For years, experts have known that in mild to moderate cases of depression exercise is as effective (or more effective) a treatment as prescription drugs. Yet, here we are in 2014, with still climbing obesity rates and higher than ever numbers of
Sitting is Killing You. Sitting down for long periods of time can lead to a great number of health problems that ultimately shorten your lifespan. Just one day of sitting decreases insulin sensitivity, which elevates blood sugar and forces the
How many times have you wanted to take a vacation but thought, I just have too much to do? How many times have you complained how exhausted you are but without doing anything about it? How many times have you
Introverts are awesome people who simply prefer to relax by spending time alone or with a quiet group of friends. However, parties and social events continue to exist and sometimes you have to get out of your bubble. Here’s how
This year I decided to make a real, conscious effort to cut back my time spent on social media, not just because it’s reportedly better for our mental health, but so I would spend more time in the present moment.
You’ve read about the benefits of meditation and now you want to try it. But how do you know which style will be best for you? “Meditation should be simple,” says yoga teacher and energy healer Patty Kikos. “It’s about
We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy? Research shows that being happy actually makes you more productive. So let’s kill two birds with one stone and
You never realize how boring your life is until someone asks what you like to do for fun. Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let