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What I Learnt about Back Pain

BackI recently hurt my back. Really badly. Well, technically it wasn’t just my back. It was also a muscle in my groin that went “pop” whilst stretching a little too much at the gym. Which then led to a whole fiasco with the psoas muscle and sciatica which resulted in spasms not only down my leg, but also up my back which placed pressure on my diaphragm which resulted in breathing not as optimally as I would like whenever I was sitting down. Not much fun, hey.

What’s an active energiser-bunny girl to do? Continue reading

The Secret to Beautiful Skin

I’ve been going to the same beautician for over 12 years now, for she’s not only excellent at what she does, but she’s also a joy to talk to. One thing that I have always noticed and admired is the amazing skin tone, elasticity and softness of her face and body. She’s well in to her 60s and is clearly someone that is ageing beautifully, naturally and gracefully. My last visit I couldn’t help but ask what her secret was. Continue reading

Improve Your Energy Levels

Feeling tired? Exhausted? Lacking concentration? Lacking motivation? Whilst energy drinks, coffee, and pharmaceuticals may offer a quick short-term solution and “hit” of energy, they are not doing you, your loved ones or the planet any favors.

If you’d like to get off the roller coaster ride of energy highs and lows, it might be a good idea to consider other options. Following is a number of lifestyle choices and rituals specifically targeted to help improve energy levels. Continue reading