SLEEP SUNDAY – LET’S TALK ABOUT THE RIGHT PORTABLE MATTRESS TO SLEEP ON…

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With schools just broken up and Covid-19 numbers still rising I am sure there will be double the amount of people deciding to camp and self cater. But, without the right portable mattress it could end up ruining your holiday and leaving you in a lot of pain.

I’m sure many of you back pain sufferers are similar to me when staying away from home. The mattress that you sleep on can either make or break your holiday. For me personally, to hard and then I am as stiff as a board, to soft and my back wakes me up with every move I make.

I have written a few posts on mattress toppers as they are so important to back pain and fibromyalgia sufferers but I must admit I have not tried any camping mattress toppers. 

I came across the Duvalay, which specialise in mattress toppers for travel…

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USE YOUR HANDS TO HEAL WITH HAND REFLEXOLOGY…

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Hand reflexology is a great way to treat yourself to help relieve some pain. There are four basicreflexology techniquesyou need to learn. These actions are creeping, rotating, spinal friction and achieving the right pressure when carrying outhand reflexology. Thetechniquesare easy to pick up and you can start to heal yourself straight away.

The Daily Mail has a great article on the techniques you use for hand reflexology. Just check the article here. The techniques are easy to pick up and you can start to heal yourself straight away. Always start on the right hand first and complete the entire sequence before treating the left hand. This, according to practitioners, helps trigger the energy called ‘chi’ in the correct direction.

For lower back pain press the point where the centre of your hand joins your wrist and stimulate it. Always take medical advice if you do not know what the…

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TASTY, EXOTIC AFRICAN FOODS TO TICKLE YOUR TASTEBUDS…

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African, exotic and plant based foods are so much healthier for us and yet many of us have never even tasted any of them.

A healthier plant-based diet emphasis is mainly on plant foods, like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and healthy oils. Plant-based diet also tends to not including much of animal foods, like dairy, eggs, fish, meat and foods that contain animal products.

Of course, many of us would not enjoy our diet without animal foods and dairy but if we can substitute some of this with a plant-based recipe it will be a much healthier way to eat. Using exotic fruits in your recipes as well as African spices can change the taste straight away with popular exotic fruits like lemon, lime, peach and strawberry being popular for a long time but some up and coming exotic fruits include blood orange, passion fruit and guava.

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