"The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are." - Maxime Lagacé
Aug 27, 2020
Disasters often strike without warning or with little warning. Stocking up the right non-perishable food items can help you weather the storm.
Fuelling your body during an emergency is different from your everyday diet. Your body will use more energy, so you should eat high-energy, high protein foods. In addition, nutritious foods will help to maintain good health.
It is a well-known fact that exercise is beneficial for our health and well-being. It also lowers blood pressure, improves our sleep and leads to better glycemic control.
New research on exercise reveals that group exercising may have other positive effects that were overlooked before. Our thoughts and attitudes are influenced by the people around us, and when we get to know people who exercise regularly, we start to view the activity as desirable, doable and appealing.
Agoraphobia is a mental health condition that makes one experience an intense fear of leaving their premises. The person is terrified of going outside their homes, and can also feel that it is hard to escape a certain place. Agoraphobia can take many shapes and is accompanied by chronic anxiety and panic attacks.
Example: If a person has a panic attack at a subway, they may start to avoid going to a subway, associating it with fear.
Many people eat three meals a day. But we don't have to eat this way.
In trying to find a new routine while working from home, many Americans are drawn to eating a Big Meal once a day when they're ready to have it. A Big meal is large and can be eaten at any time of the day, typically in the late afternoon. It is not a diet, just a convenient way of eating.
Sunshine has repeatedly been found to increase moods, dampen negative moods and reduce tiredness.
People are happier and more helpful when the sun is out. A study showed that Minnesota diners tip more generously in sunny weather and American studies observed better daily stock returns on sunny days. Sunshine also affect our mental sharpness.
Ketones are products of the fat metabolism that occurs when the body is running low on carbohydrates and proteins as sources of energy.
Ketones can cross the blood-brain barrier and act as a substitute for glucose to supply the brain with essential energy.
Whenever someone yawns near you, you may find it near impossible not to yawn.
New studies found the reason we battle to stop a yawn appears to reside in the brain area that's responsible for motor function. The urge to yawn when you see someone else doing it is known as echophenomenon - the automatic imitation of another person. Other types of echophenomena include echolalia - imitation of words, and echopraxia - imitations of actions.
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