WELLNESS
Did you know it’s National Cannibas Awareness Month?

Did you know it’s National Cannibas Awareness Month?

Did you know that April is National Cannabis Awareness month? Evidently, it’s a good time to shed some light on the healing properties of CBD, don’t you think? With Cannabis having been a miracle herb in traditional healing methods for centuries and having been used and cultivated by mankind for over 6000 years, it makes sense to talk Cannabis in National Cannabis Awareness Month. Here are some interesting facts about Cannabis.

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Time to swap your coffee for a good cup of tea

Time to swap your coffee for a good cup of tea

I am the first one to admit that I am much more of a coffee drinker than a tea drinker. That is until I came across Carmién Tea. As you drive the Piekenierskloof Pass, Carmién Tea is the gateway to the popular Cederberg region – a popular holiday and hiking destination, especially in times where travellers are looking for secluded spots to spend quality time with loved ones. It also forms part of the Rooibos Route.

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4 Ways to take cannabidiol for improved health

4 Ways to take cannabidiol for improved health

Many people turn to CBD (cannabidiol) as a valid option for pain and stress relief and improved health. Most people opt for the oil form to bring positive change in wellness, but did you know that there are other ways to take CBD too? There are various forms of CBD – from topicals to edible pastilles and capsules.

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7 Reasons why you need to eat more plant-based

7 Reasons why you need to eat more plant-based

I am no formal advocate when it comes to plant-based or vegan dining. In fact, I love eating meat (especially when it is coupled with a good glass of wine). Still, there are certain health benefits to occasionally choosing more foods from plant sources. Sunday, 7 March marks International Plant Power Day, encouraging us to include more plant-based foods – especially fungi – in our daily diets. Here’s why.

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How to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

It’s no secret that there is a link between obesity and serious COVID-19 infection. It’s also no secret that more than half of South Africa’s adults are overweight or obese, which is a scary statistic considering the current pandemic we’re facing. Although it has been difficult to eat and stay healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown, it’s still important to look after yourself. Here is one way in which you can transition into a healthier lifestyle easily.

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My Skin Gym Journey with LifeLAB

My Skin Gym Journey with LifeLAB

After too little sunblock and two pregnancies, hyperpigmentation was one of my biggest skin frustrations and – I must admit – I became a little self-conscious. It is now ten weeks after my first appointment with LifeLAB’s Dr. Juanri Jonck. Here is my journey and the result, including some before and after shots.

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Homeopathic prophylaxes

Homeopathic prophylaxes

In response to my recent blog post on medicinal vaccines, I thought you might find some information on homeopathic prophylaxes insightful too. This is no advocation for either type of treatment, but rather an informative take on the options out there.

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The issue around vaccinations

The issue around vaccinations

As a mother of two, the issue around vaccinations has also been up for discussion in our household as we obviously only want what’s best for our kids. Sister Sazhia Karsten from the Little People Wellness Clinic at LifeLab shed some light on the topic.

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