eVitality Voices: The Blog
It's that time of year again: Christmas cookies are aplenty, holiday cocktails are abound. We often allow ourselves some indulgences during the holiday season, which is fine, good even! Treat yourself and enjoy! But, all good things in moderation, ya hear?
When the temperatures drop and our nose hairs freeze within minutes of leaving the house, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get outside and exercise. But, as we'll outline below, outdoor winter workouts are really good for us. Keep these tidbits in mind when you're on the couch dreading the thought...
No one likes to be sick. (Well actually, that's not true. It can be good to be sick, but only in the context of: 'oh dude, that thing you did was totally sick! Right on! Radical!'). What we mean is the kind of sick where we feel generally miserable, have a blocked nose, sore throat, nauseousness, and all of the other dreadful symptoms that come with having a cold and/or flu.
Oh no, not another yoga-related article…I know, I know, you’ve probably been told one time or another that you HAVE to try yoga. Assuming you’ve come across articles and images shouting at you about how great yoga is, you're probably aware of just how many people are singing yoga's praises. Guess what? Those people are right; yoga is pretty great...
Sleeping in itself can sometimes be challenging, especially when your mind is racing late at night. However, getting up in the morning with the right routine can position you to kick ass and take names for the rest of the day. As soon as you wake up, and begin thinking about all of your various responsibilities, your cortisol levels spike and leave you stressed immediately. It’s time for you to be adaptive, not reactive. Here are a couple tips:
Ugh, just saying the word makes me cringe. We all know stress, everybody experiences it on a day-to-day basis and studies have shown most people don’t do much about it. So it begs the question, can stress be completely eradicated from our lives? Well, the short answer is “no”, but then again stress can sometimes be a good thing (it motivates you, and helps increase productivity). However, the build-up of stress can be detrimental to your health physically, mentally, and emotionally, which is why we’d like to propose 3 viable strategies to help reduce it.
We all know how important it is to take care of our teeth. We learn from a very young age to brush and floss, as well as visit the dentist regularly. Often when we think of dental hygiene, things like preventing cavities, tooth decay and gum disease come to mind. But have you ever considered that taking care of your teeth contributes to overall health? We know that it's important to eat right and exercise to stay healthy, but it is just as important to look after your teeth as well.
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