Careers in healthcare : tips on what to expect to get qualified

The health industry offers long term and rewarding career pathways. You might choose to work in primary care, a speciality or even become an allied health professional. But where to start? Read below for some tips if you are looking to make the switch into a healthcare career. If you’re considering completing a university qualification, medicine and nursing require commitment and passion. Expect text books, exams and placements. If you want to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Start Pilates Today

Looking to mix up your workout? If you haven’t already become a convert, Pilates is an effective workout for all - from athletes to those recovering from an injury. Read below to discover what Pilates can deliver you and your body and why you should try a class (or 10). All-round fitness One of the most impressive aspects of Pilates is its versatility as a work-out. Strength and endurance is delivered through load bearing exercises and … [Read more...]

How To Stay Healthy When You’re Traveling 

When traveling you often forget about one of the most important things you need to look after, yourself. We get it, you’re busy admiring all of the beautiful landscapes and don’t want to miss anything, but you still have to look after yourself to ensure that you have a great time.  Where doing to give you five tips to ensure that you’re able to stay on top of your health so you can have the best experience possible.  Get enough … [Read more...]

A Brief Guide to Medical Insurance for Your Kids 

Medical coverage is spiraling out of control, leaving many families feeling helpless. A family medical plan can easily exceed $500 a month, making it more expensive than some families' mortgage payments. Adults and children alike need medical care, though, and opting for insurance tends to be far less expensive than paying out of pocket. Knowing which medical plan to invest in can be tricky, especially with so many options to choose from. … [Read more...]

Tips to Help You Cook

Tips to Help You Cook These days, you can find great recipes everywhere: in your grandmother's archives, in the pages of your favorite magazine, and all over the Internet. The greatest recipes in the world, though, won't help you prepare delicious food efficiently, so it's wise to tackle cooking from a common-sense perspective. Here are some useful cooking tips and techniques that are designed to help you optimize the time you spend in your … [Read more...]

Why Flowers Keep Us Happy and Healthy 

We all know about flowers, and most of us love them. What many of us don't realize is that they can have a big and beneficial impact on our lives. Growing flowers in and around our homes help to make them just a little bit brighter. The simple act of caring for our flowers can also help to keep us healthy, and the blossoms themselves can even clean the air!  They Keep Things Beautiful  Most of us love flowers because of the way they … [Read more...]

4 Factors that Influence Women’s Fertility  

The decision to have a child is a life-changing one, and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, if you’ve done your homework, completed your preparations, and have your heart set on starting a family then it’s time to get down to the practical side of things –– i.e. conception. Unfortunately, some women may have trouble conceiving and not know why they’re struggling. To that point, we’re here to provide you with some answers about fertility and … [Read more...]

What Can You Do When Standard Workout Motivations Fail?

It’s fair to say that most people who engage with a fitness routine know that they may, at some point, struggle with motivation. This is a well-known problem, and one that has led to the rise of multiple advice columns and tips in the past. However, motivation is a curious thing, and many people find that the “guaranteed”  motivators don’t always work for them. While it can be helpful to buy a dress in a lower size as a target goal, or engage … [Read more...]

5 Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Lose Weight

(Image  Source: Pexels.com) “I want to lose weight or I need to lose weight!” Usually, after saying these words, you find a new diet in the hope of getting a perfect body. Of course, you try to stick to the diet, but after a while, you start thinking that you`ll never get the body you wish and your diet doesn't work! Why is this happening? Oh, it's actually pretty simple! The common weight loss mistakes prevent you from getting the desired … [Read more...]

Sensory-Friendly Tips for Kids Who Have Trouble Sleeping 

 Image source: Pixabay  Sleep is important for adults and kids alike. However, if you kid is not sleeping well, you aren’t either. Kids who are having trouble sleeping wake up tired, in a bad mood, and throw tantrums out of nothing.   In this article we are going to give you some sensory-friendly tips that can come in handy when your kid is having trouble sleeping. You can also check out these sensory toys, also known tactile toys, for babies … [Read more...]