Well Being

5 Health and Beauty Reasons to Love Bees

1) You love FOOD! Did you know that bees pollinate one third of all that we eat? They also pollinate grasses that cows and other animals eat. Bees and wild pollinators are responsible for pollinating 84% of EU crops. 100 of the most important food crops depend on pollination. They…

How To Pause In A Non-Stop World

I bet you remember moments in your life where things seemed so much less stressful. You might, like myself, be of the pre-mobile phone generation when we all seemed to have a little more dedicated time for everything, or perhaps you don’t go that far back, but you might remember…

How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Dental Health?

Oral care is important in every stage of the life. Its significance grows more during pregnancy as it then also concerns with the life of the baby to be born. Naturally, would-be mothers should take more care of their teeth and gums so that their baby does not face any…

5 Tips to Maintain your Health over Christmas

Maintaining Good Health At Christmas With Christmas around the corner people start to use the excuse that they accept they will gain weight. There is no excuse, as you can still train hard and eat well up to the holiday season and do things to help maintain what you have…

Food Issues?

Hello, I’m Rosie, and I’m going to be doing a few posts here for  Those London Chicks. The main purpose behind my pieces will be to bring some awareness to eating disorders. To help dispel some of the stigma behind them, and to provide a little Internet hug to anyone out…

DON’T BURN YOUR BRIDGES

Every so often I’m asked a question, the answer for which I think you might be interested in. Here is Hope’s question: “What was one of the most important things you learned from a manager or mentor?” Love it! Well, my short answer is: Don’t burn bridges, but let me…

Tools of Divination, Activate The Gift Within

Visiting clairvoyants has been in our DNA since ancient civilisation. There was a time where every village would have a healer, a psychic or a diviner. These people would rely on their ‘gift’ to interpret the message from the divine, regarding their illness or wellbeing.   These readings are sometimes…

6 Steps to Self-Care: How to Love Your Body

Throughout our lives, we all have certain issues with our bodies. Many of us feel insecure when looking ourselves in the mirror or comparing ourselves with others. But it’s time to realize your own beautiful uniqueness and to accept your body as it is and enjoy it. There are ways…

Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks There are a lot of things that make a woman feel less perfect, which is why supplementing with beauty products like SK II became a thing. Aside from having acne, blackheads and uneven skin color, people are conscious about their stretch marks. These are long, narrow, streaks or stripes…

Surviving Miscarriage Together

How do you write a blog about a miscarriage when so many people still think we shouldn’t talk about it? I thought long and hard about how to start this blog, most of it involved me second guessing whether I should actually write anything at all, but this subject is…

Top 5 Must-Haves for Your DIY Dental Routine

DIY Dental Tips They say a face can launch a thousand ships, but if that same face had a perfect bright smile, will it launch millions instead? There is something about a smile that makes my heart melt (especially from that special someone we know so well). There’s almost this…

Overcoming Panic

Overcoming Panic Never underestimate the power of panic. Anyone that has suffered a panic attack will know that they are both terrifying and debilitating. Mix that with the embarrassment of being in front of other people and you have a destructive concoction that creates the dreaded panic attack. Panic is…

Finding Cyril • Angels in Comfortable Shoes

My name is Laura Moses and I’m 29 Years old. At the age of 26 I found out that I carried a BRCA 1 gene mutation. The year after this, I was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. I had six cycles of chemotherapy, radical debulking surgery and one year of…

Go Red with The Eve Appeal

We want you to Go Red for the right reasons this September! The results are in, and Eve Appeal-commissioned research has found that two thirds of parents want their children to receive a formal education regarding the signs and symptoms of cancer. The majority of participants believed that fostering open, informative…

How to Tackle the Menace of the Menopause

The Unknown Tackling the menopause can be quite daunting. Firstly, we deal with letting go of the idea of remaining youthful forever. Secondly, the acceptance of the ageing process. Psychologically, these are vast adaptations to face alone, never mind the physical challenges. Physically, symptoms can be erratic, overwhelming and demanding….

Sugar – The 21st Century Health Epidemic

Sugar, once expensive and deemed as a luxury, is now, in various guises, in almost every processed food and drink we consume.  The World Health Organisation recommend a maximum of 25g (6 teaspoons) per day for an adult – much less for a child, yet we are eating on average…

Are you a people pleaser?

Are you a people pleaser? Hands up ladies, who thinks they’re a people pleaser? Let’s define this shall we? A people pleaser is someone who wants to do things for others to make them happy, sometimes at the expense of their own needs. I think every one could rate themselves…

4 Common Fitness Questions

Kira Mahal, Founder and CEO of MotivatePT…answers What are the benefits of working with a personal trainer? There are so many people who want to start their fitness journey but have no idea where to start. This problem is one of the main reasons people don’t incorporate fitness into their…

Crystals • A Natural Alternative for Pain Relief from Headaches

Nothing ruins a picture perfect day more than having a headache. Anyone who experiences migraines or tension headaches on a regular basis knows just how awful you can feel. Think nauseous, pain around the eyes, constant throbbing in your head and an inability to concentrate or function at full capacity….

Food and Blood Pressure

How Thousands of People are Ignorantly Killing Themselves Each meal you consume is delicious and tasty. That is one reason you do not even bother to find out how it affects your health. You are only just concerned about satisfying your taste bud. But by the time you realize that…

Greatness is Sifted Through the Grind

The past couple of weeks has been a veritable cornucopia of world class sport. England beat Sweden in the quarter finals of the World Cup, Formula One visited Silverstone in Northamptonshire, we’re in the throes of my beloved Wimbledon and, most importantly of all, my children are preparing for their respective sports…

TOP 10 TIPS TO GET FIT THIS SUMMER

TOP 10 TIPS TO GET FIT THIS SUMMER By Anthony Mayatt  1. Hydrate With the added heat during the day it is important to stay well hydrated. The body loses water through heat and sweat so making sure you drink plenty during the day and your workouts will help flush…

Yoga: Root Chakra

Let’s get to the root of the matter. Chakras, chakras, chakras. Holy muladhara batman! “What on earth is a chakra?” I hear you cry. Well that’s a rather good question.  One that has many different answers. I’m going to be writing an article on each of the main 7 chakras…

7 Exercise Core Workout

7 EXERCISE CORE WORKOUT Everyone wants a work on their abdomen and secretly love that next day pain that comes with a great workout. I have created a workout consisting of 7 exercises that target all areas of the core, which consists of the abdominals, obliques (love handles) and lower…

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Many women, after the birth of their first child, ask why no-one told them what childbirth would really be like. Actually, most couples have no filter when it comes to recounting their birth stories to expectant mothers, but like all profound experiences – war, love, bereavement – until you…

Sleep and Weight Loss: How Can Natural Supplements Help

So, you’re set on losing weight, you know what you should eat and you’ve found the answers to your weight loss questions. The diet is working well for you and it seems like all your goals and dedication will finally come together to bring the desired outcome. But there’s one…

My Mental Health does not define me

My Mental Health does not define me Who can say life is easy? It’s not. It’s full of so many challenges and every time we learn the game, the rules change. Mental health issues run in the family but I never realised that I was a loaded gun that could…

Swimming with a Shark and another Cancer-versary

My name is Laura Moses and I’m 29 Years old. At the age of 26 I found out that I carried a BRCA 1 gene mutation. The year after this, I was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. I had six cycles of chemotherapy, radical debulking surgery and one year of…