Category Archives: Wellness

Overcoming Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates at one time or another.  Estimates are that 95 percent of people procrastinate at times.  However, for some people, procrastination is a bad habit with many negative effects on work performance, job security, relationships and mental health.  Twenty … Continue reading

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Improve Your Sleep To Help Fight Stress

Stress experts report that chronically stressed people almost always suffer from fatigue and people who are tired do not cope well with stress.  When distressed people get more sleep, they feel better and are more resilient and adaptable in dealing … Continue reading

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Too Much Sitting Is Hazardous To Your Health

According to the latest medical research, hours of uninterrupted sitting can be bad for your health. —  A study from the American Cancer Society reported that the more leisure time people spent sitting was associated with a higher risk of … Continue reading

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Better Sleep: Bedtime Do’s and Don’ts

The Better Sleep Council reports that one of every two people will experience a sleep problem sometime in their life.  However, not all the news is bad.  In fact, most experts concur that the majority of sleep difficulties are either … Continue reading

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Self Test: Are You Flirting With An Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders (medically recognized diseases) are a peril to life and health.  The term “Eating Disorder” is collective for three types of disorder manifestations: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Compulsive Overeating.  The underlying similarities in each case are the obsession or … Continue reading

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Tips To Increase Happiness

According to a study in the journal Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, a review of more than 160 studies has found “clear and compelling evidence” that – all things being equal – happy people tend to live longer and experience better … Continue reading

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Four Tips To Improve Your Energy and Mood

All of us could use more energy.  The tips below can help you improve your personal energy and mood to help you get the most out of each day. Tip #1 – Take a brisk walk.  A survey of more … Continue reading

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3 Reasons To Disconnect From Digital Technology

While it may be the norm for many, being connected 24/7 to your computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad comes with a price.  Here are three good reasons to take breaks from digital technology. 1. Recharge from job stress – According … Continue reading

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Exercise: Good For Your Body And Mind

Most everyone is well-aware of the physical benefits of exercise. But did you know that exercise is also one of the most-effective ways to maintain your mental health and keep your brain healthy too?  Here are five ways that exercise … Continue reading

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Research: Talk Therapy and Exercise are Effective Treatments For Depression

Several recent studies have reported that talk therapy and exercise are effective treatments for depression. A study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reported that cognitive behavioral therapy – a type of talk therapy that involves changing a person’s … Continue reading

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