July 07, 2014
Meditation is not only good for your mind in that it relaxes it and soothes it in difficult times, but it is also extremely beneficial to your body and overall health. In fact, here are just a few benefits that you will experience when you make meditation a part of your regular health program: It lowers your blood pressure. When you are under chronic, unrelieved stress, it is not uncommon for your blood pressure and pulse to rise. This puts you at increased risk of a heart attack or stroke, as well as increasing your frequency of headaches and...
August 08, 2013
One area that a lot of people struggle with when it comes to health is getting in the recommended number of servings of vegetables a day. Most health experts agree that 5 servings are ideal, yet most people have a problem consuming just one or two. How do you increase your numbers without dreading meal time? Here are three ways to make veggies that make you go “Mmm” versus those that make you scrunch up your nose and say “Yuck”: #1: Sauté them in olive oil If you’re one who doesn’t get excited about plain, raw veggies, then this may...
August 07, 2013
With all of the demands being placed on people nowadays, it’s no wonder that more and more people are suffering from anxiety in one shape or another. So, how do you cut the tension that you feel in your gut if you’re not interested in being prescribed drugs that alter the way you feel? Create a physical outlet The more you keep anxiety pent up inside, the worse it is going to get. Like a pressure cooker, you have to relieve it regularly so that you don’t explode and do damage to your health and mental status. Of...