Improving your life means improving every part of it. It means being healthier, more productive, more successful, and happier. Balance is key to living a fulfilled life. When you put too much emphasis on one area of your life, others suffer. The key to living a balanced life is to start with the pillars, such as your health. With better health, you can be more productive at work and as a result make more time for other aspects of your life, like your loved ones or your hobbies. If you are interested in improving yourself and living a more balanced life, follow these five steps:
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How good is your heart health?
Just this week, a study found that fewer of us are maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle. Participants in the study failed to keep their blood pressure and cholesterol to in check and maintain a healthy weight. These factors increase the risk for heart disease, underscoring the importance of what the American Heart Association identifies as life's simple 7.
In this modern age of awesome television, video games, and endless social media, it can be hard to choose reading as your entertainment of choice. Sometimes TV can be mindless, and an easy way to unwind at the end of the day. But, the benefits of reading on your health are vast—and worth missing an hour of the Internet at night. Shown to decrease risk of dementia and reduce stress, reading is an activity you shouldn’t be missing out on. Here are some of the top reasons to start reading now:
Benefits of Reading #1: Reading is an awesome workout for your brain
The sun is shining. It’s morning and it’s time to wake up. Need a few more minutes of sleep? Here’s how to skip the snooze button and get ready for the day.
· How To Become a Morning Person Rule #1: Set your motive
As the holidays come around, weather gets colder, flu season begins, and the stress of family events starts to affect everyone. All of these things can lead to feeling run down and tired, but that is no way to spend the holidays! It is better to keep active and happy this season—and make it your best one yet. Here are some tips for keeping physically and emotionally healthy this holiday season for a healthy holidays.
This month the FDA approved Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) to be used for vaccination against nine types of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). This new vaccination will be able to help prevent five more types of HPV than the previous vaccination, and will work to prevent 90% of cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers. Although not yet available, the medical community is working on the release of the new vaccine for the near future.
HPV has a variety of types, and the vaccination works to prevent the types that most commonly lead to cancer. This new vaccination protects against types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52 and 58. In the previous vaccine, only 16 and 18 were vaccinated against—and with Gardasil 9 an additional 20% of cervical cancers are now covered.
Friends are the best, aren’t they? They make you laugh, keep you grounded, and love you when you might not deserve it that day. Your friends also have an important impact on your life and on your health. For reasons you might not even have known, there are many ways friends keep you healthy—and living a longer life! Here are just a few of the many reasons to keep your friends close:
Have you ever noticed that you put on some winter weight? You might not have known, but there are scientific reasons for this winter weight gain. Some of you might find these few pounds a simple part of staying warm for the winter—and that is cool! But, it might be helpful to learn about three of the causes and solutions to winter weight gain. This might keep you feeling happier and healthier this winter.
Worried about catching the flu? Flu or influenza appears most frequently during winter and early spring seasons. Anyone can get the flu but those at a higher risk for flu complications are infants, pregnant women and the elderly. People with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and HIV are also at high risk for complications related to flu. What flu prevention tips are you using to keep you and your family safe this winter?
Try these 7 flu prevention tips and outsmart the flu this winter:
As the cold weather takes over, it becomes harder to exercise outside. But it does create the opportunity to spend more time on fun indoor workouts. Pilates is a popular series of exercises founded by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. Pilates focuses on the lengthening and stretching of muscles. It has many health benefits including improvements in mental health, strength, flexibility, and balance. Even just by doing a few exercises, abs can be flattened and flexibility increased. Pilates produces a plethora of benefits and it doesn’t even take a great toll on the body! Here are some of the top benefits: