Towards Wellness

‘Let’s go fly a kite’…

Why not try a spot of kite-flying? As well as the obvious physical and mental health benefits from exercising in the open air, you'll be giving your eyes a workout. Focusing on distant objects makes a welcome change from staring at a screen for hours on end. It...

What is Social Wellness

  Social Wellness is our ability to maintain healthy, supportive relationships with other people. Social Wellness is necessary for your well-being and longevity. Poor social health can result in sickness & disease. A social issue like loneliness caused by a...

Honey

  Honey is popularly known as a sweetener, but many do not know that it also contains nutritional and medical qualities praised by none other than Hippocrates, the father of medicine. According to a Swiss study that discussed the nutritional value of honey, honey...

Be Pro-Active for Health in Winter

Being proactive about your health and wellbeing in winter will help ensure that you make it through the cooler months cold and flu-free, and in tip-top shape to enjoy the summer. Below are some tips: Keep exercising It’s hard to get motivated when it’s cold and dark,...

Change one Bad Habit at a Time

  You may have a few vices you would like to be rid of, but it is important that you don't try to break all your bad habits at once. You're not superhuman and trying to kick a smoking habit, give up chocolate and stop biting your nails all at the same time is...

Are You Shy?

  Are you shy or introverted? Do you want to change? Social Wellness is necessary for your well-being and longevity, and an integral part of any wellness program. However, if you are shy or introverted, being “social” may not always come easily. Start today by...

Anti-inflammatory Foods

When it comes to specific foods you should eat, an anti-inflammatory diet involves avoiding foods that make inflammation worse and eating plenty of foods that reduce inflammation. These foods all help to reduce some aspect of inflammation include: Omega-3 fatty acids...

Healthy Habits for Children

Instilling these healthy eating habits in your children will ensure they develop into healthy adults. Drink water - Make water the drink of choice at meal times, and keep juice and other sweet drinks as ‘sometimes’ food, not ‘everyday’ food. Eat breakfast - Even if...

Don’t let the cold get you down

Use these tips to stay fit and healthy! Make sure to drink plenty of fluids, such as water, herbal teas, fresh juices or warm water with honey and lemon, to keep hydrated. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. This will ensure that your body is receiving the right nutrients...

Tips to cool down this Summer

Use your air conditioner. No air conditioning then put a bowl of ice in front of your fan. If you’re using a basic fan, this can greatly increase its effectiveness. Keep a spray bottle of water in the fridge. Spritzing yourself then provides a fast way to cool down.....