Keeping our bodies strong, flexible and toned is key to great physical health, but not to be underestimated is the importance of quality sleep.
We spend approximately a third of our life sleeping, during which our bodies repair, rejuvenate and reset mental and physical functionality.
Though there are a few factors that doctors will use to distinguish cold sores and fever blisters, they are essentially the same thing.
The human body is an amazing machine. It has evolved to develop protective responses to stressors.
Sure, the stress we experience today is much different than centuries ago (thank goodness we're not battling traffic and T-Rexes), but our bodies are programmed to respond in the same way.
I started today out BAD. I mean low. Lower than low. Pond scum low. It is the third week of school, and the shiny-new quality of a new year and a higher grade has worn off completely.
Long, hot summer days bring out the weekend warrior in many of us with weekends spent playing tennis, golf, volleyball, or surfing, and weekdays spent recovering from an aching back. Ouch!
Many people don’t realize the importance of the spine in the well-being of their entire body until something hurts. Actually, pain in the back is more than just a physical problem. It’s also a manifestation of anxiety and pressure, as emotional distress often surfaces in the body as chronic back pain.
When your alarm goes off in the morning, do you hit Snooze, or do you wake immediately? Or perhaps a more appropriate question... HOW MANY TIMES do you hit the snooze button? Truth.
Having the toughest job in the world sure can't be easy. I don't know how you busy moms do it and I'm going to be coming back around for all of your wisdom when hopefully I get a shot at brining little people into the planet too! How do you make it look easy?
We all start our "careers" in motherhood one way or another. Some prepare, plan, read lots of books and think they are going to have it all mapped out and controlled. Ha, you kids kill me. Others fall into it accidently because they are stupid or irresponsible, like me.
There are many medication-free methods for getting relief from your headaches or even eliminating them altogether. Try these medication alternatives for pain relief:
If you ask your older parents or grandparents about attitudes towards smoking in their generation, they’ll probably say that everyone did it and that it was even seen as glamorous. Tobacco has played an influential role in societies all over the world for centuries now, serving as a social activity, stress relief, or just something “cool” to do.