Articles with the tag infographics

The Effects of Music on Exercise [Infographic]

Motivation is a huge factor in exercising, as the more of an incentive that we have towards achieving a fitness goal, the more likely we are to succeed. Everybody’s goals may be different and so might the techniques that are used to motivate us towards those goals.

How to Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off

Maintaining mind and body wellness after getting laid off is of utmost importance. Easier said than done, of course, because getting laid off often provokes feelings of embarrassment, disappointment, and failure.

Tips for Starting That Job You’ve Been Putting Off

It’s very easy to convince yourself to put difficult jobs to one side, and much more difficult to actually get started on them. This might seem like a good short term solution, but in the long run, you’re setting yourself up for trouble. So here are some tips to help you get started on those […]

The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers [Infographic]

Caregivers, by their nature, will tend to the needs of others before looking after themselves. However, it’s important that caregivers don’t neglect their own health and wellbeing, or else they are likely to experience burnout and this would impact negatively on the quality of care they provide to patients.

Why Working Outdoors Is Good for You

Do you stay all day indoors at your job? According to a study funded by the EPA, Americans spend 87% of their day indoors. Of all these hours worked, office employees spend 73% of that time sitting down. This means the average American is sitting down inside almost their entire day.

7 Ways to Make Your Weekend Feel Longer

We all know that feeling on a Monday morning, waking up to realise that the weekend has gone and left us with another five days of work to get through before another chance to relax and enjoy ourselves. But where did the time go? Our weekends are important for us, because they are when we […]

Water for the Body and Soul: How to Drink More of It!

We all spend a lot of time worrying about our spiritual condition, cooking up more and more convoluted rationalizations for why we feel terrible all the time. And there are a lot of interesting and useful answers to be found. But even if you acknowledge that the body and the mind are connected and that […]

United Plates – Just How Healthy are America’s Favourite Dishes?

America isn’t exactly known for its healthy cuisine. The United States has somewhat of a reputation for unnaturally large portions of unhealthy food. But America is made up of 50 states. Amica International thought it would be unfair to write all American cuisine off as unhealthy without digging a little deeper. So in response, they’ve […]

How to Improve Your Life With Feng Shui

Developed thousands of years ago in Ancient China, the art of Feng Shui shows us how to create mindful living spaces. Many people may be aware of Feng Shui but not fully understand it and there is a lot more to this ancient Chinese practice than simply rearranging furniture.

Aromatherapy to Help Induce Sleep

Aromatherapy — the use of scents to help treat ailments — has been used for centuries and is a viable option for anyone who wants to try a natural treatment before jumping into something more serious. When it comes to sleep, many people have trouble getting a good nights rest. Whether they’re unable to initially […]