Holly W.

About Holly W.

As a writer, I cover a broad scope of subjects and have written on a range of topics including fashion, arts, travel, and lifestyle, as well as IT and business-related themes.

How to Make a DIY Bug Spray That Really Works and Is 100% Natural

By | 2017-08-01T20:23:16+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

This summer, consider making a DIY bug spray as it’s a much healthier choice than the repellents which are readily available in the market. With summer upon us, unfortunately, most of us will be troubled by the dreaded bugs that accompany our coveted summer. Whilst there are plenty of bug sprays in the shops a lot of them contain harmful chemicals that are not good for us. The skin is

5 Worst Sitting Positions for Your Health and How to Fix Them

By | 2017-07-20T18:49:43+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

In the age of the laptop, mobile phone and tablet, we are becoming a generation with bad posture. Which are the worst sitting positions for your health? We hunch over our computers, we perch on bar stools and slouch on the sofa on our phones. We are all guilty of doing it but perhaps some more than others.  Below are a few of the worst sitting positions and how we

What Does Namaste Mean? The Deep Spiritual and Philosophical Meaning of This Popular Word

By | 2017-08-20T23:27:38+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Namaste is a word that has become extremely popular among new age spirituality and yoga practitioners. But what does Namaste mean? Avid readers of LifeAdvancer will have probably at some point in their lives attended a yoga class (and hopefully regularly) and heard this spoken at the end of a class, normally with palms together pressed to the chest with a slight bow of the head, but did you ever

Vitamin K: How to Find If You May Be Deficient and Which Are the Best Sources of It?

By | 2017-07-05T11:15:06+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

There are actually two types of Vitamin K, K1, which is found in vegetables and K2 is found in dairy products and produced by the bacteria in your gut. Let us take a look as to why it's important in our diet, how to identify if we are deficient and where the best sources of it are found. Why is Vitamin K so important? Vitamin K is incredibly important as

5 Types of Cat Personality: Which One Is Your Cat?

By | 2017-07-02T21:03:31+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

We all know that our cats are special and have their own special traits. But what if I told you that there actually are different cat personality types? A recent study has been undertaken that has identified five major cat personality types that our beloved feline friends can be divided into. Dr. Finka of the University of Lincoln interviewed two hundred cat owners to find out about the personality of

What Happens When You Surround Yourself with Empowering People

By | 2017-06-28T11:11:21+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

It is said that you are the average of the five people that you spend the most time with. So what if you surround yourself with empowering people? People you hang out with do matter for your wellbeing and personal development. It’s important to think about whom you are spending your time with, as they will directly influence who you are as a person and therefore what you can achieve.

Incredible Yoga Positions by Heidi Williams Convey an Important Message

By | 2017-06-20T21:48:19+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Inspirational, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know about the health benefits of practicing yoga positions or asanas. But one inspiring girl also uses them to convey a powerful message. You probably won't have heard of Heidi Williams unless you are a social media loving yogi, but you should know who she is as she and her beautiful yoga positions are a total inspiration to us all. American yogi Heidi is a survivor of

7 Things That Separate True Friends from Fake Ones

By | 2017-06-03T22:19:06+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered if the people you surround yourself with are your true friends? Here are some things to help you know for sure. When we are younger we believe the more friends we have, the more popular we look and ultimately the happier we will be. But as we get older, start working and have busier lives, we realize that actually what is more important is the quality

Yoga Breathing Techniques to Help You Combat Anxiety and Stress

By | 2017-06-08T13:32:48+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

Yoga breathing techniques, also known as Pranayamas, can be practiced not only in a yoga class but also during a meditation or your working day. In the world of yoga, pranayama is the life force so learning how to control it is essential not only for practicing yoga but also for helping you in stressful situations. These yoga breathing techniques can help calm the mind, which in turn will help

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