Mental health is a term used to describe either a level of cognitive or emotional wellbeing or an absence of mental illness. From perspectives of the discipline of positive psychology or holism mental health may include an individual’s ability to enjoy life, procure a balance between life activities, and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. Mental … Continue reading Mental Health: How to Preserve It
In North America, there has been a focus in the last decade or so on the unhealthy production and consumption of food. The dependence of North Americans on processed, convenient food has led to a widely discussed and studied problem with obesity, in adults as well as in children. In an effort to move North … Continue reading Pollution And Your Diet
In your life, there are a few inevitabilities. Taxes, death, and experiencing joint pain at some point are among them. The joint pain you suffer could result from an injury and could be a temporary condition. Others are not so lucky, suffering from long-term conditions that result in extended, daily joint pain and inflammation. Our … Continue reading Exercise And Your Joints
Even the healthiest person craves the occasional morsel of junk food. But rather than slipping off the rails of your healthy lifestyle or feeling obliged to doing an extra 20 minutes of cardio, why not replace an unhealthy snack with a healthy one? And if the thought of chowing down rice cakes as a chip … Continue reading Healthy Snacking: Crunchy Guilt-Free Junk Food
One of the most common reasons that people give for neglecting their health and fitness is that they have a difficult time fitting a regular workout routine into their daily, or even weekly, lives. We are a generation who requires that we get our bang for our buck: we don’t want to waste a moment … Continue reading The Inefficient Workout: Quit Wasting Your Time!
If you are like the majority of the human race, then you probably don’t like to exercise. It’s hard to find the time, or maybe you’re just too damn lazy. Whatever the reason, the natural progression of exercise avoidance leads us to make exercise errors. People tend to be drawn toward the quick fix of … Continue reading Top Exercise Errors
Rates of obesity and overweight, leading risk factors for heart disease have risen dramatically over the past 10 years. Over the last two decades, the rates for overweight children have doubled, so that today one-third of children in the United States are overweight. Obesity is bad news for both body and mind. Not only does … Continue reading How to Prevent Obesity