Self-Care: When You Need More Than A Trip to the Spa
When we reach our forties and fifties, many women go through a powerful and profound change process. By this point in life, a lot of us have succeeded in creating a good life. We’re living comfortably, making a substantial income, and thriving in our careers. We’ve launched our children; they’re in college or finishing high school. Our relationship is solid, or we’re okay without one. We’ve done everything we were supposed to do, and gotten everything we were taught to want. But deep down, we’re just getting started.
Research shows you get a better night’s sleep, when you sleep next to your romantic partner.
Sharing your bed with your romantic partner may be better for you than you think.Toa Heftiba/Unsplash. A couple’s sleeping arrangements is a common hot topic in relationships. Whether it’s the temperature of the room, having the TV on, or the position in which you sleep, there’s lots of potential for conflict.
How are the happiest countries different than the U.S.
Finland has been voted the happiest country in the world for five straight years. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and the Netherlands follow closely behind. The United States is certainly known for being in pursuit of happiness but considering the overwhelming population percentages with labels of clinically depressed, I am not sure we are succeeding. Dr. Laurie Santos developed an entire course at Yale University that explores misconceptions about happiness, the features of our minds that lead us to think the way we do, and advice to make changes.
Staying Calm in Stressful Situations
Everyone encounters stressful situations at some point in their lives. Redundancy, homelessness, debt, separation, illness and bereavement are some of the biggest stressors. How do YOU maintain composure in the face of chaos and stress?
Lead Exposure Destroyed 824,000,000 American IQ Points
Lead is a known neurotoxin and can cause severe mental damage(Alchemist-hp) In the last century, nearly half the American population has been exposed to toxic levels of lead, collectively reducing our IQ by 824 million points.
Self Care Activities for Business Owners
One of the hardest parts of self care is finding time to give yourself the care that you need. Self care can feel like a luxury when you are busy and life gets in the way. If you can't quite find the time for a full meditation or yoga session, try these self care rituals for when you only have 30 minutes.
5 Ways To Support Your Staff At Work
In recent years, employee health and wellbeing has come to the forefront of HR topics — and it is easy to see why. Studies show that a supported, healthy workforce is more effective, productive, and fulfilled in their role.
How to Begin Muscle Recovery
No matter how much you take care of your body, injuries are prone to happen from time to time. It is, therefore, extremely important to take all necessary precautions and when an injury happens, act immediately.
Practices research shows can improve overall wellbeing.
***Permission from the other party was granted. A close friend of mine has finally left her toxic relationship. She has suffered from domestic violence in the relationship for years. She feels lost as a person and didn’t know where to start picking up the pieces in her life so she came to me for guidance and support. I know all too well how easy it can be to get stuck in a negative mindset due to overwhelming physical or emotional pain. I was extremely proud of her to have the drive to start her journey of healing.
Tips for Smoking Cessation
You may have said it time and time again, "This is my last pack of cigarettes, and then I'm done." Then once the cravings hit, you're back to the convenience store counter, obtaining your next pack. Smoking is very addicting, but with a strong plan and a strong will, it's possible to quit entirely.
Poor Mental Health Among Teenage Girls
Young women are struggling with their mental health. A study by Minds Ahead discovered some shocking facts. Girls were more than twice as likely as boys to suffer mental health problems by the time they were 18.
Keeping Emotional Health in Check
According to the Global Wellness Institute, wellness came into the public consciousness in the 1950s.Several studies suggest that you can achieve emotional well-being and prosperity by taking the following 5 steps. Attempting these things could assist you with feeling better and ready to capitalize on life.
Lessons From the World’s Largest Nutrition Study
Beginning in 2009, the ongoing NutriNet-Santé study has collected data on nearly 200,000 participants, leading researchers to important conclusions about our diets. New research suggests that modern food production causes an alarming amount of health issues.(JerzyGorecki from Pixabay)
Stressed out and Exhausted? Biohacking Claims to Restore Quality of Life
This is part one of a two-part series on biohacking. Summary. In the flurry of information that exists around biohacking, many fundamental questions go unanswered. This story breaks down the basics of human enhancement, including:
Feel Feelings, Slow Down, Taste Food
Photo by Tengyart on UnsplashPhoto by Tengyart on Unsplash. The latest news on Covid can drum up intense emotions like grief, fear, and anger. We might get relief by running to the kitchen and delving into a jar of peanut butter. We can numb grief, fear, and anger by chewing on crackers or cookies. The relief that we get, though, lasts only minutes.
Soul-Searching For The Meaning of Life
“The wise use of intelligence requires more than academic intelligence; we need soul-searching and deep reflection to live a more balanced and meaningful life.” ~ Dr. Paul TP Wong.
Feast Freely but Follow Up to Live Well
Photo by Chad Montano on UnsplashPhoto by Chad Montano on Unsplash. Eating freely is not always bad for average people. Crunching on popcorn while watching an exciting movie feels good. A hot mug of Irish coffee in winter comforts the body and mind. Delving into chocolate cake can inspire us to do an extra-hard workout the next day. We might wake up more relaxed after that second Martini and make a big batch of hearty soup for everyone. The good moods that follow bad food can counter the negative effects on our bodies. Eating badly is not all bad. It's fun for a healthy person to feast freely sometimes, but we have to follow up with good food in order to live well.
Global Antibiotic Resistance, the Medical Community’s Biggest Fear
Nearly 5 million people died from antibiotic-resistant infections in 2019, making it the 3rd leading cause of global deaths and sounding the alarm for medical professionals. The World Health Organization sounded the alarm in 2014, claiming that we are now in the “post-antibiotic era.” By looking at data from 129 countries, they’ve concluded that the overuse of antibiotics in humans and livestock has made bacteria resistant to common antibiotics, meaning they are ineffective in treating infections. Keiji Fukuda, WHO assistant director for health security, believes that “A post-antibiotic era — in which common infections and minor injuries can kill — far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the twenty-first century.”
Slow Life Down Before it’s Too Late
Fast-Paced Living, Digital Media Overstimulation, and more lead to Adverse Health Effects. In some form or another, we’re all caught up in an exhausting and competitive routine to do better than others and feel more accomplished ourselves.