While gyms across the UK might finally be re-opening, many Brits might prefer to stick at home to burn off those excess pounds we’ve piled on over lockdown. We might have invested in exercise equipment, which we’re keen to make the most of. Or, if we’re still working from home, we might prefer to avoid … Continue reading How to make an at-home workout plan
When you get sick, your automatic, knee-jerk reaction might be to go to the clinic. After all, that might be what you’ve been doing all your life. Your parents took you there when you were a child whenever you had an ear infection or a problem with your skin. But thanks to the pandemic and … Continue reading Is getting medical care dangerous right now?
While a variety of exercises, both intense and low impact are great for your overall health, walking more is one of the absolute best things you can do to feel fitter, especially if you're currently doing no exercise at all. Also, it's easy and can be done almost anywhere! However, some people believe that they … Continue reading 9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle
This article features PR samples. Since the rise of a plant-based lifestyle and wholefood diet has been rising in popularity in recent years, many companies and brands have been stepping up their game to create delicious foods which serve a healthful purpose and contain natural, planet-friendly and body-friendly ingredients. This is true of cool brand … Continue reading Dare motivational shake review + £10 discount code [vegan friendly]
Just popped back into this post I wrote a few years ago to let you know we are still drinking distilled water over three years after starting! Read why in the original blog post below. Scroll down for a link to read the original blog post to learn what’s in tap water and why we distil all our drinking water at home. Distilled water has lots of benefits which I list in the below blog post. Click my name Healthy Vix below or scroll down for a link to read the original distilled water article 🙂
Since the start of this year we have been drinking distilled water that we make in our home. It’s really easy to make your own distilled water at home and it has a lot of health benefits. I will share these in this blog post, but first, why did we decide to make the switch to distilled water for drinking?
Before changing to distilled water we had started buying bottled mineral water every week to use as drinking water in our household.Our tap water sometimes had a funny smell and didn’t taste great, so this is what first sparked my curiosity about what was in our tap water. It didn’t taste clean and the smell was really off putting when trying to drink it! The tap water often had a wet dog smell. Yuck!
Once I started researching what…
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If the government roadmap out of the current lockdown goes to plan, then those of us in England will be able to stay in self-contained accommodation as of 12th April 2021 and on sites such as campsites with shared facilities by the end of May. It’s certainly exciting and we have already began to look … Continue reading Tips to stay healthy and safe travelling after lockdown
You may be surprised to learn that chewing gum can be good for you. Providing you choose a sugar-free gum that is also free of questionable ingredients, then chewing gum can have the following health benefits. Chewing gum can freshen breath No one likes to have stinky bad breath, especially not when you’re about to … Continue reading Does chewing gum have benefits?
Getting older is a natural part of life, but it can still pose a lot of scary and daunting challenges. So, if you have an elderly parent or grandparent who is struggling, you will naturally want to help. If nothing else, it repays them for the support they provided during your childhood. Given that you’ve … Continue reading Supporting an elderly loved one adapt to old age
Most of us end up with a scar or two over the course of a lifetime, and most of us can live with them most of the time but some of us will really hate our scars. They will make us feel less confident and might cause us real issues with our mental health. If … Continue reading 7 ways to make your scars less visible
If working from home has gone from a temporary to a permanent solution for you, it’s essential to have an ergonomic setup. This will not only increase your comfort but is also important for your physical and mental wellbeing. You need the optimum conditions to work and even though you’re in the safety of your … Continue reading 5 ways to increase your comfort working from home
Physical and mental wellness is an essential element in a person’s life. Many of us focus on our physical health, but mental health is vitally as important. Many people suffer with anxiety and it can affect our day to day wellbeing and overall happiness. Not only does anxiety affect us mentally, but it can cause … Continue reading 7 tips for reducing anxiety
Watching your parents get older is difficult but it’s something that we all have to go through eventually. They cared for you when you were young and now it’s your turn to look after them. Supporting them and helping them adapt to their old age will allow them to maintain their independence for as long … Continue reading Adding up the cost of caring for your elderly parents