Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on December 12, 2019 Anyone who has ever been around a lot of green is absolutely aware of the benefits it can have on your overall health. Not only can plants brighten up your surroundings, but they can also lift your mood as well. From acting as solutions to various health problems to a mood-lifter, these green wonders can help relieve digestion problems, relax your anxiety levels and soothe your burns; to name a few. Different plants have varied properties which make them beneficial on so many levels. Be it a flowering plant, a moss or a vascular plant, plants play multifaceted roles of food, medicines, non-food products and also for aesthetic pleasure. Science proves that interacting with plants, both indoors and outdoors, is beneficial to one's physical and mental health. Irrespective of age, the benefits can be reaped by planting some in your garden or keeping some on your work desk. In the recent years, there … [Read more...] about Did You Know That Indoor Plants Are Good For Your Mental And Physical Health?
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Home Health Wellness Wellness ians-Lekhaka By Lekhaka on May 31, 2017 Climate change that leads to warmer than normal nights can do major harm to human sleep, researchers say. The findings showed that abnormal increases in night temperature by 1 degree Celsius can translate to three nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals per month in the US. If climate change is not addressed, warmer temperatures could cause six additional nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals by 2050 and approximately 14 extra nights per 100 by 2099, the researchers said. "Sleep has been well-established as a critical component of human health. Too little sleep can make a person more susceptible to disease and chronic illness, and it can harm psychological well-being and cognitive functioning," said lead author Nick Obradovich, postdoctoral student at Harvard University. "What our study shows is not only that ambient temperature can play a role in disrupting sleep but also that … [Read more...] about How Climate Change Affects Your Sleep & Overall Health
Source: Jurgen Rubig from Pixabay For me, sleep health is an ongoing journey, one night at a time. Techniques and rituals that brought me sound sleep 10 years ago may not work for me tonight. I keep an open mind to all healthful solutions. This is not through any virtue of my own… circumstance drove me to develop the quality of willingness – 20 years of sleepwalking, night terrors, and concurrent insomnia as symptoms of intergenerational trauma. I am fully recovered from the parasomnias and the insomnia has eased almost completely. Over the next series of blog posts, I will unpack some of the modalities and sleep practices that have helped me towards sound, restorative sleep. Reiki can benefit sleep health! It sure has benefited mine. According to William Lee Rand, renowned Reiki master, “Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It’s administered by laying on hands and can be easily learned by … [Read more...] about My Sleep-Health Tool Kit: #1) Reiki
Source: sergiophoto/Shutterstock We have all seen that couple at the party that appears to have the perfect relationship: Gazing into each other's eyes, holding hands, smiling and talking together the entire evening, they appear to be a match made in heaven. Skeptics, however, question whether a couple's public displays of affection accurately reflect their private relationship. The answer may be positively associated with the couple's proactivity in advertising their union. From wearing a partner's varsity jacket in high school, to a fraternity pin in college, to a wedding ring in adulthood, most of us recognize the social value of publicly displaying relational status. The same social customs operate online. As with the demonstrably affectionate couple at the party, some might question a pair's relational authenticity when observing them frequently posting information and photographs together on Facebook. Yet if they are “Facebook official,” research … [Read more...] about The Relationship Benefits of Going “Facebook Official”
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Praveen By Praveen Kumar | Published: Friday, November 25, 2016, 6:38 [IST] When the climate gets colder, you may need to protect your system from many health issues like cold, back pain, shoulder pain and neck pain. Instead of using pain killers or antibiotics, using a scarf can be a preventive measure. Some of us perceive a scarf as fashion statement but it is more than that. It can be a life saver in cold climate. Here are its health benefits. It Helps Prevent Cold A scarf is your defense against the weather. It reduces the chances of catching cold. Cervical Spondylosis With age, the discs and joints in your neck experience wear and tear. If you are suffering from cervical spondylosis, a scarf can keep your neck warm. Warmth Human beings could even die when they are exposed to extremely cold climate. And your neck is among the sensitive areas that can get affected to cold climate. A scarf can offer some warmth and save your life. Lumbar … [Read more...] about Why You Should Wear A Scarf In Winter