Make the most of your holiday. Here’s how to use your vacation to relax and unwind

Make the most of your holiday. Here’s how to use your vacation to relax and unwind

As well as getting enough sleep, working out and eating well, there are many other ways to de-stress and bring some calm into your life, and vacations are the perfect time to practice some self-care. Here we round up how complementary methods such as essential oils, relaxing baths and natural surroundings, can all help you to fully switch off and unwind this summer. Get a massage A massage is a great way to take time out and do something for yourself, and can help boost relaxation, reduce stress, as well…

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The hectic holiday guide to keeping your health goals through the silly season

The hectic holiday guide to keeping your health goals through the silly season

Fitting fitness in is difficult at any time of the year. I’m a personal trainer, I teach group fitness classes, and I love working out. But still, I literally have to add my fitness plans to my weekly calendar, make certain that someone is around to watch the kids, and be ready to adjust if a work emergency pops up (and let’s be honest: those emergencies seem to manifest once a day). Add in holiday parties, end-of-year work deadlines, family visits, and travel, and it feels nearly impossible to make…

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Foods to combat holiday stress

Foods to combat holiday stress

From travel plans to last-minute shopping, the end of year brings a busy calendar that can lead to stress in the kitchen and beyond. If you’re trying to eat a balanced diet, extra activities coupled with an abundance of holiday sweets can make it seem impossible to keep up with your healthful habits. While there is definitely room to enjoy your holiday favorites in moderation, be sure to stock your kitchen with these time-saving foods for some seasonal stress relief. Citrus Fruits: It might seem like the only trees of…

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How to Fit in Some Fitness Amid The Holiday Hustle

How to Fit in Some Fitness Amid The Holiday Hustle

The holidays – high on social and food festivities and low on work and working out – are soon upon us. But my wish, as a fitness trainer and general wellness enthusiast, is for you to exercise not less but, if anything, more, because you probably will consume greater-than-usual amounts of fat and sugar – great fuel for physical exertion. You might say: I will be out of my element, visiting family where there are no sidewalks and where I can’t go to my favorite class or run with my…

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Break the holiday cycle

Break the holiday cycle

Break the holiday cycle Why do so many people find it hard to stick to healthy eating during the holiday season? To put it simply, you get trapped in the ‘Holiday Cycle’. Late Nights The Holiday Cycle for unhealthy eating starts off with late nights. Parties, weddings and hosting relatives can lead to sleeping way later than you usually do, making you wake up way later than you usually do. Which then leads to… Reduced Exercise Your schedule changes when you are waking up late. You end up having much…

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Take a holiday, boost your immunity

Take a holiday, boost your immunity

Take a holiday, boost your immunity (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Altering Living Space Makes White Blood Cells Better Prepared To Fight Infections. Going on a two-week holiday could boost our immune system and help fight infection, suggest scientists, who found that alterations to living space of mice dramatically changed their white blood cells and made them more prone to having a protective inflammatory effect. The research at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) provides the first evidence that an enriched environment influences the function of T-cells -a type of white blood…

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Why You need to e-book a unmarried price ticket for your favorite holiday vacation spot

Why You need to e-book a unmarried price ticket for your favorite holiday vacation spot

human beings often travel by myself to find themselves, or to find greater that means to their lifestyles. There are listicles after listicle proclaiming the need to go to a miles off or even a close to off land simply to your personal sweet enterprise. no longer that we’re denouncing those ideas, but journeying alone need not handiest be a dramatic method wherein something wishes to be observed or completed. it could be a journey you are taking due to the fact you believe you studied you are remarkable and…

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Travel Trends 2014: Indians Prefer Foreign Holiday Tours

Travel Trends 2014: Indians Prefer Foreign Holiday Tours

Happiness is travelling around the world!   Travelling to international destinations for a holiday is the flavour this summer amongst Indians, according to a new trend report. Global travel search site Skyscanner released a series of travel trends, which show that Indians are keen to escape from the scorching heat and are turning to overseas travel this summer season. While international destinations have seen a whopping 101 percent growth in volume searches, findings for domestic destinations have seen a rise of 60 percent over January to April 2014 compared to…

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Types Of People Spotted At Every Travel Holiday

Types Of People Spotted At Every Travel Holiday

  Everyone is a traveller at heart. Everyone wants to escape the mundane and go somewhere calm, beautiful, or just exotic. But you can’t be guaranteed of having a serene holiday a 100% due to the people who swarm the streets, the restaurants, the museums. They are the know it alls, the selfie addicts, the talkatives. Here is a list of 7 different types of people every traveller will encounter on their vacation! 1. The Loud One The talker is usually the one who speaks loudly everywhere, announcing their love…

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