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Carin Marais

Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Have you ever felt less drained after spending some time in a garden or a park? Or when last did you take the time to hug a tree and feel the bark beneath your cheek and palms? Perhaps you’ve taken some time to lie down on the ground to just stare at the clouds (or...

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

Headaches are “one of the most common neurological complications in the general population”1 and a complaint that most of us will suffer with at least once during our lifetime. Although there are various  medications that you can get on prescription or...

How to Relax and Soothe Stiff, Tired, or Painful Legs

How to Relax and Soothe Stiff, Tired, or Painful Legs

Most people will experience stiff, tired, or painful legs during their lifetime. For the most part the reasons for your legs feeling stiff or painful can be obvious – for example, sitting too much – and treatment is simple and can be done at home. In this article...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

Candle Wax: The Different Types & How to Choose the Right One

Candle Wax: The Different Types & How to Choose the Right One

Making your own candles can be a rewarding experience as you get to mix and match colors and scents to suit your own tastes to the T.  Some knowledge of waxes is needed before you start simply making the candles. For example, only certain waxes can be used with...