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Vitamin C: The Skincare Revolution

It seems there are more skin care products than ever promising to turn back the clock and grant flawless, youthful skin. The overly saturated market has companies battling to obtain consumers with a constant flow of new products, technological advances and often long lists of confusing ingredients. Though, It seems the markets new trend is here to stay for the time being.  With many brands now scientifically proving the advantages of Vitamin C based products, why is it now the vital ingredient to achieving that elusive glow? At a time where pre mature aging is a concern for many of us before we even hit 30, the prospect of both age prevention and pigment correction appears to be enticing even to the most skeptical of us to invest in an array of products that champion the anti-oxidant and pro-collagen properties of Vitamin C. As like all skin care labels,  the umbrella…

A secret to self esteem

It’s critical the impact we have on how we think or feel about ourselves. Our self esteems entails us access to our soul, where we need to be in sync at all times. Without this, we could no longer be able to fulfil our true life purpose .Self esteem is our emotional self assessment of what we think of us as subjects. Many so we aim to feel sexy or beautiful.  I’ve come to know that these states are stages that tend to wear off eventually. A feeling we should all aim for is something which works for me. It’s the feeling of lightness. Around us, are examples of how we should aim to look and feel in order to better our life? We are shoved with information about how the outside should look. But as times moves on, there is more exposure in making us feel better reversing that…

5 Films To Boost Wellbeing

You’ve just finished work, you can barely find the energy to eat your dinner, and you feel like rubbish. What you want is something to cheer you up. The films suggested below are brilliant means of escape from the daily drudgery of life. They are quick solutions and can pick up your mood instantly. 

6 Benefits Of Live Music

With the rise of YouTube and Spotify, it is easy to learn of new artists and musicians. It is easy to follow them and appreciate the music they make. What is missed, however, is seeing these artists live. Nothing beats the experience of seeing your favourite artist live, of hearing personal anecdotes and seeing them getting lost in the music. Plus, it is definitely the best way to discover a new artist. Below are the benefits of live music, which ranges from inspiring energy to creating unforgettable memories. If you cannot wait to see your favourite artist live, the need is appeased by stations such as NPR, who set up bands in an intimate setting and film them live, as if you are there with them.

5 Ways To Build Resilience

Life is hectic. It is full of surprising highs and unexpected lows, all of which make us who we are today. Resilience is key in dealing with such a roller coaster, particularly the lows that may leave us devastated and in disarray. Occasionally called emotional resilience, it is when you are able to adapt to stressful situations without too much difficulty. To be resilient means you are flexible, versatile and mentally strong. Below are some suggestions on how to build your resilience.

Superfoods to get your healthy eating going

1. Kale Packed with vitamin and minerals – WebMD Low in calories High fiber High in Vitamin A, good for vision High in vitamin K, good for the blood High in Calcium, good for sustaining a good metabolism High in iron, good for carrying around oxygen to different areas of the body Good if you are looking to detox your body Studies have shown that it provides a lower risk in various cancers Possible recipe: Kale Pesto   2. Blueberries Low in calories and high in nutrients – Alison Hornby, a dietitian and British Dietetic Association (BDA) spokesperson Strengthen blood vessels Help with better vision Vitamin K1 (reduce blood clot) Vitamin C (skin and immunity) One of the highest antioxidants (key disease-fighting compounds) Possible recipe: Blueberry Muffin 3. Avocados   Promote cardiovascular health and better blood flow for better performance – Expert from Biotrust Nutrition Great for vision, have antioxidant for less damage, such as…

The Language of Photography

Images constantly surround us. We are bombarded by them, from the internet, the news, billboards, and our society’s obsession with selfies. There’s no escaping them. This may sound negative, but there are silver linings to this significant rise in images and photography. There is power found in them, from political activism to the preservation of memories. The images that hold this power can cut through the numbing assault of images we receive everyday and teach us something new.