Complaining Is Bad For Your Health and Here’s How To Change

Complaining is something that millions of people do. Everyone is guilty of this at one point or another. You may have this negative notion about certain things in your life, in your past, or just about anything. Look online and you’ll see millions upon millions of people complaining about everything and nothing all the same….

Training your brain to crave healthier food

We aren’t born with an innate craving for French fries and donuts or an aversion to broccoli and whole grains. This conditioning happens over time as we’re exposed to more and more unhealthy food choices. A recent pilot study at Tufts University, however, suggests that it’s possible to reprogram your brain’s food cravings so that…

Metabolism & Weight Loss: What you need to know !

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? It’s true that metabolism is linked to weight. But contrary to common belief, a slow metabolism is rarely the…

Sun Exposure: Vitamin D And Other Health Benefits Of Sunlight

The debate on whether the sun is a friend or a foe is ongoing, with more and more people afraid of sun exposure given its ties to skin cancer and premature aging. But don’t completely shun the sun, as sun exposure has numerous health benefits that go beyond just vitamin D. In a study conducted…

Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize…

Stretches for Before and After Walking

Take time to properly warm up before and cool down after your walk. You may be eager to get started on your walk – perhaps the weather’s inviting or you have chores to hurry back to – but taking the time to properly warm up and stretch before you walk, and cool down and stretch…

How Exercise Detoxifies the Body

Moving the body encourages breathing, circulation, and sweating, all of which speed up the detoxification process. To help your body detoxify through exercise, you want to get your breathing going and your heart pumping. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, a few times a week. Rebounding If you’ve never heard of rebounding, it’s…

Top 10 Health Benefits of Pineapple Juice

If there is one juice that I could add to EVERY one of my juice recipes, it would be pineapple juice. There’s just enough tang and tart flavor in the juice to drown out the taste of veggies like kale or broccoli, but it’s sweet enough that it makes the juice enjoyable. I don’t think…

Top 10 Health Benefits of Trekking/Backpacking

There’s something inherently majestic, satisfying and refreshing of traversing a span nature for a period of time with nothing but what you can carry on your back. From the invigorating sights to the quiet moments of self-reflection, trekking and backpacking the outdoors provides a number of health benefits ranging from physical to mental to spiritual….