Tag Archives: healthy habits

The trillions of bacteria living in your intestines, often referred to as gut microbiota, play a vital role in health and wellbeing. As well as helping to maintain the digestive system, gut bacteria have an impact on physical health throughout the body. Two large European studies published in Science magazine in 2019 suggest they also have an important role to play in mental health. [Read more]

Working out during your lunch break can make you more energetic and productive in the afternoon. But if you have to squeeze your entire workout into an hour or 30 minutes, you need to be very selective about the exercises you choose. So, which exercises should you include in your lunch-time workouts? The following five exercises are an excellent place to start: [Read more]

Obesity makes daily news headlines, and everyone is aware of the many negative effects, from increasing health problems and decreasing life span, to the higher financial costs for everything from medical care to plus-size clothing. Yet the rates of obesity keep rising, and in 2020 they promise to be higher than ever. [Read more]

If you have decided to self-isolate yourself from others in the public to protect your health, you must not overlook your safeguarding your mental health. That’s because many people who can no longer go out and spend time with their friends get depressed. Also, staying home (most of the time) could raise your anxiety level if you get depressed. Depression and anxiety are both bad for your overall health. Luckily, there are a few simple tips you can follow to protect your mental health while self-isolating at home. [Read more]

Productivity is important to everyone. No one can be successful in life without being productive. Most of us are already familiar with the tried and true methods for improving productivity. As effective as these tactics are, sometimes more unusual approaches are needed. Here are four off-beat, surprising, but nonetheless fully effective ways you ran improve your productivity. [Read more]

Perhaps you’ve heard there are many benefits to be gained from meditation, but aren’t sure whether it’s right for you. You might be concerned about challenges like needing to sit for prolonged periods and avoiding distractions. Perhaps you fidget, or your inner voice chatters all the time, and you think you won’t be able to concentrate. These answers to your queries will help you determine whether meditation is suitable for you. [Read more]