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13 Simplest Things to Make Oneself Happier
You're only as happy as you make your mind up to be! 1. Exercise. It is the best thing you could do for yourself. The endorphins produced from exercise will definitely make you happier, both physically and emotionally. It doesn't happen overnight but if you keep at it for a while, you will be amazed at how even a simple 30 minutes of working out daily creates a huge difference.
5 Easy Ways to Lose Weight
It can be frustrating when you first start a new routine. Heck, it can be difficult to even begin. I know the struggle, but these tips will help you get motivated. Here are five easy ways to lose the pounds and kick-start your journey.
Manifesting Autumn Within Ourselves
Autumn is a time of beauty, change, transformation, and recharge. However, amongst all the stress, the shortening days, the growing responsibilities, and the cold weather, it can be very difficult to remember to appreciate all the magic that fall has to offer.
The Reality of Life
This might sound crazy to some, but my biggest fear as a human being, other than losing family, is the future of our species. As a fellow human, I am connected to all of the people on this planet. Due to that, I am truly worried about the way we treat our home. I have seen the movie Wall-E and the concept is pretty accurate. One day Earth will be covered in trash and we are going to be faced with a choice. The human race will either die, or colonize another planet.
Dear Younger Self: Patience Is A Virtue
Starting from childhood, it seems like we've always been in a hurry. Whether we just couldn't wait for an event happening at school, a sporting event, or simply just couldn't wait to grow up, we have always been too excited to wait for something. Throughout the years, impatience and excitement (for me) has almost always been met with the one word... "patience."
Various Signals of Stress
Life can be more challenging from time to time, as well as placing too much demand on the mind and body. When this occurs, the human system may react to this through stress which is its natural reaction to a demand or threat of all kind. It is significant to note that not all stress in dangerous. In fact, in some scenarios, it may react to stimuli and maximize output as far as it is within a person essential zone. However, if stress starts to overpower the system, it can be harmful to a person’s cognitive, physical and emotional health.
Ageing, Exercise, and Neurodegeneration
Ageing is thought to be the highest risk factor for neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia. Dementia is characterised by the progressive decline in cognitive functions and memory. The WHO indicates that worldwide, approximately 47 million people suffer from dementia, the most common form being Alzheimer’s disease; the predictions are that this number is set to triple by 2030. In an era of increased longevity, what can we do to minimise the risk of developing dementia, a condition for which there is presently no cure?
Sports That Do Damage to Your Body
Sports are all fun and games until someone ends up hurt. Kids are very likely to get hurt while playing youth sports. However, it's a good idea for kids to play sports since they can lead to successful adults. To avoid unnecessary injuries know ahead of time the sports that do damage to your body. Common sports, such as basketball, baseball and football are very physical sports and can lead to terrible injuries if you're not smart and don't take the proper precautions before playing. You should do sports to improve your fitness, just be smart doing it.
You Don't Have to Buy Fabletics to Feel Confident at the Gym
I saw an article on here, called "Killer Workout Accessories for Women Who Want to Slay" By Ossiana Tepfenhart. I read just the ad, but automatically felt sad when I read "just mustering the courage to look in the mirror while you do it (workout) all can be a chore... But, it's a lot easier if you have the right accessories and outfits."
Foods to Avoid to Heal Thyroid
Many people out there live with hypothyroidism, a.k.a, thyroid disease – it's pretty common. If you don't know what thyroid disease is, it's basically a disease that affects your thyroid gland. Everyone has a thyroid gland – it's an essential organ in our body that produces hormones that balance out the body's metabolic rate. However, for certain people, their thyroid glands can be affected and there are symptoms which can either swell or under-function the glands. And when the thyroid glands are affected severely, the results usually result to life threatening.
Healthy Snacks to Lose Weight
At my highest weight, I was around 230 pounds. I was recovering from an illness, being bedridden, and just being treated like shit. It didn't take too long for me to realize that losing weight was something that needed to be done if I wanted to live a happy, healthy, and normal life.
The Secrets to Staying Young and Beautiful
Aging is a natural and inevitable process. However, aging gracefully doesn’t have to mean sitting back and enjoying the ride without trying to slow it down. There are still many things you can do to keep your youthful appearance and beauty for as long as you can, without them being distasteful. So if you are ready, here are a few beauty and anti-aging secrets you should know about, ranging from daily routine tricks to more serious endeavors.