Art and Mental Health

There’s no denying that art can enhance the ambiance of a room or add a pop of color to your decor, but did you know that art has a significant impact on your mental wellbeing as well? That’s right! Whether you embark on the journey of creating a work of art or you simply take […]

Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know

Do you know how many new cases of testicular cancer are diagnosed each year? Just over nine thousand. Surprised? You would think with that high of a number, we would be hearing about the disease more often. But many men have a tendency to feel embarrassed about the private nature of their diagnosis, and therefore […]

5 Things You Should Know If You’re Living with a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most difficult people to live with is a person with Alzheimer’s disease. But unlike the chronic complainer, the know-it-all, the narcissist and all those other obnoxious personalities, the behavior of an Alzheimer’s-afflicted individual is not of his own making, but is the result of failing brain cells. Which adds to the difficulty […]

How to Save Your Back When Lifting Heavy Objects

Back injuries are something that many, many people deal with. 80% of people, to be precise. Many of those people, unfortunately, initiate or exacerbate the pain by using improper techniques when lifting heavy objects. The good news is that many of these injuries can be avoided by employing the proper methods. For example, if you’re […]

Don’t Smoke, Be Happy: 7 Ways Smoking Keeps You Down

People usually reach for their cigarettes when they’re nervous, or anxious, or jittery. A quick jolt of nicotine can provide relief, albeit momentarily, from all the stresses of the world. But quitting tobacco altogether is the best stress-reliever. Not only do you unburden yourself of all the potential health risks of smoking, but studies have […]

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 […]

8 Effective Natural Remedies to Reduce Eczema Symptoms

Eczema is a condition that affects a lot of people and it can get quite frustrating at times. It causes the affected skin to get really dry, itchy and scaly, leaving you restless and in need of quick relief. It is estimated that 1-3 percent of adult Americans suffer from this chronic problem. However, it’s […]

Vitamins that you should take to stay healthy

Health is wealth – as they say. And if you want to grow your wealth, you need to take nutritional food. And the nutritional food includes vitamins, carbohydrates, and proteins among a host of other nutrients. Which vitamins do you need to take for better health? That is precisely what we will be covering in […]

20 Ways to Boost Your Energy at Work

Have you ever experienced that post-lunch energy dip? For a lot of people, this is a daily struggle. Although some of us may be able to steal away from an hour mid-day for a nap, most 9-5 workers have to find creative ways to boost energy throughout the day. The go-to solution is usually coffee […]

How Cold Therapies Can Improve Your Health

Cold therapy is not a new practice; it has been around for centuries. You can find references to this form of treatment in one of the oldest medical texts—the 3500BC’s Edwin Smith Papyrus. However, cold therapy has been unappreciated in modern forms of treatment until the late 1980s. Recent studies have revealed it as one […]

Healthy Snacks for a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart is one of the secrets of a person’s longevity. Exercise and proper diet ensures that you keep your heart healthy. However, many people are too busy to prepare meals and snacks that are good for them, reasoning that there are so many meals and snacks available from fast food joints, restaurants […]