Posts Tagged“wellness”

If you’re trying to get pregnant, then anything that can give you an insight into when you’re ovulating, or better yet, can predict when you’re going to ovulate, is worth a look. An accurate prediction of the days in each cycle when you’re fertile let you know you’re trying to get pregnant at the time when it’s most likely to succeed. One of the most common ways to check if you’re ovulating are OPKs. That’s an abbreviation of ‘Ovulation Predictor Kits’, they’re available from chemists and supermarkets, and work like pregnancy tests. They test your urine for a particular hormone…

There are far less people in the world that smoke than ever before thanks to the swathe of information which we now have about this habit. Smoking related diseases kill a great number of people each year and this, plus the fact that many public areas refuse to allow people to smoke, has encouraged many people to quit the habit for good. With this being said giving up the habit is far easier said than done, and I am speaking from experience. When I first quit smoking I was very lucky to have my friend Dayanna Volitich on hand, who…

Construction sites, forges, smithies, heavy industrial plants and other similar workplaces can be downright dangerous to say the least. It is often the foot that gets to be the brunt of such potentially dangerous places. A heavy iron beam slipping and falling on the toes, or a machine or even molten metal crashing down on an unprotected foot can not only end careers but can also mean massive amounts of insurance payments to boot, no pun intended. This is the part where Steel Blue Boots come into the picture. There are various reasons due to which such boots are deemed…

You are not alone if you feel under pressure or depressed. Studies by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that nearly a fifth of the UK’s adults experience depression or anxiety, with women more likely to suffer from the conditions. There are many reasons why you can become depressed, with everyone susceptible to the illness. However, certain genetic variations can mean that some of us are more prone to the condition than others. Some may be prescribed with anti-depressants by their doctor, but these don’t always have the intended effect. That’s where gardening comes into the equation. Reports suggest…

If you’re a social smoker, trying to quit smoking while maintaining a social life can seem daunting. But it’s important not to let your social life fall by the wayside while you’re kicking the habit. In order to help you, we’ve drawn up the following guide and tips. The similarities between alcohol and nicotine It is beneficial to know how nicotine behaves in a similar way to alcohol. At the extreme, government data has found that up to 90 per cent of people who are addicted to alcohol will also smoke. Furthermore, smokers have been found to be more likely…

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be caused due to an extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. Many people use sunblock creams and properly cover their skin during summers. But as the outside temperature decreases, they tend to forget that it’s equally important to protect their skin from UV exposure during the spring season. If you notice a mole or strange marks on your skin, consult your doctor at the earliest. With the help of certain tests, they will accurately diagnose the problem. Treating melanoma cancer isn’t always easy, but through preventive measures, you can reduce the…

It is said that you make your impression on someone within the first 15 seconds of meeting them. That then begs the question was it that you were noticed or you stood out? What was it that made that person stop at that moment to speak to you or just make eye contact? Let’s take a look at how you can get noticed without standing out. It can be something as simple as a glance, some say a flirt…eye contact or a smile. It can be your words, your accent or even just the way you approached with confidence that…

Sometimes relocating is necessary. Whether it’s starting a new job, beginning college, or for personal reasons, moving a few hours to a new city, or even across the country, happens to a lot of people, at least once in their lives. Uprooting your life can also be stressful — before, during and after the move. You’ll pack all your belongings, leave your friends and family behind, and look for necessities such as housing, employment and a new social group. You may be physically and mentally exhausted for days, even weeks, as you adjust to your new surroundings. This can often…

When an organization as large and complex as a hospital experiences inefficiency, the price tags add up quickly. But that’s not the only downside. Unfortunately, healthcare inefficiencies can increase patient suffering. It’s in everyone’s best interest to eliminate wastefulness in the industry. But knowing where to start can be a significant challenge. According to one 2014 survey of more than 400 U.S. healthcare providers, organizations waste more than $11 billion yearly due to inefficient communication alone. This includes areas like admitting and transferring patients, coordinating emergency response protocols and lacking the means to communicate via secure text. Communication represents just…

When you’ve been battling chronic pain for a while now, do you ever stop and wonder if it will one day go away? Millions of individuals fight chronic pain on a daily basis. In doing so, they win some battles; but end up losing way more than they would like. If this sounds like you, what can you do moving forward to try and get the upper-hand against chronic pain? Have You Tried Enough Possible Remedies? It may come down to a case where you haven’t tried enough possible remedies. For instance, have you given red bali kratom a try?…