You And Your Well-Being: Strategies That Promote Physical And Mental Health

If you’ve noted that you frequently experience signs of lackluster health such as chronic fatigue or frequent illness, it’s important to understand that you don’t have to settle for this type of substandard living. Instead, you can begin to implement lifestyle changes that will promote greater levels of mental and physical well-being. To get on the road to optimized well-being now, utilize some or all of the following techniques:

1. Study Up On Nutrition.

One great way to take your physical and mental health to a new height is by studying up on nutrition. Taking this step will help you gain knowledge regarding which foods you should be consuming to attain great outcomes like improved immunity, clearer skin, mental clarity, and mood stability. You can use free online resources such as www.webMD.com to learn more about nutrition. Another great resource option is www.whfoods.com.

2. Find Exercises That You Love…And Do Them Regularly.

In addition to studying up on nutrition, make sure that you find exercises that you love and then get in the habit of doing them regularly. In many cases, people know that exercise will provide them with multiple health benefits yet find that the physical activities they engage …


Otoplasty Surgery: 5 Things to Know Before Getting Your Children’s Ears Pinned

Does your child have protruding ears that stick out, are significantly large or out of proportion? Otoplasty surgery is an excellent option to reduce the size of prominent ears or permanently reposition protruding ears closer to the head. Its normal to feel hesitant about altering your child’s appearance through surgery — especially when it’s perceived as a cosmetic procedure for vanity.

However, ear pinning surgery is one of the few cosmetic surgeries that can be performed on children and is extremely common. In fact, you could argue that having your child’s ears pinned back is reconstructive surgery, designed to restore a feature to its ‘normal’ appearance. Here are five things you need to know about ear pinning surgery:


Children can be teased or bullied for their prominent ears, which can lead to heightened self-consciousness and negative self-esteem. Ear pinning surgery restores balance and proportion to the ears and face, and these subtle changes make a huge difference to overall facial harmony.  Most children report increased self-confidence after the procedure.


Ear pinning surgery is commonly performed on children between the ages …


4 Ways That Yoga Can Help You Give Up Alcohol-For Good

Alcoholism usually stems from the desire to escape emotional pain or to temporarily fill a spiritual void within. According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 21 million people in the U.S., or one in every 12 adults, has a substance abuse problem. This amounts to a virtual epidemic of drug and alcohol addiction. But why is substance abuse such a pervasive issue these days?

According to Sat Bir Khalsa, director of the Kundalini Research Institute and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, “When people take substances, they’re seeking a certain experience, whether it’s escapist or transcendental or just wanting a different psychological state, to get away from whatever is making them unhappyYoga is an alternative, a positive way to generate a change in consciousness that, instead of providing an escape, empowers people with the ability to access a peaceful, restorative inner state that integrates mind, body, and spirit.”

Because of the powerful healing effects of yoga on the mind, body, and soul, it is now used by almost all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in addition to traditional, 12-step recovery programs.  But how exactly can yoga help in the recovery process? Below …


Dermal Fillers: Aftercare Tips To Give You the Best Results!

What to EXPECT after your treatment

There might be redness, swelling or tenderness in the treated area. This is a standard result of the injections and will generally disappear within a few days. The swelling right after a lip treatment may last longer than fillers administered in other areas. If symptoms persist for over seven days or other reactions, occur ensure that you contact the clinic where you had your dermal filler treatment administered.

Bruising is a common and expected side effect of any dermal filler treatment. It will not effect your end result. Please plan your treatments accordingly (NOT 2 DAYS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING).

Bruising is unfortunate, and although can sometimes be due to poor technique it is often just due to the use of a needle/cannula and a predisposition to bleeding and/or BAD LUCK!

To reduce bruising it is vital to adhere to the aftercare regime. Please avoid any medications containing NSAIDs, aspirin, vitamin E and ginseng for the week prior and a week following a treatment.

IMMEDIATE aftercare – What you should do at home

  • Apply a cool compress to the treatment area (do not apply ice directly to the skin) for 10 minutes every half an