Why Quitting Smoking can be so Hard

It is widely known that smoking is damaging to our health, yet despite the warnings, many people still struggle with this dangerous addiction. Quitting smoking is no easy feat. Indeed, when our family and friends accomplish this task, they undoubtedly earn our admiration. But what is it that makes quitting smoking difficult? One reason is […]

Resting after an Injury

You’ve been going full steam ahead, but now you’ve just pushed a little too hard, leaving yourself out of action with an injury. While it is tempting to rush back and try to push through any pain or discomfort and get back out as quickly as possible, this is the very last thing that you […]

Replacing Your Bad Habits with Healthier Alternatives

Bad habits can shorten your lifespan, make you sick or just cause a poor mood and an overweight body. There are lots of bad habits – smoking, eating too much fast food, drinking too much soda, not getting enough sleep – the list goes on and on. If you’re committed to living a healthier lifestyle, […]

Keep Boredom at Bay

After an illness or injury, many people are required to take it easy and relax at home. For those of us involved in busy, frenetic lives, this sounds like the perfect holiday, but for those in the situation, more time in bed can seem like a never-ending nightmare. When the person is actually ill, it […]

Two New Anti-Aging Theories

NAD How does this sound? An injection that would make a sixty year old person feel like they were twenty again! Well this would be the equivalent of the results so far achieved by scientists experimenting with NAD ( nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide). They claim to have moved the ‘aging markers’ in two year old mice […]

How to keep your brain in good shape

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. But, one thing we do understand about it is that it needs stimulation to remain healthy. The Long Term Benefits Of Keeping Our Brain Active Ensuring that our brain is kept active can also be beneficial to us later in life. Similarly to when […]

Stem Cells May be Able to Stop Aging

Many of us have already heard of the seemingly miraculous effects of stem cells. They are already touted as being able to potentially treat a host of diseases from cancer to diabetes and even some congenital disorders. However, one of their most promising impacts may be upon the aging process. Could these undifferentiated cells truly […]

Health and beauty tips

Whichever area one is involved in, it takes energy and focus if we are to survive the battle of modern living. When our looks confirm that we are weak and on the verge of surrender, life takes no prisoners. It will run us over and then demand that we clean up the mess ourselves. The […]