Health

20 Mar 19
Memoirs of a Manic

Welcome! This blog is a place where I feel safe to disclose my deepest life challenges, and how I have learned to work through them. My focus is to talk about mental health in all shapes and forms, and share how I navigate through life with Bipolar. I am hoping to provide insight about how […]

20 Mar 19
Al's Health Blog

Researchers say that banning microbeads––plastic bits used to add a little grit to soaps, face washes and toothpastes––from personal care products could help protect the world’s waterways from a growing assault of plastic.

20 Mar 19
Abyssal Librarian

It’s hard to believe that it is spring already, especially when winter here started so late! I wouldn’t really say that I’m the type to have seasonal reads, and I think of all the seasons, spring is the toughest one for me to think about in terms of what kinds of books might fit. Even […]

20 Mar 19
Al's Health Blog

IBM launched a cloud-based computing platform that allows anyone with an internet connection to run actual quantum experiments.

20 Mar 19
Thrifty Patient

Breaking News: FDA approves Zulresso for the treatment of postpartum depression

20 Mar 19
AFROINSIDER

•The Ita-Faji tragedy shows it is time not only to address building quality but the burden on Lagos It is a tragedy too many, and too many tragedies in one. The building in Ita-Faji, Lagos came down, and rubbles later, we started counting our dead. Tears accompanied panic rescue efforts. A city and a nation […]

20 Mar 19
Dimples of Health

The importance of Vitamin D is quite often ignored; with many people choosing to spend majority of their time indoors. This concept is exacerbated by full-time employment, particularly those who find themselves locked inside for 10 hours of their day. What is Vitamin D? And why do we need it? Vitamin D is an essential […]

20 Mar 19
Soph&Peabs500

Welcome to our first ever post, where we will explain how the heck we got here. It was a little of this and a little of that and a lot of almond butter that got us to take a look at what we eat and how we live. If there is one thing you should […]

20 Mar 19
Nimrod Weiner's Blog

If we truly cared for the person, for the autonomy of the individual, for their own autonomy of their own thought, their own intentions and their own actions…. If we truly cared for that autonomy of each person: Then we would do everything we can to ensure that they are free of any coercion, or coaxing, […]

20 Mar 19
The Sun
I’M not going to lie, the lead-up to my 30th birthday last August was a little rocky. The pressure to have achieved certain life mile-stones was weighing heavily and suddenly the thought of having to be sensible felt boring and, well, too old. Joely Chilcott celebrated her 30th birthday in August last year Now, a Cambridge University study has revealed that our brains are wired to become proper grown-ups in our thirties. My momentary life crisis makes sense, after all. Twelve years ago, I could not wait to “legally” become an adult when I turned 18 — because all that really meant was I could buy alcohol myself. It was turning 30 that meant the real adulting had to begin — and right before my eyes, it has. Joely says she used to go out four times in a row in her early twenties Here are 30 things that have changed since I became 30 . . . 1. For Christmas I asked for a nice set of saucepans. Gone are the days of lusting after a lippy. Now, all I want is some kitchen gear to replace the worn-out Ikea bulk-buy I did five years ago. 2. I got engaged. Yep, my boy-friend finally put a ring on it. Now I browse wedding florists on Instagram, instead of the Kard-ashians. Kind of. 3. Two-day hangovers ARE a thing. I used to laugh when people would say: “I can’t drink like I used to.” But really, I can’t. In my early twenties, I would go out for four nights in a row and roll into work, knock back some Berocca and be as good as new. Just two weeks ago, I had a hang-over that lasted three days, I got asked multiple times if I was ill, and my reflection in the mirror resembled Voldemort. 4. Being asked for ID is a compliment. When I was 29, I was asked for it when buying a bottle of wine — and was outraged. Now, when I DON’T get asked to prove my age, I’m insulted. Joely has realised that now that she is in her thirties it is time to do some exercise for her health 5. Cancelled plans bring me joy. I know that sounds unsociable but there is nothing like receiving the “So sorry, can we reschedule?” text when you’re knackered. 6. I have a savings account and a mortgage. If only I put money into the savings account and fully understood the mortgage. 7. Going to a nightclub is like going back to the sixth-form common room. A few months ago, I returned to an old haunt for a nostalgic night out. Just don’t do it. 8. I’ve joined a gym. I used to try quick-fix diets to lose weight. I still find gyms full of psychopaths enjoying treadmill torture but now I realise I need to get off my backside for my health — and not just to try to get a Victoria’s Secret body. Pinot Grigio is Joely’s first choice for wine, but she has started looking at the wine list now she is a ‘grown up’ 9. I’ve found my foundation. It has taken years of mismatched make-up, terrible mask lines and shiny T-zones — but I finally think I’ve nailed it. 10. I have a payment plan for a sofa. And, you know what? I’m OK with that. 11. I look at a wine list. Granted, I still don’t really know what I’m looking for and always just opt for a Pinot Grigio. But I think adult-ing means not going with the house red or white — albeit going for the next cheapest. 12. Beer fear gets worse. The morning after the night before is now a blur of carbs, headaches and painstakingly analysing how annoying I was. Was I too loud? Did I chat about work too much? As a carefree twenty-something, the post-night analysis was strictly who got off with who. Now it’s a full-blown therapy session. These days, Joely is happy when she hears that her friends are pregnant 13. When friends tell me they’re pregnant, I’m pleased. Previously, I had secretly thought, “But how will you cope? You’re so young” — before realising that they, and I, really were not. 14. Complaining is a hobby. Gone are the days of having to put up with life’s bulls**t. Now, if my food is cold, it goes back. And don’t even get me started on my electricity supplier. 15. I am tougher than I thought. Life is hard. Throughout my twenties, there were illnesses, deaths and tough times. And I appreciate more than ever that my loved ones are not immortal. But also, I know that no matter how difficult, I can get through anything. 16. Mondays are off limits. If a friend suggests grabbing a drink, I am already mentally cancelling in my head. Getting through the week without a late night at the start is enough of a slog, thanks. Joely says that beans on toast for dinner is underrated and should be accepted 17. Beans on toast for dinner is underrated and should be accepted as a grown-up luxury. 18. I can treat my parents. There is something very grown-up about paying for your parents’ dinner once in a while. 19. Texts with my boyfriend are formulaic. They go: “What do you want for dinner?” “Don’t mind, you?” “Don’t mind. Chicken?” “I had chicken for lunch. Pasta?” “I had pasta for lunch yesterday.” And so on and so on until the world ends. 20. I only tweet about the train delays. Because moaning about the 8.02 to Moorgate IS interesting. Her Spotify account is full of Noughties classics as oppose to current chart music 21. Dresses with pockets are the future. And, yes, I check when shopping. 22. I am turning into my mother. A separate study recently revealed that women start mimicking their mums at the age of 33. Well, I have peaked early. 23. I don’t know what No1 in the charts is. There was a time when not only could I recite the whole top ten, but all the lyrics too. My Spotify is still made up of Noughties classics. 24. Hearing people in the office say they were born in 1995 terrifies me. How can that be possible? Joely looks back at her girls’ holiday to Magaluf as a week of grotty bar crawls 25. I take carrier bags to the supermarket. 26. Looking at washing labels could be a dealbreaker. No matter how much I like a jumper, if it’s dry-clean only, it’s staying on the rack. 27. Weekends are spent cleaning bathrooms and ironing the bedsheets. I do go out, too, I promise — but not until the house feels clean. 28. Rose-tinted glasses are real. I look back with fondness and love at my girls’ holiday to Magaluf when I was 19. In reality, it was a week of grotty bar crawls. [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN FABULOUS” posts_category=”363″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] 29. Comfy knickers trump tiny, provocative ones every time. Wedgies are not sexy. 30. I am faking adulting. I think everyone is a little bit. Even after writing this list, and realising how much life has changed with the dawn of this new decade, I am still that self-conscious, excitable, awk-ward 18-year-old who felt adulthood was almost within reach. 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20 Mar 19
Dehver Health

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20 Mar 19
TechCrunch

Eclipse Foods may be the company that finally takes milk out of the dairy business. Ever since the acquisition of WhiteWave Foods by the French dairy giant Danone for over $10 billion investors have been thirsting for a technology that would give consumers a better tasting, more milky (for lack of a better word), milk […]

20 Mar 19
Health Talks

Butterbur (Petasites hybridus), also known as bladderdock and plague weed, is a creeping plant belonging to the sunflower family of plants. The flowers of butterbur come in white, pink or green color. For centuries, its stems leaves, and root have been used to alleviate spasms and pain, break fevers, promote brain health, provide relief for […]

20 Mar 19
Herbs and Natural Remedies

Butterbur (Petasites hybridus), also known as bladderdock and plague weed, is a creeping plant belonging to the sunflower family of plants. The flowers of butterbur come in white, pink or green color. For centuries, its stems leaves, and root have been used to alleviate spasms and pain, break fevers, promote brain health, provide relief for […]