Essential oils have a variety of health benefits for the human body. They are most often used in aromatherapy treatment which is a form of alternative medicine that employs the usage of plant extracts to support health and well-being. Apart from providing a pleasant smell, essential oils are also used in treating a variety of health conditions, including anxiety, insomnia and providing pain relief from some respiratory issues, such as asthma. There are three primary ways they can be used, which are either through skin application, inhaling, or ingestion.Read More
Modern day lifestyles have become synonymous with stress, packed schedules, and busyness. As such, they’ve helped shape certain trends regarding the clothing and shoe styles most women opt for. The reason behind this is the importance of convenience and comfort, both of which became imperative especially in the COVID-19 world we found ourselves in since last year.Read More
Did you know that your gut is also referred to as ‘the second brain’? The gut is a sensory organ that houses its own nervous system – the enteric nervous system. It contains a number of small nerves that communicate with the nerve that carries signals to and from the brain. These signals can range from sending messages to the stomach muscles to use the products of digestion to create serotonin (happiness hormone) to contract and push food through.Read More
Amino acids (AA) are not just building blocks for tissue proteins but also essential substrates for the synthesis of many low-molecular-weight substances with enormous physiological importance. AAs that can’t be synthesised by our own cells and must be provided in diets through food or amino acid supplements in order to sustain life are nutritionally “essential”. In contrast, AAs that can be synthesized by our own cell machinery and thought to be unnecessary in diets are considered nutritionally “nonessential”.
Country-style clothes and footwear have always inspired fashion with their simplicity, subtlety, and quality. Originally dedicated to farmers, country clothes and shoes have to be able to endure quite a lot of wear and tear, but also, they have to be comfortable, protective and practical. This, along with their simple but aesthetically pleasing look, is probably why they have become such a big inspiration for fashion. Especially when it comes to clothing pieces made for everyday use, or in other words when it comes to dressing casually. Read More
No matter what you wear on a daily basis at work or what the majority of your style consists of, there’s always that one outfit that places right in the middle of the streetwear category.Read More
A perennial silvery bush with a recognisable fragrance, lavender (Lavandula angustifolia, syn. L. Officinalis) has been omnipresent throughout human history. Cleopatra used its fragrance for seduction, Tutankhamun’s grave was decorated with fragrant lavender flowers and Charles IV had a habit of putting a lavender flower in his pillowcase for some good night’s sleep. And it wasn’t just royalty that enjoyed the benefits of this plant. The lavender herb was also used to treat the upset stomachs of Roman soldiers and even the wounds of soldiers in WW2.Read More
The roots of streetwear go back to the 1980s and 90s, including hip hop, graffiti, skate and surf. It involved the production and promotion of casual clothes such as T-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, sneakers, etc. These days one of the most popular pieces of clothing related to street culture is the men extended T shirt. It’s an ultimate addition to an urban, streetwear-inspired personal style.
We often compromise on comfort for style. Pain in our back and feet is an everyday issue because we wear uncomfortable shoes. Yes, high heels look professional and elegant, but are they really worth it? More and more companies are opting for causal business clothing, and there are many styles of flat shoes that are fit for professional environments.Read More
Ah, to be a teenager. The excitement, the turmoil, the drama, the need for individuality and expressing it in every way imaginable. It’s that time when you start caring about what you’re wearing, mixing and matching until everything is just perfect. The colourful kids fashion is no longer an option.
Ear conditions and infections are a common occurrence in many people. We’ve all experienced some kind of earache at some point. Usually, it goes away on its own but some more serious conditions can affect our quality of life. When the pain starts interfering with everyday activities, it’s time to do something about it. You can your doctor’s advice on medicine for ear pain if it’s intense or you can try some alternative ways to find relief.Read More
Whether for the purpose of losing weight or controlling sugar levels, more and more people are turning to the use of safer sugar alternatives. While stevia is perhaps the most popular one, there are any other tasty and affordable sweeteners you could try. One of them is the monk fruit concentrate.Read More