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Self-Care – Looking After Yourself Between Massages

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could have a massage every day of the week? Sadly, most of us don’t have the time or the money to indulge in quite such a regular massage routine, but we can make the most of massage treatments by taking care of ourselves in between...
6 Tips For Healthy Eyes

6 Tips For Healthy Eyes

When you think about your overall health, do you consider the health of your eyes? If not, you should. Many of us take our eyesight for granted, only worrying about it when a problem crops up. But looking after your eyes now can slow down or even prevent problems...

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Untangling Six Common Hair Myths

Untangling Six Common Hair Myths

Did your mother used to tell you that if you ate the crusts of your bread, your hair would grow curly? Or that brushing your hair 100 times would make it shine? When it comes to hair, there are plenty of old wives’ tales doing the rounds, but is there any truth to...

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How Long Should it Take to Fall Asleep?

How Long Should it Take to Fall Asleep?

Does this sound familiar? You lie in bed, waiting for sleep to come. After tossing and turning for what seems like an eternity, you ask yourself, should I give up and get out of bed, or am I overreacting? How long am I supposed to lie here? We all suffer from the odd...

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How to Kick Your Sugar Habit for Good

How to Kick Your Sugar Habit for Good

Are sugar cravings controlling your life? Do you ‘fancy something sweet’ even though you’ve just eaten a full meal? Do sweets, chocolate and biscuits ‘call to you’ during the mid-morning and afternoon slumps? Join the club. In our modern world where sweet temptation...

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Cardio vs. Strength Training

Cardio vs. Strength Training

Like fish and chips, and Ant and Dec, cardio and strength training are a classic combination. Every good fitness regime contains both.   Long gone are the days when men pumped iron in the gym while the ladies in headbands and leotards did grapevines and...

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Bad Stress vs. Good Stress

Bad Stress vs. Good Stress

We all get stressed. And whether its work, looming exams or money problems, stress has a reputation for being a bad thing. But believe it or not, stress can be good for you – under the right circumstances. Stress affects everyone in different ways. But there are two...

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Do we need vitamin and mineral supplements?

Do we need vitamin and mineral supplements?

Vitamins and supplements are big business in the UK. From chewable ones for children, to specially formulated ones for menopausal women or sporty men: there’s a supplement for everyone. In a perfect world, we’d get all our vitamins and minerals from the food we eat....

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Modern Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage

Modern Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage

Modern life and our eating habits can be stressful to our systems, and if we don’t act, these stressors can take a toll on our minds and bodies. So whether it’s an overload of chocolate from the Easter binge, your office chair makes your back beg for mercy, or another...

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Six Basic Rules of Clean Eating

Six Basic Rules of Clean Eating

Maybe a new raw cafe has sprung up in your neighbourhood. Or you’ve read about actresses Katy Perry and Gwyneth Paltrow being fans. Or you’ve been following a food blogger on Instagram. You may have noticed that clean eating is gaining a bit of traction. When we say...

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Five ways to detox naturally

Five ways to detox naturally

It’s easy to overindulge during the winter. Due to the cold, wet weather, we tend to spend a lot of time indoors, where all sorts of naughty comfort foods lurk in our cupboards If you’re feeling sluggish and still suffering the effects of eating and drinking to...

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5 Menstrual Cramp Remedies That Actually Work

5 Menstrual Cramp Remedies That Actually Work

For many women, that ‘time of the month’ can be a miserable experience. There’s the bloating, backache, leg aches, headaches, spots, mood swings and cramps. And that’s on a good day. On a bad day, the pain can be so bad, it can leave you doubled over in agony. While...

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