Why me? Why my hair?!

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Why Me? Why My Hair?! Causes of alopecia, uncovered Quick links: Alopecia |  Causes |  Genetics |  Hormones  | Adrenal fatigue | Diet  | Stress | What now? | Conclusion When you’re diagnosed with alopecia, you start to ask certain questions. ‘Why me?’ ‘What caused my hair to fall out?’ ‘Will it grow back?’ And […]

I heart these famous baldies…

Famous people have feelings, too. And struggling with alopecia can’t be easy for them – especially with a spotlight on their bald spots!

Top 6 hairstyles for alopecia

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Top 6 Hairstyles For Alopecia Finding Style in Hair Loss If you’ve got alopecia, you might see it as incredibly limiting. You’re embarrassed to face the world because of tell-tale patches, you think your only hairstyle option is a carefully constructed ponytail and when it comes to fancy occasions, like a friend’s wedding, well… the […]

Review: Cliffs of Moher Yoga Retreat

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Review: Cliffs Of Moher Yoga Retreat On becoming zen in Co. Clare There’s a yoga centre in Co. Clare that puts the ‘treat’ into retreat. It’s in a gorgeous, tranquil setting beyond Liscannor. It offers the Cliffs of Moher Yoga Retreat. And it’s a place that’s very hard to leave. One of the centre’s greatest assets is its […]

The bald truth

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The Bald Truth Why I stopped hiding from hair loss Quick note: I wrote this 4 years ago, just after a trip to Bali. I was in the early stages of a travel blog… and I decided to bear my bare head to the few people who read it. The response I got sparked the […]

6 reactions to alopecia around the world

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6 Reactions To Alopecia Around The World My global adventures with alopecia Quick links: Indonesia |  Myanmar |  Vietnam |  Japan  | Sri Lanka | Ireland | Conclusion  | Useful | I’ve had alopecia for roughly two-thirds of my life. And as a person who loves to travel, my bald patches have seen more than […]

Is travel bad for your health?

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Is Travel Bad For Your Health? When exploration gets exhausting I’ve often wondered about the effect that travel can have on our physical and mental health; particularly over the past 2 years when I’ve spent more time away than at home. During this period, Andy and I took on Asia: teaching monks in Myanmar, surviving […]

The Magic of an Alopecia Concealer!

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Living with alopecia is tough; especially for those dress-up occasions. But this post shows how a spray to cover bald spots holds the confidence you need.