Many people feel insecure when they think about making changes to their lives. And this fear and insecurity often stop people from transforming their personal characteristics and building self-esteem. But the fear of change then is often an illusionary state of mind. In order to be really successful in life, it’s important to challenge your fears
Your sex is a factor in determining whether or not you’re more at risk of developing depression. Women are twice as likely as their male counterparts to suffer from this form of mental illness, according to the figures, though the numbers may also reflect the fact that men don’t feel as comfortable asking for help. Another
Men are not like women. Yes, I know. You already knew that! But it’s true; men are different from women in many ways. And due to their differences, they are more vulnerable to some of the more serious side effects of depression. ‘Vulnerable’ isn’t a word that’s often associated with males. That’s part of the
Many people lose weight when they begin eating a gluten-free diet. If you have glucose intolerance, you may lose weight because your body can process the food better, but you may also lose weight even without the intolerance. But along with weight-loss, a gluten-free diet can also help to reduce inflammation in the body and
The word inflammation comes from the Latin word inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you’ve ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can see how inflammation normally occurs.
If you are overweight or obese, you are not alone. But what you might not know is just how bad being overweight is for your body and its ailments. The first reason is that the fat we have on our belly, butt, and thighs is not just ugly flab that weighs down your joints and
Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you’re exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn’t good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both extremes, most people’s needs fall somewhere in between. So let’s take a closer look