Well Being

Your Skin Will Be Perfect After Birth. Tips, Secrets

Your Skin Will Be Perfect After Birth. Tips, Secrets. Worried about how your skin is going to react after birth? Get ready to handle everything that comes your way with these tips and tricks we prepared for you! As opposed to after birth, during pregnancy, a significant number of uncontrollable…

Why Self-Publish

WHY SELF-PUBLISH? Because I’m a control freak? Yes, that’s an undeniable fact at this point in my life. Because I’m a masochist? Generally no, but even I started to wonder during the seemingly endless editing process. Because no one else would publish my work? No actually, there were a couple…

Partner Yoga How To with Christy and Meg

Hello There Chicks! WE ARE BACK! Some of you may have followed our partner yoga project in 2017, but if you didn’t, here’s the gist of it: Every day, we post a new partner yoga pose on our Instagram page, with some words of wisdom and sometimes some bloopers. It…

Mental Health throughout Your Twenties, Thirties, and Beyond

Mental Health throughout Your Twenties, Thirties, and Beyond   Sadly, mental health is still a subject we don’t talk about enough. True, things are beginning to shift, and more and more people are speaking out about their own struggles, slowly lifting the stigma we associate with mental health challenges. As…

Achieving Your Resolutions With Scientific Hacks

Achieving Your Resolutions With Scientific Hacks After the holiday craze swiftly followed by the January blues, our New Year’s Resolutions don’t stand a very good chance of making it past January. How many of you are still sticking to yours? Whether you made big or small goals, it’s easy to…

WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY?

WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? I’ve had a thing for New Year’s Eve since 1981, when as [ahem] an embryo, I was allowed to stay up late and see in 1982. It quickly became my favourite day and night of the year; easily surpassing Christmas and even my birthday. As I…

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A BREAST REDUCTION?

For women who have very large breasts, a breast reduction can quite literally feel like a weight has been lifted from them. Now a new study has shown that young women who undergo a breast reduction procedure before the age of 25 experience lasting benefits ten to even thirty years after their procedure. Quality of…

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is not just a time to allow us to rest and recuperate, it is a time when our body can heal and restore. Lack of sleep can affect our relationships, our work and our energy levels, making us moody, irritable, unable to concentrate, hungry and tired but it can…

IS CBD OIL GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH?

IS CBD OIL GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH? There is even more emphasis on mental health nowadays. With so many people coming forward about their struggles with their own mental issues, mental awareness has been on the rise. The stigma of keeping feelings and emotions bottled up is slowly lifting. People…

How Dogs Can Help Fight Depression

Being Less Lonely – How Dogs Can Help Fight Depression There are many reasons why dogs are great – apart from the fact that they’re just so darn cute. But there are other ways in which our furry little friends can also be useful on a daily basis. Indeed, many…

Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Some people will tell you that because you are now eating for two means that you can overindulge and eat whatever you want. Pregnancy is a great excuse, however, indulging too much in the bad foods that are out there can lead to unforeseen issues during your pregnancy for you…

Walking Towards Beauty

Walking Towards Beauty Will you walk with me?  Will you walk towards, and into, a life of beauty – leaving the fear and destruction behind? Because it’s what our planet needs…what we need. It’s when our backs are against the wall and we have limited options, that our truth emerges….

#NotWorthMe

Not Worth Me Someone much wiser than I once said: “Maturity comes not with age but with responsibility“, and it’s true. Maturity is not measured by age, because it’s an attitude built by experience, blended together with a grown up acceptance of personal responsibility. Can you think of a person…

Why Do Women Suffer More From Depression Than Men

Five Reasons Why Women Have to Deal with Anxiety and Depression More Than Men Job, children, husband, in-laws, parents, money, career, hormones, relationships, and everything under the Sun worries the woman. Juggling a hundred things from morning to midnight drives a woman crazy. But men have hectic lives too, right?…

SHAKE IT OFF! 

In Too Relieved To Grieve I tell you my story from September 2013 until the beginning of June 2017, which were without doubt the hardest years of my life. To say Life had decided to give me lemons was something of an understatement. For reasons I wouldn’t appreciate until years…

How to Improve your Confidence with Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact  As women, learning how to make strong eye contact is one of the most powerful skills we can develop, both in our professional and our personal lives. Humans are social creatures, and the way we meet the gaze of others reveals a lot about what…

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Our concern of skin cancer through sun exposure has lead us to cover up resulting in us not getting adequate vitamin D from sun exposure.  This is impacting our health in many ways.  Vitamin D deficiency can affect our immune system, respiratory system (especially incidences of asthma) depression, heart disease,…

Dealing with Difficult Emotions in your Relationship

Emotional adulthood in your relationship. Are you an emotional adult yet? “You make me feel sad… frustrated… disappointed!” is a common way to express our emotions to our partners, when we are unhappy. Most of our emotional wounds are caused by other people, such is our perception anyway. It’s most…

Yoga: Sun Salutations

Yoga:  Sun Salutations   1.Start by entering your body, connect to your breath-the sacred flow of life within you. Long smooth inhales, releasing any tensions with smooth, full exhales. Standing in mountain pose – tadasana (hands at heart or by the sides palms forward) 2. Inhale arms over head, ribs…

It Pays to Engage with Charm

It Pays to Engage with Charm Charm is the power of delighting, attracting and fascinating others, and having the ability to influence benignly; so why wouldn’t you? Perhaps it’s just me, but I am becoming increasingly aware of the levels of aggression we’re encountering these days, as opposed to the…

Celebrity Morning Routines for Ultimate Productivity

Do you ever wonder why some people have boundless energy throughout the day or are able to laser-focus on activities? Their morning routine might have something to do with it. Some of the most successful people in the world have healthy morning routines that they implement daily. For example, Miley…

7 SUPER EASY FITNESS TIPS FOR WOMEN

7 Easy Fitness Tips Many women, in the hopes of looking a certain way, make a lot of mistakes like eating too little or not exercising enough relative to their body weight. For some, simply making the time to go to the gym to work out or attend a class…

Simple Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress Now

Everyone feels stress. It’s a part of life that you’ll experience at one point or another. And, while you can’t always prevent it from happening, there are a few things you can do to manage it, so it doesn’t ruin your day. Because of how hectic and fast-paced life is,…

The Answer To Your Problems Is To…

Begin. That really is the simple solution towards many of our problems. We ruminate, we over think, procrastinate; we second guess ourselves and doubt. We give latitude to the negative self-talk committee in our heads and before we know it, the negative self-talk committee has secured another victory at our…

5 SKIN CARE TIPS TO BOOST YOUR NATURAL BEAUTY

For those with a very little inkling about skin care, here is the 411. Being the largest organ in our body, our skin plays a major role in preventing the entry of harmful substances and microorganisms that could wreak havoc inside the body. So keeping it healthy and moist will…

Alcohol in Skincare

Alcohol in skincare is one of the more confusing issues when it comes to the question “is it good or bad for my skin”. Firstly, thankfully there are good alcohols. These are called fatty alcohols and are listed as Cetyl, Cetearyl, Stearyl or Behenyl alcohol. These alcohols bear no relation…

Are You Training Too Much?

What is too much training? When I was in the grips of the bulimic stage of my eating disorder, I was at university. I would hit the gym twice a day, every single day, with the goal to burn off as many calories as I could. I would run for…

10 Girl Boss Lessons from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Women all over the world are redefining what it means to be powerful. Girl bosses are paving the way for future generations. Whether it’s demanding the raise you deserve, pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry or simply standing up for a political issue you believe in – strength and confidence…