The holidays are fast approaching and plans to vacation with the kids abound. Although the intention is to gather with friends and family and celebrate, sometimes the travel itself can be a less than a joyous event. There is packing and leaving home, long lines, big crowds, and the well-meaning[.....]
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Every partner you seem to attract is an emotional robot, or unavailable to meet your relationship needs. Feeling confused about why you keep finding partners who are your opposite? There are usually a few reasons why this becomes a pattern for people. 1. You Haven’t Healed From A Past Hurt[.....]
With innumerable changes happening inside the mother’s body, pregnancy can sometimes become quite uncomfortable in many ways. For first-time moms, even a slight pain or twinge can confuse them, and make them anxious. Some pregnancy pains are normal while others need immediate medical attention. Here are a few types of[.....]
Being a list person usually helps. You can make grocery list, to-do list, list of things you want to buy, list of things you want to make. So needless to say, you should make a big list of things to do before your baby is born. It is actually super helpful. Here is the list[.....]
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The hormonal roller-coaster inside every pregnant woman’s body causes hunger pangs and insatiable cravings she gets. Due to the enhanced sense of smell and taste, women develop a fondness towards multiple foods that may be unhealthy for them. Here are 10 tricks and tips that expecting mothers can follow to overcome[.....]
Before sleeping, brush your teeth (dip your brush in baking soda), scrub your tongue, and gargle (use baking soda solution or triphala-based decoction). Lemon rind, mint leaves, cloves, fennel, cardamom seeds, and fenugreek tea are natural mouth fresheners. Hydrate well before sleeping. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, onions, garlic, and other fermented foods in your dinner. Eat fiber and zinc-rich foods.
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The country has the highest “healthy life expectancy” in the world, with Japanese boys and girls expected to live to 73 without any major illness or disability. Their overall life expectancy is in the 80s. Here are 6 longevity lessons from Japan. 1. Choose Foods With Fewer ‘Calories Per Bite’[.....]
Want to gain natural-looking young skin but don’t want to risk the side effects and expenses? Consumption of these foods will help you with just that: 1. Bell Peppers They are full of vitamin A, which contributes majorly toward healthy and glowing skin. 2. Green Tea Green tea is rich[.....]
Here are 7 wellness leaders who talk about how much sleep they actually need to keep up with their busy schedules. These people from the wellness community tell us how they manage to fit it all in. 1. Light Watkins A meditation practitioner, he needs 6 hours of sleep. He[.....]
The country has the highest “healthy life expectancy” in the world, with Japanese boys and girls expected to live to 73 without any major illness or disability. Their overall life expectancy is in the 80s. Here are 6 longevity lessons from Japan. <h2>1. Choose Foods With Fewer ‘Calories Per Bite’</h2>[.....]
Consuming organic ACV in moderation as a part of your daily diet can be extremely beneficial. But if taken undiluted or in excess, it can lead to dizziness, nausea, stomach ache, and delayed digestion, reversing its good effects on diabetes. It can even decay the tooth enamel and irritate your inflamed skin, causing chemical burns. Stay off ACV pills, which can burn your food pipe, and stay off ACV altogether if you're on diuretics.
Fruits, when consumed as part of a healthy and balanced diet, too can be a good ally in your plans to lose some pounds. You just need to pick smart and strike the right balance. Best picks that can serve as low-calorie snacks include avocado, pomegranate, grapefruit, blueberries, apple, pear, and orange. Make sure to eat fresh, whole fruits with skin on (if edible!).
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