Creative thinking engages different parts of our brains than normal and acts promote production of new neurons which are super important for keeping up a healthy central nervous system. Image by Jess Hunter
Tips against bad breath: Oil pulling. Brush your tongue. Get your teeth checked. Floss. Image via Pinterest
Smile more: It’s linked to calmed blood pressure, quicker stress recovery, improved immune function, lifted moods and acts as a natural painkiller. Image by Rebecca Jensen
Some vegetables are especially good for the teeth as they help clean them. Peppers, carrots and celery eaten raw and chewed for a long time can wipe away any plaque causing bacteria. Image via Pinterest
Doing something creative has a similar effect on the brain to meditation and can decrease your stress. Even just witnessing creative acts can be calming - think of visiting a concert or going to see pieces of art work in a gallery. Image by catam
Plant based and veggie eating have been proven to be nutritionally sufficient and also can be a great way to reduce the risks for a lot of chronic illnesses. Image by Our Food Stories
Trouble sleeping? Listen to classical music. It has been shown to effectively treat insomnia and can help induce a meditative state as music beats can alter brainwave speed. Image by Sarah Van Looy
Having healthy teeth is mostly achieved through what you eat - with the hunter gatherer diet being the best kind. If you don’t eat sweets and avoid grains, while sticking to mostly plant based and meat foods, you should not have dental problems. Image via Pinterest
Want to be as fit as an athlete but don’t have any interest in exercising? Play the drums. It help’s with dexterity and having greater control of your body. Image by Clark Ramos
Dairy can be a big cause of allergic reactions without realising. Lactose intolerance or having conditions like acne and asthma can have their roots in what we eat. If you’re feeling the effects of either of these try substituting dairy products or eliminating them from you life to see if...
You can train your brain to be more positive. Our minds are wired to think negatively as a form of protection but making smiling a habit can help our brains to create more positive thinking patterns. Image by Kathleen Motoa
Coconut oil pulling is good for dental health as it reduces plaque and gingivitis. You need to do it for 15 minutes for the benefits to take effect. Image by Krista Anna Lewis
Music aids in physical recovery after exercising, speeding up the time it takes to get past an ache or pain. Slow music relaxes the listener but any tempo of music helps with the healing process. Image by hongu
Keep track of your mental health and wellbeing with a mood tracker. It’ll help you see if there are patterns to your overall wellbeing and you can take notice of when you might need to make a change. Take a look at bullet journals for inspiration, there are also apps...
Smiling with intent has the ability to improve your current mood. Your brain checks in with what your facial muscles are doing and begins to align your mood with what’s going on on the surface. Image by Jessica Perez
Never brush teeth straight after eating, especially after acidic things as you can brush away the enamel.
Researchers at the University of Sussex found that reading for 6 minutes can cut the level of stress you might be feeling in half. Image by Isabel Marcelo
Recently the British Medical Journal have found there is no need to take Vitamin D during pregnancy with regards to development of a baby. While Vitamin D is good for you, it’s also very easy to overdose on. Unless you’ve been advised by a medical professional, it’s probably better for...
Read books - on average avid readers live up to 2 years longer than non-readers. It can improve memory, increases your capacity for mental activity and increases your ability for empathy. Image by Anna Louise
Tumeric is good for the teeth. Flush your mouth with turmeric water which you can make with - two spoonfulls of turmeric powder and two cloves boiled in 200ml of water. Let it cool before flushing. Image by Olimpia Davies