If you talk to anyone who has recently switched, or is considering a switch, to a plant-based diet, more often than not, they claim that cheese is their weakness. So why is this? After all, doesn’t cheese smell like dirty socks? Find out why.
11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing
That feeling of bliss that washes over you when you “get away from it all” isn’t just in your head. Spending time in the great outdoors has been scientifically proven to reduce stress levels, help you find clarity, and rejuvenate your mind and body. Here’s how.
5 Powerful Stress Relievers That You Can Do Now!
Stress can take a serious toll on your mental and physical health if you're not proactively taking steps to combat its harmful effects. And while practices like yoga and exercise are good long-term strategies for stress reduction, there are times where you need immediate relief from distress. Here are 5 ways stress relievers that work quickly.
4 Ways To Boos Your Metabolism
According to the New England Journal of Medicine, the average American will pack on one to six pounds over the holidays. Other experts believe the bigger challenge for most people is the weight gain between New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving. But everyone can agree that the holiday season brings many more opportunities to over indulge.
If you take in more calories than you burn your body will eventually convert those extra calories to fat. However, there are steps you can take to burn more calories all day long. Burning more calories throughout the day will allow you to indulge in your favorite holiday treats—within reason of course. The goal? No added pounds.
The following tips will help you boost your metabolic rate and compensate for the extra calories that come along with the holidays.
6 Ways To Combat Work Stress
Work related stress can become a thorn in your side, or in some cases a sword in your spleen. No matter what it may actually feel like, you are actually amongst 75% of Americans who report physical symptoms due to work. With work stress on the rise here are some steps to help combat work stress.
If you're feeling forgetful, it could be due to a lack of sleep or a number of other reasons, including genetics, level of physical activity and lifestyle and environmental factors. However, there's no doubt that diet plays a major role in brain health.
The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you'd eat to nourish and protect your heart. Research found the Mediterranean Diet helps in keeping aging brains sharp, and a growing body of evidence links foods like those in the Mediterranean diet with better cognitive function, memory and alertness.
10 Ways You Could Be Holding Yourself Back
Trying to pinpoint what we need to change about ourselves can be difficult at time. Most of us would rather continue our habits as they are. You may be holding yourself back for the very success that you desire. Even though life is showing you all the signs for immediate change you choose to ignore, here are 5 ways you may be holding yourself back, and how you can take the first step towards your goals.
4 Steps To Take To Start Believing In Yourself Today
Many people struggle with the concept of believing in yourself. Start believing in yourself today, and stop putting of the steps needed to restore belief in yourself. Rather than strolling down your timeline on facebook, or admiring pictures on instagram it's time we invest in ourselves. Here are 4 simple steps to take to start the process of believing in yourself.
5 Outstanding Quotes That Will Get You Through The Day
Outstanding quotes can help jumpstart our motivation on a lousy day. Whether you are stressed about an upcoming final, deadline at work, or just dealing with everyday stressors. One thing we can agree on, is that time waits for no person! We have to make the best of our 24 hours no matter the circumstances. As you think of ways to utilize your time in the most productive way, here are some quotes about time that will help you move forward.