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Spotlight on Stress: What’s Stressing Us Out

What is stress

So my last post talked about stress and why it can mess with your healthy, happy, glow. This post I thought I’d talk a little about what stress actually is, what causes it and how can you tell if you are stressed. What is stress? The physiologist Hans Selye coined the term “stress” in the […]

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Spotlight on Stress: How Stress Can Mess With Your Healthy, Happy, Glow

How Stress Can Mess With Your Healthy Happy Glow

The American Medical Association has recognised stress as the basic cause of more than 60% of illnesses and diseases and it’s thought that 75% – 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related complaints.  I don’t know about you, but to me that seems a lot!!  And whether or not you live in the […]

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5 Natural Cold & Flu Remedies

A Healthy Happy Glow Cold and Flu Remedies

Seems like everybody has a cold or flu this week.  I can’t move without someone coughing, sneezing or wheezing over me.  It really is cold/flu season!   So if you are trying to get over a cold or flu here are five of my favourite natural remedies.   1. Kick the sugar habit At the best […]

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The Language of Love

“All of us blossom when we feel loved”  Gary Champman Given that it’s Valentine’s Day later this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about love and relationships.  We all know that having friends or being in a romantic relationship makes us feel good emotionally but did you know that good relationships can keep you healthy […]

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Hello 2015!! New Year…. New Healthy Habits

new year

  Yes, I’m probably behind the rest of the world but today is the beginning of my new year. Let me explain.  Today is the day I go back to work and leave the holidays behind.  While everybody else has been making (and maybe already breaking) resolutions I’ve hung out in holiday mode for the […]

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Top Tips for A Better Sleep

I’ve gone through times over the last number of years when I have suffered from insomnia.  Whether it was because of grief over the death of a loved one, a broken heart, stress from exams or because of medication (in my case steroids), not getting sleep sucked!  It impacted not only my nights (frustration, agitation, […]

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