OBW MAGAZINE

HOW A ROUTINE CAN HELP IN STRESSFUL TIMES

HOW A ROUTINE CAN HELP IN STRESSFUL TIMES

Finding time for yourself is a common issue, but this can be exacerbated even further when we’re under pressure. The irony is that those turbulent times are when we need more focus on routine. Because it allows us to maintain some equilibrium.

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TAKE IT SLOW BEAUTIFUL

TAKE IT SLOW BEAUTIFUL

Slow Beauty should take all parts of your life into account. It’s not only about skincare, but it’s also about wellbeing as a whole. Getting a good night’s sleep, a balanced diet and exercise are all part of slow beauty, because it’s a lifestyle choice. It also considers the environment and promotes sustainable beauty through every aspect of production.

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COMPASSION IS CONTAGIOUS

COMPASSION IS CONTAGIOUS

We could all do with feeling happier and more connected with ourselves and others. This is when being compassionate can help.  It seems so timely to take a good look at what we mean by compassion, why it's important, and how we can develop it.  

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The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

Being on the receiving end of touch, be it from someone we love and trust releases serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine in our brains. These are all clever little hormones that help to regulate feelings of anxiety and fear and also encourage us to bond and socialise.  But we can also take some time out and benefit from self care and the power of touch in the form of self-massage, which have very similar effects.

 

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Men & Wellbeing: Supporting a male partner with anxiety

Men & Wellbeing: Supporting a male partner with anxiety

Many years ago my boyfriend warned me not to fall in love with him because of his anxiety. "I get in these moods," he told me as we sat in a bar on a cold November evening. "I'm on an upswing right now," he said. "But it's not always like this." He topped my glass with champagne and smiled, a melancholy look in his eyes. 

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Inspiring Ingredients: Argan Oil

Inspiring Ingredients: Argan Oil

 At Organa we like to celebrate natural beauty products and organic skincare. Here, we discuss our hero ingredient, Argan Oil and all its benefits, both internally and externally. 10-15 years ago Argan Oil made a splash in many products (especially hair products), but the industry has gone quiet on this super oil. We wanted to raise it’s profile again and remember why this is such an inspiring ingredient  - not to be forgotten.

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Discussing The Symptoms of Menopause

Discussing The Symptoms of Menopause

As part of World Menopause Day on 18th October, we discuss the many varied, and sometimes worrying symptoms of menopause with Jane Atherton, founder of The Menopause Room a platform which has garnered a loyal fanbase of over 16,300 followers and Phytomone skincare products. 

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