UTI’s (urinary tract infection’s) are such a common thing you hear about happening to people and don’t think too much about it until you get it. Once you do, then they’re the most obnoxious things ever. Thankfully due to growing up in a culture where I would wash and wipe every time I used the bathroom and a balanced diet, I never got one. Until I did. I was on a 15 hour flight and for some reason it didn’t click to me to not use the oddly foggy water coming from the bathroom sink and use a water bottle instead but I was tired, used the weird water and after using it a few times guess what I got, tan tan tannnnn, you guessed it, a UTI.
Now, how can someone even tell they have a UTI? (Yes, women as well as men both get it but its more common in females. Women have a shorter urethra than men do, which lessens the distance that bacteria needs to travel to reach the bladder.)
Thankfully, my symptoms weren’t as wild as some others (where there’s blood in the urine, pungent smell etc.) but I did have the sure tell signs:
Constantly needing to pee
When you do go to pee, it’s tiny amounts at a time
Rosewater has astringent properties and works well as a facial toner. But that’s not all, when it’s combined with witch hazel, rosewater acts as a great cleanser, removing oil and dirt accumulated in clogged pores and thus creating clear skin. If you want to kick it up a notch you can add in Aloe Vera which moisturizes, treats acne, and also evens out your skin tone.
Our immune system is the body’s defense against infections and diseases, if we want to stay healthy, we need to have a good immune system and we can do so by filling our body with nutrients, vitamins etc. Some people naturally have better immunity than others due to where they live, genetics, how they grew up etc but a better immunity is attainable. Acquired immunity helps your immune system get stronger and the stronger your immune system is, the less likely you are to get sick.
With COVID still going around and a lot of schools or opening up and prevention is the best cure so I’ve compiled a list of things you can start incorporating into your diet today to help boost your immunity so that your body can protect itself from harmful germs that can cause illnesses. The nutrients in these can help your immune system fight viruses and bacteria and we all need that right now (obviously practice moderation with all things even healthy things): Read More »
As someone who still struggles with breaking out, I know what it’s like wanting to pick at them, and just being irritated and wishing you could rip your skin off and starting fresh. I know it’s hard and I know that sometimes it’s harder than others but remember your skin regenerates every 27 days so it’s really up to how well you take care of and manage your skin.
Some things can be out of your control but here’s what YOU can do to really help your body be it pimples on your face, body from your arms, back, butt, etc, whatever and wherever it may be:
You are what you eat.
I know people say this a lot but diet really plays a big role in your wellbeing. You might eat whatever you want and if you’re blessed with good metabolism, not have anything stick to you BUT just because you don’t gain weight doesn’t mean you should keep eating junk all the time.
Fill your body with things high in nutrients and vitamins so lots of fruits and veggies but as well as just a balanced diet in general.
Every year we have a chance to start anew, a way to hit a little refresh button on our lives and with the new year rolling around, I thought I would share some very beneficial tips for you guys on how you start the year head-on, with a better perspective on your life and who you are as a person. From your health, relationships, spirituality, and finances, we should all try to achieve a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lifestyle. More romance, financial security, a healthier body, and a spiritual connection to the world are just some of the benefits of holistic living. Whether you are looking to live a cleaner, healthier lifestyle, provide better and healthier food for you and your family, improve your romantic relationships, or simply gain a sense of peace and connection to the universe, other people, and your immediate environment, working on your life as a whole and really honing who you are will really be beneficial for you not only short-term but long-term as well.Read More »
I don’t know about you, but it’s really hard for me to get even 8 cups of water a day. I have no idea how people just chug down bottles of water at a time without wanting to throw up. Since I know the struggle, here’s a few things I’ve used that have helped me stay hydrated.Read More »
Since school season just started I felt like it would be a great time to post this. From teachers to friends, to work to everything, things can tend to get really stressful and unbearable at times and I’m here to help. Here are a few tips I have:Read More »
Not only are fruits good for your insides, they’re also good for your outsides. When you’re trying to be healthy you should remember that it’s not just about the products you use on them, it’s all about what you eat as well. Here are some fruits that can make your skin AMAZING:Read More »
The area around your eyes is the thinnest and most delicate skin of your face. That area, in particular, is filled with small blood vessels and due to many things like allergies, dehydration (which can also be caused by eating foods with a lot of salt which causes fluid retention), lack of sleep, smoking etc that can cause these vessels to burst which causes a dark shadow, a lowkey bruise-like kind of look. They’re totally harmless and not that hard to take care of.