Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On
Oral Health | Physical Health

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On

So last few times, I talked about the steps leading up to actually putting it on. Now, I’m going to be writing about my experience with the braces being put on. So, you walk into the orthodontist, they give you a purple looking pill (that tastes like candy) and you’re suppose to bite and chew…

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation
Oral Health | Physical Health

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation

So I am continuing my journey of getting adult braces. After they take a bunch of pictures and X-rays, you go for a consultation. That’s when the orthodontist basically explains everything to you. This is also the time to ask questions. Basic info I got: The braces last for about 24 months, give or take….

Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness
Health | Physical Health | The Human Body

Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness

Often, we have set meals planned. For example, breakfast at 8am, lunch at 12pm and dinner at 6pm. We don’t really go against it, whether we’re hungry or not. Have you ever eaten a breakfast or dinner when you’re not hungry? (Not caused by stress or anxiety, but because you’re simply not hungry). Very important…

Include 5 minutes of HIIT (High-intensity interval training) Exercises Daily
Fitness | Health | Physical Health

Include 5 minutes of HIIT (High-intensity interval training) Exercises Daily

Whether you already do a workout or not, I believe this will truly do you good. How HIIT Exercises are done: HIIT exercises are literally like how it sounds, HIT! Yes, it’s intensive, tiring and will probably have your heart pumping like you’ve never felt before, and make you break out in sweat. You can…

Why I don’t believe in Counting Calories
Food & Eating | Physical Health | Weight Loss

Why I don’t believe in Counting Calories

To me, calorie counting seems like a pretty empty concept, if we’re doing nothing but count calories. I think it’s a pretty clear that not all calories are created equal, so counting calories without the proper knowledge of the food, may not help you become any healthier. Let’s do a great comparison: 1 Avocado Calories:…

Susanna’s Weight Loss Regime: Planning your Meals
Food & Eating | Physical Health | Weight Loss

Susanna’s Weight Loss Regime: Planning your Meals

If you haven’t read the introduction, please read it now! I’m continuing a weight loss regime for what I feel would work! You don’t have to follow this exactly, but I do think it will help! When’s the easiest time to prepare a meal? Some of us leave for work/school early and never get time…

Lotus Leaves Health Benefits and Weight Loss Effectiveness
Food & Eating | Weight Loss

Lotus Leaves Health Benefits and Weight Loss Effectiveness

This beautiful Sacred Lotus is more than just a pretty flower, it’s been used in Chinese Medicine to treat various illnesses for thousands of years! List of Lotus Leaves Benefits Healthy Heart (Increases blood flow and lowers blood pressure) Reduces anxiety and stress Promotes healthy Liver functions Stopping internal bleeding (For Example: Urine in the…