Six ways to get a good night’s sleep

Research unswervingly shows that some serious shuteye is essential for your health and wellbeing, with lack of sleep associated with everything from weight gain to cancer, research has also proven that there’s a link...

Xenoestrogens – what they are and why we need to avoid them

The impact of oestrogen-mimicking ingredients on our health. Words by Terri Vinson, founder and cosmetic chemist at Synergie Skin. There is mounting concern over the use of xenoestrogens in our environment and the long-term effects...

Scientists discover new drugs that could slow down the ageing process

There’s no doubt that research into ageing and extending the lifespan of humans and animals has become a serious endeavor. And it seems we are slowly unlocking the mystery of how to reverse the...

The anti-ageing benefits of meditation

Vedic Meditation teacher A.L. Braun explains how the ‘vedic’ technique produces a state of deep rest, for both the mind and body, to slow the ageing process. An extensive variety of cutting edge beauty...

Five simple ways to improve your wellbeing

While we often find ourselves focusing on working out and losing weight, little focus is placed on improving mental health.  According to the World Health Organisation (WHO): ‘Mental health is an integral part to health;...

What is Tech Neck and how do you avoid it?

If you're reading this article on a laptop, phone or tablet, take a second to consider the position in which you are seated. Is your head tilted forward, back arched or shoulders tight? Then it's likely...

The low-down on gut health and why it’s so important

Listen to your gut – it’s probably trying to tell you something.  Right now there are millions and trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses living inside your intestines. Sounds gross, but these little guys are...

Drowning in clutter? Here’s what to do

Whether you put it down to capitalism, too many gift-giving occasions or an innate part of being a woman, our excessive accumulation of items manifests itself in the same way every time: mess. It's...

Smile your way to success

The ol' smile could be a little more powerful than you may think. Here's why. Smiling tells the world you’re happy. No matter what language you speak, a genuine smile is universally recognised as an...

Boost your mental health and wellbeing

While a lot of our focus typically involves working out and losing weight, little focus is placed on improving mental health. You have nothing if you don’t have your health. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO): ‘Mental...
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