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Asha Sherwood, Author at Live Healthy

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Getting under the covers for a good night’s sleep is what keeps us healthy – both physically and mentally. Not only does 40 winks improve memory and cognitive function, it also boosts the immune system, lowers the risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, and helps regulate your mood. It can also improve athletic performance, aid in weight management, and improve your skin’s appearance.  But are you getting enough of it...

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Thinking about taking on an obstacle course race (OCR) – let alone on desert sand dunes – would fill many people with dread. But as Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius put it nearly 2000 years ago: “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” That’s part of the reason 2022 Spartan World Championship chose 150 UAE-residing, Spartan Race ambassadors to spread the word about their love for these events, the...

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It’s not just elite athletes who get to scramble across monkey bars, throw spears and leap across sand dunes this weekend – one of the UAE’s toughest sporting events has lots to offer the rest of us too.  On Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 2022, thousands of athletes and spectators from across the world will gather at Al Wathba Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa in the nation’s capital, to compete for warrior...

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“Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don’t say it mean.” So says Jo Frost, an English television personality and parenting expert better known as Supernanny, who helps troubled families overcome their problems with disciplinary, behavioral, and entertainment techniques. “The integrity of your word holds a lot of weight with children,” she adds. “Be honest and be truthful, as these are all virtues that you’re teaching your children. Just be polite and be...

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If you’ve got kids at home, it’s likely that at some point they’ve refused to eat what you’ve cooked for them. It can be extremely frustrating and add unnecessary stress — not to mention extra cooking time — to your already packed schedule, as you try to find dishes that will both please their palate and get them the vitamins and nutrients they need.  So how do you deal with a fussy eater? Nadiya Hussain,...

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One of the UAE’s most popular children’s programs – Pirates Surf Rescue – has expanded to Abu Dhabi. The weekly watersports and lifestyle sessions, which have 900 children signed up and another 8,000 on the waiting list, teach active skills such as paddle boarding, surfing and rescue. They’re building a community of young warriors, having fun and learning how to look after the planet and each other. So, what exactly makes Pirates Surf Rescue such a draw?...

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Feeling down or simply not yourself lately? Are you in need of some positive energy in your life? Head over to Miracles Abu Dhabi, which has just opened its second branch in the UAE.  Miracles Abu Dhabi is a hub for wellness and self-development that offers unique healing treatments focusing on balancing the mind, body, and spirit. It also encourages health and self-development through a variety of alternative therapy techniques.   Therapies such as energy healing,...

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With the summer heat now well and truly soaring in the UAE, you might think it’s time to stop exercising in the great outdoors, and instead head for the gym and the relief of super-cool air conditioning. But did you know that exercising outside in the heat can actually be beneficial? Not only can it increase your blood flow, it can lead to physical gains and psychological benefits such as improving your cardiovascular health. So...

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A new fitness destination has opened in Abu Dhabi, which is combining state-of-the-art gym technology with cutting-edge treatments, environmentally friendly products, and thought-provoking workshops to deliver the ultimate wellbeing experience. The Bridge, which is situated near the capital’s National Aquarium in Al Qana, consists of seven different areas, which the location calls ‘tracks’. These tracks combine to make a holistic hub which aims to transform its members with treatments and classes that are backed by...

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Back in 2019, all eyes were on the UAE as it hosted the Special Olympics, provided a warm welcome to the world’s most vulnerable citizens and it sent a clear message to the country — and the rest of the world — about the importance of tolerance. But while people of determination (and in particular children with special needs), have been a focal point for the country’s rulers for the past few years, all that...

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While digital technology has connected millions of people across the globe and brought many of us closer together, it has also created a lonely and isolating place for others — especially children. The latest phones, laptops and iPads have become must-have accessories that are more important to a young family than a pet. But this exposure to all that info has seen an increase in digital addiction. In fact, it’s becoming so prevalent, that it’s...