X is for X-Factor. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

No need for earplugs. I am not about to burst out in song. This is not that X-Factor. X-Factor. That special something that someone has that makes them stand out from the crowd. What is this elusive X? When you look at the basic principles of wellness, you may note that one of them is … Continue reading X is for X-Factor. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

W is for Water. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

Isn’t it odd? You only know what you have when it is gone. A lack of water in your system will cause dehydration. Severe dehydration may lead to death. A lack of water in our system will cause some bad side effects. Headaches Bladder infection Kidney Stones Impaired concentration Fatigue Just to mention a few. … Continue reading W is for Water. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

V is for Vital Signs. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

Imagine yourself walking down the street. Suddenly someone walking in front of you collapses. What now? Is the person breathing? Is the person’s heart beating? A persons heart and breathing rate are two of the main signs of life called: Vital Signs. Obviously I’d recommend you immediately phone the emergency services. If the person does not … Continue reading V is for Vital Signs. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

U is for Unforgiven. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

You dedicate your life holding on to resentment. Why should you ever have it in your heart to forgive someone, right? Unforgivable is how all “those” people will remain! Furthermore, you plan to mess up their lives as much as possible. Gossip. Grudges. Games. You put so much effort into hurting “them” that you have … Continue reading U is for Unforgiven. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

S is for Saline. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

Saline. That’s the fancy word for saltwater. It is said that salt water can cure anything. My personal opinion is that that statement is somewhat exaggerated. Never the less it does have some very healthy uses. Sinusitis infection While it is somewhat unpleasant, there is no better way in getting those nasal passages cleared. This … Continue reading S is for Saline. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

R is for Rooibos tea. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

Rooibos tea, not only is it a refreshing drink to enjoy morning, noon or night, but it has many health benefits as well. It is packed with antioxidants and has benefits that will surprise you. If you ask me it defiantly belongs in a mother’s emergency arsenal. Colicky baby In these parts, we pretty much … Continue reading R is for Rooibos tea. #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

P is for Posture. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

Are you slouching? Involuntarily, leaning your head in while you are sipping that coffee? Well, SIT UP STRAIGHT! Posture. How you carry yourself has a direct impact on your wellbeing. Bad posture will decrease concentration and performance. It will tire you out. Over prolonged periods, it can cause headaches. If it is bad day in … Continue reading P is for Posture. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

O is for Outdoors. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.” Anne Frank I really could not put it better myself. There simply is something … Continue reading O is for Outdoors. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

L is for Laughter. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

“Find joy in others laughing. Spontaneous giggling is like a holiday from the mundane” Laughter. I am sure you have heard that it is the best medicine. Research is coming to the forefront to support this statement. According to this article on helpguide.org laughter has the following list of benefits: • Boosts immunity • Lowers … Continue reading L is for Laughter. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

J is for Journey – #AtoZChallenge on #wellness

I’m about to commit a crime. It’s the worst kind of offence in the writer's manual. I’m going to quote you a cliché. Are you ready to read it? This will not shock your socks off, but clichés are such for a reason. Brace yourself: Life is a journey between birth and death. Maybe you … Continue reading J is for Journey – #AtoZChallenge on #wellness