Category Archives: Healthy Environment

Healthy Environment

Living in a healthy environment can mean so much. It can mean looking after the earth, the situation surrounding you & things you put in and on your body. It emcpmpasses having a healthy environment, healing the planetary environment, environmental issues.

Globally, nearly 25 percent of all deaths and the total disease burden can be attributed to environmental factors.Environmental factors are diverse and far reaching. They include: Exposure to hazardous substances in the air, water, soil, and food. Natural and technological disasters.

The environment is important because everything that supports the survival of human beings is dependent on it. It is simply the only home of mankind, making it the most important aspect in life. Wellness of the environment directly relates to the wellness and health in human beings and every other species.

Our home and work environments affect our emotional as well as our physical health. Among other things, research reveals that our physical surroundings can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies in multiple ways.

How Can Poor Quality Sleep Affect Mental Health?

How Can Poor Quality Sleep Affect Mental Health?

More than a third of all Americans don’t get good quality sleep on a regular basis, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Consumer Reports notes that the reasons are manifold. For one, Americans are working longer (an average of 44 hours a week) – the longest work week ever recorded… Continue Reading

6 Substances That Cause Cancer In Your Home

6 Substances That Cause Cancer In Your Home

Creating a healthy home environment is rather difficult when you’re not even aware of all the hidden dangers lurking around. Unfortunately, harmful chemicals can be found in the products you use on a daily basis, and the average home actually hides numerous toxins that have been linked to cancer. Prolonged exposure to these carcinogens may… Continue Reading

5 Stress Management Techniques To Start Today

5 Stress Management Techniques To Start Today

Many people have accepted a constant state of stress as their new normal. In fact, the majority of Americans are overly stressed, and more so than usual. Yet, the health implications of this state of mind can be dangerous. While stress is a natural response to certain situations, too much of it can keep your… Continue Reading

Recovery & Planning Your Life After A Disaster

Recovery & Planning Your Life After A Disaster

If you take into consideration that we come into this life to learn through the experiences we attract, then the fact that you have had one disaster after another indicates that you are well on your way to accomplishing exactly why you are here, and that is to grow spiritually. Pain lends to spiritual growth.… Continue Reading

The 3 Keys Of Health

The 3 Keys Of Health

“It is health, that is real wealth, not pieces of gold and silver” – Ghandi When people speak of our “Healthcare System” it is almost always in the context of curing, fixing, or preventing some kind of illness. As such it should really be called the ‘illness treatment and prevention system.” Not to say that treating… Continue Reading

How Can Financial Stress Affect Your Mental Health?

How Can Financial Stress Affect Your Mental Health?

We know that anxiety and stress can affect our wellbeing and mood, but when prevalent and severe, it can also cause mental health issues in people of all ages. A recent study published in the Community Mental Health journal found that even university students who struggle to pay bills, show worsening symptoms of anxiety and alcohol… Continue Reading

7 Ways To Lead An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

7 Ways To Lead An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

It goes without saying that a large majority of us lead extremely wasteful and decadent lifestyles from time to time. This could range from buying too much, spending too much to even overeating. What a lot of people still don’t understand is that all of this has an adverse effect on both our lives and… Continue Reading

Life-Changing Wellness Habits

Life-Changing Wellness Habits

Staying healthy has always been a tricky thing for a lot of us. While the basic philosophy tells us it’s simple (eat well, exercise, see your doctor regularly), in reality, it can be complicated to figure out how to leave enough time for our own well-being in this hectic, crazy world where we’re rushing from… Continue Reading

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