Fifteen Benefits of Drinking Water by James McIntosh (www.medicalnewstoday.com)
Keeping hydrated is crucial for health and well-being, but many people do not consume enough fluids each day.
Around 60 percent of the body is made up of water, and around 71 percent of the planet’s surface is covered by water.
Perhaps it is the ubiquitous nature of water that means drinking enough each day is not at the top of many people’s lists of priorities.
To function properly, all the cells and organs of the body need water.
Here are some reasons our body needs water:
Meal of the Day- Grilled Turmeric Chicken With Cucumber Salad (www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk)
5 Steps to Make Affirmations Work for You by Ronald Alexander Ph.D. (www.psychologytoday.com)
Affirmations (meaning statements said with confidence about a perceived truth) have helped thousands of people make significant changes in their lives. But they don't always work for everyone. How can one person have great success using this tool, while another sees no results at all?
An affirmation can work because it has the ability to program your mind into believing the stated concept. This is because the mind doesn't know the difference between what is real or what is fantasy. When you watch a movie, and you start to laugh or cry, your mind is empathizing with the characters on the screen even though it is only Hollywood magic. There are both positive and negative types of affirmations. I'm sure many of us can remember being told as a child by a teacher, parent, or coach that we didn't have the ability to do something (we were fat, clumsy, etc.). These unwholesome statements can stay with us in the conscious or unconscious mind, which we then reinforce throughout our lives.
Here Are 5 Ways Spring Cleaning Can Make You Healthier by Whitney Akers (www.healthline.com)
Spring-cleaning this year has taken on greater importance than simply kicking off the season of renewal with a clean, decluttered space.
Many communities are already stemming the COVID-19 outbreak by upping their hygiene and cleaning regimens — and spending more time in their homes.
Cleaning and organizing the space you spend most of your time in can keep your immune system strong, boost your mood, and offer a task that promotes focus and reflection during a trying time.
“When we envision spring-cleaning as a time to rejuvenate our inner and outer world, the cleanup process can be incredibly enlivening rather than being a tiresome chore,” Carla Marie Manly, PhD, a clinical psychologist, told Healthline.
Here are five ways you can benefit from spring-cleaning this year and expert guidance on what tasks to prioritize.
A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, there’s a lot that can interfere with natural sleep patterns. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well.
Here are 10 reasons why good sleep is important.
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