To celebrate sleep week, which runs from 12th-18th March, I chatted with Kip & Co about the importance of sleep on our overall health and wellbeing. For my top tips on supporting a restful night's sleep, you can read the full article in their online magazine by clicking here.
DRY BODY BRUSHING
The lymphatic system is a complex network of tissues, vessels and organs that work together to remove waste from organs. Lymph fluid contains white blood cells and is thus an integral part of the immune system. When the lymphatic system becomes congested we can present with symptoms such as cellulite, puffiness, water retention, weight gain, …
SUPPORTING YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM
In today’s time we are unfortunately surrounded by stress – work, family, city living, health, money, pandemics – the list goes on. Stress negatively impacts almost every biochemical pathway in our bodies and contributes to anxiety, poor sleep, low immunity, digestive disturbances, infertility and so much more.
POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic condition which impacts the menstrual cycle. It is usually caused or driven by a number of underlying factors. Despite the name, PCOS actually has nothing to do with cysts on the ovaries. Instead, it can be characterised by an excess of male hormones, called androgens, and anovulatory cycles …
REDUCING PLASTIC FOR YOUR HEALTH
Plastics contain a number of toxins which have been shown to be alarmingly harmful to human health. Research shows that these chemicals can contribute to obesity, PCOS, infertility, some cancer and more.
Given that the majority of us spend at least 1/3 of our lives at work - it is a great place to start implementing some changes when trying to increase our overall health and quality of life. Not to mention increasing workplace productivity and decreasing days of sick leave taken (employers take note!). Here are some simple steps to help cultivate wellness in the workplace.