A Finance Detox for 2019

If you’re feeling guilty and stressed out about how much you spent over the Christmas season, this Finance Detox for next year is a perfect pick! Expenditure is up over the season from last year according to experts, and a lot of us relied on our credit cards to get the special people in our […]

8 Superfoods to Promote a Healthy Diet

While no single food can provide all the nutrients required for a healthy, balanced diet, there are certain foods which offer numerous health benefits and may help to prevent chronic diseases. Research has shown that a healthy diet can reduce the risk of developing diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and certain […]

How Stress Affects The Brain

When we stress our brain is affected.  Here are a few ways in which the brain is affected by severe stress. Memory is Affected The neural stem cells in the hippocampus (for memory and learning) develop into neurons.  When severe stress occurs the stem cells become oligodendrocytes and these coat the neurons with myelin, which […]

Ugly Money Truths

Some say money is the root of all evil, but really, I think those who say that haven’t managed it very well, or don’t have enough of it. The problem with money is that we probably don’t talk enough about it, and we don’t face up to the many ways it influences us, and the […]

Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

There are many positives when it comes to owning pets. The advantages  include overall wellness, emotional support, increased levels of physical health, and more. Your Blood Pressure Will Lower Although certain studies have found the connection to be stronger than others have, owning a pet has the potential to lower your blood pressure. This is […]