Category Archives: Sleep

Here is a secret weapon to fight hayfever

For many South African, Spring is not as cheerful as it should be thanks to the itching, coughing and sneezing that accompanies their hayfever. Hayfever is caused by an allergic reaction to allergens – which during Spring are mostly pollens from blossoming trees and plants. If you suffer from hayfever, then taking oral anti-histamines once…
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Could magnesium restore your sleep?

There is a strong link between insomnia and magnesium deficiency especially in women. Magnesium is one of the 24 essential vitamins and minerals and its super powers have for many years been under-rated. Magnesium is a mood stabilizer, bone builder, muscle relaxer and most importantly sleep promoter. Magnesium helps people to sleep more deeply with…
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Get rid of fear – start here

A video clip of actor Will Smith has gone viral after the father shared an epiphany he had three years ago after going sky diving for the first time with friends on a talk show. Will goes on to explain how facing his fear of skydiving has taught him that the only way to get…
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Food to improve your vitality

What should you be eating right now to live a long and happy life? The average human lifespan is currently 71 years. In this blog we look at foods packed with vitality that are eaten by those who live the longest, and happiest lives according to the World Happiness Report. Sticky rice and fermented cabbage…
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5 life lessons people learn too late

Hearing from those close to death offers us a chance to gain perspective. Here are the five most common pearls of wisdom that the older generation wants to pass on to the younger generation right now.  1. Own your life The sooner you realise that life is a series of choices that you make for…
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Collagen – is this new superfood for you?

Collagen is the most abundant protein found in the human body. It is the glue that holds together skin cells and muscle fibres and keeps joints moving. The beauty industry was the first to use collagen as a key ingredient in anti-wrinkle creams and serums. Then the medical fraternity started prescribing it in capsule form…
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Could lack of sleep make you less socially attractive?

In a study published on 14 August 2018, researchers Eti Ben Simon and Matthew P Walker unveiled four interesting connections between sleep and loneliness. In our last blog we examined the first two connections that their research unveiled between sleep and feelings of loneliness. In this blog we look at the last two connections their research…
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