The holidays are finally here. It’s time to kick your shoes off and celebrate life with loved ones. We know that relaxation and fun are just as important to our wellbeing as healthy lifestyle habits, but during the holidays it’s very easy to have ‘too much of a good thing’.
Regularly reading books can protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease, reduce your stress levels, encourage positive thinking and even strengthen friendships. Below, we provide five reasons why reading is healthy for you: 5 Reasons That Reading Is Healthy For You: 1.Read to Improve Your Memory: Reading is a more challenging
By Kim Bell Berlin is a city filled with dramatic history, yet bursting with the present and promise. A city of layers and sharp contrast, new architecture melds with the older, harsher realities. As house-proud residents display neat balconies and bright flowers in window boxes, ramshackle buildings are used
By Candice-Lee Kannemeyer I had never considered a sailing holiday. In my mind, these were reserved for millionaires and celebrities, trying to escape the prying eyes of photographers. So, when I was invited to spend a week exploring the glorious Turkish coast on board a gület (traditional Turkish wooden ship)
This article’s basis will be putting together all aspects of what it means to practice fitness while travelling. If you have been following my previous articles, you will know the importance of planning, healthy meal selection when touring out and about, as well as healthy homemade meal creations, when
For most of us much of our week is spent in the workplace. Yet it’s easy to forget about the impact our work meals have on our overall health and productivity. In 2012, the South African Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found 65% for females and 31% for males were
Whether you are active or accident prone, injuries happen. Popping off to the physiotherapist for rehab is one thing, but what if you had the tools to dramatically improve your recovery and limit your chance of further problems? Dr Robert G. Silverman, one of New York’s finest chiropractors and sports
While overweight adults are constantly advised to exercise to keep healthy and reduce heart problems, reality is – not all of them are able to. This could be due to illnesses that prevent any form of exercise, joint pain and a number of other reasons and this is where supplements play
By: Angus McIntosh There is no empowerment without knowledge (a point completely missed by our government, resulting in disastrous, so-called empowerment deals). Knowledge comes through education. Knowledge is power. On the theme of knowledge, it was an immense privilege to attend a conference in Amsterdam in June, called Celebrating Soil.
Battling to shut down your mind and get some much-needed sleep? These yoga moves will help to relax your body and mind – and you can even do them in bed. If sleep is currently not your friend, perhaps you need to look at how your daytime activities are affecting