Along with changing weather, each new season brings with it new trends in the form of healthcare. When it comes to fitness, nutrition, and well-being, it can be especially difficult to discern which trending health topics are worth embracing and which are better left untouched. It is always good to know the direction of trends because they are helpful in focusing on what matters. Some trending areas in health in 2020 are clean eating, and wearable fitness devices. Interestingly, a recent … [Read more...] about 10 Future of Wellness Trends
The quest to stay fit and healthy is one that requires commitment and dedication. Do you want to get into an exercise routine but don’t find a gym appealing? Are you looking for options to help you achieve an overall sense of well-being? Then yoga is an excellent option for you to consider. Why Choose Yoga? Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years, and it has outlived many, many workout fads. It might be almost impossible to find a workout routine that is as enduring as yoga. One … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Yoga
It's the middle of the day and you just can't seem to get out of first gear. Is it a lack of sleep, or could there be something else that makes you feel so lethargic? Much of the current ‘tiredness epidemic’ is blamed on our increasingly co-dependent relationship with technology and widespread use of laptops and smartphones around the clock. The reasons for being perpetually exhausted can be broadly broken down into lifestyle factors, physical causes, and psychological causes. Check out a few … [Read more...] about I Feel Exhausted All The Time, Am I Sick?
To say that we’re going through unprecedented times would be an understatement. These times are tough and trying. Whether it is adults or children, the pandemic has been the trigger for overwhelming emotions for all. Such situations lead to stress and anxiety, especially if you are lonely or isolated. Have you been feeling sad or hopeless? Do you feel worried or uneasy? These could be signs of depression and anxiety. The connection between anxiety and depression Depression and anxiety … [Read more...] about Anxiety & Depression
It’s known to everyone that being sedentary has adverse effects on your health. A desk job worker on an average sit for 40 hours a week, sometimes more. And, the new normal of working from home this year has added an extended pressure of managing kids, pets and doing day-to-day chores, leaving little to no time to exercise. It’s not the act of sitting itself is fatal but the long term consequence of no physical movement cannot be ignored. Sedentary behavior is consistently linked to more than … [Read more...] about Exercise Ideas For Sedentary Workers
For some of us, our homes are our sanctuaries. Being able to travel has taken on new meaning and traveling for leisure will be something we contemplate as we deal with health and safety issues of recent times. When will it be safe to travel again? What will that look like? That question is yet to be answered. Homeowners are installing pools, outdoor kitchens and home gyms at record rates. We long to be outside and enjoy the summer and adding amenities to our homes is one of the answers to … [Read more...] about Staycation – A Vacation from the Usual
Getting places by public transportation is on hold for many of us. That doesn’t mean traveling is on hold. Gas prices are unprecedentedly low and the road beckons. Before flying became mainstream, Americans romanticized the road trip. Suitcases strapped to the top rack of the Vista Cruiser used to be a thing. Vehicles today are packed with creature comforts and space. Let’s look into lens of your ViewFinder and create the perfect road trip together. Make a Plan What can you do to be sure … [Read more...] about Road Trips Revisited in 2020
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to remove stigma and attain mindful wellness. Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. Mental illness does not discriminate, affecting men and women, boys and girls of all ages, races and social classes. We need to fight the associated perceived shame, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. (NAMI, April 2020) Each one of us … [Read more...] about Mental Health Month