Health & Fitness

Self Development Apps on iPad

The old adage “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is wrong. Everyone can change and improve themselves, but it’s never easy. Thankfully, due to technological advances, we now have supercomputer tablets that are able to run apps that make it easier to improve ourselves. This article will list 5 of the best self... Read More »

Male Fertility & Lifestyle

Lifestyle has a big impact on male fertility. If you want to increase your chances of conceiving naturally, you may need to make some changes to your eating and drinking habits, as well as addressing other lifestyle choices such as smoking and the amount of exercise you do. Men produce sperm in the testes. The... Read More »

Stress and Anxiety

There is a pretty big difference between stress and anxiety. “Stress is caused by an existing stress-causing factor or stressor. Anxiety is stress that continues after that stressor is gone.” Stress steps from the pressure that we feel in life. It could be that we are pushed by our work or really any task that... Read More »

6 Vitamins You Should Know About

“A vitamin is a substance that makes you ill if you don’t eat it.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Hungarian Biochemist, 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine, 1893-1986) Eating well involves more than watching calories and fat intake. The food in your diet should do more than satiate hunger. Food should provide your body with the nutrients it... Read More »

What Monks Can Teach You About Healthy Computing

“Many experts recommend use of a document holder or other device that will put the reading material at eye level or slightly lower to avoid bending forward or stooping to read from a lower surface. These posture techniques, although simple, are very effective and can add years to your life and reduce needless suffering.” –... Read More »

Keeping Fit This Winter

When the cold weather blows in, it is extremely tempting to hibernate inside curled up to the fireplace in a nice warm cozy blanket. I’m going to give you a few tips and ideas on how you can stay active this winter so that when it’s time to bare all in the summer, you’ll be... Read More »

7 Minerals You Should Know About

“No athlete, be they Michael Johnson or Joe Plod, can survive for long without a regular intake of the essential minerals.” – Dr Earl Mindell Have you consumed enough minerals today? Chances are, even if you think the answer is yes, you probably haven’t consumed the recommended daily amounts to help keep your body healthy... Read More »

Staying in shape, feeling healthy, what’s it all about?

I was looking through some health magazines the other day, reading the articles, and started thinking about my own heath. First, if you are going to read those magazines don’t bother looking at the pictures because I don’t know anyone my age who looks like the pictures, I’m never going to look like those pictures,... Read More »

Start Your Day Off Right with Smart Breakfast Choices

Many dietitians say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but too many people either don’t eat a decent breakfast or tend to skip it altogether. Studies also show that people who skipped breakfast were most likely to have high cholesterol levels. Some choices for a good, solid breakfast in the morning... Read More »

Self-Motivation: Eating Healthy

There is a growing problem which is a world-wide epidemic. The issue is with what we eat and how we eat it. Unfortunately, the whole “healthy living” fad was just that, a passing trend. In order to improve our lives, we must address the difficult issues which negatively impact us on a daily basis. One... Read More »

Self-Motivation: Exercising

Starting an exercise program can be painfully difficult for many people. Just the thought of 30 minutes of continuous movement will make some couch-potatoes break into a sweat! I have some good news for those of you who think that a good work-out consists of parking more than one space away from the entrance! Exercise... Read More »

How to Eat Healthy

Deciding to change your diet is a big step and if you’ve already made that decision, good for you! It’s hard to give up the things which are delicious, comforting, and often at the center of family and friendly get-togethers. The hardest part of eating healthy will be giving up the things which you eat... Read More »