Proverbial wisdom (from Proverbs 17:22) says, “A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.” According to three recent studies, that’s not just good poetry, it’s good health advice as well.
Parents exhibiting “Back-To-School” stress—giving into the pressures that come with changing routines and schedules, last minute shopping, and/or childcare arrangements—may actually be harming their children, says Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium, leader in digital coaching for stress and resilience.
We could all use an extra dose of wellness in our lives. It can be hard to prioritize self-care in our hectic, multi-tasking lives. Here are five easy ways to start introducing wellness into your life.
Wow, what an incredible week this has been for me. I have been fortunate enough to spend the past week in Portland, Oregon, getting trained on how to teach the Nia Technique. Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that leads to health, wellness, and fitness.
Psychological stress and anxiety cannot be completely avoided—they are a part of life. Did you know that there is a 50-percent increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) for people who deal with chronic work stress? That’s a 50-percent greater chance than the average person has of developing CVD if you are stressed at work and don’t change your environment.
The act of meditating may seem like some far-flung Eastern practice that only shaman and lamas can practice with success. Nothing could be further from the truth. Yes, there are many benefits from meditating that spiritual leaders have enjoyed for thousands of years.
We talk about our heart on two levels: the heart as a physical organ, and our metaphysical or ethereal heart. When you say your “heart is broken,” people understand that it isn’t the actual organ that’s broken, but that you’re in great emotional pain.