099by Thibaut Meurisse
Are you in love with your partner or are you just attached to them? Love can be complicated, but this article explains a few of the differences between attachment and real love. I hope that these explanations will aid you in nurturing your current relationship or creating one based on genuine love in the future.
1. Love is selfless, attachment is selfish
When you’re in love, you focus on making the other person happy. You’re always...
0122by Matt Duczeminski
Falling out of love is one of the hardest things we as intelligent humans can go through. When we lose the person we thought we would love forever, we have a hard time imagining ourselves ever feeling love again. It’s important to realize that just because we may never regain the feelings we once had, it does not mean we won’t ever regain the ability to love in some capacity or another. While your life may never be the same after...
0139 by Josh MacDonald
Food is not the enemy as some people claim it to be. It is actually your best friend, but if you consume it right, and when you do, your body will return the favor by treating you right and functioning well. So now lets look at the six reasons why eating healthy will make you change the way you think about everything.
1. You feel what you eat.
People say you are what you eat. Not exactly, it’s more likely that you feel what you eat....
016Regardless of what time of year it is, there’s almost certainly “something going around.” While most common illnesses can be prevented through diligent care, the fact is we often neglect the simple tasks that help stave off infection, and end up paying for it a couple days down the road. While it’s almost guaranteed you’ll end up getting sick once or twice a year, the severity of your illness depends on how well you’ve been taking care of yourself, and...
035If you cross your legs, you are keeping them tidy and not taking up too much room. The other extreme is if you are male, you may be caught “man spreading.” This is where you spread your legs and take up about 3 seats on public transport. You can watch this video where 1,400 men in New York received citations for man spreading and two were arrested. Crossing your legs on the metro may stop you getting a fine!
But is crossing your legs actually bad for you? It...
017The real role of sleep in the creative process is a bit of a confusing idea. On one hand, we know that sleep improves out productivity, sanity and overall ability to function, however many of us also have a massively romanticised idea that the great creatives from our history never slept and instead manically slaved over their work.
According to an infographic by New York based on Mason Currey’s ‘Daily Rituals: How Artists Work‘ the latter idea is mostly...
018Toothaches presents itself with throbbing and unbearable pains that can drive one crazy! If you find yourself in this position with little or no access to a dentist these easy home remedies are the best to ease the pain!
Toothache can be caused by a number of dental issues but ultimately the pains from aches are intense and sometimes almost unbearable.
Usually caused by cavities/tooth decay, broken/chipped teeth, infected gums and more the throbbing pain...
06White vinegar can be used for just about anything including breakouts, mouth odour, body odour and more, check out easy ways to use it to tackle different issues in the body.
Vinegar especially the white vinegar is loaded with immense beauty uses as it is a known powerful antiseptic and exfoliant.
The white vinegar works great for beauty, fashion and general wellness purposes and there are countless of brilliant ways they can be used.
If you have acne...
022Abdominal exercises activates the rectus abdominis and external obliques better than any other common core exercise
Abdominal exercises activates the rectus abdominis and external obliques better than any other common core exercise.
Crunches are not as easy as people think as such they make lots of mistakes.
Jacquelyn Brennan, CSCS, a personal trainer to collegiate and professional athletes, and co-founder of Mindfuel Wellness. Says
05Yoga is a 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge, it is an exercise that deals with harmonising the body with the mind.
Genetics, age and gender are some of the factors that contribute to a not flexible body.
Yoga is a 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge, it is an exercise that deals with harmonising the body with the mind.
The first thing that comes to mind about yoga is flexibility, and many people avoid yoga because they're not flexible but they are...
It's important to clean the belly button/navel regularly to avoid infection and any other situation that may arise from a navel/belly button with accumulated dirt!
It's best to clean belly button daily during bath
A lot of people don't pay particular attention to cleaning the belly button/navel because it is hidden and somehow escapes proper care in most people.
When the belly button/navel is left uncleaned for a long time, it can form a hard mass...
The brain tissues can become sensitive when the body is loaded with toxins in anyway attacking the central nervous system which manifests itself usually as headaches/migraines
Environmental, topical and food toxins attack the central nervous system and settle there. These toxins cause our brain tissues to become overly sensitive.
Constant fatigue may be as a result of toxin. When toxin accumulates in the body, it...
019 by Jeff Mann
They used to say a man’s best friend is his dog. In the 21st century, it seems that the fluffy pet has been replaced by the smartphone. Everywhere you go these days, half of the population seems to be gazing, tapping, and swiping at their phones. Sometimes, this can be annoying — like those people who charge towards you on the street, heads down, thinking they can successfully walk and text at the same time.
However, when it comes to...
by Matt Duczeminski
Being in a relationship requires hard work. There are so many things that you have to take into consideration in order to keep the relationship healthy, but you ultimately know every effort you make is completely worth it. Sometimes, though, it’s what you don’t do as a couple that keeps the two of you growing stronger and stronger every day.
They don’t complain to friends about their significant other
I’ve seen enough Seinfeld...
by Daniel Matthews
I know many a drinker who skips dessert. Our favorite cocktails, martinis, wines, and beers can be a dessert in and of themselves. But alcohol is versatile, and alcohol lovers can eat their cake and drink it too with desserts that employ alcohol among the ingredients.
If you’re not much of a drinker, have no fear — these recipes won’t exactly throw you off the wagon. Or, if you do drink and are looking for a creative way to use...
by Chuck Freeman
Whether you’re looking for an alternative to soft drink, fruit juice, energy drink and coffee, or you’re just looking for a way to add flavor to your water, then hot or cold and green or black tea is definitively what you’re looking for. Indeed, tea packs a large array of very powerful nutrients that will literally boost your health and might even save your life in the process; and you get all that in many flavors, strength, color and...
Oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes all pack a serious amount of vitamin C. But beyond that, citrus fruits provide soluble fiber. And they smell so good.
There's a good chance you're not getting enough calcium on a daily basis. Low-fat dairy is a great source of calcium, which will help build strong bones, teeth and muscles, as well as potassium and vitamin D.
A half-cup of beans will give you one-third of your...
Turns out we could all use a little more shut-eye: Four in 10 Americans don’t get the recommended seven hours of sleep per night. As a result, we’re pretty familiar with the signs that our bodies need more rest: endless yawns, heavy eyes, and sleeping in on the weekends.
But when you go from a few restless nights to more chronic sleep deprivation—where sleep debt accumulates over weeks—you tend to not realize how tired you are, says Joseph Ojile, M.D.,...
1- Controls high blood sugar: The natural fiber is okra works effectively for the patient with high blood sugar, it normalizes and slows down sugar absorption to help to control diabetes.
2- Rejuvenate damaged skin: Vitamin C is a crucial compound for healthy skin. It helps keep skin looking young and vibrant and rejuvenate damaged skin. When use it for this effect, its simple enough. Boil a handful of okra until soft, cooling off and mash it, then apply it to...
027The different types: Adipose cellulite (firm cellulite, orange peel effect on loose skin), oedematous cellulite (fluid retention, soft cellulite often on loose skin), fibrotic cellulite (hard, compact cellulite with orange peel effect).
Get moving and shaking: Cellulite forms in areas with the least circulation. Everyday energising movements and skin warming exercises will make you say goodbye to dimpled skin if you are consistent with it. Running, swimming and...
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera gel has powerful laxative properties which aids digestion and improves bowel movements.
-Add 2 tablespoons of aloe Vera gel into a cup of water (or fruit juice) and blend together
-Drink this mix on an empty stomach every morning till you get the desired bowel movement.
Apples are rich in digestive fiber that helps soften stools. It's great for stimulating bowel movements.
-Eat an apple or two daily to keep your...
1. Drink water before each meal
If you are looking to eat less/consume less calories to keep your weight in check, drink a glass of water before each meal.
If you can't drink water all on its own, add a slice of lemon or lime to add some flavour to it.
2. Count your calories
Have a calorie count every day to note the amount you are consuming and when to stop. For you to lose weight, you have to burn more calories than you are taking in.
So get to...
1. Watch your sleep position.
When you snore a lot, it's best to sleep on your side as lying on your back makes the base of your tongue and soft palate collapse to the back wall of your throat, causing a vibrating sound during (snoring) during sleep.
2. Lose weight.
Being overweight is usually another reason people snore, this is because overweight people tend to have fatty tissue in the back of the throat that makes the 'snoring' sound during sleep....
1. Unripe Pawpaw
Avoid eating unripe pawpaw as eating excess unripe pawpaw can result in a miscarriage as well as trigger uterine contractions due to its latex composition.
2. Raw/ half Cooked Eggs
Avoid eating raw eggs or half cooked ones when pregnant. Eating eggs raw holds a risk of salmonella infection, which results in vomiting and diarrhea which also affects the baby’s health.
If you need to eat eggs during pregnancy, make sure they are well...
1. Skipping Breakfast
The food you eat especially in the mornings, fuels your body because it serves as the 'energizer' that fires up the body for the day
When you sleep, your body continues using what you consumed the night before (dinner) to keep oxygen flowing/ blood pumping , so, when you wake up in the morning, you need to refuel with breakfast,skipping breakfast will only result in your feeling sluggish and struggling through the better part of the...
Maintaining vaginal cleanliness is important for the overall health of humans who have them. the big mistake is using different products out there when vagina are self-cleaning.
Underwear Too Tight (Or Wet): Wear cotton undies and avoid anything super tight, It’s also important to get out of sweaty or otherwise wet panties or bathing suit bottoms as soon as possible so you can dry out.
Using Scented Soap: Is true sometimes you want to give your...
i. It boosts the Immune System
2. Cleanses the system
3. It acts as a diuretic
3. Help freshens breath
4. It's works great for clearing the skin
5. Helps balances pH level
6. It's a known anti-cancer mix
7. It helps with better digestion
8. Helps with natural weight loss
1. Lie flat on your stomach, facing the floor.
2. Lift the front part of your body slowly, keep your head up while at it.
3. Lift to the most comfortable point you find bearable/comfortable
4. Put your arms at the side and place your hands on the hips.
5. Keep this exercise position for at least ten minutes
Doing the exercise everyday helps strengthen and straighten your back and leg muscles and with time your body posture is...
1. You notice nipple discharge
2. You notice changes in breast appearance
3. The nipples become sensitive
4. You have pains in the chest/ breast area
5. You notice a lump in the breast or the armpit
6. You notice breasts are swollen
7. You have pain in the upper back, neck and shoulder areas
8. You notice itching on the breasts
Be sure to check with a physician if you notice any of these symptoms above as early detection of breast cancer...
Hajiya Jummai Abdul, a nutritionist at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, on Tuesday said consuming guava daily helps lower blood sugar levels.
Abdul told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the hypoglycemic effect of guava is useful in the treatment of diabetes.
According to her, those who are at risk of developing diabetes can help prevent it by eating and drinking guava leaf tea.
She also added that guava was a super fruit due to its numerous...
1. Ice Cube (Cold Compress)
Use ice cubes for instant relief from vaginal itching. Place the cubes on the affected area to reduce the itching/inflamation.
-Wrap ice cubes in a clean towel and secure.
- Apply the wrapped ice on the vagina for a few minutes
-Take a break every 30/40 seconds before reapplying
- Repeat as needed until you are relieved
-Rinse the affected area with cold water
2. Apple Cider Vinegar Mix
This happens often as a result of build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances. The interrupted blood flow can eventually damage or destroy part of the heart muscle.
Heart attack can be fatal so it's important to get medical help when you suspect any symptom of the disease.
There are different ways/lifestyle changes to adapt to prevent the condition, these ones below help a great deal:
1. Include Fruits, herbs and healthy spices in your...
1. Shortness of breath
When you are experience shortness of breath often without any reason e.g exercise then it is time to check out why it is so.
2. When you 'feel' your heart
The heart is built to function silently without giving any indication but when you start feeling the heartbeat getting louder, it's time to see a physician to check if all is well within.
3. Constant Fatigue
If you get tired often without a reason it may be due to the...
Are you finding it increasingly difficult to handle those pimples? Is your your face a mass of bumps and mountainous protrusions?
Here are five ways to naturally ease the discomfort and deal with the pimples.
1. Baking Soda Baking soda is a great option for clearing up blemishes. it’s cheap, it’s natural, and it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals or other ingredients.
The benefits of baking soda are many. It exfoliates, it reduces ...
Lots of things matter where your job satisfaction, earning power, and the success of your career are concerned. Your boss matters. So does your education, the industry you've chosen, and macroeconomics.
And luck. Luck definitely plays a part.
But while those are all important factors in your career -- and your earning power -- here's one factor you probably haven't considered:
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found that...
It’s hard to cure baldness, but there are easy ways you can help prevent it from happening. As a rule of thumb, its normally easier to prevent something then to cure it. If the other gentlemen in your family have made it loud and clear that it is your destiny to be bald, then with the right tactics you can if nothing else delay the inevitable.
1. Hair Thickening Products
There are many products on the market that claim to prevent hair loss. While a lot of...
1. Walk-Out Push-Up
Watkins says this move targets multiple muscle groups and incorporates multiple planes of movement, and therefore accelerates the heart rate.
Start standing with your feet about hip-width distance apart. Slowly fold forward at the hips, reaching your hands to the floor. When your hands touch the floor, slowly being to walk them forward until your spine is neutral and you're in the push-up starting position. Perform a full push-up and...
You may groan when you hear this, but more exercise is better—not just for slimming down and shedding fat, but lowering your breast cancer risk, too.
We're supposed to get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise—walking, running, cycling, swimming, or whatever gets your heart rate up—at least five days a week, according to government recommendations. The goal is 150 minutes over seven days. This new study finds that one year after starting (and...
1. Sweetened drinks. These include regular pop/soda, fruit punches and iced teas. These are loaded with sugar and calories, and they usually have little or no nutritional value. Instead, try infusing plain water with different berries and fruits so you can enjoy the natural sweetness.
2. “Designer” or specialty coffee drinks – including frappuccinos or cappuccinos. That “once a day special treat” can add up to lots of extra sugar, calories and...
ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But just because you’ve graduated from stickers and backpacks to spreadsheets and briefcases doesn’t mean the disorder can’t affect you.
In fact, a 2012 Australian study found that 6 percent of middle-aged guys report symptoms that could spell an ADHD diagnosis. And the number of adults using meds to treat the disease jumped 53 percent from...
How to look and feel great as you get older
We all want to look great as we age. And we all know that woman: She's on point from head to toe and carries herself like she means it, defying aging with every step. So what's she doing? Here's how to take care of your skin, hair, and body, and drum up youth-boosting confidence no matter how many birthday candles are on your cake.
They skip the fancy skincare routine
Cut through the anti-aging aisle and focus on...
Chest pains, sudden trauma, or profuse bleeding are sure signs to seek medical attention STAT. But some symptoms are not as obvious. Thirst, breathlessness, and snoring may seem like business as usual, but they can actually be signs to see a doctor in certain cases. Experts tell how to know the difference between (likely) harmless symptoms and when it's time to schedule a medical evaluation.
1. You're losing weight without trying.
If effortless weight...
Know the culprits
Every year, about one in six Americans contracts a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Food-poisoning symptoms are severe enough to send 128,000 people to the hospital and to kill 3,000 annually. Bacteria, viruses, chemicals and parasites can all be the culprits.
Foodborne illness happens year-round. In summer, hot days and picnics pose extra hazards. In fall and winter, holiday potlucks...
In the first 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor allowing you to keep it down.
20 minutes: Your blood sugar spikes, causing an insulin burst. Your liver responds to this by turning any sugar it can get its hands on into fat. (There’s plenty of that at this particular moment)
Meditation may seem like a passing trend, but the newly popular practice touts some serious health benefits. Om-ing is optional, but regularly taking 10-20 minutes to unwind and focus on yourself is one of the greatest secrets to longevity. “Meditation is going to help with stress reduction, better sleep, lower blood pressure, improved immunity and improved cardiovascular function," says Kerry Bajaj, a certified health coach at the Eleven Eleven...
1. Agility Ladder & Suicides Sprints
Step fast through an agility ladder, and then go straight into suicide sprints. Sprint out 15 feet, then sprint back to the starting point. Then sprint out 30 feet, back to the start, then out 45 feet, and back to the starting line.
2. Sled Push and Pull (with rope)
Attach a rope (or chain) to the end of a sled, and sprint out while pushing the sled until the length of the rope. Once...
There's an upside to getting old, I recently discovered. Staring at my computer has left me blind like a mole, so my wife, Karel, is forced to do most of our night driving. I'm one set of chunky prescription sunglasses away from looking like my grandpa. Meanwhile, Karel blew out her back dancing in the shower (you'd think she would have learned her lesson after the "broken ankle/Nelly/'Hot in Herre'" incident, but no). The result is I now...
Does true happiness feel too far off? Stop buying into the "I'll be happier when..." myth, and true happiness can be yours.
What is happiness? This age-old question can never really be answered because we each define happiness in a different way. If you're an entrepreneur, it's likely you measure happiness by your achievements -- and that is exactly why it may elude you.
"In our society, we think success brings happiness, but that's backward: it's...
13151 Have a regular breast self-exam reminder- One of the easiest ways to catch a tumor early is by relying on a monthly breast self-exam, to be performed by your or a partner. However, you have to remember to take the self-exam, hence the need for the reminder, it could be on your smartphone or manual calendar.Image result for breast cancer
Know your family history- In order to prevent this disease, you have to learn your family history. This way you know...