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Advantages Of Meditation.

Through the advancement of scientific studies, the advantages of meditation have gone well beyond the traditional subjective aspects of lowering stress and feeling healthy. The antiquity of meditation presented a forceful and compelling argument for further study among the medical community. Since 1500 BCE, meditation has been discussed not only as a spiritual exercise but as a way to provide certain healing effects. Until recently, these effects were not scientifically proven; however, within the last 30 years, multiple studies have provided conclusive scientific evidence of the advantages of meditation. Read More »

Eat Well Now, Play Well Later: Keeping Your Body Healthy While You’re Young.

You’re young, you’re beautiful, so enjoy yourself – or so you’ve been told. While there’s some truth in this mantra, what we might not be told as much by the media and our companions these days is that you also should take good care of your body now, when you’re young. This means seeing the doctor when there’s something wrong instead of putting it off. It means getting vaccinations instead of thinking you are strong enough to manage on your own. Here are four more tips to help you keep your body healthy: Read More »

When It’s Time To See A Foot Doctor.

We use our feet every day. As soon as we wake up we scramble to our feet as we prepare for the day ahead. Our feet then take us to work, to the next travel destination and to the park or beach for a peaceful walk. With all these things we do with our feet, it’s imperative that we take care of them so we can still enjoy for years to come without feeling any discomfort or pain. In taking care of our feet, this entails going to see a foot doctor as soon as it’s needed and not waiting for complications to develop before visiting the clinic. So when do you really need to see a podiatrist? Don’t wait to experience severe pain before you go for a visit. Check out these signs: Read More »

How To Be Happy With Yourself.

Scientific Views In our recent enough past, humanity was primarily focused on survival. We have recently learned to be depressed and anxious with all the stimulation in the world. Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, who works in the field of positive psychology, and surveyed a group of Maasai warriors in Kenya about their happiness. The Maasai don't have the things that people in the developed world consider to be happiness generators, such as material wealth, but they still think of themselves as happy. This doesn't mean that wealthy people can't be happy -- it just means that being wealthy doesn't automatically confer happiness. According to Dr. Robert Holden, founder of The Happiness Project, "those looking for happiness often don't realize they already have it" Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you can do to help you recognize your happiness. Read More »

Believe or not – bingo can be good for the soul.

You read a lot about playing online bingo these days. Apparently, there has been a veritable explosion in the numbers of people playing online bingo over the past decade and today, 90% of the world’s entire population has the potential to play online. Now this may be a startling statistic but if you’re like me, it probably doesn’t mean a whole lot to you. After all, bingo is a bit of a dolt’s game, it doesn’t involve much thought, there’s no strategy involved and you like to stretch yourself a little right? Read More »

Relax And Unwind The Natural Way With A Sauna.

In today’s busy, hectic world we are all working longer hours than ever before. Our jobs are high pressured and stressful, our home lives are busier and it’s easy to feel emotionally and physically exhausted at the end of the day. Whilst following a healthy diet and exercise regime can go some way towards protecting your body from life’s stresses and strains, some people need a little more help when it comes to relaxing. Natural relaxation aids such as yoga, meditation or even Chamomile tea are all great in the fight against stress, or you could go one step further and invest in a home sauna for the ultimate treat. Read More »

Making The Most Of Your Physical Therapy.

Recovering from an injury or from surgery may mean that your doctor has suggested that you seek physical therapy to aid you. The road to a full recovery may be a ways off, but with hard work together with your physical therapist, you can get back to living a normal life and get back to functioning as best you can before your injury or surgery occurred. When you first go to see your physical therapist you may feel a bit overwhelmed, but remembering that you are as much a part of this process as your doctors will help you to get through this and back to a more healthy you. Here are some ways you can get the most out of your physical therapy. Read More »

Staying Happy: How to Remain in Happiness Through the Toughest of Times.

Everyone has problems. This is a fact of life. This is also probably the reason I have been somehow able to cope with mine. I’m still standing. I think it is because I believe that challenges are there, not to make us miserable and feel hopeless, but instead, to make us stronger and better. When friends ask how I can stay cheerful after all the disappointments I have encountered, there are a few things I share with them that you may find useful in your life too. Read More »

Tips on How to Have More Energy and Ways to Enjoy Life More.

Being energetic or otherwise is something that can have a profound impact on our ability to enjoy and appreciate life. Most of us think we have enough energy and so it’s something we don’t tend to notice, but when you do find yourself with an energy lull, or somehow getting an energy boost it can make a huge and very noticeable difference. Not only does it alter how much energy you have to go out and do things, but it affects how fully you are able to enjoy them, your mood and even your eating habits. Here then we will look at some ways you can increase your energy; if you have low energy then these techniques may help you to live a more normal life, but even if you don’t you may be surprised by the benefits. Read More »

Radon Gas; What You Need To Know About This Lung Cancer-Causing Gas.

The leading cause of lung cancer is an easy one. (You did know that it’s smoking, right?) But the second leading cause of lung cancer is a bit more mysterious. It’s colorless, odorless and tasteless and it’s probably seeping into your house right now as you read this! Ok, I didn’t mean to alarm you. The second leading cause of lung cancer in the world isn’t as scary as you might think but you should educate yourself on it. Luckily, I’m here to help you. It’s something called radon gas. Let’s have a look at it, shall we? Read More »

4 Signs You Have Black Mold In Your Damp House.

Mold has a greenish appearance and occurs mainly on walls and in hidden dark corners. Mold is formed as a part of the decomposition process of natural substances around us like food remains, leaves and wood. The notion therefore in most people is that mold is a sign of dirt in the home. Although this is true, it however does not mean that mold does not occur in a clean home as well. Read More »

Aromatherapy: 15 Exciting Uses for Your Everyday Essential Oils.

When you think about essential oils, what first springs to mind? Heavenly scents? Soothing massages? Calming baths? Well you might be surprised to know that essential oils aren’t only just good for those jobs. They can also come in very handy when treating mould, acne and your health. Take the following 15 uses – they prove that essential oils can do so much more than smell good: Read More »

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