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Make Your Own Reusable Mosquito-Repelling Bracelet

Summer is the season when we should enjoy more time spent outside, breathing fresh air. Unfortunately, mosquitoes are our number one enemies, whether we go out in the park, to the terrace, to the beach, to the mountains or to the countryside. Find out how you can keep mosquitos away by making your own reusable mosquito-repelling bracelet!

How can we keep them away naturally? There are solutions that can be applied on the skin,  but some of them have bad smells or are even sticky. In addition, there are people who suffer from various dermatological diseases (eczema or psoriasis) and can not use these solutions.

How can you avoid mosquitoes naturally and enjoy the summer? Through a bracelet made by yourself!

Usually anti-mosquito bracelets are made of rubber and can be totally unattractive.

We propose you to make a textile bracelet.

You need:

  • 250 ml hamamelis water
  • 15 drops of lemongrass essential oil
  • 15 drops of citronella essential oil
  • 5 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops of mint essential oil

How to make: 

Add all the ingredients in a glass bottle and mix them very well, until you obtain a homogeneous mixture. Soak a textile bracelet in this mixture for 30 seconds and then leave it to dry.

Wear his homemade mosquito-repelling bracelet on your hand and its efficiency last 2-3 hours. In order to make the bracelet active and efficient again, repeat the process and then you can wear it.

The mosquito-repelling solution is also very effective if you apply it directly on your skin, because is made only with natural ingredients and cannot affect your skin.

The mosquito-repelling bracelet is a healthy and effective alternative!

 

 

How Much Water You Should Drink Depending On Your Weight

Our body is made up of 60% water, and in order to keep our health in a good shape, we must keep daily this proportion in balance. Most of us, however, make the mistake of drinking more water than our body needs, not knowing that this habit is actually unhealthy.

The amount of water we need to drink varies depending on our body weight. Because each person has a different weight, there is a formula that helps you to find out exactly how much water you should drink.

The required water supply is 40ml / kg / day. For example, if your weight is 55 kilograms, you calculate like that: 55 kg x 40 ml = 2200 ml. Note that this index refers strictly to water or unsweetened teas, not to other liquids such as soups and soups, juices, milk, etc.

Doctors warn that if we drink too much water, we risk having kidney problems, because excess does not protect organs anymore. In addition, experts say, that the excess of water is harmful to people who suffer from water retention or hypertension. The ideal amount of water for these people should be recommended by the doctor.

Using this report, specialists want to tell people that water should be drunk with measure too. Exceptions are the cases in which you do sports or the cases of people who face various diseases.

The simplest way to find out if you are properly hydrated is to check your urine. Take into account how often you go to the toilet and the color of your urine. On one hand, if the urine is light yellow, it means you are completely hydrated. On the other hand, if the urine is dark yellow and has a strong smell, it means you need to drink more water.

 

What To Eat For A Perfect Sex Life

Sex has various health benefits. Helps relieve the effects of stress, relieve pain, maintain cardiovascular health and keeps your body in shape. Unfortunately, most couples start having trouble with libido because of stress. Fortunately, there are superfoods that can improve the libido and increase sexual performance. Find out what you should eat to have a perfect lifestyle.

  1. Almonds and nuts – fresh or in butter form, these nuts contain zinc, selenium and vitamin E, which helps the whole body’s health, but especially female libido. Almonds have been a symbol of fertility since antiquity because they are responsible for stimulating the passion of women.
  2. Black chocolate – L-arginine contained by bitter chocolate improves blood circulation in the sexual organ area and phenylethylamine that has the same effect as endorphins. In addition, chocolate is stimulant of the nervous system and increases energy.
  3. Raspberries and strawberries – Their rich content of vitamin C stimulates the central nervous system, increasing sexual appetite.
  4. Broccoli – In addition to maintaining cells youth, broccoli is also responsible for increasing the libido.
  5. Avocado – Because of its rich content of vitamin E and vitamin C, it helps blood circulation and increases male performance.
  6. Celery – One of the most popular aphrodisiac foods, celery contains androsterone, a hormone that sexually stimulates women. It is recommended to consume fresh this root.
  7. Bananas – A fruit rich in potassium, the vitamin B complex and bromelin, a substance that stimulates the production of testosterone, a hormone responsible for appetite and sexual performance.

So, try to include these foods in your daily alimentation and be aware of the changes in your sexual life. Moreover, you will benefit of other great effects for your health!

 

Things That Happen To Your Body When You Cry

There is nothing wrong with expressing your pain or happiness through tears. People who cry often wear a stigma, that they are too sensitive, mad or weak. Why do you think we are crying? What happens to us when and after we cry?

Tears are medicine – No, they are not antibiotics, but contain lysozyme, an antibacterial agent that helps prevent diseases (such as colds).

Hormones are released – When you are crying, some hormones are poured into the endocrine system to prepare the tear glands. In this way you will eliminate some hormones

Fight or run – Whether you cry for happiness, sadness or pain, the body releases the stress hormone – cortisol. This hormone will make you have the feeling that Americans call it “fight or flight”.

You put a knot in your throat – I’m sure that you have noticed that when you cry, you are knocking your throat. This phenomenon is called the “Globus sensation – Globus hystericus” and it seems to be due to the state of anxiety.

Reject the men – A study made at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel showed that at the sight of a woman crying or even the smell of a woman crying, men are less likely to have sexual desire.

Welcome, the hormone of happiness! – Sometimes, after crying, do you feel that you’re recovering after a serious workout? It’s because your body releases endorphins – the hormones of happiness. The good news is that they make us feel better and reduce the pain.

You tear more than you think! – Even if you do not cry every day, your body produces about 200 ml of tears. Most of the time, they get into the nose.

Why Do We Have Nightmares?

Adults have nightmares less often than they did when they were children. When waking up, adults feel confused for a short time before realising that everything was a dream. There are four theories that could explain adult nightmares.

Alcohol – People who fall asleep after drinking large amounts of alcohol can experience really unpleasant dreams. If you are part of the group of people who want to give up alcohol and you are in a period of withdrawal, you will not get rid of nightmares.

Phobias / Fears – Fear of water, phobia of insects and fear of reptiles, are fears / phobias stored in the subconscious where they come to the surface during sleep. If these fears or phobias affect your life, maybe you should go to see a psychotherapist.

Medication or illness – I do not know if you noticed, but when you have  fever you tend to have really dreadful dreams. Certain drugs also induce more intense dreams.

Stress and anxiety – lethal twins – Stress is part of our everyday life. From the moment we wake up until we fall asleep and beyond sleep. Because of the stress, many dreams become much more vivid and alarming. All the unfortunate things you are going through, from a break-up, to a presentation that did not go well, to a tragic event (accident, the death of someone dear), all of these things become the basis of scenarios for your next nightmares. Try to get rid of stress by practicing yoga, meditation or spa. Solve your problems one by one and do not wait for the last moment.

Why We Sleep Badly On Our First Night In A New Place

Whether we are moving in a new home or stay at a hotel during the holiday, it seems to us that the first night’s sleep is not at all restful. We pant, and our mind is in a state of alertness and we can not detach at all, as happens when we sleep in our own bed. Have you ever wondered what the reason is? The phenomenon is called “the first night effect,” and the researchers claim they have discovered it for over 50 years.

“Even when studying young and healthy people with no chronic sleep problems, we notice that 99% of them experience this effect on the first night, a strange state of wake,” says Yuka Sasaki, a researcher at Brown University.

To detect the cause, Sasaki and other US researchers recruited 35 healthy volunteers to bring them to a lab where they slept two nights with a week break between the two nights. Volunteers have been connected to machines that measure their heart rate, oxygen levels in the blood, breathing, eye and foot movement, and activity in both brain hemispheres.

Experts have focused on brain activity with low waves, a type of brain behavior that indicates how deep the person sleeps. They analyzed four trajectories in the brain during both sleep sessions, measuring how the depth of sleep was affected by the noise in the room.

After the first night of sleep, the subjects showed a greater weakness in the left half of the brain. Also, the left side was much more sensitive to strange sounds, which were a possible threat. A week later, when the subjects returned to the lab, their workmanship was more consistent in their brains, suggesting that they were accommodating with the surrounding environment.

The results showed that during the first night, the left part of the brain was more active during deep sleep than the right hemisphere. What is the reason? The human brain, like animals, might consider a new room to be an unpredictable and dangerous environment. Thus, experts have discovered that people can also rest a part of the brain while the second remains in the alert, a phenomenon called sleep with a low-level frequency.

Why The G Spot Is Called Like That

Everybody talk all the time about the G spot, but have you ever wondered why the famous G spot is called like that? What does the letter G come from? Let’s find more new information about G point!

Letter G comes from the famous gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg. Gräfenberg is the doctor who discovered the G-spot and it is he who invented the IUD.

Gräfenberg was among the jews arrested by the Nazi soldiers in 1937, but managed to emigrate in the United States where he opened a gynecological office and studied the urethral stimulation. He was the first that developed a theory linked to a possible erotic area on the anterior wall of the vagina along the urethra.

A Dutch doctor, Regnier de Graaf, had mentioned the same erotic area in the 17th century. He called it the woman’s prostate. Although Graaf is the first who really discovered G spot, his discovery is attributed to Gräfenberg who published in 1981 in the Journal of Sex Research a study called “Female Ejaculation: a Case Study”.

Only a year later, the location and name of this area in the woman’s vagina was named G after the appearance of the book ” The G Spot and Other Recent Discoveries About Human Sexuality” by Alice Kahn Ladas and Beverly Whipple.

How Often You Should Have Sex According To Your Age

A new study has revealed how often you should have sex according to your age. Researchers from the Kinsey Institute of Sex, Reproduction and Gender have identified more sexually active periods and why this activity is important for our health. Do you know how often you should have sex according to your age?

People born between 1980 and 2000, have a rich sexual activity. The study shows that people between 18 and 29 years should have sex 112 times a year, that means, twice a week.

Another study by the University of Wilkes, Pennsylvania, showed that people who have sex twice a week have a higher level of antibodies than those who have sex less often.

A balanced sex life has many benefits: it lowers blood pressure, helps to regulate sleep, combats stress and anxiety.

People between 30 and 39, are advised to have sex 86 times a year, that is, an average of 1.6 times a week.

People aged between 40 and 49 should have sex 69 time per year.

The reasons for lowering sexual activity, due ageing are: family and career obligations.

So, how old are you according on how many times you have sex?

Reasons You Should NEVER Skip Breakfast

Do you already know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but do you still keep skip it for various reasons? Here are some reasons why you should have breakfast every morning. I’m sure that from now on you will try to have breakfast as often as possible.

Breakfast helps you focus better – The morning meal provides you the neccesary glucose, that is an indispensable food for the brain to function at normal parameters. The energy and disposition of those who do not take breakfast, suffer. They become irritable, tired and agitated.

The morning meal helps you to lose weight – Paradoxically, jumping over breakfast not only doesn’t help you lose weight, but increases the risk of obesity. What is the explanation? Specialists claim that when we are starving, our tendency is that when we sit at the table we eat too much.

Breakfast lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease – By maintaining optimum weight, we also maintain a normal level of cholesterol. Thus, the heart is protected. Also, breakfast-specific foods, such as whole grains or fruits, contain fibers that help to reduce the risk of heart disease.

The morning meal helps metabolism – By jumping over breakfast, the body doesn’t receive the energy needed for a proper functioning. Metabolism slows down and tries to keep the body in normal parameters, and when you eat again, your body will block every food you eat, which makes weight loss more difficult.

The first meal of the day gives you energy – After sleep, the body needs “fuel” to start the new day well. The morning meal regulates the level of sugar in the blood and reactivates the body, providing you with an energy boost.

The morning meal escapes you from anxiety –As you well know, the feeling of hunger can cause mood swings and irritability. The same happens when we skip breakfast. People who use to eat in the morning tend to have a better mood.

The Reason You Should Stick Your Toes When You Wear High Heels

High heels are delightful, seductive, but it gives us, the most of us, big pain. And we still wondering if there is any sandal or shoe store in this world that has a heel and is also very comfortable. All women who dream of such accessories need to prepare themselves for the fact that they will suffer –  if not in the first hour at least in the next hours when they will wear high heels.

Today I will present you a very handy trick that helps you not only to resist on heels a longer time, but also to make all the moves you want. So, if you want to dance, move freely or to go anywhere on the heels, you only need to use this trick. The women who tried it guarantee that it is the best  “trick” in order to fool the heel shoes.

You only need patches or adhesive tape that is strong enough to keep your toes together. Stick the second and third toe of each leg with adhesive tape, and then lie down in your shoes. You will see that they are becoming more comfortable. The explanation is logical: the two sticked toes are the longest and most often make difficult the walking for a longer period of time. By applying this trick, you not only shrink them, but also protect them when they enter in the shoe. Also, you avoid contacting the second toe with your thumb, which often makes you remove your shoes and dance with barefoot.

So, the pain disappears with this little trick that many of us do not know. It is important, however, to have high heel shoes that are not very detached or sandals that have a thicker front brace. Otherwise, you will see the patches. You can also try with a skin color adhesive tape, but it is not guaranteed that it will not be observed.

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