Physical Health

Breaking Bad Habits

What Causes a Bad Habit? To understand what causes bad habits, you need to get an outside perspective on the problems you’re facing. Whether through a psychologist, spiritual leader , or even a best friend, getting some outside insight will give you the edge you need to get in front of the habit and…

Best Exercises to Improve Heart Health

  The best exercises to improve your heart health are called aerobic or cardiovascular exercises.  They are any form of activity that increases your respiratory and heart rate, and that challenge your heart to work harder and become stronger. Cardiovascular fitness will improve the way your body uses oxygen. As your heart becomes stronger,…

Five Things to Do to Keep Your Heart Healthy

  There are many things our bodies need to be healthy and to stay in the best condition possible. To maintain physical condition, we eat fruits and vegetables and exercise. To maintain mental health, we keep our brains active by doing brain teasers and working in mentally stimulating jobs. Another focus of health is…

Wearable Tech: What’s the Hottest Trend?

  102.4 million wearable devices were sold in 2016, a 25% increase over the year before.  As consumers start to adapt to wearable devices, there will be an increase in the range of devices available to consumers.  Smartwatches are among the most popular options in wearable tech. The wearable tech boom has mainly been…

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

  The start of a new year means the start of New Year’s resolutions. You’re going to be another year older and another year wiser at some point during the course of 2018, so use that impending wisdom to choose a New Year’s resolution that will get you on the right track to living…

Ways to be Active During the Holidays

    For most of us, the holiday season is full of hanging out with friends and family, and tons of good food.  Running around shopping is the most exercise we get during the holidays, and now a lot of us are shopping online & not even getting that exercise.  Try the following tips…

What is a Biometric Screening, and Why is It Important?

  Many corporations are beginning to utilize biometric screening as a means to determine the overall health of its employee base. The screening provides a look into individuals’ health statuses and potential risks to their health and wellbeing, and corporations are looking at this information because those with high cholesterol and risk for diabetes…

Great American Smokeout 11/16/17 (US)

  The American Cancer Society hosts the Great American Smokeout every year on the third Thursday of November.  It started in the 1970s as a way to help smokers quit by having them donate the money they would have spent on cigarettes to a high school scholarship fund.  The event has led to more…

American Diabetes Awareness Month

  Diabetes is a disease that impacts millions of people. Because it is so widespread, there is an entire month dedicated to the awareness and management of it, and the month is November. Many consider Thanksgiving and football with the month of November, but there is a greater underlying theme to the month in…

Good Balance Requires Mental and Physical Fitness

  With age comes the loss of many bodily features that are often taken for granted by younger persons. Joints and muscles begin to ache, bladders need emptying more often, and balance becomes slightly harder to control. There are things that can be done mentally and physically to maintain balance and avoid harmful falls….