Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Signs of Chronic Stress

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Therapy|Tags: , , , , |

Ellie, not her real name, is used to be an active teenager. When she went to college, she always joined clubs and was active in several extra-curricular activities. When she got her degree, she constantly kept herself busy, thinking that being busy meant she was on her way to being successful. Fast forward a few [...]

Foods to Score Some Zzzs and Reduce Cancer Risk!

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 29th, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , , |

There are plenty of habits to promote one’s overall health but did you know that you can lower your risk of cancer through a good night’s sleep?  In a recent study, researchers found out that losing a good night’s sleep can make cancer become more aggressive as well as increase its rate of growth. This [...]

Long Distance: Making It Work

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 28th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Therapy|Tags: , , |

They say distance is the worst hindrance a couple will ever encounter in their relationship. Those who have long distance relationships say it’s a lot of work with very little payoff. But don’t fret. Just because your significant other happened to be a thousand miles away from you doesn’t mean you couldn’t make it work. [...]

Anxious? Try Munching on These Stress-Busting Foods!

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 25th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Therapy|Tags: , , , |

Stress… no matter what we do, where we go, or who we’re with, stress is a consistent presence in any person’s life. There are different ways to deal with stress and for some, overeating is one way to help them cope. After all, how many TV shows have we seen featuring our favorite character turning [...]

Smartphone Use at Night Isn’t So Smart

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

For the average office worker, cramming in more work at night using a smartphone is a good way to get more things done and have fewer work assignments the next day. However, in a new research co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar, this habit might not be as beneficial as we think. In [...]

Quitting Smoking and Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Alternative Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the New Year come several resolutions that the average Joe desperately tries to stick with. There’s the “I need to spend more time with my family”, then there’s the “I need to go to the gym more often”. But there’s one resolution that countless of Americans try to fulfil: “I need to stop smoking”. [...]