Why smoothies are not always healthy

Smoothies have a stellar reputation among health-conscious people and this is not without reason. These drinks are full of fresh greens, juicy fruits, colourful vegetables and superfood supplements, such as maca and wheatgrass powder. Since the food is blended up, it is easy for your body to absorb all the vitamins and minerals from the smoothie, leaving you feeling instantly recharged. However, for many people drinking smoothies can cause bloating, diarrhoea, cramps and other digestive issues. Does that mean smoothies are unhealthy? Well, that really depends on your physical constitution.

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Tapping 101 – the what, the why and the how

Tapping is a technique that is used to calm the mind and reduce anxiety. The idea is simple. First, you focus on a specific negative emotion or situation in your life. Then you tap on 12 meridian points on your body for about 5-7 times. By tapping on these points, while concentrating on releasing the negative emotion, your body’s energy will become balanced again and stress is released.

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Why I started blogging

In this whirlwind digital age, new websites and blogs are popping up left and right on a daily basis. Many people have personal or lifestyle blogs, nutrition or wellness blogs, food or travel blogs. Many even combine all of the above together in blogs that may look very similar to mine and talk about my topics with such eloquence that it is only natural for me to ask myself why I should start another one. Does the world really need another blog? Does the world really need my blog? The answer is unequivocally yes, not only because my voice needs to be heard, but because I need to practice using my voice in the first place. After years of toying with the idea of starting a blog, I have accumulated reasons so compelling to myself that I could no longer deny myself the opportunity to start expressing myself on this platform. Today I want to share these reasons.

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