Travel – It’ll Transform Your Life for the Better

In his book Wild at Heart, John Eldredge stresses that man was made for the outdoors and is really an adventurer on the inside. No four walls can contain him and that there is always a desire in his heart and soul to travel and be one with nature. Such a statement really makes sense, because no activity in this world is quite as unique and challenging as traveling. It’s full of lifetime moments and overwhelming experiences. Every time you travel, you just get a sense and a feeling of being truly alive. Read more

Preventing a Relapse When Quiting Smoking

For most people who smoke, the habit of smoking is intricately interwoven in their daily life. They light up a cigarette when they are happy, bored, excited, lonely, depressed or in company. Nicotine is addictive but what makes trying to quit smoking even more difficult is the psychological dependence smokers develop on their habit of lighting up a cigarette before confronting their life. Read more

Five Ways to Quit Smoking

People who are trying to give up smoking can find it really difficult to control their cravings for tobacco. The urge can be too strong and not without reason. It is difficult to reduce and completely eliminate the dependency on cigarettes. This is why it is important to remember that no matter how strong the craving is, it is mostly short-lived and passes on quickly enough.

Here are five ways how you can control your tobacco cravings and lead a healthier life. Read more

A Smaller Home Will Give You a Happier Life

In a world where more or bigger is considered better, only a few realize that having less is actually happier and more satisfying. If you are thinking of buying a new home, consider what benefits you can get from having a smaller one. You will be surprised that having a bigger house does not always mean you will be happier. In fact, you may find a smaller home will be able to give you a life that is fuller, happier, and more satisfying. Read more

Pregnant and Want a Healthy Baby? Better Quit Smoking

Pregnancy is a phase in a woman’s life when it is essential for her to be as healthy as possible. A pregnant woman has to be concerned and responsible for the health and well being of both herself and her unborn baby. Doctors today are increasingly stressing upon the importance of prospective mother’s good health prior to conception. One such step towards better health involves quitting smoking even before becoming pregnant. When pregnant, giving up smoking is an absolute must. Read more

If Happiness be the Question, What’s the Answer?

Happiness is a concept often used, misused, interpreted and misinterpreted. In the depths of our emotions, we juxtapose our happiness as a mere feeling and sometimes a derogatory term, which is equated simply with joy pertaining to material things that we want in our life. I would like to believe that happiness is a state wherein I am at peace with my own being. Whether external negative factors come into the picture, I have this fixed state that is not capable of being agitated. Dilemmas are inevitable, but the state should overshadow everything. Read more

Vaping? The FDA is Watching Your Facebook Account

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) has recently unleashed a horde of researchers cum investigators to look into the vaping habits of e-cigarette users. This includes research on social networks such as Facebook and other online mediums where the vaping community shares their experiences. Flush with funding of $273 million, at least 14 centers or organizations will be doing much of the research work. One of these is Georgia State University. (GSU.edu)

The main objective of these is to establish the scientific basis for future regulation and possible prohibition of the devices. Read more

This Wristwatch Comes with a Nicotine Injection System

It’s 5:05 pm and you begin to feel a slight tightening of your chest. You are inside a crowded chrome elevator with about 15 other people. Everybody’s tired and just want to go home. “Ding!” the elevator bell makes a sound and you’re now on the 30th floor. You stare at the glowing numbers of the elevator panel and every number below 30 seems to have a yellowish glow on them. You sigh and you feel your chest pound again. The elevator hums and moves down after the red headed woman in front of you gets off. You look at your wrist watch and it’s 5:06. Thoughts about the difference between comfort and discomfort make a bead of sweat fall from your brow. In your mind, you’re thinking of the pleasure of getting a drag. Read more

Rediscover the Calming Ritual of Tea Drinking

Everyone at some point in the day loves to sit down with a warm cup of liquid in their hands, set aside their worries and thoughts and experience the quietude and warmth. What is it about tea drinking that this ritual is ubiquitous to human civilizations? Read more