6 Tips for Staying Healthy & Happy This Winter

Winter is a lovely season but can throw us through a loop in terms of mental and physical health. Dreary days can be downright depressing, the cold tempts us to stay indoors and illness runs rampant. If you wish to truly enjoy this beautiful season, keep these tips in mind! Read more

Are You Getting The Right Amount of Sleep?

Sleeping too little has long been connected with many poor health conditions. The remedy was thought to be encouraging longer periods of sleep. However, it appears from some reasonably large samples and group studies, that too much sleep can have harmful effects. The data suggests that both too much and too little sleep, as measured by the best performing group, was problematic. Read more

Music as Motivation for Losing Weight

Losing weight can be quite a challenge due to the lack of motivation. Overweight people try different techniques to succeed. They exercise in groups or on their own. You need self-motivation when working out by yourself. One of the best motivation methods is music. Read more

6 Ways to Fight the Winter Blues

Winter if finally here, and anybody who lives in a climate that produces winter-like settings, knows that the colder temperatures, increased illness, and shorter days can really take a toll on a person. All of this can sometimes lead to feeling tired, worn out, stressed, and sometimes, even depressed. Here are a few ideas to help fight off the winter blues. Read more

7 Tips to Improve Your Morning (And Your Day)

With the days approaching their shortest, it’s increasingly likely that you’re getting up an hour or more before the sun rises.  While early mornings can be difficult even during the warmer months, now, with falling temperatures and the absence of stimulating sunlight, waking up can be downright brutal.  Read more

Sleep and the City: How White Noise Benefits Urban Sleepers

My little family lives in a noisy complex. Near a freeway. In the city.

Night after night, it’s not unusual to find bed-time accompanied by sirens, car horns, the sounds of drunk debauchery slowly making its way home and echoing televisions. Needless to say, getting to sleep and staying asleep is often a problem. Read more

How Weird Dreams May Actually Help Us

There are times in life when we experience the ever dreaded state of stress overload. Western society is fast-paced with rarely any time to “stop and smell the roses.” All of us have responsibilities such as jobs, money, relationships, children, health… and we are trying to balance all of those things while going at what seems like a thousand miles per hour. Read more