In Japan, Shinrin-yoku — translated as “forest bathing” — is the act of walking in nature to manage stress and relax. Aristotle made the outdoors his classroom and taught while he walked. Walking is probably one of the most underrated exercise options, and it costs nothing, boosts energy, improves cardiovascular health, with its benefits dating back […]
What Is Inflammation?
Inflammation is the body’s immune response to harmful stimuli (pathogens, irritants, microbes, damaged cells, injuries, etc.). In short, it is the body’s reaction to injury or infection.
Chronic inflammation occurs when irritants causing inflammation remain in the body. It can last for months, years, or even for a whole lifetime. It can be subtle, bunkered […]
Anxiety can be brutal. Sleepless nights, racing heart, cold sweats — all are hallmarks of a condition that afflicts approximately 40 million Americans. Even on a level that doesn’t get classified as a clinical condition, anxiety affects nearly everyone at one point or another. But what it does to your physical and mental health is more […]
If you haven’t heard already, walking is healthy. We spend so much time sitting for work and pleasure, tension in our bodies slowly creep in because we are accustomed to being sedentary.
Walking is a natural movement for us human beings so by giving into our functional design, we are also improving our health. And to […]
ONE of the biggest complaints in modern society is being overscheduled, overcommitted and overextended. Ask people at a social gathering how they are and the stock answer is “super busy,” “crazy busy” or “insanely busy.” Nobody is just “fine” anymore.
When people aren’t super busy at work, they are crazy busy exercising, entertaining or taking their […]