The humble stinging nettle (Urtica Dioica to give it its scientific name) has long had a place in culture and herbal medicine, first being mentioned by Aesop in his Fables for Children in around 560 BC. While native to Europe, it is found across the world and is often seen as a weed.
When we think about looking after our body the first thing we think of is what we eat and trying to exercise more. There is so
A surprising number of people don’t visit their dentist on a regular basis. It’s recommended that you go to your dentist at least twice every year for a checkup and a potential hygienist session to keep your teeth bright and clean. Unfortunately, a lot of people are put off by the idea of visiting the dentist regularly and may find themselves neglecting to visit at all. In fact, there are quite a few people in the country that haven’t been to the dentist for several years and will only go once they experience some kind of tooth-related pain. However, it’s never too late to fix your teeth and taking the first step by booking your appointment is the key to kickstarting that transformation. So here’s a bit of information on what you should expect at your appointment.
You get to a certain stage of life and your patterns and habits start to have a detrimental effect, perhaps you put on extra weight, feel some discomfort in your lungs, or notice that drinking is not what it once was. Now is a time to make some progressive changes that will help you to slim down and refocus your habits and your life. Read on for five great alternatives to common lifestyle patterns.
Tired of working out indoors? Taking your fitness journey outdoors is a big step for many people. Fitness clothing is a snug fit, so you might be more conscious of how you look. You’ll also be ‘showing’ how fit and healthy you are to the outside world. So you may become distracted by what others are doing, saying, looking at. Not to mention, you will be heading down and up, rougher surfaces so you’ll need to have a can-do tougher mindset. All of this can sound daunting, but here’s how you can take it all in your stride.
Everybody has things that they’re scared of: heights, the dark, spiders, etc being the most common of these. These are some of the fears that don’t have to impact people too much throughout their daily lives because for the most part, they can be avoided by not putting yourself in the situation where you have to tackle fear in the face. However, there are some fears that, for our own good, cannot be avoided. One of these is the fear of seeing the dentist.
The New Year brings a great chance to reboot and refresh. And that goes double when it comes to making healthy lifestyle changes. While Christmas is