Articles in the category Health

Your Health and the State of Modern Medicine

Healthcare is one of the most controversial social issues today, but on a personal level, we have to deal with more concrete situations and problems that need to be delved into more deeply. Correct me if I’m wrong, but you may be using natural and/or herbal supplements and treatments and still go to your General […]

The Key To A Rejuvenating Getaway

As the daily grind wears you out, it is natural to seek out a vacation getaway that will get your mind off work and responsibilities as you bask in the ambiance of peace and serenity. One of the most common ways that people do this is by going to the beach or the ocean. However, […]

How Hypnotherapy Can Be Relevant in the 21st Century

As science and technology quickly evolve, the areas of medicine and health also benefit, and in this modern age, one would think that all medical doctors rely solely on practices that are clinically tested and proven. It is, however, undeniable that both patients and doctors are also turning to alternative treatments and therapies for various […]

7 Habits of People Who Always Get a Good Night’s Sleep

We spend a LOT of our time sleeping. It’s the way the body and mind get to recharge. But why is it that so many people have problems falling asleep, staying asleep, and actually getting a good night’s sleep? Why is insomnia, in its different forms, such a common issue? There are probably a wide […]

4 Healthy Habits to Help You Get Off to a Good Start Every Day

I am not a morning person, and I think I never will be. I have to admit, however, that there are periods when I do get an early start. And when I do, the day turns out to be more productive. Source Additionally, I’ve noticed that when I wake up earlier than usual, I tend […]

5 Natural and Herbal Dental Care Treatments for Home Use

Good oral hygiene should always include regular dental checkups and cleanings. Between your appointments, however, you can use a few natural and herbal dental solutions for day-to-day care. Maintain the health of your mouth with herbal preparations, supplements, and even a massager in the case of a bad bite. Here are five home remedies that […]

5 ways to turn your stress into success

There’s no doubt about it – stress is very much on the increase in today’s world. Indeed, according to the American Psychological Association, most Americans are suffering from moderate to high stress, with 44% reporting that their stress levels have increased over the past five years. Statistics show that the top five causes of stress […]

4 Power Nap Mistakes That Kill Your Energy Buzz

Power naps are supposed to perk you up and give you the second wind you need to get through your day in a better mood. But are you getting the most out of the quick zzz’s you take during your lunch break? If you want to make the most out of your nap time and […]

Why yoga is good for the mind and body

The ancient practice of yoga is something that we haven’t covered recently on the Daily Mind, so I thought I would dedicate this particular blog post to exploring the benefits it can offer to our minds and bodies. Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago, but today it is as popular as ever, with […]

5 ways that social activities can help to ease depression

When you are suffering with depression it’s all too easy to shut yourself away from the outside world. Shunning human company often seems like the safest option. The symptoms of depression are many and varied, but range from continuous low mood and sadness to feeling hopeless and helpless, having no motivation or interest and not […]

6 quick-fire ways to make yourself feel better

We all have off days where nothing seems to go right and it’s a struggle to keep negative thinking at bay. It can be tempting to resort to creative comforts like chocolate or a glass of wine at the end of a bad day, to make us feel better. Instead, let’s look at some quick […]

The benefits of green exercise

We all know that regular exercise is essential for both a healthy mind and body. According to the Mayo Clinic, taking regular exercise helps to prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Indeed, research also shows that exercise can have a positive effect in reducing anxiety and […]

How Your Garden Is Great for Your Health

Doctors of the modern age have coined a term that last century’s practitioners might have a difficult time understanding: ecotherapy. Partly a prescription to just go out and enjoy the sunshine, ecotherapy is the process of easing stress, anxiety, depression, and other typical psychological ailments through nature walks and time outdoors in the sun. It’s […]

Blues or Depression? Knowing When to Seek Treatment

Advances in the study of the brain have led to a greater understanding of depression. It’s not just a bad day, but a host of symptoms caused by chemical imbalances that can more deeply root the neural pathways of the brain in a cycle of depression. Studies have shown the depressed brain can atrophy and […]

4 Fitness Tips to Get Your Mind and Body in a More Positive Frame

Mindful living is a journey we all have to take one step at a time, with every turn and every circumstance challenging us to respond in a more positive manner. If we are to be honest with ourselves though, sometimes (or maybe oftentimes) we just want to let loose and give ourselves a “break”. What […]

Self belief and mastering your mindset

About six months ago I took up running and have found it to be really helpful for beating stress and improving my overall fitness. Six weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to take part in a competitive race – something I’ve never done before – and I accepted the challenge. However, now that […]

How to stop beating yourself up

So it recently occurred to me that I’ve been indulging in rather a bit too much negative self-talk lately. I’ve been cross with myself about all kinds of things from eating too much junk food to making errors at work – and that critic inside my head has been having a field day. Well, I’ve […]

Start your day on the right note

Previously in this blog I’ve written about the fact that I’m not a natural optimist and that I have to work hard to maintain a positive outlook in life. Well, it so happens that I’m also not much of a morning person. It’s a pretty rare day when I leap out of bed, full of […]

How to give your confidence a boost

We all go through times in life when our confidence takes a hit. Something goes a bit wrong in your work or personal life and suddenly your self-esteem feels a bit shaky. This sort of confidence crisis can be difficult to recover from, which is why I thought for this blog post I would take […]

The Miracle of Mirrors

Miracles do happen. Any person can experience it through his faith or through the help of another individual. For people with disabilities, particularly the amputees, the miracle they can gain can come from the power of the mirror. It’s been proven that through this basic household item, people who no longer have complete limbs can […]