5 WAYS TO DETOXIFY YOUR LIFE

THE NEW WEEK IS A GREAT TIME TO START THINKING ABOUT A LIFESTYLE DETOX! Here are 5 ways you can detoxify your life a little {and we’re not talking about juicing or fasting}: 1. TECHNOLOGY DETOX. Technology is everywhere. With all of our iPads, iPods, and iPhones, everyone is expected to be accessible at at […]

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happy STRESS-LESS Friday + 5 easy MOOD BOOSTERS

AFTER A BUSY STRESS-FULL WEEK, DO YOU NEED A BOOST? YOU ARE IN LUCK, MY FRIENDS! Research shows, more than ever, that there are easy ways to boost our mood & manage stress… and dah nah, here they are: 1. Don’t dwell. Rumination—whether rehashing things from the past or worrying about the future—worsens and lengthens periods of […]

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wellbeing: 6 WAYS READING CAN BENEFIT YOUR HEALTH

A BOOK A DAY CAN KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY… True story, here are six health benefits of reading. Reading can provide hours of entertainment and pleasure, impart knowledge, expand vocabulary and give insight into unknown experiences. Additionally, research has shown that it has a variety of physical, mental and emotional health benefits. If you need […]

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health insider: your perfect excuse to EAT CHOCOLATE

GREAT NEWS FOR EASTER Eating chocolate is good for you! Yes, scientists agree that eating chocolate – in reasonable amounts – makes you feel emotionally better and so improves the smooth running of your body’s endorphins. It even protects against heart disease. Happy happy news, and here’s some more… Chocolate makes you live longer Researchers […]

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recipe: OLIVE OIL HOT CROSS BUNS

DELICIOUS AND INDULGENT, THIS CLASSIC RECIPE COMBINES AROMATIC SPICES WITH HONEY AND CITRUS FLAVOURS TO CREATE HOT CROSS BUNS THAT JUST MELT IN YOUR MOUTH. by our Healthy Chef contributor, Teresa Cutter olive oil hot cross buns Makes 24 buns. what-you-need 330 g (11 ½ oz / 2 ¾ cups) wholemeal spelt flour 50 g […]

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health insider: 4 SIMPLE WAYS TO STRESS LESS

DID YOU KNOW WOMEN ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRESS & ANXIETY THAN MEN? We’re not making this up… Yup… Research has just found that female rat brains are more sensitive to a hormone produced at times of anxiety called “corticotropin-releasing factor” (CRT). Not only are the female brains more susceptible to low levels of CRT, […]

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