Mind and Body Benefits Chair yoga, one of the most gentle forms of exercise, is practiced while seated or standing and using a chair for support. It provides numerous health benefits including boosting immunity, something we all value greatly during this pandemic. Backing this claim, new research published in the International Journal of Advanced Research in Microbiology and Immunology found that certain yogic breathing practices … Continue reading Chair Yoga For Strength, Balance, and Mental Health
Meeting your health needs as you get older is not only about learning how to keep healthy, but making sure to incorporate rest and recovery in everyday life. And as we get older, we may think that getting more exercise may lead to increased strength and endurance. But the secret is in the recovery, and not workouts. Beginners as well as many experienced athletes do not recover … Continue reading Why Rest and Recovery Are Critical After Exercise
As we age, we might need a little more support around our homes. Making the home more accessible is one of the most important ways that we can prepare for our future. Here are five modifications to support independence and mobility in aging. Bath barriers Bathrooms can pose an issue for those who need wheelchairs, walking sticks, or some no-slip support. Tiles can become slippy, … Continue reading Making Your Home More Accessible
There are a lot of things that change in life when you start to get older. The better you are prepared for all those changes, the more likely it is that you are going to be able to make them work for you. In particular, you need to try and be aware of some of the ways in which your health needs change as you … Continue reading How Your Health Needs Change As You Age
Going green is one of the most common lifestyle changes that people are currently trying to adopt as a part of their “new year, new me” strategy. Whether you’re starting a little late or need some support to keep your plans on track, reminding yourself of the rewards is vital. After all, when the incentives put you in a winning frame of mind, nothing will … Continue reading Can Eco-Friendly Habits Improve Quality Of Life?
Our body is home to about 300 to 500 different types of bacteria. They can be found in our gastrointestinal tract. While some of these bacteria are good and some bad, all of them are crucial to our gut health. Telling if our gut is healthy does not require us to act upon our feelings. There are clear signs that indicate a healthy gut, more … Continue reading Your gut and how it feels