Author: Stella Van Lane

Taking good care of yourself is not an easy task. Most of us are too busy working stressful jobs or supporting our families, that taking some ‘me-time’ is usually last on our agenda. Or even worse, we often feel guilty about devoting our time to proper self-care. However, if we don’t take good care of our mind, body and soul every day, we’ll never be able to succeed and thrive in life and give others the care and love they deserve. Here are some simple ways to take better care of yourself and improve your overall health and wellbeing: Get…

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We all find the time to take good care of others, so why is it so difficult to treat yourself the same way? That’s not to say that you should neglect people in your life or act selfish, but just like you care for and love other people, you deserve the same attitude towards yourself! You spend all the time with yourself, so why not start treating yourself with love and respect? In the end, the kinder you are to yourself, the kinder you’ll be to others as well. It’s high time you empathize with your own thoughts and feelings…

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The number of anti-depressant pills being grabbed off store counters by the minute is staggering. We live in a fast-paced world, overloaded with insurmountable roles, responsibilities and a constant need to deliver quality performance. Therefore, we endure life’s rat race every week, coursing through it in anticipation for a good weekend’s rest. In short, humankind has officially stopped living. We only exist nowadays. It’s no wonder why burnouts are flocked outside shrinks’ offices countrywide. And they keep increasing drastically by the day. If you can relate to what I’m trying to say, then like me a few years back, you…

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Meditation is usually associated with balance and peace of mind. A wider audience sees this technique only as a means of reducing stress levels, and it may come as a surprise that it has numerous other pretty visible benefits that aren’t just spiritual. Treating depression, regulating mood and anxiety disorders, helping you focus and improving your attention, learning and memory, as well as preparing you to deal with stress, are known effects of meditation that many people are aware of. But what about those lesser-known meditation benefits which are usually neglected? Down With Weight A fast-paced lifestyle of millennials has…

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While it may seem that Thanksgiving without a roasted turkey is like Christmas without presents, let’s not forget that the fourth Thursday in November is a perfect chance for families to gather together, reflect on the blessings, and of course, feast. Your food choices shouldn’t stop you from enjoying this wonderful holiday, so here are a few creative and healthy recipes to keep you and your family satiated and all the animals unharmed. Go Wild On A Starter Eating mushrooms is like giving a boost to your immune system since they are a good source of B and D vitamins,…

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