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How to Create a Luxury Spa in Your Own Bathroom

Imagine yourself relaxing into a hot aromatherapy bath at a luxurious spa center at a resort. Surrounded by flickering candles and peaceful music, you can allow the healing power of the essential oils calm your mind and forget all of your worries. It is a truly wonderful experience. However, going to a luxury spa can be very expensive, so what if you can’t afford to treat yourself to this indulgence? Don’t worry. You can still pamper yourself on a small budget, because it is fun and easy to create a luxury spa at home in your own bathroom. With a…
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Do You Do These? Three Unhealthy Habits You Might Not Be Aware Of and How to Kick Them

Eating While Distracted How many times have you been eating while watching TV and thought that you had another few bites left but then realize you have devoured the whole thing? Not watching television while eating will actually help you lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Since your mind is so entranced by the television, cramming the food into your mouth becomes automatic and it is hard to notice when you have eaten too much. How to kick it: When you make dinner, sit down at the table instead of on the couch. If you live with a partner,…
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Got a New Bundle of Joy? Health Tips for First-Time Parents

Being a new parent is a very exciting time! It can also be exhausting, because many new parents are so caught up in caring for their child as best they can, that they forget to also look after themselves! However, it is very important to look after your own health as well when you have a new baby. If you are well-rested and healthy you will be much more able to be a loving and effective parent to your little bundle of joy. Here are some tips for staying healthy as a new parent: Get as much sleep as possible.…
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Ten Strange Facts You Didn’t Know About Sleep and Dreams

The human brain is fascinating and bizarre, and even the most advanced scientists still don’t understand exactly how it works. One of the strangest phenomena that the brain produces is dreams. What are these sleeping hallucinations and why do we have them? There are many theories as to why we dream, but no one really fully understands the science of sleep and dreaming. Here are ten of the strangest facts about sleeping and dreaming: Within five minutes of waking up, you have already forgotten 50% of your dream. Within 10 minutes of awakening, you will have forgotten 90%. People who…
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Can You Get Sick On An Airplane? Health Tips for Air Travel

It is exciting to fly somewhere far away, but the long distances, cramped conditions, and stress of flying can often have a negative impact on your health. When you are travelling by plane, you will be within small spaces with many people which increases the potential for catching an airborne illness. You don’t want feeling sick to ruin your holiday, so here are some ways that you can keep yourself healthy on your next plane ride: Use vitamins to boost your immune system before going on your trip. Try taking doses of Echinacea and Vitamin C which help you to…
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You Need More Sleep! Do You Have A Bedtime Ritual?

What do you do before you go to sleep? Everyone has a habit of what they do before bed, but some of these habits are better than others.  If you find yourself squinting at the computer answering work emails late at night, watching disturbing events on the news, or eating large amounts of food right before bed and then wondering why you are tossing and turning, your bedtime routine might be the culprit. Statistics show that 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia, and seven out of ten people in the USA report frequent problems getting to sleep. Bedtime RitualLack of sleep is linked…
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