healtheo360 Wellness Blog
Read through these useful tips to see your New Year's resolutions through and make a real improvement in 2016. Plot your path to avoid the pitfalls that can cause you to go off track.
Looking for a reason to get up and moving this summer? Check out this remarkable website that hosts an impressive database of runs and walks in your area. From 5K fun runs to marathons they have it all! Just select your location and find a race that’s close to you. Take special note of the races that raise money and awareness for a illnesses or diseases that may be near and dear to your heart.
The importance of a healthy morning routine can lay the groundwork for the day ahead. By starting your day by doing something positive, you will increase your likelihood of being more productive during the day.
For diabetes blog week, day 1, we wrote how impressed, inspired, and motived we are every day by people living with diabetes and how they are not letting it define them or discourage them from living the lives they want.
It’s 2015 and you’re ready to knockout your health and fitness goals. With healthcare costs predicted to rise this year, taking better care of yourself becomes your best hope. That's where these high achieving health and fitness apps come in.
Luckily that smartphone that gives you access to information such as nutrition, health or fitness has endless capabilities. And endless cat videos for when you have a hankering for cuteness. But with hundreds of thousands health and fitness apps available, it’s hard to pick one you can use. No worries! Team healtheo360 has handpicked the top 9 health and fitness apps that are effective and get top results.
For at least 8 hours in the day, many people who work at a desk are stuck sitting. Then after a long day of work and possibly commuting, they just end up unwinding on the couch, unmotivated to exercise. So to make the most out the time you’re sitting down, here are some desk exercises and stretches you can start right now!
Just like your physical health, there are ways to improve your mental wellbeing. Having good mental and emotional health can improve our outlook and physical health. As we observe World Mental Health Day 2014 on October 10th, here are 5 ways you can boost your mental wellbeing today!
Take care of yourself. Few people are aware of the close relationship between our mental and physical health. Studies that looked at the diets of people with depression revealed that their nutrition tends to be inadequate. Making healthier food choices can, on the other hand, give you more energy, improve your mood and can help your recovery. Read this article for more tips on developing and maintaining a healthy diet.
Manage your stress. In its extremes, stress can be debilitating. Being aware of what triggers your stress and how you react to it can help you map out strategies to deal with it more effectively. Everyone is affected differently by stress and how we react to it may be different from person to person. You may find that practicing relaxation breathing, yoga or meditation help you manage stress better.
Take time to rest. Getting insufficient sleep can have negative effects on your overall health. Feelings of fatigue can overwhelm you and cause further mental or emotional stress, feeding the stress-cycle that can develop from irregular sleep. By setting aside time for rest, you can recharge and refresh your body and mind. If you have a to-do list, consider adding a ‘Do nothing’ and allow yourself time to focus your mind on something fun, like reading or other activities you enjoy doing.
Make something. Do something. Taking up a hobby or participating in a regular group activity improves your mental fitness, builds your confidence and helps you develop new skills. This in turn gives you a sense of accomplishment and progress.
Ask for help. I often heard the phrase ‘no man is an island’ said to kids and adults alike when I was younger. What it means is that we shouldn’t have feel isolated or avoid everyone. Our family, friends or health professionals care for us and we can ask them for help when we need it. Everyone experiences bumps while on the journey of life and the people close to us can help. Sharing what is causing you stress with them can help you by putting things into perspective. This supportive structure made up of family, friends, mental health professionals can give better understanding and compassion for what you're going through. This in-turn can reduce your feelings of isolation, improve recognition of the early signs of mental health problems.
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