Relaxation

  • 1 Treat your skin to a good night's sleep
    Skin care isn't something that's reserved for day time. In fact, the night, and the time you spend asleep, are fundamental for skin regeneration and healing. There's an awful lot going on in your body...

  • 2 Make bath time your time
    In the summer we tend to hop in and out of the shower to cool down and freshen up, but as the evenings get darker, there's nothing quite like a relaxing bath to soak away the stress. Slipping into the...

  • 3 Let your troubles float away
    Saunas, steam rooms, therapeutic water jets, relaxing water beds... there are a thousand and one water-based relaxation techniques available at spas and thermal baths. And here's one more: the flotation...

  • 4 Massage for tired eyes
    Perhaps the office has been extra stuffy, you've been poring over the small print of a report, or you've spent the whole day in front of the computer screen; whatever the reason, at the end of the day,...

  • 5 Three keys to combat stress
    Did you know that stress can add years to your complexion? Tension and worry provoke a veritable avalanche of free radicals, as well as generating natural irritants that cause damage to even the healthiest...

  • 6 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and lighter. Maybe you'd like...

  • 7 So you want to gain weight?
    When people talk about having weight problems, we almost always assume they're talking about being overweight; we forget that there are some people who actually have difficulty putting weight on. Theirs...

  • 8 Time to relax
    Working life is a constant clamour of meetings and discussions, phones ringing, computers pinging, etc., and we rush around with stress coming at us from all sides. It isn't surprising if there are times...

  • 9 Time to relax
    Working life is a constant clamour of meetings and discussions, phones ringing, computers pinging, etc., and we rush around with stress coming at us from all sides. It isn't surprising if there are times...

  • 10 Tricks to combat stress: breathe deep; eat well
    Stress has become a part of modern life and it seems we all have moments when things get too much and we feel snowed under with pressure on all sides. There's no simple solution, of course, no way to instantly...

  • 11 Hot stone therapy: a cool way to relax
    The traditional pumice stone may not rate high in the glamour stakes, but other volcanic stones are now playing a leading role in one of the latest beauty treatments: they have become an essential part...



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