Articles in the category Health

How Sleep Can Help with Emotional Regulation

 The average adult needs seven to eight hours of sleep to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health. Sleep deprivation – less than seven hours of rest at night – causes changes in appetite, hormone release, and the ability to solve complex problems. With all the changes that take place in the body during sleep deprivation, […]

Understanding the Importance of Empathy in Mental Illness

More and more people nowadays struggle with mental illness in varying degrees of intensity and severity. One reason for this has to do with the very nature of modern life, which is stressful, demanding and fast-paced. While this can be beneficial when it keeps you on your feet and focused on success, it is also […]

Tricks for Fitness Motivation

Whether it’s a daily morning exercise regime, your local boxing class or an evening swim, motivating yourself to exercise can be a struggle in and of itself. The reality is though, once you’re out there and doing it, you always come home feeling much better than before. The health benefits of keeping fit are endless […]

3 Ways to Ensure Organic Food Trust from Farm to Table

It can be incredibly easy to disregard the lengthy process that food undergoes to get to the dinner table. It is important to control the health food product from growth to processing in order to ensure the highest standard of quality for discerning consumers interested in their personal health. Rishabh Chokhani, CEO and founder of […]

How to Stop Perfectionism From Ruining Your Life

Being a perfectionist is the kind of thing you claim in a job interview when asked what your biggest weakness is, but the reality is that perfectionism can be incredibly damaging. People who have perfectionist tendencies are more likely to workaholics or suffer from depression, sleep problems and many other illnesses. It can also lead […]

How You Can Help Your Child Better Manage ADHD Through Mindfulness

It can be difficult to find the perfect treatment for children with ADHD, but recently, a form of meditation called mindfulness has become an increasingly popular addition to traditional treatment. When done correctly, mindfulness can fit into strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A growing body of research shows that mindfulness can […]

Decorate Your Room With These Plants for a Good Night’s Sleep

Lack of sleep is an epidemic that is actually killing us—research found connections to cancer, diabetes and heart disease that stem from a lack of quality rest. This is exacerbated by a culture that seems to prize lack of sleep. Treating irregular sleep like a boast has been recognized as a pervasive bad habit. Add […]

Suffering from Injury and Pain? This Sleep Position Chart Will Help

Many people these days struggle with insomnia. Everything from technologies we use, such as iPhones or computers, to the food we eat – these can affect our sleeping habits. Caffeine can inhibit sleep and even interrupt our circadian rhythms. However, one of the often overlooked causes of a poor night’s sleep can be a bodily injury. […]

Are You Getting an ESA Dog? Here are the Health Benefits

Pet lovers will quickly tell you of the joy and unconditional love they get every day from their pets. The feel-good-combination is capable of warming the heart of even the most cold-hearted person you know. Moreover, it is for these reasons that mental health professionals now acknowledge that emotions and the resultant release of endorphins […]

5 Simple Ways to Get Healthier With Minimal Effort

Modern days have it that convenience trumps everything else. We live an (extremely!) busy life balancing family, work, and other tasks that too often, our health goals get pushed down to the bottom of the priority. But getting healthier doesn’t have to be hard or time-consuming. In fact, there are many simple steps you can […]