3 Ways to Deal with Physical Pain and Painful Sickness

photo credit: lpk90901 “If the problem can be solved, why worry? If the problem cannot be solved, worrying will do you no good.” – Shantideva For the last two weeks I’ve been in bed unable to move due to a big ole stone stuck in my saliva gland. Every time I ate (or even thought […]

Eating Animals: Is It Time We Evolved?

photo credit: robert.molinarius “We patronize them for their incompleteness, for their tragic fate of having taken form so far below ourselves. And therein we err, and greatly err.” – Henry Beston Is it time to stop eating animals? Is meat really necessary in a world where so many other options exist? Is the practice of […]

17 Ways to Wake Up Feeling Fresh in the Morning

Okay so we know that waking up and doing things in the morning is the best way to achieve our goals in life. We can exercise, study, work, meditate, etc. much better than other times in the day. However, most of us feel pretty crap in the morning. So what can we do about it? […]

How to Add 10 Years to Your Life: The Do’s & Don’ts

photo credit: gorgeouxness “Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.” – Trotsky It is said that although death is certain, the time of death is most uncertain. Wise people have been trying to teach us this for thousands of years. Long life is considered by many […]

The Lifetime Guide to Staying Emotionally Healthy

photo credit: Schantzilla “A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.” – Vernon Howard Stress, depression, panic attacks and anxiety. The modern world is overflowing with emotional problems of all different kinds. And chances are you or someone you know has suffered from some form of emotionally unhealthy state. So how can we avoid these […]

How to Overcome Your Addictions

photo credit: loremipsum Everyone is addicted to something. For me it is coffee. I love it. Others have an addiction to drugs, sex or video games. And the sad thing about addictions is that they overtake your entire life; everything else comes second. In this post I am going to give you some practical and […]

Staying Up Late: Why Everyone Should Go to Bed Earlier

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” Thomas Dekker – Actor photo credit: Gian Franco Costa Albertini Over the past year and a half I have developed the bad habit of staying up late. Really late. I rarely get to bed before 2am as I am up working on my […]

Heart Disease Hope: 13 Ways to Live, Eat and Work for a Healthy Heart

photo credit: timparkinson Every 34 seconds someone in the United States dies from heart disease. That is 2,500 people a day! In my opinion there is not enough attention placed on the dangers of heart disease. Most of us are concerned about breast, prostate and skin cancer but these diseases kill far less people than […]

Poll Results: How Many Coffees Do You Drink Per Day?

Today is the last day of our poll on how many coffees readers of The Daily Mind drink per day. The results really surprised me. They were very different from what I had expected. Take a look at a Pie Chart of the results: The biggest section is the 2-3 cups per day which I […]

Give Up Coffee: How To Quit Coffee With Meditation

“Is the cup half full or half empty?” For a long time I have been addicted to coffee. Three to four cups a day addicted. After struggling with many different methods of giving up and quitting the world’s most popular drug I realized that my basic training in meditation could be the solution. In this […]

Five Signs That Your Computer Use is Affecting Your Health

We all spend way too much time on our computers. Our bodies are suffering. In this post I want to tell you about a few signs that can pop up to alert you that your computer use is affecting your health. 1. Sore wrists If you have sore wrists it can be a sign that […]

Work Causes Depression Says Study: What Do You Think?

Today I was watching the news and they had a story about a recent study that has shown that about one in six Australian’s can attribute their depression to their work. You can read the news article here. I found this pretty interesting. I have never really considered that work would cause people to spiral […]

The Benefits of Freshly Squeezed Fruit and Vegetable Juice

Every Monday is Health at Work day here at The Daily Mind. Today I want to tell you about the benefits of freshly made fruit and vegetable juice. Many years ago I got into freshly made juice when I was on a health kick and now I really take for granted how good this stuff […]

Foods That Make You Stressed, Anxious and Depressed

Last week we looked at foods that help you concentrate and today I want to take a look at foods that make you stressed, anxious and depressed. I am a firm believer that what you eat has a big impact on how “healthy” your mind is. If you have been feeling unusually stressed lately and […]

Tea Health: The Types, Problems and Health Benefits of Tea

I have decided to make every Monday “Healthy Work” day here at The Daily Mind. Today we will be looking at all things “tea”. I want to tell you about the different types of tea, where it came from, the health benefits and problems associated with tea as well as a few tricks I learned […]

The Dirtiest Thing in the Office is Not the Toilet

Most of my friends are now sick with a cold or a flu. It is that time of year. Germs travel fast in the office. But, have you ever wondered what the most germ filled place in the office is? It’s not the toilet. The dirtiest thing is… the Keyboard! photo credit: Jonathan Harford The […]

8 Hacks for When You Are Sick at Work

The weather just got chilly here and now everyone seems to have a cold. But how do you survive the flu season when you can’t afford to take the day off? Here are 8 hacks for when you are sick at work. 1. Use your lunch break to sleep When you are sick it is […]

9 Effective Ways to Beat a Headache at Work

Work is stressful. It produces headaches. And headaches can be severely debilitating if you do not know how to deal with them properly. In this post I’m going to show you 9 really effective ways to beat a headache at work. 9 Effective Ways to Beat a Headache at Work 1. Drink some water One […]

Stressed Sleep: How to Stop Stressing About Work at Night

One of the most common reasons that Americans give when asked why they can’t sleep is that they are stressing about work. We lay awake all night thinking about deadlines, important meetings and pay checks. And when this post on waking up fresh became popular I realized that a lot of people were having trouble […]