This is a pretty strong remedy so test on a small part of your face and watch for any reaction. Basically, mix together one part apple cider vinegar with three parts water. Dip a cotton ball into this mixture and dab on your acne.
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But the real ‘wonder food’ may be apple cider vinegar. Made from fermented apple cider, this common salad ingredient (particularly amazing in coleslaw) actually bestows numerous health benefits. Homeopaths recommend taking one teaspoon a day to control everything from chronic fatigue syndrome to high cholesterol. It’s also been known to help with weightloss, acne and sore throat! Read on for other health benefits and natural health recipes. [Read more…]
You probably shouldn’t read this article before eating. But your bowel movements are a pretty good indicator of your health. While there’s no way a cursory peek in the toilet bowl can replace an actual laboratory exam, it can tell you if it’s time for a detox diet and a visit your doctor—especially if you’re feeling other health problems too. [Read more…]
I always thought that drawing was a skill you were just born with. Either you were good at it, or (like me) you just plain sucked. I envied those who could draw well, especially when i saw the beautiful art journals of an artist friend. I liked writing and journaling and wanted to express myself through painting and sketching, but my stick figures were rather embarassing!
Then my friend showed me simple and fun drawing exercises that were so simple that she said my son could do them too! And she was right. [Read more…]
Starting a diet is easy; the challenge is staying on it. I’ve tried nearly everything, from South Beach to Slim Fast, but would gain the pounds as fast as I’d lost it because I ran out of motivation. The resulting yo-yo dieting not only messed up my metabolism but ate (pun unintended) at my confidence. ‘Why bother losing weight when I can’t keep it off anyway?’
But last year I found a diet buddy, who not only convinced me to start a diet but has been instrumental in keeping it off. We are each other’s cheerleaders and coaches. Here’s how to find a diet buddy too. [Read more…]