The Importance of Work-Life Balance and Overcoming Work Addiction

Although not a formally recognized addiction, workaholics struggle with balance   Work-life balance is something we aspire to but rarely achieve. This is particularly the case for people who work too much, including workaholics, or people who are addicted to work. Workaholism or work addiction was first used to describe an uncontrollable need to work constantly.[…]

4 Steps to a Great Walking Technique

Proper Walking Form A great fitness walking technique will give you better comfort, power, and speed. Whether you are a beginner or you want to improve your walking workouts, these four steps will make a difference.   Many people take up walking without thinking about the proper walking form. But your posture, foot motion, stride, and use of arm[…]

Ways to Deal With a Workplace Cyberbully

Whether your co-worker is sending threatening emails or you’re being targeted on social media, some workplace bullies use the internet to intimidate others. Here’s how to deal with a cyberbully at work.   Most people consider cyberbullying a teenage issue, but the workplace is not immune to cyberbullying. In fact, workplace bullies often use cyberbullying to intimidate coworkers[…]

The Effects of Storytelling on Well-Being

The art of storytelling has long been a respected skill and important tradition in many cultures. Over the course of history, community elders and their stories have been regarded as a treasure trove of the society’s knowledge, history, and wisdom. Older members of a community were encouraged to share their stories with younger generations, keeping the[…]

How Your Body Adapts After a Workout

We know that, if we want to change our bodies, we have to overload the muscles. When we do that, the body’s response is an adaptation, which refers to your body’s physiological response to training.   When you do new exercises or load your body in a different way, your body reacts by increasing its ability to cope with that[…]

Exercises for Better Balance

Balance training can help improve your workouts as well as your everyday life. Here are five exercises to get you started.   Balance training isn’t just for your grandparents anymore! Athletes have discovered how specific balance training exercises make them more explosive and powerful. Seniors have found it helps them prevent injuries from falls and maintain[…]

Aches and Pains You Should Never Ignore

Pain is your body’s way of telling you something’s wrong. Sometimes you’ll know exactly why you’re hurting: If you went hard at the gym yesterday, it’s no surprise you’re sore today. But sometimes pain is symptomatic of a more serious condition. Be aware of these seven aches and pains that may require immediate medical treatment.  […]