Articles in the category Health

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing

Since it’s summertime and the weather is becoming warmer, many people are focusing on their physical well being and appearance. After all, it is “beach season” and people want to look their absolute best. However, this pressure of looking “perfect” can create a lot of stress and self-resentment. People can become frustrated with themselves simply […]

Can Aromatherapy Heal?

You may hear the word aromatherapy and think of rooms filled with incense and healing crystals. Or you may have heard “outrageous” claims about the power of essential oils to cure everything from gout to cancer.

Lifestyle Changes to Make for Men’s Health Month

Each year in June, we take time to recognize Men’s Health Month. The goal is to spread awareness of preventable health issues that affect males of all ages. As a public education program on men’s health, the purpose of spreading awareness is to encourage early detection and treatment of various problems head to toe. In […]

5 Herbal Remedies to Relieve Anxiety

Millions of Americans suffer from anxiety, and too often, pharmaceutical intervention is considered the first step in treatment. More and more people, however, are choosing to take control of their own health and wellness by choosing more natural remedies. Non-drug anxiety interventions like yoga, meditation, and herbs can offer you effective anxiety management more holistically […]

5 Tips to Easily Uphold a Healthy and Balanced Diet

Why is it so important that we stick to a healthy and balanced diet? Has the whole world fallen prey to a marketing fad, or is there something truly beneficial to eating greens, lean proteins, and healthy fats? Without a shred of doubt, it’s the latter. Eating healthy is the foundation, the pillar of self-care […]

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.

Everything Seniors Need to Know About Enjoying a Full and Healthy Life

We often think of getting older as getting weaker and more fragile.  However, with a solid game plan, it’s possible to remain healthy and vital throughout life. Read on for important information to help you feel great and remain strong and independent throughout your golden years.

How to Fit a Fitness Routine Into a Super Busy Schedule

Most of us can recall at least one period in our life when we’ve neglected our physical fitness. In fact, an alarming number of adults seem to see little value in exercise at all. Fortunately, most people are at least aware of the importance of exercise and making some kind of effort to stay active. […]

5 Ways to Help Senior Family Members Age Independently

When our loved ones get older, it’s hard to see their physical and mental abilities deteriorate. With many of us preferring our senior loved ones to stay at home in their final years, it’s important that they are well looked after and cared for. With that in mind, here are five ways to help senior […]

Alternative Treatments for Depression: Are They Effective?

According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression affects an estimated one in 15 adults (6.7%) in any given year. And one in six people (16.6%) will experience depression at some time in their life. But what exactly is depression? Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way […]