Wellness

ENJOYING THE HOLIDAYS WHILE AVOIDING THE WEIGHT GAIN

ENJOYING THE HOLIDAYS WHILE AVOIDING THE WEIGHT GAIN The holidays can be stressful, for a variety of reasons. There’s the shopping, the travel, the pressure of large family gatherings, and the worry over weight gain. The last one, however, doesn’t have to be a stressor. There are a few easy ways to stay healthy during [...]

ENJOYING THE HOLIDAYS WHILE AVOIDING THE WEIGHT GAIN2018-08-30T07:30:48+00:00

YOUR DESK JOB DOESN’T HAVE TO AFFECT YOUR HEALTH

YOUR DESK JOB DOESN’T HAVE TO AFFECT YOUR HEALTH Numerous studies have been released over the past few years that show that sitting at a desk all day is bad for you. Our 100 year cultural transition from active (farming and industry) to sedentary has some worrying implications for our health. Even if you exercise regularly, [...]

YOUR DESK JOB DOESN’T HAVE TO AFFECT YOUR HEALTH2018-08-30T07:30:02+00:00

HABITS OF HAPPY, HEALTHY WOMEN

HABITS OF HAPPY, HEALTHY WOMEN Many factors that determine our health are, quite frankly, out of our control. Family history, genetics, socioeconomic class… but there are certain factors that we can take charge of, and these factors can have a huge impact on our overall wellness. Become an expert of your own body This means [...]

HABITS OF HAPPY, HEALTHY WOMEN2018-08-30T07:29:12+00:00

CHANGING THE WAY WE TALK ABOUT INSOMNIA

CHANGING THE WAY WE TALK ABOUT INSOMNIA “I can’t sleep.” What does that really mean? We use the phrase to describe insomnia, but one sleep specialist argues that the phrase does more harm than good. Dr. Christopher Winter assures us that everyone, in fact, does sleep. Whether that sleep is satisfying, or in sufficient amounts, [...]

CHANGING THE WAY WE TALK ABOUT INSOMNIA2018-08-30T07:28:25+00:00

MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS WITH THESE DIY PROJECTS

MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS WITH THESE DIY PROJECTS All-natural beauty products are all the rage, with companies like Lush and Bare Minerals expanding daily. But sometimes these products can be hard to get, or more pricey than you'd like. Why not try your hand at some of these all-natural products you can make [...]

MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS WITH THESE DIY PROJECTS2018-08-30T07:26:55+00:00

THE BENEFITS OF HIGH INTENSITY

THE BENEFITS OF HIGH INTENSITY You might think that once you're out of your thirties, the only workouts you can do are low-impact activities like yoga, walking, or cycling. Well, you'd be wrong! New studies show that high-intensity interval training has significant benefits regardless of age. So what is high-intensity interval training? High intensity interval [...]

THE BENEFITS OF HIGH INTENSITY2018-08-30T07:23:30+00:00

ADDICTED TO SUGAR

ADDICTED TO SUGAR Sugar seems like such a harmless substance – sure, too much of it is bad for you, but surely there's nothing wrong with having the occasional cookie or candy bar, right? Well, according to the head of Amsterdam's health service, wrong. Sugar, Paul van der Velpen says, is actually a drug. In [...]

ADDICTED TO SUGAR2018-08-30T07:22:22+00:00

RUNNERS, SLOW DOWN!

RUNNERS, SLOW DOWN! So everyone knows that running is good for you. It can increase your overall health, help you maintain a healthy weight, increase your bone mass, and relieve symptoms of depression. But some studies suggest that we may have taken our love of running too far – runners who clock in more than 20 [...]

RUNNERS, SLOW DOWN!2018-08-30T07:21:37+00:00