In our world of emerging trends like cryo-therapy and hot yoga, it’s becoming more common for people to subject their bodies to temperatures that might be higher or lower than they are used to for wellness purposes. However, can temperature extremes really be healthy? Is it actually safe to expose the body to more heat or more cold than it’s used to? In a word: yes - but in moderation.
Feeling tired? Juggling work, family, school, a social life, or any other number of obligations means that your sleeping schedule can suffer. While it’s important to prioritize sleep for your health, there are times when feeling sluggish is unavoidable. To help combat that fatigue and give you a quick boost of energy to power you through your day, we suggest trying one (or several) of these sensory pick-me-ups.
One trend that we’re excited to see in 2019: New Year’s resolutions that aren’t correlated with the number on the scale or the total calories consumed in a week. The focus has shifted to wellness, self-care, and preventative measures to promote good health and prosperity in 2019, and we’re here for it! To help aid in your goals for this year, we’ve brought together some of our favorite tools and products that will keep you on track on your journey with wellness. Whether you’re looking to reduce stress, get more sleep, or kick bad habits to the curb, we’re confident these will be a great resource for a healthier and happier you in 2019!
November is here, which means the end of fall foliage season and the beginning of holiday festivities, and lots of great food and drink. While these welcome indulgences are around the corner, it’s good to think of ways to keep a healthy balance in your life through regular exercise. And, if you’re feeling too sluggish to get on the treadmill, there’s tool you can add into your arsenal that is an all-around aid in your workout routine: green tea. What’s so great about this ancient brew? This wonderful plant is full of healthy nutrients, antioxidants, and amino acids to help you pre- and post-workout.
We’ve all experienced occasions when we’d like to focus on some sort of task but can’t seem to get “in the zone.” Luckily, there are simple ways to achieve focus that are effective. Below, we list five easy steps that will help you to get centered quickly. Each “step” will take you down a new sensory pathway that has an impact on our mood and our ability to concentrate.
In our last blog post, we made a general introduction to the concept of circadian rhythm (CR) and its importance in maintaining balance in our daily routines and sleep. In this blogpost, we’re going to take a little closer look at one particular aspect of the impact of CR: supporting the maintenance of healthier food intake and more efficient weight control.
Many of the cycles in nature – like bears hibernating or deciduous trees losing their leaves – are often calibrated by the light of the sun. Its daily appearance and disappearance over weeks and months is like a slow-rocking cradle for our systems, balancing between periods of activity and rest. Sleep is a crucial part of maintaining this balance for humans.