trekking

Unforgettable First Climb Experience on Mount Rinjani

The team at The Wellness Insider wanted a short retreat which combined fitness as well as a short respite from our busy schedules. Not wanting to do a typical retreat in a spa or at a beach, we decided to put on our hiking boots and do some mountain climbing! We trekked to the Crater Read more about Unforgettable First Climb Experience on Mount Rinjani[…]

mindful eating

Where Did My Cookie Go? 5 Steps to Mindful Eating

“I’m really looking forward to that home made cookie at lunch time!” you think to yourself as you get to work. At last,  it’s break time after a busy morning. Woop! You grab your treat and take a bite. It tastes soooo good. Savouring the moment you take another. Also delicious. Then another. You then glance Read more about Where Did My Cookie Go? 5 Steps to Mindful Eating[…]

beers

Beerlicious Singapore – Artisan Craft Beer Fiesta

Thinking of what to do this upcoming weekend? In a celebratory mood but want to kinda avoid the City Hall area due to the races? Then Beerlicious Singapore might just be the event you’ve been waiting for! In the spirit of the craft beer movement, Beerlicious is an all-day fiesta that is exclusively artisan-driven and Read more about Beerlicious Singapore – Artisan Craft Beer Fiesta[…]

kombucha

Basic Kombucha Workshop

Come join us in this basic kombucha workshop where we will teach you how to make this fermented tea as well as educate you about nutrition and the benefits of probiotics. Seats are limited, so do book yours today! What is Kombucha? It is a variety of fermented tea that is produced using a “Symbiotic Read more about Basic Kombucha Workshop[…]

haagen-dazs froyo crunch

Häagen-Dazs Has Gone to the Lighter Side with Froyo

Frozen yoghurt isn’t new – with brands such as Sogurt, Llao Llao and Yami Yogurt having been around for years. Often touted as the healthier option to ice cream (thanks to probiotics and lower sugar levels in certain brands), looks like luxury ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs™, has decided to go over to the lighter side Read more about Häagen-Dazs Has Gone to the Lighter Side with Froyo[…]

je-taime perfume

Perfume Workshop – Make Your Own Signature Scent

During this workshop, you will be guided by Prachi, founder of Je t’aime Perfumery, who will teach you how to create a perfume for yourself or someone you love. Take a “Perfume Personality test”, explore which ingredients fit your personality, start putting them into a bottle and by the end you will have created your unique Signature Scent. Read more about Perfume Workshop – Make Your Own Signature Scent[…]

health hacks

5 Health Hacks for the Holidays

It’s time for a holiday. As healthy as we may be on a day to day basis, time away always presents unlimited opportunities for falling off the wagon . If you’re usually super healthy and disciplined, this can lead to a downward spiral of over consumption and negative self talk. Remember – you are on Read more about 5 Health Hacks for the Holidays[…]

smart oven

Easy Meals with Smart Oven

Want to be a whiz in the kitchen but pressed for time and inspiration? Perhaps the high-end Watch & Touch Oven by Candy Group with its premium features and iconic design that complements a contemporary kitchen, might be your best tool. Intuitive to use, even those who are not tech savvy will be able to Read more about Easy Meals with Smart Oven[…]

pregnancy

7 Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

Staying fit and healthy during pregnancy is an important and very challenging task. Every woman gets the urge to start eating whatever her body is craving, and skipping daily workout routines starts being more and more tempting. Fortunately, incorporating some exercise into your daily routine shouldn’t be much of a problem if you’re determined to Read more about 7 Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy[…]

metta charity run

Superheroes at Metta Charity Run 2017

Cosplayers dressed as Spidey and other superheroes will be participating in this year’s Metta Charity Run in the 5km and 10km runs. There also is a category meant for Parent & Child named “Little Spideys” which is a 1.5km run with superhero game stations along the route. The Guest of Honour for the event will Read more about Superheroes at Metta Charity Run 2017[…]

festival for good

Giving Back at the Festival For Good

FestivalForGood, Singapore’s only social enterprise festival, returns for its second run on 19 August 2017 to showcase the nation’s vibrant social enterprises, and celebrate their spirit, innovation and passion to do good through their businesses. FestivalForGood will take place at [email protected] from 12pm to 10pm, and will be officiated by President Tony Tan. Admission to Read more about Giving Back at the Festival For Good[…]

Healthy Minds Makes an Effort to Improve Mental Health Treatment in the UK

We’re in the year for Depression Awareness and with so many events that make us question the way we look at mental health, just how should we change the way we deal with it? An up and coming organization in Britain may have the answer for that.

health issues

7 Health Issues Women Face in Their 40s

Women in their 40s leave big shoes for 20 year olds to fill with their strong confidence and lush beauty. However, the 40s are a transitional period for women from adulthood to middle-age that often brings the first signs of certain health problems. Fortunately, this is a period when numerous health issues can be caught Read more about 7 Health Issues Women Face in Their 40s[…]

Eros Empowered – Sexual Techniques Taught in a Safe Space

Clinical Sexologist Dr. Martha Tara Lee takes pride in being sex-positive, educational and light-hearted in her approach and has received only raving reviews in all her workshops! Release your inhibitions and ask your questions! Learn lots and have fun while learning.

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activewear fashion show

Activewear Fashion Show at Wellness Day Out

If you think activewear is only suited for the gym or the yoga studio, think again. As part of our Wellness Day Out, we did an activewear fashion show featuring outfits from our sponsors FUNFIT, Negative Ion Clothing and Princessa; styled by Vrinda Seth and featuring contestants from DreamGirl SG as well as Fiona Tan, Read more about Activewear Fashion Show at Wellness Day Out[…]

aromatherapy candle

Make Your Own Organic Aromatherapy Candle and Reed Diffuser

Beeswax is the original candle wax and truly organic candle wax (hence it’s the highest grade and most expensive candle wax); it has been used for candles for more than a millennia. The commonplace soy wax seen in most commercial scented candles nowadays are derived from the soy bean through a high number of chemical Read more about Make Your Own Organic Aromatherapy Candle and Reed Diffuser[…]

curvy women

7 Fashion Tips for Tall and Curvy Women

Trousers are awesome If you are tall and curvy, trousers work best – they are comfortable, easy to wear, can be worn in any weather and they look great. Make sure to buy a pair of good fitted trousers where they are not too short or too long, don’t ride up your buttocks, back or Read more about 7 Fashion Tips for Tall and Curvy Women[…]

kombucha

Basic Kombucha Workshop

Come join us in this basic kombucha workshop where we will teach you how to make this fermented tea as well as educate you about nutrition and the benefits of probiotics. Seats are limited, so do book yours today! What is Kombucha? It is a variety of fermented tea that is produced using a “Symbiotic Read more about Basic Kombucha Workshop[…]

menopause

Symptoms of Menopause – Did you make this mistake?

Menopause marks the end of menstrual cycles. It’s part of being a woman but experiences can vary greatly. What has been your experience?  For me, it turned out to be a non-event and a mis-diagnosis. Having female friends and through my mother, I was aware of some symptoms of menopause. In my mother’s case, I Read more about Symptoms of Menopause – Did you make this mistake?[…]

great singapore sale

5 Awesome Sites to Check Out this GSS

The Great Singapore Sale (GSS for short) has started and that means that a lot of stores will be shelling out discounts and products for every shopper to enjoy. While the city is buzzing with tourists and citizens going out to try and get the best deals possible, we ourselves have decided to make our Read more about 5 Awesome Sites to Check Out this GSS[…]

Get to Know The Real Person #NoLabels

We are often judged by our appearances and labelled ‘fat’, ‘skinny’, or ‘short’. This certainly causes us to lose confidence with ourselves and our body images, which isn’t the real person behind each one of us. In our body positivity campaign, we interview a few men and women to show that we are often more Read more about Get to Know The Real Person #NoLabels[…]

iron supplements

Iron Supplements: Do You Need Them?

  A poll result published on 26 Nov 2015 indicates that nearly 50% of females in Singapore may not be aware that they have iron deficiency. Doctors said that symptoms such as physical and mental fatigue, hair loss, brittle nails, may point to iron deficiency – but most people may put them down to stress and/or lack Read more about Iron Supplements: Do You Need Them?[…]

mrs top of the world

Singaporean Wins Second Runner Up in Mrs Top of the World 2017

Congratulations to 43 year-old Ice Sherry Lee who recently competed in the international Mrs Top of the World pageant in Riga, Latvia! The Singaporean mother of two was one of the few Asians in the competition and she bagged the title of Second Runner Up, beating 16 other contestants who were mostly in their early Read more about Singaporean Wins Second Runner Up in Mrs Top of the World 2017[…]

baby teeth

Baby Teeth – A Dentist’s Advice

As a dentist, I’ve seen many children with dental decay, pain and swellings in the mouth. Having worked in hospitals, I have seen numerous little ones have general anaesthetic to have their teeth taken out. These are emotional and costly measures for a disease that is completely preventable. As a parent there is so much Read more about Baby Teeth – A Dentist’s Advice[…]

common cold

Why Do I Get The Cold Often Even When I Get Enough Exercise?

The common cold is the most frequently occurring disease in the world, and is a leading cause of doctor visits and missed days from work, school and yes, from your fitness classes. There is a hidden fact about why people are often infected with the common cold. Some of the ways to ward off communicable Read more about Why Do I Get The Cold Often Even When I Get Enough Exercise?[…]

The Importance of Self-Defence

Especially in Singapore, it does not seem like learning self-defence is a necessary skill to possess. However, the statistics are glaring in our faces. In 2015, the rate of women being raped in Singapore alone was 4 rapes every 9 days as reported by The New Paper. And this has been on the rise since Read more about The Importance of Self-Defence[…]

yoga with a view

Yoga From The Sky (ESPRESSO edition)

District 1 Yoga and Coffee Irony are proud to bring you our 2017 ESPRESSO edition of YOGA FROM THE SKY, an unprecedented yoga event in Singapore. This definitely is yoga with a view. Imagine the scent of freshly-roasted coffee seeping from your kitchen, or a shot of espresso lifted to your nose to lift your Read more about Yoga From The Sky (ESPRESSO edition)[…]

gluten

Could this be the cause of your bloating?

‘Gluten-free options available’.  ‘No gluten’.  We often hear or see these terms advertised but what is gluten? What does it do to our bodies and what do these statements actually mean?  These statements often get us thinking without us realising.  Should I go gluten free? Gluten-containing grains, such as wheat, rye and barley, have been Read more about Could this be the cause of your bloating?[…]

acai bowl

Superfood Your Dessert with a DIY Acai Bowl

Superfoods is a recent term used on a whole group of foods that are high in nutritions but low in calories, perfect for getting your vitamins and proteins in without the popping of multiple pills. Not sure about you, but I much prefer to eat my vitamins and minerals. The super berry Acai The acai Read more about Superfood Your Dessert with a DIY Acai Bowl[…]

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