International Women’s Day & 5 Organizations Aimed at Helping Women

First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day is now acknowledged world-wide. March 8th stands as a symbol of the many struggles women have undergone to gain equal rights and serves as a reminder of how far there is still left to go. Thousands of events occur to celebrate women’s social and political achievements and rallies and protests take place to Read More …

Breast or Bottle, Fed is Best

Word Breastfeeding Week just passed and although I wanted to desperately write a post in honour of it, I couldn’t find the words to write what I wanted to say. I have very little experience with breastfeeding as none of my three children were successfully breastfed. When Akshaya was born quite tiny, almost five weeks earlier than her due date, everyone repeatedly told me not to Read More …

5 DIY Facial Treatments

I often receive questions about my skin routine and to be honest I don’t really have a complicated skin routine or products that I simply cannot live without. During my teenage years I had patches of dry and discoloured skin after having suffered from eczema on my face, however over the years those dark patches have faded and my skin is quite clear. To have Read More …

Deodorants, Antiperspirants, & Breast Cancer?

With breast cancer on the rise and it being diagnosed earlier in women now than in previous years, one has got to wonder if deodorants and antiperspirants are to blame, amongst poor eating habits, stress, oral contraceptive use, and family history, of course. You might be wondering what the difference between the two are so here it is: Deodorants work to mask Read More …

The Benefits of Eating Red Fruits and Vegetables

Most people know is it is important to consume 5-10 servings of fruits and vegetables but due to hectic lifestyles and busy schedules, we often forget. Type 11 diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, and cancer is on the rise due to a diet of refined grains, refined sugar, fat, and processed foods. Fruits and vegetables are rich in nutrients that Read More …