Stress during pregnancy

Undoubtedly pregnancy is a period in which many things change - the body, emotions, family life ... You can welcome these changes, but they can also create some tension in the mother-to-be. Stress is very common during pregnancy, but  high levels are associated with significant discomfort (for example, sleeping problems, headaches, loss or appetite). Chronic…

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Depression during pregnancy (prenatal depression)

Depression during pregnancy is not as rare as we think (1 in 10 women). Although it is a period that is difficult for the future mother, there are many ways to deal with it. One is consultation with a psychologist. In order to understand depression during pregnancy, we need to know its most common symptoms.…

Sleep paralysis

  What is sleep paralysis (SP)? Some of you may have only heard of it, but some of you may have even experienced it. I have had a few episodes of SP two years ago myself. I’m not going to lie to you- SP can be quite scary, despite not being dangerous at all. So…

My small collection of gems

Happy Easter, guys! (Well, at  least in Bulgaria and other Orthodox countries it is Easter...) Today I want to show you my small collection of gems, which I find very pretty and share with you the deeper meaning of each one. In general,  the gem is a mineral, rock, fossil or crystal, which can be…

Crazy weight loss theories

Recently, I’ve been reading Dr Dukan’s book “The Dukan diet”, and apart from his general diet advice, I want to share with you some diet tips, which to be honest with you sounded a little bit crazy…The whole idea is to use cold to maintain your weight (!). Here are some of his ideas: Eat…