Effects of Stress on the Body Part 2

Stress is the body’s reaction to anything out of the ordinary.  This is directly tied to our survival instincts, otherwise known as the fight-or-flight response. When a person encounters a stressor (an uncommon stimulus that causes stress), the stress response is triggered.  Several changes instantly happen within multiple bodily systems during a stress response.  Knowing…

Observing Your Breath Exercises

Observing Your Breath Focus your attention on your breath, coming in and out. Observe your breathing as a way to centre yourself in your wise mind. Observe your breathing as a way to take hold of your mind, dropping off non-acceptance and fighting reality. Methods Deep Breathing – Lie on your back. Breathe evenly and…

Effects of Stress on the Body Part 1

Stress is the body’s reaction to anything out of the ordinary.  This is directly tied to our survival instincts, otherwise known as the fight-or-flight response. When a person encounters a stressor (an uncommon stimulus that causes stress), the stress response is triggered.  Several changes instantly happen within multiple bodily systems during a stress response.  Knowing…

Fenugreek for Hair Growth

Fenugreek seeds are high in protein and nicotinic acid content, which are known to help combat dandruff and hair loss. They can also help a variety of scalp-related problems including dryness, and thinning hair. The seeds also aid in moisturising the hair and restoring luster and sheen. In addition to the proteins, fenugreek seeds contain a unique combination of…

Best Food Sources of L Arginine

Some of the reasons someone might not produce optimal levels of L-arginine include eating a vegetarian/vegan diet low in complete protein sources, having poor digestive health that makes metabolising protein difficult, high levels of oxidative stress caused by free radicals, smoking and genetic factors. To naturally help you body make and use more L-arginine and…

Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease may be a leading cause of death, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. Although you lack the power to change some risk factors such as family history, sex or age there are some key heart disease prevention steps you can take. You can avoid heart problems in…

Daily Dose of Living

Get ready to maximise your potential, maximise your living with empress2inspire’s new posts series “Daily Dose of Living”. These series will bring you the best in personal development and productivity every day of the week. Your best life awaits. In today’s post we will learn how to create a fitness habit for a healthy lifestyle….

Metabolism Boosting Foods and Drinks Part 1

Fire up your metabolism, we all have that one friend who can wolf down an entire pizza and still flaunt the body of a runway model. It is true that some people are genetically blessed with raging metabolism but even if you aren’t there’s no cause to sulk, start skipping meals or staying off all…

Tips to Get Rid of Acne Naturally

Acne is a common skin disorder that can result in several types of blemish. Some include pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. There are many ways to prevent acne. A doctor or dermatologist can help to identify which factor or combination of factors is causing acne. However, many methods of treatment and prevention are similar, regardless of the…

Benefits of Zucchini Part 2

If you are looking for a way to lose weight healthily, it’s time for you to learn about the health benefits of zucchini. It plays a big role in weight loss while boosting the nutrient content of your diet. Moreover, it possibly helps enhance vision and prevent all the diseases that occur as a result of vitamin C deficiency like scurvy,…