Yoga Design Lab – luxury recycled exercise mats

Meet Yoga Design Lab, the brand that combines health and fitness with environmental protection! Yoga Design Lab is a Bali-based yoga brand that is quickly building a great reputation for themselves through their passion for preserving our natural surroundings, as well as improving the world’s health and fitness. Their summer collection brings a vibrant selection of yoga mats, made from natural tree rubber and recycled plastic bottles!  The mat is lightweight, flexible, and easy to carry as it comes with it’s own sling holder for practicality. It’s thin enough to be portable but still provides support during exercises on a…

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Is hair loss becoming more common in students?

If you take a closer look you might notice that a large number of young people are suffering from some form of early hair loss. This, in fact, is far from regionally isolated occurrence. According to the recent study (October 2017) conducted on 4,000 students by Tsinghua University in Beijing, the younger Chinese generation is losing hair much sooner than the generation before. To be more precise, about 60% of the students who participated in this research have shown significant hair loss (alopecia). 25% of them haven’t noticed the hair loss themselves, but were rather informed by their family or…

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May is International Mediterranean Diet month!

In case you weren’t already aware, May 1st marks the start of International Mediterranean Diet month (honestly, we didn’t know much about it either…).  But, after some in depth research about this allusive international celebration,  I’ve come to the realization that this slightly obscure month could be a point of interest for uni students, both financially and healthcare-wise. 2018 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid inspired by Oldways, the health and cultural food traditions specialists.  What is the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid? “In a partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health, Oldways created the first Mediterranean Diet…

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Student Worries: 5 Steps To Forget Your Troubles

Have you ever found yourself in the dire situation of constantly struggling with your troubles? Are you distressed because you feel belittled by your worries, or is it because you think that not worrying at all could lead to something even worse? When you have started pondering over your troubles, does it leave you feeling impossible to halt your worrying? In case you have found yourself in any of these situations, you shouldn’t be too concerned, because it is only normal for a significant number of people. About 1 in every 10 people perceives the process of focusing on their troubles to be…

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Gluten Free Goodness from Genius

Pancake day can be any day – especially with Genius Gluten Free products…. And it’s not just pancakes. We think that pancake day can be everyday – and it can with Genius Foods. They offer a big selection of bread, rolls, crumpets, pancakes, pies and pastries and when affordable in price and high in quality – what more could us students need for a quick fix? When I received my package of samples, I was sure to try and push out my comfort zone when experimenting with flavours and toppings. When getting the pancakes, crumpets and cupcakes I couldn’t resist diving straight in….

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