If trees are considered the Earth’s lungs, can houseplants act the same at home on a smaller scale? Many green advocates recommend keeping indoor plants as natural air-purification systems. In turn, the plants supposedly improve your health and even sleep. But you may wonder: do houseplants really clean the air you breathe? Will they work… Continue reading Should You Keep Air-Purifying Houseplants in the Bedroom?
For something we spend a tonne of time doing, we hardly know what sleep is. Even today, experts are not entirely sure why we started sleeping the way we did. Add to that the fact that some people need less sleep than others, and the mystery of the brain and sleep deepens. How do our brains and sleep interconnect,… Continue reading What Part of the Brain Controls Sleep?
It’s almost impossible to get adequate sleep these days. We have thousands of things distracting us before we go to sleep compounded by all the daily stress we go through. Today, we’ll tackle what defines sleep quality and loss, their effect on our mental and physical health and how small changes in our lifestyle can… Continue reading Psychological and Mental Health Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Home-cooked trumps takeaway or fast food any time of day. You have carte blanche over your meal options. You can explore the culinary world as a home chef and discover new recipes. However, you may not be able to cook for yourself the daily, much less go grocery shopping. Others may recommend meal prepping, but… Continue reading Are Meal Prep Delivery Kits Worth The Hype?
We all know that the priority of health workers this year has been the rollout of vaccines. The government has done everything in their power to make COVID-19 vaccines available (although many have questioned the efficiency of the rollout). Data studies and clinical trials had to be done as swiftly as possible so that countries… Continue reading Vaccine Effects On Women (Pfizer Boobs To Periods) – Identifying The Myths And Facts
Intuitive eating sounds like another diet trend that might pique the interest of health-conscious types out there. But while it might be useful as a nutritional approach, we’re sorry to burst your bubble because it’s anything but a diet. So if you’re looking for a quick fix for weight loss, this may not be the… Continue reading How Intuitive Eating Could Disrupt The Diet Industry
Try and think about the last time you purposely left your house without your mobile phone. You can’t think of a single moment, can you? Smartphones and devices have become an integral part of our lives and are with us wherever we go. You can’t blame anyone for that, it’s just what our lives have… Continue reading How To Reduce Mobile Phone Radiation
Back in 2019, Marie Kondo swept the world and everybody’s homes with her Netflix series on the art of organisation and decluttering. Now, she’s poised to bring her tidying skills to other aspects of our lives. Her advice? Keep only those items that spark joy and discard the rest. It was a new way of thinking about tidying up… Continue reading Does Your Feed Spark Joy? How To Declutter Your Digital Space
If you’re in Melbourne or Sydney right now (or even New Zealand), you’re probably reading this article from the comfort of your home. Melbourne has now spent over 200 days in lockdown. With the global pandemic still at large, as the Delta variant sparks a new cause for concern, social distancing and quarantines are still the primary solutions apart from vaccinations… Continue reading There’s A Reason For Your Post-Lockdown Social Hangovers
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an extract from the cannabis plant that is supposed to have tonnes of benefits without the “high” connected with the enjoyment of that plant. Discovered in the 1940s by a Harvard-trained chemist Dr Raphael Mechoulam, “the Godfather of cannabis research“. The chemical structure of both CBD and THC was uncovered in the ’60s,… Continue reading The Medical Benefits Of CBD Oil And Where To Get It In Australia