Health & Wellness Articles
Practical Tips for Living with Social Anxiety
If you suffer from social anxiety, there can be times when it feels completely overwhelming. Even the smallest, most straightforward of everyday tasks like going to the grocery store can seem impossible and facing a meeting, or a party can bring on a panic attack. But there are some effective things you can do to help manage your anxiety and reclaim your life
Start Eating Clean to Lose Weight
Can you imagine a lifestyle that doesn’t require you to count calories or points in order to lose weight? You can live that life, and the secret to it is eating clean. What does clean eating really mean? It means eating fresh vegetables and fruits, lean protein, and healthy fats and carbs.
The 10 Commandments for HSPs in Relationships
Relationships are difficult. For everyone. Period. End of story. No matter personality type, life story, likes or dislikes, relationships take hard work, love, and grace. However, it should go without saying that all three things must first be focused inward before they can be focused outward. As a highly sensitive person (HSP), you may find that relationships are even more difficult. They do not need to be, though. HSPs have a lot to contribute to a strong and healthy relationship.
The Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet
For years we’ve been told that in order to live a healthy life we should eat a diet consisting of high carbohydrates, moderate protein, and low fat. A high-fat diet has always been synonymous with weight gain, and in some cases, people will do their very best to avoid all sources of fat. Recent research has brought rise to a different style of dieting that claims it can help you lose weight, burn fat, and provide more energy throughout the day. This diet is called the ketogenic or “keto” diet.
10 Tips for Improving Your Self-Discipline
We all want more self-control. Imagine how much easier life would be if eating right wasn’t such a struggle or a trip to the gym wasn’t a fight with self, regarding the desire for an extra hour of sleep.
Thankfully self-discipline is a trait that anyone can master. You don’t have to be born with the ability. In fact, by following a few simple tips, you can start improving your self-discipline skills almost immediately.
5 Steps to Embracing Your Loneliness
Loneliness is something most people try to avoid. But being alone is an inevitable part of life. It happens to everyone at some time or another. It is important to be able to separate solitude from loneliness and to understand what is behind your feelings so you can embrace being alone.
Some scientists believe loneliness is a basic emotion on a par with fear and anger. For millions of years, survival relied on being part of a group; being alone was risky. But now, a fear of loneliness can keep us in toxic relationships, unfulfilling jobs, and bad marriages. Identify what’s behind your fear of loneliness, and you can start to work on it.
Remember These Things to Stay Happy When Life Gets Tough
You know what it’s like sometimes. It feels hard to stay afloat when things are tough. But these are the times when you need to look after yourself, be kind and support yourself through it. Remember, this too will end. Hard times come and hard times go. In the meantime, here are some things to remember and hold onto until the sun comes back into your life.
5 Science-Based Benefits of Kindness
You already know that being kind is a good thing. Probably your mom told you to be nice, to be kind and treat others as you would have them treat you. It’s the right thing to do.
But did you know that there is an increasing amount of research that shows that kindness is not just good for other people, it’s good for you too! Here are five benefits of kindness, all backed by science. you.
Recovering from Total Fiasco In 5 Steps
We’ve all had total fiascos in our lives. You know what I am talking about… when everything goes wrong and seems to blow up in your face. In the end, you are left with a mess and no idea where to start to set things right. I’m here to show you how you can dust yourself off, start to pick up the pieces and recover, no matter how big the mess seems at first glance.
Top Tips for Assertively Standing Up for Yourself
You probably already know that it’s good to be assertive. But, it’s not always easy to stand up for yourself, especially when there is conflict, or it feels risky. You can try dialing down the risk and build your assertiveness muscles in the way you deal with the dozens, if not hundreds, of small decisions you make every day. Think of all the times you choose to stand in your power or to go with the flow. Here are some top tips to help you stand up for yourself every day.