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Your Brain on Smiles

Your Brain on Smiles

smile, healthy lifestyle, mental wellness, wellness

Smiling Brings out More than Your Eyes

Did you know that the average person smiles 13 times a day? What’s more, when it comes to children, that figure can be as much as 400!

For such a small gesture, a smile can have powerful consequences — both for you and for everyone around you. In a recent study, researchers even discovered that people who smile are perceived as being healthier and more attractive than being the right weight or wearing make-up.

If you have ever wanted to find out more about the science behind your smile, then read on…

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7 Rеmеdіеѕ tо Fіght Fаtіguе

7 Rеmеdіеѕ tо Fіght Fаtіguе

fatigue, lifestyle, mental wellness

Not Enough Sleep? You Don’t Have to Feel Tired

Mоѕt people think thаt being tіrеd is just раrt of being аn аdult. In reality, wе ассерt far mоrе fаtіguе thаn іѕ nесеѕѕаrу or hеаlthy. Wе bruѕh оff weariness, muѕсlе асhеѕ, іrrіtаbіlіtу, аnd lack оf соnсеntrаtіоn as ѕіmрlу needing more ѕlеер. Whіlе thе average аdult ѕhоuld gеt about eight hоurѕ оf sleep, уоu ѕhоuld be аblе tо function normally and happily оn six оr еvеn fewer іn some саѕеѕ аѕ long аѕ you are tаkіng good care of уоurself in оthеr rеgаrdѕ. So how can you feel less fatigue?

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7 Simple Ways to Energize Your Mind

7 Simple Ways to Energize Your Mind

energy, mind, mental health

The Best Ways to Energize Your Mind

When 2 p.m. rolls around, does your attention start to wander? Does your productivity level drop? Does your mind feel foggy and unfocused? If you are struggling with mental as well as physical energy, there are a few simple steps you can take that will help you feel immensely sharper throughout the day.

Just as exercise energizes the body, the following 7 simple steps will help you energize your mind and beat that afternoon slump:

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5 Ways to Make a Fast and Healthy Lunch

5 Ways to Make a Fast and Healthy Lunch

lunch, quick and easy, nutrition

5 Ways to Make a Fast and Healthy Lunch

With today’s busy lifestyles, time always seems to be at a premium. Making sure my lunch is healthy takes a bit of planning, otherwise it’s far too easy and convenient to end up eating whatever is available at the time. So… here’s the question: How can we make a fast and healthy lunch?

Here are five ideas to get you excited about your lunch and keep it healthy at the same time:

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The 10-Minute Beginner Workout

The 10-Minute Beginner Workout

beginner workout, beginner, workout, fitness, exercise, diy workout

10 Minutes Is All You Need to Kick-Start Your Workout Regime

In modern society, time is as precious as gold. Finding the time to exercise is as difficult as ever, especially if you are working and have a family. That is why the obesity in our country is rising to epic proportions. All of this can be stopped by forgetting the cliché of driving to the gym, working out, and driving back home — which takes between 2-3 hours. But with this simple 10-minute workout that can be done anywhere and anytime, you have the necessary flexibility to be a busy person of the 21st century.

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Five Clinically-Approved Do It at Home Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Five Clinically-Approved Do It at Home Exercises for Lower Back Pain

lower back pain, back pain, pain relief, stretching

Treat Lower Back Pain at Home

There’s truth in that old saying ‘plenty of exercising can cure almost any disease.’ Exercising can relieve pain almost instantly (back pain included) and ensure that you do not suffer more bouts in the future.

If you have a history of back pain or have recently injured your back, you might need to consult your doctor before starting any form of exercise. If you are given the go-ahead, you can try different types of workouts, but it is always good to go for what works best for you.

Do not strain too much. Start moderately, then increase the frequency and intensity over time. Check out these tried and proven stretching routines.

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