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    What Causes Hormonal Imbalance and How to tackle it with Holistic Living?

    Many years ago, before the development of science and technology, people greatly depended on the use of natural remedies. These natural remedies were used to heal the body without causing the side effects that are widely known to humankind today. The uses of ingredients growing in the kitchen garden to special herbs were popular to treat a number of illnesses too. Today, allopathic medicines are the first choices when it comes to treating every sickness. Be it a minor cold or life-threatening diseases, the allopathic way of treatments are suggested without a second thought. But are the treatments really worth it?   Undoubtedly, there are several diseases that can and…

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    Mind, Body, Style – Why Wellness And Activewear Are The Biggest Trends Of The Century

    Modern-day wellness refers to holistic living encompassing physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Wellness has become an umbrella term, expanding to cover all aspects of healthy living such as yoga, pilates, meditation, massage, supplements, superfoods, and more.   The rise of wellness Many factors have contributed to the growth of wellness. Firstly, millennials are more lifestyle-focused, placing a greater value on health and wellness over material goods than ever before. Secondly, in recent years, there have been major concerns regarding the typical American diet and lifestyle, creating a shift in the way we eat, move, and think. Whereas before, wellness was seen as a luxury, something that only the rich could afford,…

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    How to do a social media detox the right way and improve your mental health.

    When I signed up for social media, I did not sign up for the drama and toxicity that comes with it. I really can’t remember ticking the “I agree” box to  comparisons, competitions and arguments!   Social media has its blessings, but I cannot deny that it sometimes affects my productivity and growth. The first thing I do when I wake up every morning, is to reach out for my phone to check my email and notifications, a habit I’m beginning to detest.   I’m on a personal development journey, so I’m becoming more and more intentional, I’m starting to practice minimalism and mindfulness. These new healthy lifestyle practices have…

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    No one deserves to be abused, harassed, assaulted or raped

    I was working on a post about “why social media detox is good for your mental health”, but I decided to pull the breaks on that one Because; this is 2020 and there’s nothing normal about the year. The past couple of days has been overwhelming, to say the least. while we were still trying to come to terms with the gruesome murder of George Floyd, news of a young girl who was raped in the church hit the cyberspace. Dear 2020, we have had enough trouble!   A lot of well-meaning individuals have taken to the streets, many are making good use of their platforms to create awareness, demistify…

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    Experiencing domestic violence during this covid-19 lock down? here’s what to do!

    Is there anyone else out there who has no idea what day it is? honestly, I have lost count of dates and days of the week. I have never been good with numbers and dates and this lock down situation has done a great job of amplifying that shortcoming. In addition to that, I have also been having a hard time working and concentrating on anything, so! Contrary to popular opinion and professional advice from mental health experts, I have been glued to my TV, watching and listening to the news. One thing I can tell you for certain is that; not a single “news” is good news; From the…