There aren’t many people who really like change. Perhaps if the change is something we choose willingly then we feel more positively about it than if it’s forced on us. It’s important to take this on board if you want to make changes to your behaviours that affect your health. In this article we’re going to talk about:
Changing your health behavior.
How change works.
How to make it work for you.
How to change willingly.
It takes a little practice and dedication, but it needn’t be difficult.
If you’re serious about taking charge of your health then this article will help you do that. It’s quite long, so:
Make a cup of tea and
take it slowly.
Bookmark it so you can come back and digest it over time.
How do you know if research is valid and reliable? How do you spot good science from bad science?
Perhaps you or a family member or loved one has a particular disorder and you want to know more about research and developments in drugs and treatments. How do you know if a site or a source is credible, and sort the good studies from the ones that aren’t worth your time or hope? Continue reading →
Anxiety – that uncomfortable, nagging, nervous feeling that won’t let you settle or concentrate.
Being anxious can range from a little worry over an upcoming event or something that’s beyond your comfort zone, to a full-blown medical condition.
In this article we talk about how to overcome mild to moderate anxiety, so that you can feel more confident and comfortable in everyday situations. See the links at the end for help with more severe problems. Continue reading →
You know how it is, when you’re running, that your mind slips out of gear and the answers to questions, problems, issues, challenges seem to form themselves out of fresh air. So it was with this list. Continue reading →
Wearing the right exercise apparel can make the difference between workout enjoyment and workout misery. Clothes that rub, chafe, make you feel too hot or too cold can put you off going to the gym or hitting the road.
Here’s our guide to getting it right. We’re going to look at the right fabric and its technology, how to wear them, comfort and fit. Continue reading →
Find out which memory foam mattress is best for you
Memory foam mattresses started out being used in hospitals to help people who were bed-ridden for long periods. Often such people end up with bed sores or pressure sores and memory foam – initially developed for the space programme – was seen as a solution. Continue reading →
Leg cramps can be really painful; so what causes them?
We’ve all had them; your leg muscles (often the calf muscles) suddenly spasm and stiffen and you start leaping about in agony – much to the amusement of anyone who happens to be watching at the time! You might be in the middle of some exercise, you might be watching Tv, you might even be asleep in the middle of the night – leg cramps can happen pretty much any time but what causes them? Continue reading →
Our lives are becoming more and more sedentary; we spend hours sitting crouched over computer desks (as you probably are now) and our posture and our backs suffer. Back problems are notoriously difficult to overcome and many people are turning to kneeling or posture chairs. Continue reading →
Most women often experience breakouts during their period, pregnancy and during their menopausal years. This is what the medical field calls as hormonal acne. This type of acne is referred to as hormonal acne because they are brought about by changes in the body, specifically, hormones.
Some home remedies for pimples may work for hormonal acne but majority does not.