6 surprising factors that can affect your pregnancy

6 surprising factors that can affect your pregnancy

Creating life is a complex process, so it should come as no surprise that there are numerous factors that can affect the health of your unborn child. What is surprising, however, are that there are plenty of things that can affect you and your child that most women don’t even know about, such as: Your Regular Visit to the Salon Could Put You at Risk For many years, women were told not to dye their hair while pregnant. Fortunately, we now know that it’s actually safe to do a little hair maintenance, including dying your hair, during those nine long months. However, there is one way that hair care can negatively impact your pregnancy and that’s by causing an allergic reaction. Pregnancy hormones can cause you to react negatively to chemicals that you previously had no issue with. If you need to get your hair done (and you certainly shouldn’t skip out on self-care), your stylist can perform a patch test to check for allergies. They will...
How to earn more as a yoga instructor

How to earn more as a yoga instructor

Yoga is an important field that’s constantly growing, and yoga teachers are unsung heroes in our communities. More than 36 million Americans practice Yoga, and over one-third plan to try yoga sometime in the next year. If you’re interested in becoming a yoga instructor, it’s important to understand the yoga itself in addition to the business-related parts of the job. While yoga has a history in the United States dating back to the 1890s, modern yoga as we understand it truly began in the 1950s. Since then, it has spread to our offices, schools, and hospitals, making a positive impact for people of all walks of life. While most yoga instructors are more interested in this positive impact, you can make a great living as a yoga teacher. This article will discuss some great ways to increase your income as an instructor. How Much Do Yoga Teachers Make? Unlike many other fields, teaching yoga typically comes with a high level of...
What to do when you are depressed

What to do when you are depressed

The worst thing you can tell a depressed person is “snap out of it”. The worst thing you can do for them is tell them to “man up”, “get a grip”. The best thing you can do for them is be patient with them, understand them. Depression is an illness. Just as you lose control over your body when you are physically ill, depression causes the sufferer to lose control of their willpower and strength. If you suffer from depression, are there things you can do to, if not heal yourself, at least make yourself feel better and cope better? The answer is yes, and that’s what we will look at in the article. Before we do that, though, let’s get a proper definition of depression. Depression: The Basics The correct terminology for clinical depression is major depressive disorder (MDD). It typically involves at least two weeks of being in a low mood. During this time, you experience feelings of low self esteem, apathy for things you normally enjoy, low...

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