Wellness+Health.


Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant with a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster and was journalist at SIC Notícias, Expresso, and in two RTP programs, between others. Also coordinated a health program for RTP TV channel. She won several poetry contests, having published poems. She was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram.

12 January 2022

Feng Shui. A journey through the art of being happier at home

Feng Shui is a chinese millennial art that helps to create a harmonic environment and with positive energies in our homes. This art is embodied by […]
5 January 2022

Dry January? A post-holidays liver detox

We are in January and all holidays are gone. Now we have no excuses: It’s time to go back to a balanced lifestyle and to store […]
3 January 2022

5 European wellness retreats for 2022

It’s a new year and the last one has been challenging to say the least, so what better than some healthy, relaxing and renewing wellness retreats […]
28 December 2021

Spain to ban smoking on its beaches with fines of up to 2,000 euros

Authorities in Spain are planning to ban smoking on all of the country’s beaches. Councils would have the possibility to impose fines of up to 2,000 […]
16 December 2021

7 tips to help you sleep on your next flight

There are two types of travelers: those who can sleep on a plane and those who can’t. Noise, light, turbulence and temperature changes are not the […]
14 December 2021

Keto is the most mentioned diet trend on social media in 2021

The Covid19 pandemic has resulted in a shift towards ‘healthy and nutritious’ eating habits and diet plans. People have started to follow diet plans, which mostly […]
13 December 2021

New Zealand to gradually ban the sale of tobacco

Last May, the New Zealand government proposed to make the country smoke-free by 2025, including making smoking illegal. This new approach aimed at reducing the number […]
30 November 2021

3 tips to manage your stress while boosting your immune system

In these uncertain and unprecedented times, taking care of the immune system is of paramount importance. One factor that is often underestimated but that has a […]
17 November 2021

Sleep and sport: why exercise helps us to get a better night’s sleep

It seems sleep deprivation and disturbance are an increasingly common symptom of today’s society, with many people suffering from a lack of sleep caused by a […]
17 November 2021

This Instagrammable ‘crying room’ in Spain is actually promoting mental health

Even though crying is a fundamental part of our human being from the beginning – your parents will surely agree – it’s often met with a […]
5 November 2021

Travel tips for a plus-sized traveler

When traveling as a plus-sized person, some challenges and insecurities could arise. Useful travel information for the plus-sized community is very scarce out there, adding even […]
4 November 2021

How to get rid of jetlag

1. What is jetlag and why do we get it? One of the biggest frustrations when it comes to travelling is jet lag. After finally arriving […]
18 October 2021

In need of a dive? This platform is the Airbnb of swimming pools

Nowadays, when you’re in need of something – anything really – you just search it online. Before, people had to talk to others, look in papers […]
27 September 2021

European Commission launches a wide campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for all

The European Commission launched a new campaign HealthyLifestyle4All  to promote a healthy lifestyle for all, across generations and social groups, with the objective to improve the health […]
27 September 2021

Co-working in a place where you can also work-out? Yes, it’s possible

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we work. For many, the typical 9-5 office based job has become home based, as health restrictions have […]
21 September 2021

20 years of Aspria, a revolution in the world of fitness in Belgium

Aspria, a leader in high-end sports and wellness clubs in Europe, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the brand’s first ever club Belgian, which opened in […]
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