Four Health Checks You  Shouldn’t Ignore

Four Health Checks You Shouldn’t Ignore

It seems we’re made aware of how vital things like diet and exercise are to our overall health every day. In fact, we hear it so often that sometimes it’s the only thing that we focus on. However, there is more to our health than just making sure we get enough of a balanced diet.  While we must pay attention to our diet and exercise, there are four health checks that you shouldn’t ignore.  Here are some other health checks you should be making regularly.  Check Your Eyesight Your eyesight is essential. Not only do you need to be able to see clearly to do everyday things like driving a car, but if you’re straining to see, you may be giving yourself unnecessary side effects, such as headaches.  You should get your eyes tested every two years to see if there have been any changes in your eyesight.  An eye examination will involve a series of simple short tests to see how well you can see. From the information gathered, an optometrist will be able to provide you with a prescription for glasses if needed.  Once you have your prescription, head to https://www.onlineopticiansuk.com/, and order new glasses that match (and correct!) your eyesight. … View Post
Three Tips for Staying Consistent with Lifestyle Changes

Three Tips for Staying Consistent with Lifestyle Changes

If you have decided that it is time to take up a new, healthy lifestyle, then that’s great. Choosing to do this and get started is one of the toughest parts of the process, so it’s fantastic that you have taken this step. However, the next thing that you need to do is stick to it! This is easier said than done, so here are three tips for staying consistent with lifestyle changes. Be Mindful of What You’re Eating One thing you must do to stick to lifestyle changes is to watch what types of foods you eat. Most people do not like to do this, and at times it can become obsessive, so watch out for signs with this and seek help if needed. But, you need to watch what you’re putting into your body, especially if you are following a specific diet. For example, you need to know what foods to avoid on keto if you adopted this lifestyle specifically, and the same goes for any other disciplined eating plan. There is always going to be a list of forbidden foods, and you must know what they are if you want the best (and healthiest) results. If you aren’t following… View Post
Yoga Workouts for a Healthy Lifestyle (Guest Post)

Yoga Workouts for a Healthy Lifestyle (Guest Post)

A healthy lifestyle is the need and wish of a person who wants a happy and satisfying life. It’s not a matter of how much you have. But how good you feel during your days and nights. If you feel stressed, less satisfied, and unhappy, then you need to add some yoga workouts to your life. Fifteen minutes of yoga can transform your mood and bring you peaceful sensations. That’s why many health gurus recommend it. Yoga transforms many lives into better ones. In this post, you will know undeniable reasons to add yoga to your lifestyle. Moreover, you will know breathing, meditation, and yoga poses. So, you can do yoga workouts accurately to get a healthy lifestyle. Keep reading further. Core benefits of yoga no one can deny Yoga is the most flexible workout routine. A person can do it during any time of the day. Moreover, it does not require the best fitness equipment. Below here are the reasons that will compel you to set up a routine for yoga immediately. Peaceful and holistic exercise Burning of fats Transformation of mood immediately Normalizing body weight Strong mind-body connection Regulation of heart rate Better breathing Higher serotonin levels A decrease… View Post
A Karmic Tarot Reading For These Difficult Times

A Karmic Tarot Reading For These Difficult Times

There’s been a lot of speculation from the spiritual community that the current global crisis is possibly a response to humanity’s imbalance. Imbalances such as our focus on material things, our treatment of Mother Earth, and increasing class warfare, to name a few. I believe in karma. I believe that we are all here to correct karmic lessons which may take several lifetimes to square away. You might disagree with my beliefs, and that’s perfectly fine, but I think it is tough to argue that what is happening in the world right now is not forcing us all to take inventory of our priorities. Social distancing. Self-isolation. Mandatory curfews. Rationed supplies. Physical separation. Closed borders. As an American expat in the UK, the reality of not being able to plan a trip back to America to visit my friends and family is heartwrenching. Most of my husband’s family live an hour or more away and they might as well be on the other side of the Atlantic too. Every day I remind myself of the ways I have privilege. Despite facing individual challenges, the current situation must be nearly impossible vulnerable groups, such as the homeless and elderly communities. I… View Post
Six Ways Your Job May Be Impacting Your Health

Six Ways Your Job May Be Impacting Your Health

You go to work every single day and sometimes this means working for someone (or an organisation) who doesn’t always have your best interests at heart. Yes, they pay you a wage, but they do not care for you in the ways you need them to. They do not care as much for your welfare compared to the interest they have for their profits. Did you know that your job could be giving you more than stress issues? You need to seriously consider the harm your job could be causing your health, as it could also be impacting your mental health. Here are six ways your job may be impacting your health. Reduced Exercise Performance You may find you’re out of shape. You need to be able to exercise as a way to release stress. The emotional and mental drain you experience as a result of pressure from your job can also impact your ability to perform exercises to the degree you once did. Be sure to take rest and make physical activity a top priority. Poor Mental Health Your mental health may suffer if you are stressed due to pressure at work. Self-doubt, excessive multi-tasking, and unreasonable deadlines can all… View Post