Author: Emma Lawson

Why Are Men Better Cooks?

With a surge of professional chef superstars in recent years, it seems that the common male specimen has taken upon himself to make the kitchen his domain. Ladies, there is no denying it anymore – men are definitely becoming better cooks with each passing day, so rejoice! Finally, human evolution has brought us to the point where you can enjoy the fruits of your husband’s cooking and not have to worry day in and day out what kind of new and exciting dish to prepare. Yet, interestingly enough, men seem to have a rather different set of reasons for imbuing ... Read more

4 Reasons You Should Look Forward to Your Retirement

Retirement may not seem like the most thrilling time of your life, but the truth is quite the opposite. With an unlimited amount of free time, you can actually have more fun and make your life much more exciting than when you were in your 30s. With no need to get up early and go to work every morning, and having the opportunity to plan each day exactly the way you want it to be, the retirement will most likely start to grow on you more and more each day. Forget about tight schedule Once you retire, only you will ... Read more

4 Health Problems Women Face in Their 30s and 40s

Entering your 30s is a huge milestone for a woman, in every aspect of her life. While this may be the time when you’ve made a certain progress in your career, have a successful relationship and are heading towards the life you’ve always wanted, you shouldn’t neglect the fact that your health needs extra attention. The hectic life we live after we turn 30 or even 40 can sometimes make us forget about our health, which consequently leads to various issues. Breast cancer After a woman turns 30, the new era of body transformation begins. It’s important that women do ... Read more

Boost Your Immunity During Allergy Season

The sad truth is that allergies can bother you all year long, but when spring comes they become almost impossible to endure. For some, spring is about the smell of freshly mowed grass and flowers coming to life, while for others it’s about headaches, puffy watery eyes and the ever-runny noses. While there are some medications that can help you deal with these symptoms, the best thing you can do is work on boosting your immunity. When your immune system is strong, you will not have such a difficult time going through the allergy season. Healthy smoothies Remember how your ... Read more

Organic Life on a Budget? It’s possible!

When things go south, concerning health or any other aspect of your well-being, all you can do is gather as much of your strength as you possibly can, and rise like a Phoenix from the ashes. Living in a world that’s becoming way too appreciative of the physical with little or no commitment to our psychological or emotional development, it’s kind of hard to keep up and live up to everyone’s expectations. And why should we? Well, it’s simple – we are all social beings and we need other people to survive. However, abandoning all we know is right and ... Read more

How to Fight Off the Winter Blues

Winter is tricky, it leaves us a lot of time to think and that can sometimes wear us out. We think about the previous year, and if that year has not been very kind to us, we can get sad and suffer from the winter blues. Waiting for spring is difficult as it is, and when you’re desperately waiting for it, it may seem like time is deliberately slowing down. Instead of being sad all the time, you can make an effort and turn your winter into a time of healing and recovery so that by the time spring comes, ... Read more

A New Holiday List to Check: Do My Parents Need Care?

According to some studies, 75% of adults haven’t talked to their parents about the living arrangements in retirement or long-term care. However, it’s essential that you’re well familiar with your parents’ health condition in order to estimate whether they need assisted care or not. The sooner you spot the signs of senility, slow motor skills, inability to take care of themselves or the house, the better. Sometimes the smallest details can indicate your parents need care, while other times it’s quite obvious that they can’t take care of themselves anymore. Clear Signs They Need Help What you’d usually disregard as ... Read more

Insects in Your Home: Affecting Your Health and How to Get Rid of Them

Did you know that there are about 950,000 species of insects in the world? Actually, no one has ever been able to determine the exact number of insects in the world, but it’s believed that they have the largest biomass of the terrestrial animals, claim the experts from the Smithsonian. Of course, today’s focus isn’t going to be on the exotic insects of the world or some endangered, endemic species, but on common household insects that we simply like to call – pests. Whether your house is infested with termites and ants or you’re leading a battle against cockroaches, spiders ... Read more

4 Best Skin Cleansing Tools for a Delhi Bride

It’s a known fact that Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world. While the impure environment imposes a serious threat to the overall health of Delhi residents, the one organ which suffers the most is their skin. No wonder, Delhi ladies often complain about dull and lifeless skin, which are very much prone to acne and other rashes. Their worry magnifies several times if there is an important event around the corner. And which event could be more important than one’s own wedding? Hence, Delhi brides need a special skin-care regimen, which must include thorough cleansing ... Read more

6 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Friends

As we grow older and get preoccupied with or jobs and everyday errands, we seem to have less time for our friends every day. We can barely find time to have a cup of coffee, let alone go to the theatre or a concert together, which most often leads to the friendships breaking down. Since we all need friends in our lives, to give us support, make us laugh and just be there for us, spending quality time with them is essential if we want to preserve a strong relationship. Therefore, grab your besties and dedicate at least one day ... Read more

7 Reasons to Take Up Cycling

We’re all aware of the importance of physical exercise to our normal functioning and long-term health. Still, despite the fact that our options are becoming more varied and numerous, there are still very few activities that bring so many different benefits like cycling. Not only does pedaling our way around have positive effects on our physical state, but it also contributes significantly to our mental wellbeing and social life. Muscles One of the myths usually associated with cycling is that only a specific group of muscles benefits from it, namely calves and thighs. The truth is that cycling is a ... Read more

Natural ways to help your damaged skin heal

Most of us are afraid of the sight we see in the mirror. However, if you are among the lucky few, you will discover beauty with event-toned smooth skin. For the rest of us, there is still a lot of wrinkles, sagginess, uneven pigmentation and redness that meet the eye. All of these are little imperfections which prove that our skin is a bit damaged. Extreme exposure to the sun wreaks havoc with our skin and leaves it looking imperfect. With the summertime nearly ending, now it is the right time to embrace the natural ways of helping your skin ... Read more