When people think of gardening, too often is it associated with the older crowd making it easy to dismiss as a hobby to pick up. With that being said, we are repeatedly told and even shown that gardening has a wonderful effect on our mental health, positively contributing to a happier mind set. The purpose of this article is to squash that negative, older connotation and discover exactly why gardening offers so many benefits. Responsibility At times where things can feel messy and overwhelming, gardening offers an outline that gives a person a sense of control. Often personal relationships can
Healthy eating is on the rise. We are cutting carbs, busting sugar and thinking more about what we put in our bodies. We read labels when shopping and plan menus ahead of time to reduce inflammatory ingredients, such as refined sugar, in our diets. We eat whole foods in place of packaged foods and make smarter choices when eating out. Whether you want to lose weight, bump up the health factor in your daily menu, train for a marathon, or have always been a person who considers healthy menu choices a vital part in living an active lifestyle, be sure
Did you know that on average, us girls own around 21 pairs of shoes? Yes, really. However, half of us only end up actually wearing 2 or 3 staple pairs day in day out, making the remaining 18 pairs pretty redundant! So, let’s talk about five pairs of shoes that every woman should have in her closet. You can still buy twenty pairs of your favourites if you like, but you’ll most likely end up wasting money and never wearing them! With these five, you’ll have a pair for every possible occasion. THE Heels Whether you’re heading to a wedding
You may be able to monitor and increase your energy level at work if you change a couple of behaviors, especially those centered on eating and food. Eat Right to Prevent Blood Sugar Fluctuations Eat breakfast before work, so you have a chance to fuel up before you even enter the door of your workplace. Keeping your blood sugar level stable will also keep your energy levels even. Diabetics know the importance of eating a balanced combination of proteins and carbohydrates to keep your blood sugar from spiking and cratering. Choose dairy products for snacks, as they are easily
Deciding to start an exercise program is a healthy lifestyle choice. There are many ways to exercise and beginners often wonder which type of exercise they should pick. There is no one best answer. It all depends on what you are wanting to achieve and what your goals are. In this article, we will discuss what we should look for when choosing aerobic or anaerobic exercise. Aerobic Exercise and What It Does Aerobic exercise is also called cardio respiratory or cardio exercise. An aerobic activity raises the heart and breathing rates by a continuous physical movement for at least several
Yoga is not just about staying fit or losing weight. Yoga is much more than that. In fact, we’ve asked several women why they are doing yoga and we were surprised that each one of them had a different answer.
How many times did you post a Facebook status to announce to everyone on your friends’ list your intention to start working out and lose weight as part of your New Year’s Resolution?
Do you ever wonder how celebrities manage to maintain their figure? These people are famous not just because of their talent in acting but also because of their killer looks and yes, that includes their svelte, model-like bodies.
Looking for a reason to stay motivated? This woman’s incredible transformation will blow you away.
Remember when you were a kid and you’d voraciously wipe out every meal you are served with because you know that no matter what you wolf down it won’t affect your weight?