You might think that chronic stress is just a byproduct of living in today’s fast-paced society, and for the vast majority of people, that’s undoubtedly true. When you have a million and one things to do and only 24 hours in the day, it often seems as though there’s simply not enough time or energy to accomplish...
non-profits and your health
Non-profit organizations and charitable works are beneficial to your mental health in specific ways. It provides workers with a sense of belonging, reduces isolation and loneliness and gives an individual a sense of giving back to their communities and the world at large.
The brain is considered by many biologists and doctors to be the “last frontier” of the human body. While the processes and functions of other organs like the kidneys and lungs are mostly understood and comparatively straightforward, exactly how the brain works remain largely misunderstood by the scientific community. However, breakthroughs in how...
This year has made it clear how important it is to take care of your health. With all the differing opinions on what's best and all the work you have to put in, it can be easy to slip into negative health behaviors. Here are three such behaviors you should avoid falling into. Relying...
Seeking therapy is an important step for anyone—whether they suffer from physical or mental ailments. But sometimes going to therapy alone is not enough to fight off the problems you are facing or you may find that therapy just doesn’t work for you the way that you want. While that isn’t a bad...
health effects of House plants
For 25 years, I have worked with live plants indoors and out. For years I was what you call a 'dual-talent'- I landscaped indoors and outdoors. This was done mostly with my own company-DESIGNS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, but for a few year's I trained people on how to care for and place interior and exterior plants.
A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, can be open or closed. A closed TBI occurs when the skull is not penetrated by an outside object, but the brain moves inside the skull. A penetrating TBI includes movement of the brain and an opening of the skull.  What Causes a Traumatic...
11 ways the Beach enhances health
"Staring at the ocean or sea changes and transforms our brain wave frequency and keeps us in a beautiful and delicate ruminative state.
Mental health and Exercise
In a study of about a hundred participants, 95% of patients with mental health issues started feeling better after beginning exercising, while 63% reported feeling excited or very excited.
Naps
A Nap is a short period of sleep usually taken during the day (mid-day). Remember how much you hated taking naps when you were younger? Well, naps are said to be a child's worst enemy but an adult's best friend. A great nap can turn your day around, making you more productive, and even improve the quality...

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