Now You Can Have The Skin You Want To Be In!

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With the harsh winter months on the way, your skin will change. It can become dry, flaky, and brittle – and when your skin dries out, the signs of ageing become much more noticeable. You need to give your skin some extra attention. Here are 5 HOT TIPS to protect and rejuvenate your skin from the inside AND the outside during the next few cold winter months.

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The World Cup Runneth Over

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I’m told that the countdown to the World Cup begins. This means that from June 12th and for the ensuing month or so… the sport-loving men, women and children in your life will be bleary eyed from staying up late, hoarse from all that spectator participation, and probably stressed out from unsatisfactory game results.

Those World Cup fans who live in Germany are lucky, because German employers are understanding and sympathetic towards soccer fanatics. It’s been reported that they’re allowing their employees to turn up late for work next day if they’ve stayed up too late to watch the games. For the rest of the world, it’s business as usual, and you’ll just have to suffer for your sport.

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5 Mistakes Women Make In Middle Age

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No-one would argue that getting older is not much fun. Especially the way it seems to creep up on us. One moment we’re flaunting our style in sexy clothes, hair and makeup, carrying ourselves with self assurance and able to keep up life’s busy pace – with energy left over. The next moment, we’re wondering why our style no longer seems so sexy, we’re doubting our role in life – and sneaking nanna-naps in the afternoon.

For many of us, middle age can be fraught with mental tension and stress, not to mention physical aches and pains.

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Enhance fertility with Royal Jelly, Bee Pollen & Bee Propolis

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Any woman who has had to face the prospect of infertility will go through a huge emotional roller coaster ride. It can be heartbreaking for you, or a loved one to have to go through the trauma of discovering that having a child may never be a reality.

According to the The Fertility Society of Australia, one in 6 Australian and New Zealand couples are unable to conceive.

Infertility is defined as bring unable to conceive after a year of unprotected intercourse. The problem of infertility is of course not just limited to women, but shared equally among men and women. Reasons are many and varied, but in the vast majority of cases the problem is physical.

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Top 5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts That Your Mum Will Love

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Mother’s Day is wonderful time to reflect and honour one of the most important and influential people in our lives.

To trace the earliest history of Mothers Day, you’ll need to go back to ancient Greece, to the annual spring festival which the people dedicated to maternal goddesses. The Greeks used the occasion to honor Rhea, the wife of Cronus and mother of many deities of Greek mythology including the mighty Zeus.

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6 Tips To Keep Your Energy Up, Immune System Strong And Body Healthy All Winter Long

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In winter, the sun sets earlier, a chill fills the air, and we spend less time outside being active and more time inside eating starchy and sugary foods. Our hibernating instinct doesn’t keep us healthy. Rather, our immune system takes a hit, allowing winter colds and flus to grab hold.

Luckily, there are certain things you can do to keep your energy up, your immune system strong and your body healthy all winter long.

1. Drink healthy fluids
Drinking six to eight glasses a day of water or herbal tea can keep your digestive system healthy, your weight down and your energy up.

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How Bee Pollen Can Make Your Sex Life Sparkle

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The Greeks certainly knew their stuff when it came to all aspects of health and wellbeing. The ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates once said, ‘Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food’. Another wise old Greek, Aristotle, made countless observations of nature, especially plants and their value in nourishing and healing. And Plato once said ‘The Gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.’

One of the most revered of nature’s foods was bee pollen. It was called ambrosia, or the life giving dust and was used, amongst other things, as a tonic to boost energy and enhance libido.

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What Are Allergies?

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If you are bothered by allergy symptoms, you are not alone. In the Pacific Northwest, even seasonal allergies can occur during much of the year: February-April for trees; May-September for grass; and May-October for weeds. In addition, allergies to dust mites, mold and animal dander usually bother people throughout the year.

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Celebrating Life After A Stroke

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Chances are, you know someone who has had a stroke, or have possibly been through the dreadful experience of having suffered a stroke yourself. I write this from the unenviable perspective of someone who has indeed stepped from the comfort of ‘normality’, through a portal and into a different world where I’m now an unfortunate addition to the growing number of women each year who become stroke victims.

It happened on March 9th, 2014, the day before my 56th birthday, while holidaying in Toronto, Canada. It’s a birthday I won’t easily forget, and as far as gifts go, I would have preferred a dressing gown and fluffy slippers. Instead of celebrating as planned in a fancy restaurant, I was in intensive care in a specialist neurology hospital undergoing CT scans and a rather unpleasant angiogram. Rather than toasting with a nice champagne, I was being drip-fed morphine and nitroglycerine. I know it doesn’t sound like much fun, and it wasn’t…but I consider myself incredibly lucky and blessed to be writing this.

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Why A Daily Dose Of Resveratrol Makes For A Healthy Heart

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It’s an old adage, but it’s true. You are what you eat. Many women, especially as they approach middle age, don’t eat the right things. Unfortunately, neglecting your nutritional needs can lead to a great many health problems as we age.

Often in their youth, many women exclude nutritious foods and embark on ‘diets’, with the primary goal of restricting calorie intake, and eliminating fats and carbohydrates altogether, usually to lose weight. We now know that these ‘diets’ can do more harm than good by affecting metabolism, introducing bad eating habits like bingeing and purging and generally depriving the body of the right nutrients to be healthy.

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