How To Kickstart Your Summer Slim-Down

With the summer nights getting longer and the weather warmer, it’s that time of year we all love to slough off the heavy winter jumpers and jeans and swap to flowy skirts and blouses. Getting motivated to feel comfortable in those lighter clothes can be difficult, but it’s all about self-discipline and feeling confident. The trouble is, if your weight is getting you down it can be very difficult … [Read more...]

Lovin’ Your Body & Mind This Summer

With summer well on its way, it’s time to think about what we can do to help us feel more energised. There are certain things attributed to different parts of our body that we can all be doing to help us reach our potential, and these are the things that we often all know about: stop smoking to decrease chances of disease, eating better, exercise more to get ourselves fitter, get outside to … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Alleviate Pain From Hurting Your Daily Routine

Pain isn’t a particularly pleasant topic. But it’s something that affects millions of people all over the country, whether it’s end-of-life, PMT, MS or backache. The good news is that there is a lot that you can do to overcome physical pain and get on the road to recovery. Here are some expert recommendations to reduce pain and get back to living your life the way that you want to. Spice Up … [Read more...]

A Working Mom’s Guide to Stress Management

As a mother of a pre-schooler and a newborn, I know I often feel the need to just sit back and relax, but even that feels like a luxury these days! But am I complaining? definitely not, because I have carved my life to be happy with 5 hours of sleep at night, and enjoy the rest of the day with my little one and my family, finding time to squeeze in some relaxing activities that help me enjoy this … [Read more...]

How To Safely Lose 5 Pounds in 5 Weeks

How To Lose Fat in a Healthy Way A month ago I had a visit with my general physician, and through I was in good shape, as we chatted casually, she commented how I was still 12 pounds overweight than my pre-pregnancy weight! I know most Moms cut themselves some slack after pregnancy and its no harm as long as you are in a healthy weight range. But still, this conversation spurred me into trying to … [Read more...]

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea The science of using herbs and flowers for natural remedies is very ancient, and has been widely adopted by all cultures. In fact, some of these are now gaining more ground, as most of the medicines available these days seem to have more side-effects than healing effects! More and more people are leaning towards natural herb remedies for prevention of minor day-to-day health … [Read more...]

Yoga Poses For Beginners

Being a Mom to a toddler is hard work, much harder than my full-time job, actually, and it has raised my level of respect for all mothers worldwide, who manage to stay happy and healthy with so little time to spare for themselves! I have felt more aches and pains after becoming a mom, and though I try to exercise at least 4 times a week, the stress level dis not seem to subside, until I started … [Read more...]

Easy 5-Step Facial at Home

How to do a Facial at HomeThese days, life has become so hectic for women that its hard to find time or energy to take care of your skin! Yes, you might squeeze in a facial visit to your beautician once every 2 months, but that is not enough. Not everyone is blessed with flawless skin like Aishwarya Rai or Cindy Crawford, but that does not mean we can't look beautiful too. If you want a healthy, … [Read more...]

Why is Losing Weight Harder for Women?

Its a known fact that when a husband and wife begin a weight-loss goal together, more often than not, it is the husband who reaches the target way faster than the wife! The male loses weight and tones his body, with or without any bodybuilding supplements, much faster than a woman. As frustrating as it sounds, it is true. but why?? Is the woman doing something wrong? Or is she just not as … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Get Firm & Flat 6-pack Abs

Most of us look at super-models or sports stars and envy their well-toned bodies, especially their firm abs, more well-known as the 6-pack abs! But why stop at just envying them? Why not take things in your hand and implement an exercise and diet routine that would help you achieve the same toned bodies and flat abs! Contrary to what it may look like, getting a firm core and showing off your flat … [Read more...]