Parenting is no easy task. On top of having to take care of your children’s needs, health and education, you also have to teach them the basic morals, values and etiquettes as well that will make them wonderful human beings. However, in doing so, many parents tend to ignore the fact that children are innocent and more sensitive to everything around them. They easily get curious, excited and afraid. Therefore, it is necessary that you understand their feelings and emotions as well so that their self-esteem and confidence is not hurt, and they know that whatever you are doing is for their well-being.Continue reading
Women around the world have their own natural ingredients and local secrets that they swear by. Who better to shed some light than ELLE editors across the globe? In honor of Earth Day, see why Bulgarians swear by rose oil, Chinese love to wash their faces with rice water, and which detoxifying food ELLE Germany’s beauty editor loves, plus dozens more insider tips to looking (and feeling) naturally beautiful—and celebrating the planet while doing it.
My go-to natural beauty ingredients: Chamomile and Fullers earth clay. I drink [the chamomile] but also use it as face lotion after cleansing and before applying cream.Continue reading
The most essential step in any skin care regime is cleansing. Skin needed to be thoroughly and regularly cleaned so as to let it breathe and remain healthy. The more you neglect this basic skincare step, the more problems your skin will suffer and consequently lose its glow and radiance over time.Continue reading
One can have dry, scaly lips all year round. But comes winter, most of the people have scaly lips problem. Cracked, dehydrated, chapped lips are one of the most painful, uncomfortable effects of cold temperatures and low humidity.
Is anyone not busy these days? I’m sure you’re running around, connected 24/7, and short on time. For example, I’m writing this from 35,000 feet, on my way back from a conference at Harvard, where I dedicated some weekend down time to higher learning.
In order to balance my schedule and my wellness goals, I keep some tools at home that help me stay healthy. I’m not affiliated with any of these brands; I’m only recommending them because I use them and have found them to be helpful in my life. I hope they’re helpful in yours!Continue reading
To keep our minds from falling into repetitive negative patterns, we make our minds so focused on positive thoughts that there is no space for a negative thought or habit to enter. Events happen so that we can be molded into a better person. When we are faced with a difficult situation, we are being given an opportunity to learn. However, sometimes we do not learn. Instead, we develop a negative emotional reaction that becomes habitual. Then we look for ways to relieve ourselves from the emotional negative memory and this can lead to addiction.Continue reading
Depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track.
Allergies, dry air, and outdoor pollution, as well as illnesses like the common cold, flu, measles, chickenpox, mononucleosis (mono), and the croup, can all cause sore throats. These illnesses are all viral infections that will not respond to antibiotics.
Bacterial infections are responsible for only a small percentage of sore throats, including those linked with strep throat, whooping cough, and diphtheria. Most doctors recommend calling a doctor only in cases of severe sore throat accompanied by a fever, or when swollen tonsils block the throat.
Even if a sore throat isn’t serious enough to warrant a trip to the doctor, it’s still painful and may interfere with a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, there are a number of at-home remedies you can use to soothe the pain and irritation.