Tag Archives: health

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Adaptogens and mindfulness are so 2019, make way for circadian health and energy medicine. Health used to be about making sure you got enough fruit and veggies. Now, in 2020, health encompasses everything from meditating for anxiety to acupressure for insomnia. It seems like health and wellness trends just keep getting wilder and wilder. Here […]

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 Medicinal marijuana gives relief to people suffering from illnesses including cancer and chronic pain, so what’s the harm in legalizing recreational marijuana? A Brief History of Marijuana Use It’s likely that the cannabis plant was first used for it’s medicinal and homeopathic properties in as early as 500 BC in Central Asia. It then spread […]

vegan

A decade ago, vegan options were limited to beans, lettuce and the odd burger patty but now, it seems like every man and his dog are opting for plant based. But is it better for the environment and your health? Fast Facts: -          Pescatarian, vegetarian and vegan are all variations of […]

euthanasia

It’s a controversial issue that has divided countries, is it ethically wrong to assist someone who wants to die? Countries That Allow Assisted Dying It might surprise you to learn that there are quite a few countries around the globe that allow assisted dying. They include, Switzerland, which actually has a long history of allowing […]

body positivity

What started as an underground movement has slowly become one of the most popular hashtags on social media. The body positivity movement celebrates all bodies whether they be big, small, able-bodied or not. But is body positivity celebrating fatness and contributing to the obesity epidemic? Fast Facts: -          One third of Australian adults are considered […]

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When you think of binge drinking you probably think of rowdy teenagers downing countless alcopop concoctions. When actually, binge drinking is classified as consuming four (or more) standard drinks in one sitting. Alcohol is heavily embedded in Australian culture. When convicts arrived part of their payment included rum and excessive drinking has been a problem […]

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How many times have you bought a new top that you didn’t really need? Maybe you liked the way it made you look or perhaps you thought it was a good price, a bargain even! Chances are you didn’t think about where the top was made or what the working conditions of the people responsible […]

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A carbon footprint is defined as:  The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). Basically, everything you do in your day to day life has some sort of impact on the world around you. Whether you hop in your car […]

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Everyone knows that getting a solid night of sleep is important to staying healthy and performing your best throughout the day. Nobody wakes up after 4 hours of tossing and turning feeling their best (and if you do… what is your secret?!). But falling and staying asleep for the recommended 7 – 9 hours can […]

Is Vaping As Safe as Some Claim?

Earlier this year we challenged LiveTribers to quit smoking with World No Tobacco Day now we look into vaping, something people have started to call a healthier alternative to traditional cigarette smoking. Vaping may have entered into the public consciousness a few years ago as a fad, but it has long since proven itself to […]

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