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The Brain Benefits of Chocolate

Blog | Chocolate | Stress

Got a sweet tooth? Well, we have some delicious news for you! Research by the Frontiers in Nutrition reveals that chocolate may be highly beneficial to brain function. Yes, seriously. IT CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY The research details how those who ate chocolate had improved memory retention, higher levels of creativity and a boost in...

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Giggle-recall: how happy memories can help bust a bad mood

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

Remember the first time you had chocolate? (Ummm YES!) Or perhaps your first love? Biggest win at school? When your friends threw you a surprise party? Well, all of those happy highlights could be what helps you at times when you’re feeling not so great. Think back to when you were feeling grumpy as a...

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Seven Signs You Need Some Self Love

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

If you can relate to any of these things, it’s time to take action, make self love a priority and have some quality ME time! You have low energy If you find yourself physically and mentally tired, for no apparent reason. You’re lacking motivation and feel uninspired. You’re easily frustrated You may be finding yourself to...

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Ten things to do, to de-stress

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

But first things first, before doing any of these things — SWITCH OFF! Technology has been proven to increase stress, so turn off your phone, computer, tablet, smartwatch or smart-anything! Chat with loved ones Talking and getting things off your chest with the people you love, is the ultimate combination to de-stress. Exercise Even if exercise...

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Benefits of Laughter

Blog | Stress Management | Wellness Tip

It feels good to laugh. The elation we experience when we laugh is caused by the release of endorphins (natural painkillers and stress busters) into our bloodstream. It also improves muscle tone, decreases stress, moderates negative emotions and improves the overall quality of life. The best thing is… we can fake it if we need...

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