Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

What Does Organic Mean? If you see the “USDA Organic” or “Certified Organic” seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list that is 95-percent or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes. It must also not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The remaining 5 … Continue reading Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

Workplace Ergonomics for Better Health

After sitting behind a desk for more than eight hours a day, you’re bound to get some aches and pains in your neck, back, or wrists. However, by incorporating proper office ergonomics (think feng shui that helps your joints), feeling tired or achy will be a thing of the past. Changes such as correct chair height, equipment spacing, and desk posture can ensure a comfortable … Continue reading Workplace Ergonomics for Better Health

Can Love Affect Your Waistline?

When living the single life, everything is about your daily schedule, free time, and goals. Also, it is completely acceptable to seclude yourself at home with a bowl of cereal and the newest “Grey’s Anatomy” episode with zero judgment. It’s all relatively smooth sailing until you find that one person that turns your world upside-down in the best possible way. Before you know it, you’re … Continue reading Can Love Affect Your Waistline?

Using Yoga to Heal Body and Mind

The practice of yoga and meditation can be traced back as far as fifth- and sixth-century BCE. It is commonly used for physical, spiritual, and emotional healing. According to Heath Line Newsletter, one study showed that after 10 weeks of practicing yoga and meditation, participants experienced lower levels of anxiety and depression. Yoga also improves heart health, promotes sleep quality, improves balance and flexibility, and … Continue reading Using Yoga to Heal Body and Mind

How to Be Body Positive

A huge factor to a healthy well-being and attitude toward life is body image. It may be what we first see in the mirror, but it doesn’t start there. Positive and negative body image begins in the mind and can be more than just what you like or dislike about yourself. Body image can affect you emotionally, mentally, and physically. The images seen on social … Continue reading How to Be Body Positive