What’s the first thing you think of when the subject of “health” gets brought up? A typical answer is diet and exercise, which are correct. But there’s another aspect of overall health; the mind. Physical health and mental health work together as the mind-body connection. And if they are unbalanced, it wreaks havoc on both
It can seem an odd concept for some, that we are responsible for the wellbeing of our own minds and bodies. Somewhere along the road we seem to have lost sight of personal responsibility and overall health and wellness. Many of us are quick to assign blame to everyone and everything other than ourselves for
Resolutions are so popular because they are a reminder that we should recommit ourselves regularly to personal improvement. However, instead of making a list of ten things you want to change about yourself this year, why not commit to real change that has the possibility to last beyond the first few months of the year?
1. Eat Right Your wellness and performance at work are largely dictated by what you eat. Calcium and protein are important for people in very physical occupations because they are good for the muscles. Carbs are a source of energy for your body and for your brain. Vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats from fruits and
Social wellness is more than just keeping up with your social media accounts. It’s all about maintaining healthy social ties and relationships. It’s all about becoming aware of the importance of your role in society as a whole, and your community in particular. It’s about learning how to deal with the various interactions you have
1. Eat a varied and balanced diet People talk a lot about eating a balanced diet. That means a diet that includes elements from all of the major food groups. That’s a good start, but it’s not quite enough. You also need to have variety within those food groups. Different foods contain different nutrients that
1. Eat a Balanced And Varied Diet A lot of the tips on this list sound like they belong on a list of tips for physical health. Your mental health, however, is dependent on the health of your brain, which is part of your body. What you put into your body has a strong impact