These days, I consider myself an easy-going person and believe I have the ability to view both
angles on any situation prior to me making judgement or offering an opinion. I also reflect that I
wasn’t always like that and only within the last few years have I been more compassionate,
understanding and neutral on how someone speaks to me, about me, about someone else, or
While explaining stress management to an audience, the lecturer raised a glass of water and asked ‘How heavy is this glass of water?’ Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g.
The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance. In each case, it’s the same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.”
Looking for the path toward a healthier you? It's not hard to find. The journey begins with some simple tweaks to your lifestyle. The right diet, exercise, and stress-relief plan all play a big role.
Get in touch with mind and body -- and they'll take you anywhere you want to go. These tips get you started.
A weekend spa retreat sounds heavenly, doesn't it? Two days of complete and total tranquility…OK, who are we kidding? Between work, the kids and the bank account, who can possibly pull this off? Good news: You don't really need one to relax and rejuvenate. With practice, you can boost your well-being practically anywhere, anytime. These easy, no-cost refreshers are the perfect way to start.
Written by Kim Kiyosaki published at richdad.com
Six tips for living life to the fullestHave you ever wondered, "What does it take to truly be successful? How can I get ahead?" If we're honest, we've all been there and all asked that.
Sure, we all need to set goals and meet them, but there's more to success than simply meeting a goal. If that were it, no one would ever grow. Many people view money as success, but that doesn't work either. Many people inherit money or win it, but they also squander it. And success can't be just about a job or position. After all, we've probably all come across people who inexplicably have a high position, but we still wouldn't consider them a success.
Certain mental health disorders are more prevalent in women. Learn the reasons behind these gender differences and how you can protect your emotional well-being.
Originally published at https://health.clevelandclinic.org/why-self-care-isnt-selfish-advice-for-women/ by Contributor: Sandra Darling, DO, MPH
What does self-care mean to you? Does it comes across as self-indulgent, even selfish, or limited to those with time and money to spare?
That may be because we often see the message of self-care in advertising directed at women, generally as a sales pitch for something we don’t need.
We are told, you deserve it. So it makes sense that we would associate the practice of self-care with pampering
You would think that determining whether a food is healthy for you or not would be pretty straight forward right? Well, often it’s not because the way foods are grown, but rather the way they are manufactured, stored, or preserved. Further, the way foods (including beverages) are presented to us through packaging and marketing, creates a minefield of options so, we trust that many food and beverage choices are full of nutrients, when in fact they are quite the opposite. So what foods are the biggest offenders and how can you be confident your healthy food isn’t junk food in disguise?
We suggest you avoid these ten foods that are marketed as “healthy”: