Why formaldehyde-free straighteners may not be the answer

Formaldehyde is highly toxic and a known carcinogen; it is found in pretty well every organic substance on Earth and is all around us. Exposure to small amounts of formaldehyde is part of our every day life. However, exposure to larger amounts can be quite dangerous and even deadly. High concentrations of formaldehyde can often…

6 natural remedies for indigestion

The main symptom of indigestion is discomfort or pain in the area of the upper abdomen, but it may also be accompanied by other symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, belching, or a feeling of being full or bloated. Indigestion is a surprisingly common problem and it can be caused by any one of a great…

5 unique honeymoon ideas

Are you in need of a little honeymoon inspiration? Perhaps you’re eagerly seeking out something a little different from the norm, despite the fact your big day is fast approaching.  If your wanderlust burns strong for that elusive yet perfect marital adventure, get ready to be inspired – you needn’t wait long! Here’s my selection…

EMF – the invisible pollution

Could your hairdryer be affecting your health? Some years ago I made a decision to make my working environment as safe as possible. The risks posed by potentially toxic chemicals were obvious, and so I set about replacing these chemicals where possible with safer alternatives.  A less obvious or a least visible threat to health…

5 alternative ways to beat anger

Feeling tense and worked up? Has something rattled your cage? Feeling angry is a natural and normal part of life. Hand-in-hand with feelings of anger often come physical sensations; including burning, contraction and general tension and tightness in the body. Anger is a very powerful emotion loaded with energy, which like stress, can also manifest…

Alternative schooling – What are your choices?

If you are looking for an alternative and more holistic approach for your children’s education, there are a number of options to consider. Making a decision regarding alternative schooling is a major decision to make; it is, of course, not one to take lightly. But if you are starting your exciting journey into selecting the…

5 ways to make your social life sparkle

Is your social life in need of a boost? Is life all work and no play? Would you like to meet more like-minded people? Keeping up with old friends and meeting new friends can be a challenge, especially given the increasingly hectic pace of modern life.  So I’ve put together a little alternative inspiration; some…

How to beat insomnia … naturally

Tossing and turning and yet another sleepless night? If you have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep and/or wake up too early, these could all be signs that you are suffering from insomnia. According to Dr. John McDougal, 25% of adults suffer from insomnia. Feeling tired for all or most of the day are also common…

Alternative remedies for varicose veins

Do you suffer with unsightly swollen, blue, red, or flesh-colored veins, especially on your legs and thighs? If so, you could be suffering with varicose veins or spider veins. Varicose veins are also sometimes accompanied by symptoms of painful aching legs and swelling. If you suffer with varicose veins then you are not alone, according…

Alternative stag dos and bachelor parties

Are you soon-to-be married and looking for alternative stag or bachelor party inspiration or are you the best man eagerly in search of something uniquely different for the groom to be? If so, look no further, the team at whatsmyalternative.com have scoured the globe to bring you alternative stag/bachelor party inspiration, wherever in the world…