berries to Avoid this Summer

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8 Self-Care Practices for Busy Lifestyles

Self-care, for many women, is their drug of choice. Even if you are new to the self-care practice, we can all agree that there is almost nothing better after a long, stressful week than popping on a face mask, curling up with a good book and a piping hot cup of tea. Due to our busy world and overachieving lifestyles, taking the time to look … Continue reading 8 Self-Care Practices for Busy Lifestyles

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8 Ways to Fidget Less

If you are looking for more productive outlets for yourself (or your kids!) to focus energy when you’re feeling fidgety, don’t miss this essential list: 1. Therapy putty – forget fidget spinners, get some therapy putty instead. In addition to occupying your hands and relieving stress tension, therapy putty also generates creative hand-strengthening workouts. The malleable, synthetic dough-type putty comes in a variety of bright … Continue reading 8 Ways to Fidget Less

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Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy

When it comes to health, the feet often get neglected. They’re so far away from your head and your heart, it’s easy to forget about them. That is until something goes wrong. Many serious health issues start in the feet, so it’s absolutely worth the time and effort required to keep them in good shape. Follow these five tips to stay on top of your … Continue reading Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy

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Home Remedy Tips to Relieve the Agony of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is characterized by an agonizing heel pain when you walk. This condition happens when your plantar fascia, a thick band of connective tissues at the base of the foot, is inflamed due to overuse injuries, playing high impact sports, wearing tight and uncomfortable shoes, and obesity. This condition is so common that it affects more than 2 million people each year in the United States. … Continue reading Home Remedy Tips to Relieve the Agony of Plantar Fasciitis

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Why You Should Try Dry Brushing Today

Curious if dry brushing is right for you? This seemingly fresh new fad is actually a centuries-old practice that has been shown to generate health benefits both inside and outside the body. Check out this quick guide to dry brushing and good reasons why you should give it a try today! What is Dry Brushing? Before you check out the benefits of dry brushing you must first … Continue reading Why You Should Try Dry Brushing Today

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The Health Benefits of Jogging – According to Science

Jogging is a great exercise for people who are looking to improve their physical fitness level. Unlike running, jogging is done at a steady, leisurely pace that incurs minimal stress on the joints. It can also be considered as an endurance training when done in long distances. Most people start jogging because they want to lose weight. In fact, in the United States alone, there … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Jogging – According to Science

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Physically Active? Here’s Why You Need to Use Insoles

Being physically active has a lot of health benefits but it also increases your risks of developing foot injuries. In fact, it has been shown that almost 21 percent of physically active adults suffer from exercise-related injuries. Foot injuries commonly result from muscle overuse, improper workout techniques, accidents, and wearing the wrong shoes. When working out, it is best to wear the right gear such as insoles … Continue reading Physically Active? Here’s Why You Need to Use Insoles