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23 June

INSOMNIA – natural ways to overcome insomnia Try one or many of these innovative ways to overcome insomnia. Keith Banfield, author of the guide to Sleep Therapy cites quality sleep as necessary f to restore depleted resources, repair damaged cells and brain chemicals; clear away old superfluous information;  preserve energy, rest muscles and to dream. […]

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25 April

MOVEMENT, NUTRITION, SUN, SLEEP, LAUGH & DE-STRESS When the chill in the air becomes bitingly cold, you know winter has arrived! While South Africa is famous for its sunshine, with an average of 2,500 hours of sun every year1, during winter, sunny days are shorter and less frequent.  For many, seasonal shifts impact our mood, […]

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03 November

HERBAL EXTRACTS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH 3Sixty reasons why herbal extracts are becoming the preferred choice to manage women’s health issues. The Salome range, launched in 2020 by South African pharmaceutical company 3Sixty Biomedicine, is dedicated to women’s health issues. Over the counter treatment options use herbal extracts to manage heavy menstrual bleeding, menstrual pain, Polycystic […]

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28 October

Since the onset of the coronavirus global pandemic, South African’s stress levels have gone through the roof, increasing by a staggering 56% 2 . While we can’t always change what’s happening in the world around us, we can change the way we react and we can all implement measures to shift our energy and cope better. What […]

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25 September

It’s not hocus pocus; new studies have revealed that adding a daily dose of culinary mushrooms to your summer salad,  or crudités platter is highly advantageous in supporting the body against cancer. The study looked at 17 cancer studies published between 1966 and 2020, with data on more than 19,500 cancer patients. According to Science Daily, […]

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25 March

9 practices to strengthen immune function. Often when we get the flu or a cold, we realise we have not been living with enough self-care or perhaps it is the only way our bodies can convince us to take time out. Metaphysically, colds have been translated as ‘too much going on, or the need to […]

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29 January

INSIGHTFUL RELATIONSHIPS – WAYS TO SEE MORE DEEPLY “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do […]

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27 January

PASSION FOOD TO IGNITE LIBIDO “The simple truth is that any food can be an aphrodisiac as long as you really love to eat it.” Alex Revelli Sorini DID YOU KNOW?  Bee stings were said to be tiny wounds to the flesh by Cupid and his arsenal of love-spiked arrows, this association has put honey firmly […]

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01 January

KEEP PASSION ALIVE, MAKE LOVE LAST Plan a midnight feast. There’s nothing as invigoratingas doing something naughty or silly. Understanding what it takes to keep romance alivelong after the first flush of rose-coloured falling in love is over,isn’t difficult, but it does take some effort. THINK FIRSTThe first step in re-igniting the fire begins in your […]

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17 August

~ from Kojic acid to hyaluronic serums and ceramides, we look at the benefits of nurturing skincare ingredients. SELF-CARE WITH SKINCARE Routine self-care is a form of stress relief. Dermatologist Marie Jihn says any form of skincare could improve your mental health. While offering a form of meditation, it also helps you feel good about yourself […]

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