Posts Tagged“wellness”

Being a woman in American society makes you disproportionately likely to experience sexual misconduct or harassment due to your sex. It’s an unfortunate reality that the majority of women will, at some point in their lives experience some form of harassment or assault; in fact, 81 percent of women have already experienced one form of sexual harassment or another. But while any level of offensive behavior should be considered distasteful, it may be difficult to discern the line between someone being a jerk and someone committing a crime against you. For example, if your waiter calls you “sweetie” when you…

It’s easy to overlook the many benefits of dancing, not only for your body but for your mental health as well. The great thing about dancing is that there are so many genres of it, so you are bound to find one that works for you. Whether you are into hip hop, ballet, modern, or even line dancing, there are benefits to engaging in these activities regardless of their intensity level. And dancing is great at any age – even for older adults who might be looking for a way to keep active and healthy. As a low-impact cardio workout,…

Dealing with drugs can be a painful experience for the person who is experiencing the problem as well as for the family and loved ones who may feel helpless. If someone who is close to you is currently experiencing a drug problem, the best thing you can do is to give your full support and to show that you genuinely care and that you would want him or her to heal soon. Dependence on a Substance People can be addicted to nicotine, alcohol, prescription drugs and more and have the tendency to use it in few ways aside from what…

As you’ve gotten older, you’ve noticed your body undergo numerous changes — most of them not so good. But perhaps the most annoying development you’ve experienced is the formation of cellulite — those annoying dimples and lumps in your skin. The good news? You don’t have to live with cellulite forever. Cellulite reduction is possible through companies such as Sono Bello, which highlight their cosmetic procedures on such social medial platforms as Instagram. Cellulite goes by many names, including the mattress phenomenon, hail damage, cottage-cheese skin, and even orange-peel skin. No matter what you call it, it’s a phenomenon that…

If you’re trying to get pregnant, then anything that can give you an insight into when you’re ovulating, or better yet, can predict when you’re going to ovulate, is worth a look. An accurate prediction of the days in each cycle when you’re fertile let you know you’re trying to get pregnant at the time when it’s most likely to succeed. One of the most common ways to check if you’re ovulating are OPKs. That’s an abbreviation of ‘Ovulation Predictor Kits’, they’re available from chemists and supermarkets, and work like pregnancy tests. They test your urine for a particular hormone…

There are far less people in the world that smoke than ever before thanks to the swathe of information which we now have about this habit. Smoking related diseases kill a great number of people each year and this, plus the fact that many public areas refuse to allow people to smoke, has encouraged many people to quit the habit for good. With this being said giving up the habit is far easier said than done, and I am speaking from experience. When I first quit smoking I was very lucky to have my friend Dayanna Volitich on hand, who…

Construction sites, forges, smithies, heavy industrial plants and other similar workplaces can be downright dangerous to say the least. It is often the foot that gets to be the brunt of such potentially dangerous places. A heavy iron beam slipping and falling on the toes, or a machine or even molten metal crashing down on an unprotected foot can not only end careers but can also mean massive amounts of insurance payments to boot, no pun intended. This is the part where Steel Blue Boots come into the picture. There are various reasons due to which such boots are deemed…

You are not alone if you feel under pressure or depressed. Studies by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that nearly a fifth of the UK’s adults experience depression or anxiety, with women more likely to suffer from the conditions. There are many reasons why you can become depressed, with everyone susceptible to the illness. However, certain genetic variations can mean that some of us are more prone to the condition than others. Some may be prescribed with anti-depressants by their doctor, but these don’t always have the intended effect. That’s where gardening comes into the equation. Reports suggest…

If you’re a social smoker, trying to quit smoking while maintaining a social life can seem daunting. But it’s important not to let your social life fall by the wayside while you’re kicking the habit. In order to help you, we’ve drawn up the following guide and tips. The similarities between alcohol and nicotine It is beneficial to know how nicotine behaves in a similar way to alcohol. At the extreme, government data has found that up to 90 per cent of people who are addicted to alcohol will also smoke. Furthermore, smokers have been found to be more likely…

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be caused due to an extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. Many people use sunblock creams and properly cover their skin during summers. But as the outside temperature decreases, they tend to forget that it’s equally important to protect their skin from UV exposure during the spring season. If you notice a mole or strange marks on your skin, consult your doctor at the earliest. With the help of certain tests, they will accurately diagnose the problem. Treating melanoma cancer isn’t always easy, but through preventive measures, you can reduce the…