6 Natural Ingredients the Ancient Greeks Used for Skin Care

By |2020-02-05T21:26:47+03:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

We have a lot to thank the ancient Greeks for, such as their governmental systems, cultural and artistic contributions, as well as their science and technology. But the ancient Greeks also used to use some amazing natural products to keep their skin looking beautiful that we still use today. 1. Herbs The ancient Greeks really loved their herbal baths because they were incredibly relaxing and helped to ease stiff muscles. Greek Athletes were also known to take herbal baths too. Today we too still herbal

Seven Types of Love According to Ancient Greeks

By |2019-06-16T23:30:17+03:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Love is a term that comes in a million shades. It has been a matter of many debates throughout history. Ancient philosophers liked to examine and classify human emotions, especially the most intimate ones. Love, we can say, moves the world by influencing the development of civilization, art, wars, and history. We know that there are countless distinct varieties of love. Inside every love rests an entire universe of various emotions and satisfying flashes. The ancient Greeks recognized seven different kinds of affection. We can

7 Beautiful Vacation Destinations for Every Budget

By |2020-03-25T21:01:04+03:00April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you think about vacation destinations and worry about your wallet? By now, almost each one of us is consumed by wanderlust. How could it be anything different, when our Facebook news-feeds are full of the posts of friends traveling every other day? Or when all our relatives are continually Instagramming their exotic journeys? A holiday trip is a must! But then what about those expensive flight tickets and your nagging work schedule? Well, here are some perfect vacation destinations that can easily quench your

Olive Oil and Heart Health: the Greek “Liquid Gold” May Be the Key to a Healthy Heart

By |2019-08-27T17:42:02+03:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Olive oil may be the answer to radiant heart health, and some European nations, including Greeks, know this very well. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death today. What causes it and how can it be prevented with the so-called “liquid gold”? According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, "Coronary heart disease is a disease in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to our heart muscle". Smoking, high levels

The Touching Story of Loukanikos and Other Greek Riot Dogs

By |2020-03-02T23:45:19+03:00October 31st, 2014|Categories: Animals, Inspirational, Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

It was a quiet day in May 2014, when the Greek riot dog that had been on Time's "Personalities of the year" list in 2011, was sleeping peacefully as his heart stopped beating on the couch of his human caretaker. The dog's name was Loukanikos, the Greek word for "Sausage." He was 10 years old, and he will be remembered. Loukanikos will be remembered through the dozens of articles, like the one you are reading, that was written in his memory and honor. He will