A Beginner's Guide to Adaptogens | The Health Sessions

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptogens

This article is written by Emma Paige. 

Everyday living can be stressful, and even the most mundane things can tick anyone off. It’s no surprise that stress can do a number on you, and if you aren’t careful enough, it might even be deadly.

Mother Nature seems to have a solution to combating stress. Enter adaptogens: a specialised group of herbs and plants that not only fight stress but also have the ability to balance our mood.

Learning how to deal with stressors is in itself stress-inducing sometimes. From meditation to yoga, taking these steps to keep cortisol levels low may not be enough. Adaptogens have been attributed to being a stress-buster as well, but how effective are they?

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Skin Care 101: The Do's and Don'ts for Healthy Skin | The Health Sessions

Skin Care 101: The Do’s and Don’ts for Healthy Skin

This article is written by a guest author.

A healthy skin doesn’t just make you look fresh and glowing – it also forms your first line of defense against germs and toxins. When it comes to caring for your skin, it can be difficult to find the right solution for you specifically. With so many products saturating the skincare market, who’s to know what will work and what won’t?

If you’re feeling lost on what habits you should or shouldn’t be partaking in, keep reading to learn the do’s and don’ts for healthy skin all-year-round!

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5 Self-Care Ideas for a Healthy Holiday Season | The Health Sessions

5 Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

This article is written by Maggie Scott. 

The holiday season is an exciting time filled with love, joy, and unfortunately, stress. While you may be eager to go above and beyond for the ones you love the most, it’s also important that you’re implementing self-care into your holiday plans as well.

Here are some tips to help you look after yourself as you’re getting in the holiday spirit.

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6 Simple Practices to Restore Your Inner Balance | The Health Sessions

6 Simple Practices to Restore Your Inner Balance

This article is written by Stella Thompson Green.

When you are dealing with chronic illness, an unhealthy lifestyle can gradually erode your strength as well as overall wellbeing.

A poor diet, chronic stress, irregular sleeping patterns and inadequate exercise can lead to physical, mental and emotional difficulties over the course of time. Investing time and effort in changing your habits for the better is worth the trouble. A more balanced approach to living pays off in healing our bodies, balancing our minds and soothing our emotions.

Adopting healthy habits can make you feel more energetic and in balance with yourself. Follow the simple practices listed below in order to relieve stress and boost your mood.

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How to Stock Your Natural Medicine Cabinet | The Health Sessions

How to Stock Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

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Few things are more annoying than becoming sick in the middle of the night and realizing you have nothing at home to ease your symptoms. That’s why many of us keep aspirin, cough medicine and Imodium at hand. But have you ever considered stocking a natural medicine cabinet (too)?

There are different reasons why you might turn to natural remedies instead of conventional medication when you get sick.  You may experience side-effects from over-the-counter drugs or you want to fix the root cause instead of treating symptoms. Natural remedies could also help prevent you from getting ill, by supporting your immunity.

Whatever your motivation, take a look at these 8 remedies to keep in your natural medicine cabinet. 

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