Today we’re chatting matters of the heart—like, your actual heart. More than one in three adult men have some form of cardiovascular disease. It’s the leading cause of death in American men. So, if you’re not already, it’s time to start paying extra attention to your heart health! But, what exactly puts you at risk and what can you even do about it? We’ve got the details.
High blood pressure is lethal, especially since it has no symptoms. This silent killer can be the source of a stroke, heart failure,
heart attack and kidney failure. Fortunately, healthy lifestyle habits can control the disease.
Heart disease tops the list for leading causes of death in the United States.
Without a doubt, this stat is alarming, but there are a lot of things you
can do improve your heart health and decrease your chances of disease—starting today.
Today we’re talking about time management, and let’s be honest, it can be particularly tricky in the workplace.
The world is full of disruption—the bing of a text, an urgent question from a coworker, a surprise task from
your supervisor that Must Be Done ASAP. Being pulled from task to task… well, that’s just life sometimes.
However, for many people (especially within creative fields), once focus is lost due to interruption,
it can take quite a bit of time to get it back. This can cause your work and productivity to suffer.
Is your happiness important to you? Of course it is! You’d be hard-pressed to find
someone who wasn’t interested in being happy. People often talk about how to “find”
happiness—as if it’s a discoverable
object you can hold on to after you’ve found it—but the
truth is happiness has more to do with genetics and intentional activity than anything else.
Let’s be real—there’s no better feeling in the world than being all burrito’d
up in your favorite comforter, snoozing away the stresses of the day. However, bigger things are at
play during the night than comfort! Sleep helps maintain a healthy immune system, balances appetite,
regulates hormones, repairs muscle, restores brain function and sets us up for success in the waking hours.
And yeah, while life is busy and sometimes sleep is hard to come by, it’s crucial you catch the proper ZZZs.
If you’re having trouble, here are some helpful tips for creating an optimal sleep space!
Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree… many people have made essential oils part of their everyday beauty, cleaning or wellness routine.
In fact, essential oil sales in the U.S. have boomed over the last few years to nearly half a billion dollars annually. If you haven’t given them a
shot yet—or even if you’re a devoted user—check out some of the basics on essential oils and a few interesting things you may not have
It can be a struggle to stay motivated when it comes to working out—the same routine can get old fast
and it never feels like there’s enough time. It’s time for a change! Your workout doesn’t
have to be a chore; try these fitness tips for refreshing your regimen and use your newfound inspiration to
reach greater fitness heights.
Yesterday, we talked about how to spot the signs of dehydration and a variety of ways to properly hydrate. Today, it’s all about benefits. What are you getting from being hydrated? Short answer: a whole lot. Regular water consumption does so many positive things for your overall health and wellness that it’s almost too hard to count. Check it out!
It’s estimated that at least 75 percent of Americans suffer from chronic dehydration. Yes, 75 percent. That’s a whole lot of people, and the effects of dehydration on the body, especially over a long period of time, are no joke. Is your body getting the water it needs?