One of the most frustrating things about the throbbing pain of a horrible migraine is having no clue what caused it — and therefore not knowing how to possibly stop it from happening again. Keeping a migraine diary could be the tool that helps you finally identify those agonizing triggers and the warning signs that
Living alone during lockdown can put a huge strain on your mental health. More than a quarter of Brits are feeling lonely in lockdown, according to a recent survey by UK charity, the Mental Health Foundation. And with no clear end to the pandemic in sight, keeping our spirits up feels like a full-time job.
I’ve lost track of how many events on my calendar have been cancelled this year. Concerts, birthday parties, wedding showers, work conferences . . . the list goes on. But one event I refuse to let this pandemic take from me? Running a 5K with my mom on Mother’s Day. It’s tradition, and we’re determined
Sticking to healthy habits can feel like a challenge at the moment with our daily lives being turned upside down. It’s never been more important to take care of physical and emotional health though, and when we do our whole family benefits. Here’s the lowdown on looking after yourself in lockdown… Reset your goals If
Now that social-distancing orders — and by extension, homeschooling — are in full swing, parents are finding themselves playing teacher while also holding down full-time jobs. Although there are a lot of perils that come with virtual learning — technical difficulties with Zoom, anyone?! — making sure your children stay on track educationally is a
We might be cooped up indoors, but it shouldn’t be an excuse to sit around all day – as tempting as that is. ‘Staying active helps to keep bones strong and healthy,’ says osteopath Jess Roberts, founder of Unity-wellness.com. In fact, research suggests that walking the recommended 10,000 steps a day could be enough to
A friend whose brother was diagnosed with prostate cancer, had completed all his treatment and was declared free of the disease, asked me what he should do to keep himself healthy. I was reminded of an excellent study from Bristol Medical School on the life-saving effect of exercise on prostate cancer. It examined the effect