Did you know that sleep has been proven to improve mental function, reduce stress, and maintain a positive attitude? If you’re feeling a little extra irritable today, maybe you should consider getting a nap between work hours.
We’ve all been through our fair share of stressful events and trying times. When these moments strike, it’s best to put our best foot forward and take the troubles head on. When was the last time you we’re in a sticky situation and what did you do to combat the stress?
Did you know that our bodies are covered in millions of receptors that allow us to feel different kinds of sensation? It’s the activation of these receptors that make it possible to enjoy massages.
If you’re on the edge of losing your temper, you can keep your cool by breathing in for five counts, holding your breath for five counts more, and then exhaling for a total of five more counts. This simple breathing-relaxation technique can do wonders for your disposition and can save you from unnecessary anger burst outs.
Lots of people think that whipping up a healthy meal means taking time and effort out of their busy schedule. But there are lots of healthy meals that can be prepared in 5 minutes or less. Do you have any special healthy recipes that you love? Let us know what it is and how it’s made so we can give …
Did you know that when you give someone a massage, their brain increases the production of oxytocin, a hormone responsible for allowing us to create attachments with other people. So, don’t forget to give your special someone a well-deserved back rub today!
Ginger is more than just a tasty spice to add into our favourite dishes. In 2010, a study in the Journal of Pain discovered that ginger can help reduce exercise-induced pain by up to 25%.
A positive mind-set can help you achieve more with the time you have. Don’t spend your precious minutes thinking about something that stresses you out. If your car won’t start in the morning, think of it as an opportunity to enjoy a bike ride. If they ran out of your morning brew at the coffee shop, then it’s a chance …
There are lots of different fast food joints available to us today, but if we want to achieve a healthy body, mind, and soul, we should steer clear of these unhealthy options. Do you know any great places around town that offer delicious health food and meals? Share your favourite food hot spots with us!
Did you know that leaving a slab of meat in a container full of soda can melt away the meat? It can take as little as one week to completely dissolve an entire kilogram of beef in soda! It just goes to show that if you want to keep a healthy body, you should steer clear of all those sugary …
Spend 15 minutes a day everyday to do something that makes you feel relaxed. It doesn’t matter if it’s something as simple as standing under a warm shower or calling a loved one overseas. Give yourself a daily dose of relaxation and keep those stressors at bay.
A good laugh can untangle nerves and release hormones that make us feel positive and happy. Share a laugh today and let us know the funniest thing you’ve heard, seen, or experienced in the comments section below!
Peanut butter is one of the healthiest foods you can buy in a jar! This delicious, sweet snack we just love to eat slathered on spoons has been proven to improve numerous bodily functions and reduce belly fat.
Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music. – A. Cornelius Celsus
Did you know that you consume less calories than you burn when you eat celery? Celery contains such a small amount of calories that the time and effort you spend chewing on it could cause you to spend more calories than you consume!
Frequent coffee and smoking breaks can make you feel extra anxious and jittery. Really, who needs all that? To keep you feeling calm, collected, and commanding all throughout the day, ditch the stick and keep your coffee intake to a minimum.
Experts say that exercise is one of the best ways to achieve a healthy body. There are lots of different exercise styles that have been proven effective. Which is your favourite style and what do you do to make it even more effective? Share your experiences with us!
Feeling a little sleepy? There’s no time for that when you’re at work! Stand up from your desk and take a 5 minute walk around the corridors. Strike up a conversation with a good colleague and keep your mind awake. Do some stretching and keep your lids from falling so you can make the most of your work hours.
Music has been proven to be a magical stress relief resource that we should always take advantage of. Who doesn’t love listening to some calming music in the car, on the bus, or at work? Do you know any great, calming songs that work to keep you stress-free? Share them with us and comment below!
While some people might get stressed out while thinking about exercise, it’s actually one of the best ways to counteract stress! By exercising, we elicit a relaxation response that allows us to keep our mind off of the stressors and troubles of daily life. So when you feel stressed, make sure to exercise!
- Page 1 of 2