One of the best things that has come out of the pandemic has been a focus on living more mindfully when it comes to our lifestyle choices and the impact they have on the planet. I’ve been so pleased to see a range of industries adopting a more sustainable, ethical and ultimately planet-friendly approach and one of these industries that inspired this blog is the beauty industry - responsible for creating a huge amount of non-recyclable packaging and often using ingredients that are anything but planet (or people) friendly. Intrigued by the conscious beauty niche and attracted to the idea that I too could make choices that may be less damaging to both people and planet, I decided to see what the hype was all about.
Lying on a beach, strolling through woods, enjoying a blustery walk, or snuggling up in front of a roaring fire – these activities can instantly make us feel better. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? Or what you can do to recreate those feelings? A growing body of research is slowly revealing the wellbeing secrets of the four elements – now you can harness their power. Find out how earth, air, fire, and water can give your health and happiness a boost
Ever been curious about freezing your eggs? Whether you’ve not met the right life partner or are simply unsure of whether or not to have children, many women are choosing to freeze their eggs to “safeguard” their future fertility. But what exactly is involved in the process? Dr Lafina Diamandis discusses what to consider before freezing your eggs.
With 1 in 12 people in the UK being treated for asthma, it’s clear that loads of us need to find a way to move while protecting our respiratory health. Writer Orla McAndrew explores the anxieties around exercising with asthma and how to overcome them.
And just like that, another set of lockdown restrictions have eased! Yes, it’s official, we can finally go on holiday abroad (hooray!) but be warned, it’s not going to be straightforward. To help you navigate the complex world of post-pandemic travel we’ve compiled the following travel checklist you can use to stay safe as well as prevent any travel headaches this summer.
On April 12th 2021 everything changed. Or, as one friend said to me via voicenote a few days afterwards: “We were all on a level playing field and well… now we’re not.”
Struggling with the effects of post-pandemic anxiety? You’re not alone. Lafina Diamandis, GP and certified lifestyle medic, breaks down social anxiety and how we can move forward in a positive way as lockdown eases.
From 'clean eating' to colonic irrgation, I shared my take on the latest health trends to help you determine fact from fad!
In this article, Scarlet Anderson courageously shares her story of living with BPD to raise awareness, reduce stigma and encourage people to get the treatment they need.