In spring and early summer it is wonderful to see how how colourful nature can be. Everything starts to sprout, it turns green - and in all shades of green, and the first colourful flowers, such as crocuses, tulips, winterlings or daffodils, are already colourfully blooming.
The sight of the colours all around can have lots of benefits for your well-being and psyche, especially after a really dreary and long winter.
More and more hotels are today talking about Selfness. You may have heard it, but you probably may not assign a meaning.
You may wonder what is it that these hotels or spa centres are offering?
Logically you may connect the word "Wellness" and the word “Self" here.
Wellness is actually a well-defined term and includes three different aspects: relaxation, nutrition and exercise. In advertising, the term "wellness" is used for literally everything that can make one feel better and more relaxed. From wellness socks to wellness tea to wellness massages. In short, wellness is for personal well-being.
Faith in the known gives people security. Media and society create this illusion of security. The step into the unknown, meeting strangers and gaining new experience results in fears and questions. But not confronting the new situation, not facing fears and not exploring and getting to know the new territory often leads to ignorance and rejection.
When you were a child you were full of optimism, enthusiasm and curiosity. But where is it now? The courage, the interest and the infinite curiosity to explore, understand and be open to new things?
Berries instead of Botox, tomatoes instead of day cream, carrots instead of make-up: Many foods, if used and consumed regularly can make expensive creams and complex treatments superfluous. However: "Foods are not medications that work from one day to the next," says nutrition expert and author Hans Lauber. Instead of a short-term effect, many foods have a preventive and above all sustainable effect.
Diet plays a central role in the fight against wrinkles. Many foods contain antioxidants and other substances that delay skin ageing. They provide an anti-aging effect In the most natural way.
Tomatoes and other plant foods contain the full nutritional power against aging.
Everybody ages - even the most optimal diet cannot prevent that. But it can help to delay the ageing process. How ageing takes place at the cellular level has not been fully explored to date. There are various theories about how the organism ages, including that of free radicals. These are chemical molecules that arise during normal metabolic processes in the body. They can cause damage to various structures of the cells, including the cell membrane or the genetic material (DNA). The sum of these cell damages eventually accelerates the aging process.
There is much research aimed at slowing down the aging process in humans. Good results came from studies in the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. Dutch researchers from the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam came to a very interesting conclusion.
Sitting the entire day at your computer at the workplace, then in the car, or at home in front of the TV or back in front of the computer? Sounds familiar, right? An average person sits 14 hours a day!
Seems like not that many people are aware that they can achieve a lot with the right nutrition. Nutrition plays a great role especially in anti-aging. A healthy and calorie-controlled diet not only eliminates excessive fat and you get a cleaner skin, but you can also stop the process of aging. According to recent studies in anti-aging, broccoli is another great food.
Chamomile is one of the oldest and most widely used medicinal plants in the world. Chamomile is successfully used against countless diseases and general health problems and provides in a very short time a relief of various symptoms. For this reason, many people use either to prevent or even alleviate innumerable problems, usually in the form of chamomile tea. What many people in this context do not know is that the camomile even has far more healing potential than it is given credit for.
Resveratrol (3,5,4′-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced by several plants in response to injury or, when the plant is under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. Sources of resveratrol in food include the skin of grapes, blueberries, raspberries, mulberries.