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Most people live such busy and stressful lives; they wake up tired and stressed every single morning. It’s a well-known fact that if you don’t manage stress, it will consume you and leave a mark on your life, relationships, and most importantly, on your well-being. None of this is good for you. Seeing how stress is your biggest enemy and you face it as soon as you open your eyes in the morning, it is…

With hectic days and busy work schedules, stress is becoming an almost inevitable part of our lives. We all have different ways of coping with it, but spending time in nature is inarguably one of the best ways for reintroducing balance into our lives. Let’s take a look at five stress-reducing activities that will get you outside and help you start feeling better.  1. Give yoga a try Yoga is by far one of the…

The average American spends 93% of their life indoors – according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The National Trust, meanwhile, states that children play outside for just four hours a week. This can have serious consequences for your physical health (since America is currently in the midst of an obesity epidemic). Moreover, it can also take its toll on your mental health. Since spending time in nature wields many benefits, including an ability to battle stress, you may…

Most people think that working out hardcore, running long distances, or doing activities that will make you sweat are what it takes to become fit and healthy. While these physically exerting activities play a role in well-being, another important factor is diet. Most nutritionists and gym trainers say that working out is just 20% when it comes to reaching your fitness goal. They say that 80% of being fit and healthy will rely on diet…

Waking up a little earlier and motivating yourself to go for a morning stroll may seem like an irritating chore. But, going for a walk in the morning is a great way to keep fit. Walking is safe and effective for everyone. Here are the benefits of early morning walking for overall health. 1. More Energy Morning Walks helps to improve blood circulation and give lasting energy for busy days.  Regular morning walkers feel full…

Curing migraines is not as hard as you think it is, but you must be certain that you have figured out how you can use home remedies to make your life better. Someone who is trying to get their migraines under control has to do something that will be good for them. They also need to be certain that they can use these remedies when they are moving around town, going to the office, or…

Many struggle and fail to maintain a healthy diet because of the common misconception that a good diet and making healthy decisions is solely achieved through willpower. Willpower requires constant focus and effort which is simply unsustainable, not to mention unenjoyable. There is a better way. You wouldn’t try to swim across a rapidly flowing river if you knew there was a bridge just around the bend, would you? The secret to maintaining a healthy…

Taking control of your health is absolutely essential for a well-lived life, and it gets even more important when you’re living with a chronic health condition. You must know that small steps you take today can still add up to great changes in your health, so make sure to understand it and know that your health and overall well-being should always be your top priority. Here are five important steps you should take in order…

With our hectic lives, it can be tough to find time to connect with nature. When we do, we know we’re doing our hearts and minds a big favor. For your peace of mind, consider these three techniques. 1. Forest Bathing Shinrin-yoku (“taking in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing”) was developed in Japan in the 1980s. It’s become an important part of preventative health care and healing there. It’s also catching on elsewhere because…

While stress is quite common, you might be surprised to know that a whopping 40 million people (or 18% of the US population) are affected by an anxiety disorder. However, those who experience stress and anxiety may also experience physical symptoms along with the feelings of being overwhelmed and stressed out, such as digestive issues and even an increased risk of illness–among others that you shouldn’t ignore. Stress has been known to get the best…