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Stress-Busting Tips

September 14, 2017 Category :Stress Busters 0

Question: Please give us some stress-busting tips.

Answer: The simplest form of de-stressing is to walk away from your stressors-work, people, computers, mobile phones, etc. But no matter how often you do that, you will be forced to deal with stress again and again.

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All Year Stress Free

January 2, 2013 Category :Stress Busters 0

Every start of the year serves as a metaphor for all of us. It is the time fit to start anew for a chapter closes and a new one presents itself. This New Year should be a blank canvas, without any smudges or traces from numerous stress-inducing events of the past year, and after every end of another year, it should also stay pristine throughout the year.

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Stronger Knees for a Stronger You

May 10, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Believe it or not, the knee is one of the most complex joints in the human body. A lot of soft tissues function together just to attain a normal range of motion within this joint, and we depend on it more than we are aware of.

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Organic on your Skin

April 18, 2012 Category :Health Watch 0

Our skin is the largest organ and it absorbs any products applied to it. Nowadays, our skin is exposed to city pollution, harsh skin products, chemicals and constant contact to the sun.

The most important thing to remember when getting rid of damaging elements, is that our skin is a delicate membrane, and going overboard to get rid of blemishes can cause further, harder to fix, damage. So be gentle.

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Beating Stress with the Beat of Music

April 6, 2012 Category :Stress Busters 0

Imagine you’ve just had an incredibly bad day at school or work. On the way home, traffic’s heavier than usual even if you’ve taken the supposedly faster route. It’s already past dinner time when you reach home and your housemates are either asleep or still stuck in traffic somewhere. Utterly hungry but too exhausted to eat, you race upstairs and pop your favorite jazz compilation on the CD player.

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The Healing Touch

March 16, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

In today’s busy hospital, there are patients who can’t help but feel like just a number. They sit in waiting rooms among others with the same plight for hours, only to be guided through a maze of hallways to some small room in the back to have a genuinely caring and friendly, albeit brief, doctor’s visit. Modern medicine has allowed machines and state-of-the-art medical equipment to be a detached, if indifferent, substitute for good, old-fashioned patient-physician contact.

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Keeping Yourselves Fit in School

March 2, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Going back to school could mean losing time for yourself. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it and stay fit.

It has been a month since summer vacation ended. For sure, a lot of you are still (or once again) in an adjustment period. Waking up early, sitting for hours in a day, staying up late doing homework, preparing for an exam, minding a group project – all these things are attached to a student’s life. Not to mention the stress that is often present.

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Aromatherapy and Diabetes

February 4, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Upon hearing the word, aromatherapy, people always associate it with massage. Aromatherapy though is more than just the soothing strokes and relaxing feel of massages; it is a mode of treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, barks, roots or other parts of the plant. There are many health benefits from aromatherapy such as improved psychological and physical well-being, better brain function and blood circulation. Although aromatherapy does not cure any disease, it helps relieve certain effects of certain diseases, one of which is diabetes. Here we tackle the twists and turns of aromatherapy and how it helps those with diabetes live a lighter life.

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Crazy about Krav Maga

September 9, 2011 Category :Fitness 0

Crazy about Krav Maga

In a society where danger lurks at every corner, knowing self-defense could mean the difference between life and death. Here’s the lowdown on Krav Maga, a self-defense method that has taken the country by storm for its practical approach to protection.

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Stress: Where Less is More

July 24, 2010 Category :Stress Busters 0

Diabetes patients grapple with the demands of self-management (home blood sugar testing, diet and exercise requirements, medicine intake, and so forth) over and above their other concerns (work, finances, family and other relations). Living with diabetes day in and day out can really shoot one’s stress levels through the roof. If one is unable to cope, then a “nervous breakdown” may ensue. » Continue Reading

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