It’s a sad fact of life that far too many people end up going through their lives feeling tired, run down, and otherwise lacking in joy and vitality. This often happens simply because of the sheer amount of work and responsibility that is just a natural part of most people’s everyday life. Between work, family, relationships, and everything else that can cause a sense of stress in your life, it can often feel like many of us simply have too much going on at once. The really sad thing is that a lot of people seem to believe that this is just the way that life is and there’s nothing that they can actually do about it.
However, the truth is that you don’t need to spend your life feeling tired and stressed out and the solutions can often be far simpler and easier than you might think. With that in mind, here are a few ways that you can wake up your mind, body, and soul, and finally start really living your life. Continue reading
We’ve all experienced a bad night’s sleep at one time or another. It leaves you feeling irritable, sad, exhausted and due to the effect it has on your hormones it can even make you feel hungrier during the day. As bad as this is in the short term, chronic bad sleep can cause high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and make any existing mental health issues a lot worse too. Our bodies need sleep as it’s a chance to repair, transfer memories into long term memory storage, synthesize hormones and grow and repair muscle. Here’s some more information about sleep – and how you can get more of it! Continue reading
Flu, gastro, ear infections, chesty coughs are some of the most common reasons people need a week off work. The trouble is that they aren’t serious illnesses, but they seem to knock us flat on our backs. We’re completely unable to carry on with the simplest of day-to-day tasks. If you’re struck down by one these common ailments, chances are all you want to do is curl up on the sofa, under a blanket, and peruse the delights of daytime TV. This isn’t coping! It’s time to get up and try one of these strategies to help you get over your illness and back to the world of healthy living: Continue reading