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Teach well, be well

Ergonomic Concerns Teachers spend many hours standing, as well as bending and moving around in general. With so much time spent on your feet, it's no wonder that many teachers struggle with pain in areas such as shoulders, necks and knees. Having to deal with pain can impact our mood and productivity. Thankfully, many schools are starting to be aware of this risk and providing more ergonomic tools for teachers to protect themselves. Here are some other ways to reduce stress on our bodies.   Viral Infections Teachers can be prone to viral infections,...

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How to Reverse the Road to Burn Out

Take a break   If you're feeling exhausted and haven't taken time off in a while, consider taking some time off work to reassess your goals and get your mind off the stressors of work.   Find a pampering ritual   As time goes by, we may find ourselves getting busier and losing ourselves in the midst of work before eventually burning out. By actively caring for ourselves, we take charge of our own wellness and health. It can be as simple as having a weekly work out session at the gym and not answering work-related...

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Are You Burning Out At Work?

Feeling tired, unmotivated and ill? You may be burnt out from dedicating too much time at work. Burn out can happen to anyone in any industry. However, certain professions such as teaching and education can be more prone to burnout due to the work demands. Are you starting to get burnt out by your job? Burn out isn't something that occurs suddenly or in a day - instead, it is caused by the piling up of everyday stress that eventually results in our exhaustion, detachment and self-doubt.   Here are some tell-tale...

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What is Endermologie and why it can help you in your quest for natural beauty

You might have heard of Endermologie, but do you know what it actually does? Endermologie is an FDA-approved treatment that can help with inch-loss, body contouring, firming and smoothing cellulite. You can suss out the facts yourself - many scientific studies have been done on the effects of Endermologie, which you can find onĀ www.lpgmedical.com/en/studies-cosire/   Endermologie first started in the 1980s - the "LPG" actually stands for the founder's nameĀ Louis Paul Guitay! He created Endermologie as a machine treatment to help soften his scar tissue after an accident, when he found that...

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4 Wellness Activities To Try This Month

Boost your incidental exercise   Incidental exercise is the exercise we get from moving about throughout the day, such as when we're walking to the hawker centre or food court for lunch, as opposed to the running on the treadmill or yoga sessions at the studio. While incidental exercise should not replace the exercise that we should be doing regularly, increasing how much incidental exercise we do daily can help us in maintaining our overall health. Some simple ways include walking 2 or 3 stairs before taking the lift up our workplace....

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Wellness Tips for Mothers: How to Reduce the Stress of Parenting

Parenting is one of life's toughest challenges and while there can be no better reward than seeing your child grow and learn, there are times when the stress of parenting can get to the best of us and affect the relationships with the people we care for in our lives.   Here are some tips on how to care for yourself too, so you can stay in the best shape for your loved ones.   1. Support systems are essential in helping us to decrease parenting stress. Moreover, it is important for the support...

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Wellness 101: How to Remove Pesticides From Your Fruits and Vegetables

EWG's 2018 list of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen are out today! Have you checked them out yet? While we're not sticklers for organic food (it is pricier, and the facts on their benefits are a little muddy), we still think the dirty and clean lists are a handy resource to make better shopping and eating decisions.   So what happens if your favourite food falls on the dirty dozen list and you don't want to always buy organic? Well, you could spend more time washing your produce to ensure the...

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Wellness 101: How to Reboot Your Diet

  With the Lunar New Year festivities over, it is time to re-examine our eating habits and plan how we can make a healthy diet part of our daily lifestyle. Here are some ways to kickstart making changes to the way we eat for good.   Look at nutritional labels Check out the nutrition content of what you're going to buy and compare. Knowing how to decode nutritional labels can help us become smarter shoppers. For those who find decoding nutritional labels difficult, here are the things we need to look out for when...

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