Health and wellness tips on how to cope with physical and mental health issues and maintain a balance of the mind and body to feel healthy and happy.

How to Deal with Post-Holiday Blues After the Festive Season

By |2020-02-22T16:57:12+03:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Don't enter the new year experiencing the post-holiday blues. The lights and trees may be gone, but the joy could still be there. January, after all, is the first month of the year, and a chance for a clean slate, an opportunity to embrace change--mentally and physically. Embrace this possibility and make 2020 the beginning of a better you. One new step at a time Yes, you could “fake it till you make it”, but don't rely on automatically waking up with a chipper demeanor.

7 Reasons Why High-Quality Sleep Is a Real Life-Changer

By |2020-02-22T00:41:32+03:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Nothing can replace several hours of high-quality sleep. If you didn’t get enough sleep for days or even months, it is highly likely that you woke up with a headache, feeling crankier than ever and less motivated to work or even socialize. It’s not a big deal if you mess with your sleep schedule once in a few months, because it won’t affect your cognitive abilities drastically. However, if you replace your optimal 7 or 8-hour sleep regimen for only 3 or 4 hours, you

Why Do We Need Oxygen to Breathe and What Are Its Functions?

By |2020-02-21T20:06:41+03:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Respiratory System|Tags: , |

From an early age, we all learned that we breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide. This was the introduction to the biology of human life and is for many people a fundamental lesson we have never forgotten. While the biological aspects of human life are complicated and cannot be summarized in a single statement, the oxygen influence can never be under looked. This is because humans, similar to all other mammals, along with most other animal species, require oxygen to survive. As such,

What Is Dopamine Fasting, Who Needs It and Does It Work?

By |2020-02-22T00:13:30+03:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Fasting has become very popular, but it's not just nutrition fasting that can improve your health: Dopamine fasting can too. Things like intermittent fasting have become very popular in the last few years. This is a time-restricted form of eating that can have some tremendous health benefits including weight loss, better hormonal profiles, better insulin sensitivity, along with improved cognitive function. When it comes to your mental health and overall well-being, the same fasting approach might work well but done with dopamine. This article will

5 Exercises for Joint Pain That Will Relieve the Discomfort

By |2020-02-22T17:05:23+03:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System|Tags: , , |

Are you suffering from any joint pain right now? If you are you know how much it can disrupt your quality of life. But is there anything natural you can do to relieve the pain? Instead of turning to a harmful medication for joint pain, consider exercises instead. Often, the more natural route is the way to go when dealing with any discomfort. No matter what type of joint pain you may experience, even some simple relief can make the day much more manageable. Joint

5 Benefits of Sleeping in a Cold Room for Your Mind and Body

By |2020-02-02T23:40:20+03:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , |

Have you noticed the temperature of your room at night? You may be negatively impacting your sleep by having it at the wrong temperature. A warm room may feel cozy, but the benefits of sleeping in a cold environment vastly outweigh it. Keeping your room on the cooler side is something you will want to consider, as it will have a tremendous impact on the quality of your sleep. As tempting as it is to keep things warm, this may do you no favors. This

8 Health Benefits of Eating Slowly and How to Practice It

By |2020-02-22T00:02:52+03:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Digestive System, Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

Many of us are guilty of eating fast so that we can get on with our busy lives. While eating like Speedy Gonzales does move us to the next activity quickly, it does our bodies more harm than good. So why not practice eating slowly? Slow eating has a slew of benefits, although it may require time and self-discipline. We share the reasons why you should slow down when eating your meal and the correct way to go about doing it. What are the benefits

6 Remarkable Okra Health Benefits You Need to Know about

By |2020-02-21T21:48:14+03:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Okra may be a new ingredient to you, but it's one you need to know about to improve your health. Okra - or ladyfingers, as it's also known as, is a flowering plant that is not as commonly used as other ingredients. It's still important to know of okra even if it's unfamiliar to you or you haven't seen it available. When it comes to your wellness, there are 6 okra health benefits that you'll be interested in learning about. What Exactly Is Okra? As