An essential part of many people’s bedtime routine is winding down with a soothing hot drink. But if chamomile tea or hot milk don’t do it for you, we’ve got some more exciting ideas you can try – with ingredients scientifically proven to help increase sleep hormones and relax the body in preparation for dozing off.
If you’re struggling to drift off because you can’t stop thinking about everything you have to do tomorrow, everything that went wrong today, or something that’s worrying you on a deeper level – it might be time to pick up some tools to help you control those thoughts. That’s where mindfulness can come in handy.
Newsflash – bedtime isn’t just a good idea for kids! Setting up a routine at night not only helps you to stick to the right amount of sleep regularly – the steps in your routine work as physical and psychological cues that help your brain and body start to wind down for sleep. So how do you build a really solid, foolproof sleep routine?
If you’re going through menopause, you might appreciate something a little more thoughtful than another box of chocolates or a pair of socks this Christmas. Try showing this article to Santa, and see what ends up under the tree this year – it could be a mini menopause miracle!
We know how much difference good quality cancer hats and headscarves can make during treatment. Soft materials, flattering designs, and breathable fabrics that won’t make your head too hot – our community told us exactly what they wanted from their cancer headwear, so we created a range of hats and headscarves that combine all those elements into a set of reliable, go-to gorgeous designs.
When we designed our new range of bamboo chemo hats and headscarves, we knew from the start that we wanted to make it all about you, the real cancer experts. So when the time came to shoot the pics of our gorgeous new products, we turned to our online community to find our models – and you really wowed us!
Here at Live Better With we’ve been working on a big project.
When you’re living with cancer or caring for a loved one who is, it can be hard to find someone who truly understands. While friends and family may sympathise and offer words of advice and support, the only people who really ‘get it’ are those who, like you, are on this journey. That’s why we’ve created the brand new Live Better With Community.
Whether it’s peri-menopause, menopause or post-menopause, the associated symptoms can make day to day life very uncomfortable for women. Live Better With Menopause has carefully curated products that can help with many of the symptoms women experience: from hot flashes, brain fog, mood swings and beyond.
We are therefore proud to announce our latest partnership, with Maryon Stewart – pioneer of the natural menopause movement!
This month, I asked our wonderful blogger community what they thought of when they heard the words “side effects” – and I think Heather put it best. “UGH”.
It seems everybody’s had at least one or two run-ins with side effects during their cancer treatment. But for every nausea nightmare or unexpected rash, our bloggers have come up with inventive, practical, and downright genius tips for getting through them. Read on to find out more!
We know that cancer and its treatments can leave you dealing with a wide range of unexpected side effects, from painful fingernails to trouble tasting your food. But one of the most common side effects we hear about from women in our community is the menopause. And we want to hear more!
For this month’s roundup, we want to talk about relationships. Of course, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve been thinking about how romantic relationships and dating can be affected by going through cancer. But we also wanted to focus on a kind of relationship that’s just as important – friendship. Read more for some seriously helpful relationship advice from the real experts…