Hygiene

Health Benefits of Sweating

Health Benefits of Sweating

To sweat or not to sweat? You’re better off with the first option, which, of course, comes naturally. Here are 10 benefits of sweating. — Sweat is a built-in cooling system. The skin is covered with millions of sweat glands that cool like air-conditioning ducts. —Humans typically produce from a half-quart to a full-quart of sweat per hour depending on...

Get Smart with Exercise

Get Smart with Exercise

Regular exercise is not only a young person’s game.  Studies show that as your age, getting a regular workout affects the brain in such a way that strengthens cognitive abilities. How long do you exercise daily?   Do you wear a tracking device that records the number of steps you take each day?  If not, then consider buying one.  Fitbits and...

“Bug Season”

“Bug Season”

It’s always the “bug season” down at the gym, so beware! There’s a cliché out there about staying out of hospitals because germs gather there. It’s misleading, of course, because hospitals typically take extra care to clean everything thoroughly.  But it’s also true. Most hospital executives steer clear of questions about staph infections, for instance. Same goes for gymnasiums. There...

If you want to be happy for the rest of your life…

If you want to be happy for the rest of your life…

Being blessed has everything to do with being happy. Christians and Jews especially understand this, as well as members of most other major faiths and persuasions. But happiness often requires an attitude-adjustment technique. Here’s how: Sleep in a comfortable bed. A saggy mattress will not do. No matter what, make it a point to wake up each morning thankful you’re...

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mental Health

These are four easy things you can do to make yourself more mentally and physically well: 1) Upgrade Your Diet: What we put into our bodies is the fuel that we use to run on. Just as there are different octanes of gasoline available at the gas station, you, too, can fuel yourself with higher-octane foods. Step 1: Cut out...