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2024
April
17,
2024
| 16:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This is how laughter affects our body“A day without laughter is a day wasted,” Charlie Chaplin once said. And he isn’t the only one to think this. Dr Lee S. Berk of the Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions, and
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April
17,
2024
| 13:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sometimes it’s worth stating the obvious: our world would be a better place if we were all a bit kinder towards each other.  So how can we make that happen?
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April
17,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Healthy living as a vegetarianMore and more people are opting for a vegetarian diet. Vegetarians don’t eat meat and fish — and in some cases, they avoid other animal products as well. Many vegetarians want to make their diet healthy and
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April
12,
2024
| 15:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In life, there is little within our control but for one thing: our breath. Enveloping the very definition of life, the breath sustains, nurtures, cleanses, and heals both the body and mind, making mindful awareness of it a valuable technique for
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April
12,
2024
| 12:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
At times we may feel that we need to do things on our own, but the importance of having a support system can never be disregarded. Regardless of our age, needs and desires, we may see that at different points in our life, we have turned to different
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April
11,
2024
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We’ve all got our own ideas of what a superfood is – many would argue that chocolate, for example, is a ‘super’ food, thanks to its delicious, morish flavor.
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April
10,
2024
| 11:37 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Busting the myths about grey hair causes, once and for all There are many urban myths about why our hair turns grey. Is there a link between grey hair and stress? Can a single scare turn a person’s hair white? Are smokers more prone to going grey
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April
09,
2024
| 10:29 AM Europe/Amsterdam
For any movement we perform, balance is a fundamental aspect of it. Often it will come without having to think about it, for example, simply standing upright on our own two feet requires us to maintain balance. 
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April
08,
2024
| 18:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The term ‘toxic emotions’ is regularly used, but what are they exactly? They are feelings of anger, guilt, shame, anxiety, fear, self-loathing, regret, bitterness, and resentment – feelings that bring no positive benefit to our lives or our mental
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April
08,
2024
| 10:25 AM Europe/Amsterdam
What’s intuitive eating and how is it different to eating mindfully? Intuitive eating is the antithesis of dieting, calorie counting, food obsession and body shaming. 
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April
05,
2024
| 16:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Have you been keen to try some new hobbies but can’t find the time?
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April
05,
2024
| 15:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Regular exercise is the best solution for a healthy body, offering a whole host of short- and long-term benefits.
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April
04,
2024
| 09:58 AM Europe/Amsterdam
What’s inner beauty got to do with how we look on the outside? The notion of beauty has changed over the decades and no longer conforms to a singular body type or a specific, enhanced physical feature.
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April
03,
2024
| 17:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Strengthen your body naturallyIs raw food healthy or just a trend? Many people are skeptical about meals that are prepared with a blender, juicer or spiralizer, and prefer to pull out a frying pan or switch on the oven instead. That being the case,
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April
03,
2024
| 17:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The New Year is here and it brings a time of reflection and goal-setting. Last year was historic in terms of challenges but it was also a year of resilience. Whilst we may not know what challenges are ahead, we’ve all proven our resilience by
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April
03,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Life throws us curveballs when we least expect them and there are many situations we may have to deal with that will test our feelings of being able to cope.
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March
27,
2024
| 12:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Water is essential to life. Our bodies are made up of around 60% water so if we don’t keep this topped up, we run the risk of dehydration and illness. You literally cannot survive without water.
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March
26,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s so easy to run out of energy. We lead busy lives full of responsibility and we have to find time to work, relax, sleep and, of course, enjoy ourselves though the things we love, like socializing and keeping fit. 
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March
21,
2024
| 16:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The macros: carbohydrate, protein and fatMacronutrients, or macros for short, include carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Almost everything we eat contains a certain amount of macronutrients.
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March
20,
2024
| 12:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How can developing mindfulness support positive mental health?Positive mental health is determined by a variety of factors and while it’s impossible to control everything that happens around us, developing mindfulness can be a strong step in the
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February
05,
2024
| 14:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Gratitude is an attitude: it may sound corny, but the truth is that if you seek out good things, you can always find them and the best part: your physical and mental well-being will improve overwhelmingly.
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February
05,
2024
| 13:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We recently sat down with German professional cliff diver and Red Bull Athlete, Iris Schmidbauer, who continues to push the boundaries of the sport as she works towards being the next world champion. We spoke with her about how she got to where she
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February
01,
2024
| 12:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Upping your general activity levels is a well-established way of improving both your physical and mental health.1 But that doesn’t have to mean joining a gym. There are plenty of fun, even quirky, ways you can start to increase your activity levels
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January
31,
2024
| 18:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With many fruits and vegetables available year-round it’s easy to forget that nature knows best, and that the foods it provides us with do in fact have an optimal eating time. 1 Seasonal fruits and vegetables not only support our nutritional needs
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January
18,
2024
| 19:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How do you feel when you get to the office after being stuck in morning traffic or on the train? Like most of us who drive to work, probably slightly hassled and unnerved. Maybe you’ve caught yourself looking enviously at the cyclists passing by the
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January
17,
2024
| 17:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
An active life needs a solid backbone. When we think about staying active, we normally envision walking, running, cycling…using our arms and legs to get the heart pumping.
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January
17,
2024
| 16:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Exercise. Whether the word brings a rush of excitement or sparks a fear in you, there’s no denying the fundamental truth that it’s good for us.1 Taking part in regular exercise not only makes you feel better about yourself; it has a couple of pretty
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January
17,
2024
| 13:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sooner or later, if you are exploring the world of nutritional supplements you will come across the term ‘bioavailability’. It sounds slightly off putting, but is actually an extremely important factor in whether supplements are effective or
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January
12,
2024
| 18:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From better nutrition to improved mental and physical health, the benefits of growing your own food are plentiful. Whether you are growing a small pot of kitchen herbs or an allotment full of fresh fruits and vegetables, you’re doing good for both
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January
12,
2024
| 16:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The soft purr of a cat as it warms up to you. The cuddle of a dog laying at your feet. The singing of birds as you enter. Pets can provide a wondrous sense of love and connection, special from that of others.
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