Beginning a Fitness Program
Beginning a fitness program is one of the best things you can do for your health.
Water : The Most Important Nutrient
Every day, we lose water through urination, sweating and breathing. Since many of the processes within the body rely greatly on water, it is important we replace our fluids regularly to compensate for this loss.
How I Achieve Balance
In our rush "to get it all done" at work and at home, it's easy to forget that by doing so our stress level escalates and our productivity plummets. Stress is the antithesis of work life balance. While we all need a certain amount of stress to motivate us and help us perform at our best, the key to managing stress lies in that one magic word: balance. This article tells you more on this...
Specific Relaxation Techniques
You can't avert all sources of stress but you can modify how you react to these situations by practicing relaxation techniques. Relaxation can help relieve the stress that aggravates chronic pain. It also helps prevent muscle spasms and reduces muscle tension.
We often forget to give priority to self-care and managing our own stress; it is only when things take on a frightening turn, like heart trouble or deep anxiety levels, that we get concerned and go to a doctor. The simple yet effective tips in this article should help you become aware of your own reactions to stress and take appropriate action before it impacts you negatively.
How Exercise Helps in Managing Stress
We all know that regular exercise is good for us physically. What we don't always take into account is that, aside from the well-documented physical effects, working out has a mental component as well, and plays a great role in relieving stress. It does this in a variety of ways, as discussed in this article.
Staying Alert when Working at Night
We humans are designed to be alert and active during the day and sleep at night. However with the demand for work during the non-traditional hours going up, more and more people are required to be alert and work during the nights and sleep during the day. This can lead to lethargy and drowsiness at work which can affect productivity as well.