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Prolonged Sitting is a Health Risk

Prolonged Sitting is a Health Risk

Based on research studies prolonged sitting  can lead to obesity, heart disease and even to an early death. Most people with sedentary behaviour are also diagnosed with chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. According to Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital: “Even if you are […]

June 14, 2014 No Comments / Read More >>

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Interesting Facts about Dementia

Interesting Facts about Dementia

It is human nature that as we get older, we tend to forget things. A lot of older people have this problem. The loss of memory may actually be adapted after a period of time and those affected by it tend to embrace it as part of their lives. However, when the problem of memory […]

March 10, 2014 No Comments / Read More >>

Guest Post, Health & Wellness

The 9 Doubts that Most of Us Keep Private

The 9 Doubts that Most of Us Keep Private

  by Emma Grey (Life Balance Specialist) Each of us might be directing our own life’s stage play, with different settings and characters and plots – but are we really all that different underneath it?  Despite our uniqueness, many of us graze at the same smorgasbord of doubts and uncertainties and, because we’re often indulging in […]

September 9, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Health & Wellness

Health Benefits of Modern Meditation

Health Benefits of Modern Meditation

Today, meditation is gradually detached from its religious origin. Modern meditation like “Transcendental Meditation” is used for health-related purposes and to improve man’s well-being. Here are the benefits you can get in practising meditation: Helps in pain management – you now don’t need to buy ibuprofen pills for your body aches. According to the Journal […]

September 2, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Guest Post, Health & Wellness

Three Important Things about Work-Life Balance

Three Important Things about Work-Life Balance

  by Emma Grey (Life Balance Specialist) We often feel at the mercy of other people’s plans for us: work deadlines, family commitments, even the traffic we battle through or the queues we stand in.  If we focus on the ways that the world pushes and pulls us, and ignore the ways we respond and […]

August 18, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

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Interesting Facts about Meditation

Interesting Facts about Meditation

Meditation today is known to be part of alternative medicine, in which, it focuses on the mind-body practice. There are actually more than one meditation types—but you can see that most of them have a religious and spiritual origin. People who practice meditation use certain techniques like doing some vague posture, focusing and placing attention […]

July 16, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Health & Wellness, Interesting Facts

Health Risks of Sitting for Long Hours

Health Risks of Sitting for Long Hours

A modern world offer us easy jobs—jobs that does not require us to labor and sweat for money. The nature of our jobs has changed immensely and most of us spend a lot of time on our desk, rather than on the field. Isn’t it a wonder why people in the past are likely to […]

July 7, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Health & Wellness

Tips to Stay Healthy this Festive Season

Tips to Stay Healthy this Festive Season

You can still enjoy the delicious foods during the festive season by just eating in moderation and balancing it out with the healthy choices. It will make a big difference if you consider the portion sizes and the amount of calories you are consuming. Although our body gets its energy from calories, any excess or […]

December 25, 2012 1 Comment / Read More >>

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