Even for people who don't have kids, the "back to school" mindset can awaken anxieties of long ago about returning to school. The change in temperature and light also play a role. Days are undeniably getting cooler and shorter and for those sensitive to light, this can contribute to the end of summer blues. The good news is that there is a remedy:
Setting up a lifestyle friendly foundation of radiant health will keep you more grounded and balanced. Striving for better health is a great thing and it's absolutely possible to do so in a way that enriches your livelihood. Here are three key lifestyle friendly principles for better health:
You may not have cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration but your vision may be distorted in similar ways. And without clear vision -- and I'm not talking 20/20 -- we can't connect with each other.
Wellness programs -- when done right -- are just all around good for you and your company. Aside from meeting excellent company goals, a wellness program can help you to attract talented employees, maintain a positive image and keep up with your PR strategy.
The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...
With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.
Paul Sullivan's "Getting Workaholics to Stop and Recharge" is another welcome addition to the swelling tide of popular and academic articles focused on the balance between life and work. But the piece does one thing very poorly: put wellness within a reasonable reach.
I'm not a yogi by any means (my flexibility, or lack thereof, is laughable), but I've flowed through enough Vinyasa classes to know my way around Warriors and Chaturanga. Still, when I walked into a Bikram studio for the first time last fall, I felt out of my element.
"I define connection as the energy that exits between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; ...
Life is about more than "just add water" and "heat and serve." We don't need to rely on a processing industry to eat, and we don't need to condemn our children to lives as constrained and skill-less dependents.
As a mental health therapist and individual who has learned how to accept and appreciate my own body, the following are my tips for working towards body peace.
While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.
The bottom line is that most people aren't getting enough sleep, and lack of quality sleep costs businesses directly through lost productivity.
Add this mobility exercise into your work day and you'll immediately feel the benefit in your hips, shoulders and back. The first time I did it, I cracked my own back and immediately felt my posture improve.
by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Are you one of the legions of z-less fo...
In the mirage of a man I lost my life, and in the projection of another I built one. Both came down at a different pace and weight. This is the crux. I now stand in that ugly place of believing in myself and my ability to do the impossible, and I am still not able to leave this room.