We’ve all been there. As soon as the alarm goes off, our first instinct isn’t to get up and start our day. Rather, more times than necessary, our first instinct is to reach out and hit the snooze button just so we can get a few minutes of extra sleep.
Staying fit and healthy in university is not really a priority for most students. For most, it is their first time living away from home, free of any restrictions, and with complete independence – you can eat, drink, and do whatever you want! However, neglecting your health and well-being can
According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important
The start of the year comes with new energy and refreshed plans on living better and being healthy. Unfortunately, the new year, new me high tends to quickly fizz out come February and you’re left feeling disappointed and de-motivated. Thankfully, there are resolutions that aren’t daunting but effective in helping
SALT of Palmar is proving green is the new black, through its commitment to the environment and the local Mauritian community. Would you believe there are no single use products in this hotel? The bathroom soaps and shampoo products are all locally sourced and contained in beautiful pottery containers. Refillable,
While our new year’s resolutions include promises of calling our relatives more, eating better and even fitness resolutions, maintaining the health of our skin should also be a priority. Be it an anti-aging skin care routine (which one is never too young to do), nail appointments, drinking more water or
While we all look forward to enjoying the holidays and kicking back during ‘silly season’, it is easy to also make silly choices – especially when it comes to your health. Mind you, there’s no need to deprive yourself if you want to feel good throughout this time of year.
Sleep quality is vital to maintaining a healthy and happy weight. Somehow sleep gets thrown aside for more ‘important’ tasks because we underestimate its purpose and value. More importantly, when you’re trying to lose weight it could be the game changer. Whilst you’re aware of the things you need to
There are already plenty of precautions advising against the excessive use of electronics. Various studies have highlighted the effects of high cellphone use. This includes poor sleep patterns, heightened stress levels and even symptoms of depression. If that’s not enough, there is now growing research of how high cellphone usage
While many of us are looking to science and even aesthetics for the fountain of youth, the answer to longevity has been found among populations living in the Blue Zones. What are the Blue Zones? Following research performed by Michel Poulain and Giani Pes in 2004, a group of researchers