Not all pain after a workout is normal. Learn the difference between good pain and bad pain so you can recover and heal faster.
Meditation practice has many benefits, including better focus and stress reduction. But myths about meditation keep many people from trying this practice.
If you practice vinyasa or flow yoga, you’re probably used to lots of movement between poses. This, of course, builds heat and gives your yoga practice that flowing, dance-like feel. There are times, though, when too much moving is not good for you — such as when you are trying to meditate. But incorporating more […]
At some point in our lives most of us have dreamed of a simpler lifestyle. No more stressful meetings. No more late-night text messages from inconsiderate friends or creepy exes. But no matter how many times we wish for a long overdue break, we never seem to be able to slow down. Getting out of […]
This has been a week of Slowing Down. One moment at a time. And now that Saturday is almost here, it’s a chance to step back from the fast-paced world of technology — iPhones, non-stop Facebook videos, and distracted one-line messages to friends. But it’s not just the online world that has been dragging me […]
Once upon a time, children and bicycles went hand in hand. These days it’s technology that’s in their hands — iPods, iPhones and other smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles. Children’s interest in this technology is undeniable. In response to this, parents try to encourage children to watch educational videos online and schools often attempt to […]
Americans use electronic media 11 or more hours a day, according to Nielsen’s Total Audience Report. This puts them at risk of many technology-related health problems. The bulk of this time is taken up by traditional activities like watching TV and listening to the radio. But it also includes time glued to smartphones, computers and […]
The benefits of exercise are clear, but how much should you be doing each week? And how hard should you work out? It turns out that most of us could stand to squeeze more exercise into our day. But we can probably get away with moderate exercise like walking. Exercising Lags Behind Screen Time If […]
Just as the spring rains have finally started to fall, the struggle for clean water is everywhere in the news. But unless we change our ways soon, there may not be a drop to drink … at least one that’s clean or free. Nestlé Seeks to Profit From Oregon Spring Water As droughts continue to […]
Being healthy isn’t something you think about only when you get sick. Here are six ways to take control of your health for the long haul.