Category Archives for "Health and Wellness"
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) says "social isolation and loneliness have a detrimental effect on health and well-being".
Some consider loneliness a primary emotion, on a par with fear and anger. For millions of years, survival relied on being part of a gathering; being isolated from your community was dangerous.
But now, a fear of loneliness can keep us in a toxic relationships, unfulfilling jobs, or destructive marriages.
Are you one hundred per cent satisfied with your life? Do you feel your life is fulfilling and full of meaning? Or are there things you gripe about and think you can’t change?
If you feel like you spend your life trying to be happy but never quite getting there, instead of shrugging your shoulders, why not decide to change right now.
The previous year brought us a lot of uncertainty and was definitely a year to be remembered, for better or worse. Try making 2022 more positive to bring you happiness, good mental health and the success you dream of!
Hey, are you listening?
We don’t always listen to our own self-talk or pay attention to the surrounding conversations.
Protecting and nurturing your emotional health is just as important as safeguarding your physical well-being. Being emotionally healthy means understanding and regulating your own emotions, while also recognising and empathising with the feelings of others.
You can engage in many habits regularly, some every day and some now and then, that can help you maintain your mental and emotional health.
Isolation is the “silent killer” affecting an estimated 8 million elders in the U.S., but it is an epidemic that often goes unnoticed and untreated.
On average, 40% of seniors are impacted by the isolation that comes with living alone and the resulting feelings of loneliness, increasing their risk for depression, dementia, and premature death.
Julia Merrill: As women, we tend to get locked into a pattern of taking care of work, family, and other obligations. Unfortunately, we do this at the expense of our personal wellness. But this does nothing to improve our mental or physical health.
Oversensitivity is a personality trait in which the comments and interactions experienced in contact with others are felt with an excessive, usually a negative, force.
Sensitivity reflects a spectrum from low to high, which means that all people are sensitive, but some are more and some less. According to several studies, people can be categorised into three sensitivity groups:
Certain herbs have specific curative effects, and there are many. However, it is not necessary, nor is there usually the time, to become an expert on the subject before you start. Do it gradually build up your botanical knowledge slowly and surely.
Begin by limiting your selection to familiar herbs to the garden and field varieties that flourish locally.