There are countless Self-Help books designed to show people how to navigate through life, taking them from where they are today to where they would like to be one day. But all of those books have the same thing in common; you have to do the work.
Does the thought of stealing some peace and quiet for a mid-afternoon nap seem like an indulgence you really can't justify?
Sleep better to exercise better. Exercise better to sleep better. It’s a reciprocal relationship that can lead to a lifetime of fitness.
Imagine that instead of sitting on your desk chair, you were required to wear the chair around your neck for a few hours a day. That sort of encumbrance would not only make it difficult to sip your coffee, it would likely cause you pain. Yet, when you gaze down at a smart phone or anything for a prolonged period of time, it’s akin to asking your neck to support 60 pounds of hanging weight. Compound that with the rounding of the shoulders that occurs when you sit at an office chair in front of a computer, and you have the makings for poor posture.
Optimal sleep is an absolute necessity for our health and most people in today's busy world are not getting enough of the stuff. How can you get better quality sleep?
Stress. Just that word is enough to make you want to reach for the ice cream, right!? We all know stress is bad for us, and we also know we should try to minimize it in our lives. But do you know how?
Over the years, massage therapy has become increasingly popular, and for many people, it would be the main event in their dream day off work. However, various misconceptions have been spread about massage.
Massage therapy is not only for relaxation and injury recovery, it also provides you with many strength training benefits that will help enhance your performance and results. If you only consider getting a massage when you are overworked or injured, you may be limiting the benefits of this gentle, non-invasive, hands-on therapy. Massage therapy is very personalized. You work with your massage therapist to focus on muscles that are tight, sore or have inflammation. This direct approach carries over into your strength training.
Dreaded heartburn, that feeling that often arises in the belly and travels up the throat creating an acid-like sensation. In extreme cases some people report "tasting" and belching from heartburn symptoms. It's alway best to try natural hearburn remedies first before reaching for the pill box. Check out these favorite yoga poses to reduce heartburn and improve digestion.