Everyone wants to be healthy, happy and successful. However, do you find yourself thinking: “If only I had a better body, more money, or a flashier car…etc.?” If so, then you may be focusing on the wrong things. Instead, take a look below at the ways in which truly happy people operate:
The wonderful qualities of olive oil are well known to us all, but did you know you can also use the leaves of this magnificent tree? A variety of new studies reveal what ancient cultures knew for centuries – infusion made of the olive leaves has extraordinary health properties that work against a wide variety of diseases and symptoms.
If you are a chocolate lover like me, then I have some great news for you today. Multiple studies show that dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients and can positively affect your health.
But don’t get me wrong here… although there are plenty of health benefits, chocolate is unfortunately also high in calories coming from fat and sugar. So don’t swap all your veggie and fruit snacks with chocolate. Like with many things in life, moderation is the key here.
Your digestive system plays a major role in the overall health of your body. Digestive problems are particularly common in Western society and have become part of the daily routine of many of us, but in normal condition they are not supposed to appear at all. Too many people have become accustomed to living with digestive disorders such as abdominal pain and bloating, irritable bowel and constipation.
During the day a wide range of toxins and chemicals end up in our blood stream. These are waste products formed by our own body or chemicals absorbed through the food we eat, the air we breathe in, medication we take, or cosmetics and household products we use.
There are periods in our life that we feel tired and lack of energy. Does it sounds familiar to you? You may not necessarily feel the classic signs of exhaustion like all-over tired feeling. What you do experience is a decrease in your energy levels and a feeling that you don’t want to do many of the activities you used to love. You may also feel fatigued not only in the body but in your mind as well (psychological fatigue). The good news are that with several effective tips you can increase your energy naturally:
You have probably heard that our diet is among the most critical factors to our health and cardiovascular system. Cholesterol is a compound that lines the inner walls of blood vessels and gradually reduces the space in which blood can pass. We know this process by the name “blood pressure”. Consequences of high blood pressure are cardiovascular diseases and a real danger of heart attack. High blood pressure results due to other factors, but there is no doubt that cholesterol is the main one.
7 Simple and Effective Meditation Techniques to Reduce Stress (without actually sitting down to meditate)
You’ve heard it time and again – the best solutions are often the simplest. The same is true when it comes to managing stress with meditation.
You may be surprised to discover that many of the most effective meditation techniques can be done without actually sitting down to meditate. In fact, the real beauty of meditation happens when you take meditation techniques off the mat, and into your everyday life.
We know that sleep recharges out energy and that lack of sleep will affect our daily function and freshness. But these are just simple and superficial problems of lack of sleep. The cumulative effect of sleep deprivation can be devastating for our health. Some of this information will surprise you, but will explain to you some things that you may not have linked to your sleeping habits.
Who doesn’t want to have a great glowing skin? Our facial skin is especially exposed and prone to damage that is quickly evident on the way we look. But not only external factors like UV radiation and pollution damage our skin. It appears to be that what we eat can affect our hormone balance, cause acne, and create or improve inflammation, which affects skin aging.