It’s Healthy Eating Week, and with understandable concerns around COVID, it seems the right time to provide information on the immune system and explain exactly why good diet is so vital to our health . Everyone understands we should eat more fruits and vegetables, but we’re never told exactly why this is so important. Many people don’t realise that 70%…
Renting a cottage over the Bank Holiday weekend with my family made me think about beds and what to look for in a comfortable bed and pillow.
Did you know that it’s been proved that an old bed can rob you of up to an hour’s sleep a night? And if you compare sleep on a new bed versus an old bed the sleep quality is better – that is, less disturbed and more recuperative sleep – with three times fewer physical movements and two times fewer micro-awakenings being recorded.
I’m six months pregnant with my second child and recently I am getting so much pain in my groin and hip area that I have to take stairs one at a time and somedays I can’t pick up my toddler at all. I struggle to move around in bed due to the pain and getting in and out of the car is really painful …. I’m reaching the end of my tether what can I do?
As our little ones are now settled back into the school routine we feel we can finally recover from the (albeit wonderful) assault that is the summer holidays.
Have you ever noticed that just when you start getting back into a school-time routine, lo and behold, the kids start coming home with snotty noses, coughs and colds, or stomach bugs.
Then, before you know it, you’re coming down with it too! It’s little surprise that this happens though when you consider that we take our children back to school at a pivotal time of year; the autumn equinox. You may not be aware, but changes in season places an extra stress upon our bodies known as adaptive stress. This is at it’s most marked at the autumn equinox when we’re forced to adapt to changes in temperature and weather as well as an obvious reduction in our exposure to sunlight.