Reasons Why You Need to Invest in a Cooling Pillow

A good night's comfortable sleep and a healthy sleep cycle is a blessing that many people are deprived off. It is one of those human needs that no amount of money can buy. There are many reasons why many people struggle with sleep issues. Mental stress, hormonal issues, sleep disorders triggered by medical and psychological problems, blood pressure and fluctuating body temperatures, and uncomfortable climatic conditions are some key factors that hinder smooth sleep. Although there are no magical … [Read more...]

Building Healthy Family Habits: A Guide for the Busy Family

Staying healthy and maintaining specific family lifestyle becomes harder and harder in today’s world. Flexible working schedules actually lead to people having very little or no time to spare for the family and for themselves. Health and well-being of our family should come up as a top priority to each one of us. No matter how heavy workload is and how stressful it gets on our job positions, we simply must find the way to eliminate all the habits that are bad for our health and that … [Read more...]

Halt and Enjoy: 6 Me-Time Ideas for the Always Busy Mommy

Raising children is a full-time job, but we, women are expected to do it all as well as maintain some semblance of a social life and a work life too! It’s really hard to find five minutes to ourselves, so often we go without. However, if you get a little creative, there’s actually more time in the day that you realize, and you can commandeer some of that for yourself in the following ways. Hit a gym that has a crèche For some new moms, one of the most ignored aspects of our overall … [Read more...]

How to Adapt a Holistic Approach to Pain Management

It’s a pain. This sentence signifies something uncomfortable and irritating. Something you would love to get rid of. Something you just don’t want with yourself. Pain is always there for us. It usually bothers us when we least expect it or when we really don’t want it. Some call it fate, some call it bad luck. Doctors just call it pain and give you drugs to channel it out. These drugs simply numb that part of your body that’s experiencing pain. They don’t get rid of the cause and when this … [Read more...]

Seven Easy Ways to Fight “Mom Brain”

When your sleep is limited and your stress levels are through the roof, forgetfulness and brain fog -- characteristics of a condition often referred to as “mom brain” -- are par for the course. You don’t have to accept these traits as a permanent part of your life, though. There are lots of things you can do to keep mom brain at bay, whether you’re on your first kid or your fifth. Start by adding a few of the following tips to your daily routine, and you’ll soon start to feel more alert and … [Read more...]

Why You Need a Massage (and 10 Ways to Save on One)

Is the stress and toil of motherhood taking its toll on your body? From long hours sitting in the car transporting kids all over the place to heavy lifting, little time for exercise, and common back pain mistakes, moms experience body wear and tear more than most. A massage probably sounds like a super relaxing idea right about now. In addition to feeling incredible, a good massage offers loads of health and wellness benefits moms love including: Stress reduction - not only does a good massage … [Read more...]

Get Motivated: 5 Foolproof Strategies for Starting a New Fitness Routine

So, you’ve decided to make a change — and that change includes a new fitness plan. Maybe you’re incorporating tri-weekly outdoor runs into your routine, adding a strength training regimen at the gym, or trying out a new spin studio. Regardless of which workout you choose, one thing’s for sure: the hardest part about your new healthy habit is sticking to it. It can be all too easy to hit the snooze button or come up with an excuse to ditch your workout, especially when you’re still in the … [Read more...]

Experience A Spiritual Rejuvenation This Summer

Flickr This summer is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. The forecasted weather is looking to be tremendously beautiful, and as a result the love we can share with our families in an outdoor space. The stress of careers, booking holidays and generally the impetus to ‘have fun at all times,’ can leave you feeling lacking and less whole, despite the amount of beauty there is to be experienced. This feeling of ennui is easy to fall into, and will affect everyone at some point or … [Read more...]