Category: Health

meditation

101 Benefits of Meditation

We live in the age of abundance. Most of the population are overworked, over stressed, or overweight, or over drugged and the list may be continued. Moreover, we live in the internet world and it’s no wonder that our minds are over saturated with information. We are constantly checking emails, blogs and various networks, absorbing us...

stress level

Vulnerability to Stress

The stress-disease relation Research on stress disease, in general,brought evidence on the extent to which physical and social environmental factors affect health and linked stress to disease. Many diseases are not caused by what happens to us, but especially because of our inability to adapt, thus they are called “adaptation diseases”. Among these, the most common...

dangers of alcohol and reproductive health

The effects of alcohol consumption on reproductive health

Regarding the effects of alcohol on reproductive health, numerous studies demonstrate its teratogen properties (alcohol generates fetal birth defects) and its contribution to low fertility. The processes by which alcohol may affect conception include an increase in estrogen, which will reduce FSH secretion, suppressing thus folliculogenesis (follicle formation) and ovulation. Also, alcohol can have an effect...

tv is better than books?

Are books better than TV?

Our transformation into a visual society helps children and adolescents less than enhances their work with cognitive operations. The image is even more totalitarian and enigmatic than the word. Conceptualization, generalization, abstraction represent operations that are mostly performed by using verbal language. Language is unanimously accepted as a fundamental form of our cognitive activity. Each experience...

redefine happiness

What makes us feel good? 10 habit ways designed to bring you authentic happiness

Most of us believe that happiness happens when an extraordinary event occurs in our lives and we often tend to expect such events to come to us. On the contrary, it is our main responsibility to create new habits which should fulfill ourselves and make us feel happy. The positive psychology urges us to adopt a...

Time to relax: 9 Ways to a Happy Body

The current busy corporate lifestyle has a negative effect on health in general. When our bodies aren’t in shape anymore and suffer the effects of stress, it is very hard to be happy. Those who work out, take care of their body and even reserve a time for relaxation involve not only their body, but also...

legs

How to treat cramps: 5 ways to get rid of leg cramps

Leg cramps are a common condition consisting in sudden and painful spasms, tightening, or contractions in the muscles of the legs. During a cramp, the affected muscle suddenly shortens, causing an intense pain. Most of the times, the affected muscle cannot or can be hardly controlled. The painful contraction can last from a few seconds to...

what is a positive attitude

Benefits of Positive Thinking

Is positive thinking a magic potion in treating health problems? Currently there are many theories about positive thinking. With a simple internet search of this concept, you will discover a large number of books, articles, websites devoted to positive thinking, all of them demonstrating the popularity of the topic. Within the limits of objectivism, the benefits...