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Have you noticed how quick our lives have become? Pretty much everything has to be done in a hurry, we seldom have time to relax and enjoy simple things: a casual walk home, a good book with a cup of tea, or a nice, home-cooked meal. Sometimes this is a good thing, this lifestyle means that we are more active and that we manage to finish more things during the day, but it slowly deprives us of something incredibly important: our health. If you’re always on the go and have a tight schedule, here are a few tips for preparing wonderful,...

Not so many years ago kids would hurry home from school, get into something more comfortable and run back outside for hours and hours or running up and down. Oh how times have changed. Nowadays children are surrounded by TV, gaming consoles, computers and the internet that keep them locked up in a room somewhere for way too many hours. Because of this, kids of today no longer spend time outdoors. Small wonder why child obesity is a very real phenomenon these days. ...

The thing about smoking is that it turns from something you do socially into an addiction. Just like drinking, drugs and eating lots, your body starts to crave cigarettes. And it will have a meltdown if you try to go “cold turkey” and quit. If that paints a familiar picture, all hope is not lost. It is entirely possible to give up smoking, but it needs to be a gradual process. When you start to rely less and less on smoking cigarettes, it will become easier to quit altogether. Here are a few options to help you cut down on those cravings: Image...

Are you struggling to get a good night’s sleep? Poor sleep and insomnia are very common, particularly given the demands and pressures of modern day life. However, there are a number of things you can do to significantly improve the quality of your sleep so you have more energy to take on each and every day. Simply follow these three steps for a better night’s rest. 1. Check Your Mattress We spend roughly 50 to 60 hours a week sleeping, so it’s critical that we have the right mattress. Everyone is different and what might feel comfortable...

If you are looking for a treatment that can improve your skin’s appearance, reduce acne scars, skin discoloration, dullness, fine lines and sun damage; opt for a chemical skin peel treatment. Chemical peels are available in variety of strengths. Depending on the peel strength, the redness caused due to the side effect of using chemical peels can often last for few hours to four weeks. However, if you are wondering how to reduce redness after a chemical peel, follow the simple steps listed below in this guide. Step 1: Always keep your...

There are so many things to remember when it come to prenatal health care, not to mention things to get ready for when the baby does arrives. Don’t let yourself get stressed. Focus on the key aspects of good health during pregnancy and ensure both you and your baby are healthy by the end of it, everything else is inconsequential. Image Source: TipTimeAdmin Nutritional Supplements You may be eating for two but the second person is pretty small at the moment, now is not the time to go on a nine-month binge. Your body only requires an extra...

Do you live in a city? Most of us do, and most cities are growing faster than ever before. The population of our cities is exploding. It seems that most people want an urban lifestyle. That’s understandable. There are lots of advantages to city life. Living in a city means that you’re close to a wide range of cultural and economic opportunities. City life is diverse, varied and exciting. That doesn’t mean it’s for everyone. (Google Images) Is city life compatible with all lifestyles? Of course not. It can be too overcrowded for...

Times have changes since it was only film stars, celebrities and high society that could afford cosmetic surgery procedures to improve their appearance and defy the visible signs of ageing. Nowadays, many routine yet potentially life-changing procedures, including liposuction, are available to anyone and often at bargain prices thanks to websites that advertise daily deals from cosmetic surgery clinics. Since liposuction was first introduced in 1974 the procedure has been successfully performed on countless patients, and whilst no surgery...

Thinking of Entering a Marathon? Here are Some Top Tips for Training Every year, millions of people run marathons all over the world, and for a variety of different reasons. Whether they’re running to get fit, running for a charity or they’re just running for themselves, marathons are a great way of sharing sport, exercise and passion for a particular cause. Marathons should not be taken lightly however, (and here’s a good article proving it) and experienced runners train all year round to make sure they’re prepared. If you...

Some songs just remind you of summer, and there’s nothing better than having your windows down blasting out your favourite tunes. I’ve put together 10 songs that make their way onto every CD I make for my car… ...