There’s been great news about the health benefits of alcohol in recent years. But drinking too much takes away the potential benefits —and adds plenty of risks.
Want to keep your brain fast and nimble? You need two kinds of exercise- aerobic and neurobic. Find out how they work and try them out.
Insomnia can become a real nightmare as the clock ticks on into the night and you’re awake to notice. Find out how a relaxing cup of tea, a whiff of lavender oil, smarter scheduling of sleep, and other tactics can summon the sandman naturally.
Air pollution is a key contributing factor to the increasing prevalence of asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer, and a host of other diseases. Learn about common air pollutants, and find out how to avoid them and breathe easier.
The best way to protect yourself from the adverse health effects of polluted air is to keep tabs on the Air Quality Index (AQI) in your area. Every day, cities across Canada measure the concentration of ozone in the air, and convert the reading to an AQI number on a scale of 0 to 500.
A long soak in the tub can boost your circulation, alleviate your arthritis, tame your tension, and more. Just add these all-natural ingredients to the water and enjoy.
They are two of your most precious possessions, but chances are, you take your eyes for granted. Read on to see how you can get protection for your peepers.
How we shower can say a lot about us. Can you find your shower personality in the list below? We do it naked and privately. For some people, it’s over in five minutes, and others can take 20 minutes or more. And how we do it reveals a lot about us. Yes, it’s taking a shower.
Having a glass of wine with dinner, or enjoying a pint at the local pub can help you unwind, and can even offer some health benefits. But alcohol abuse – when intake rises above moderate levels – presents serious health risks like cirrhosis of the liver, and stroke.
Fellow workers driving you crazy? Feeling tense? Slash stress and carve out a sliver of inner peace with these two five-minute exercises developed by Vancouver yoga and meditation expert Padma, host of the television show Living Yoga with Padma.
Your heart is pounding, and your breath is coming in short gasps. The world seems to be closing in around you. But you are not alone: Many people experience debilitating anxiety attacks. Prevent panic with these 10 tips.
If you set goals for yourself—either at New Year’s or any other time of year—you may find your willpower lags long before you’ve lost that weight, quit smoking or saved money. That’s because willpower is over-rated. Here’s why.
We’ve all done it—made New Year’s resolutions. But how many of us are successful? Here are some tips on picking a resolution you can achieve, and strategies for sticking with it.
Say good night to sleep problems, and stop counting sheep. With these tips you can finally snuggle in and get a solid night’s sleep.
If you find yourself turning up the volume on your speakers, you’d better perk up and listen to your ears. Once your hearing is gone it’s not coming back, but there are ways to bring hearing-loss to a stop.
You’re not the only one with the winter blues. Seasonal affective disorder has many people feeling down in the winter months. The good news: there are natural ways to lift your spirits.
Dare to bare your teeth. If you feel self-conscious about your smile try these tips. Your chompers will be white in no time.
Do you have the breath of a fire-breathing dragon? Whether you need a fast fix before an important encounter, or are looking for a way to permanently evict the odour-causing bacteria that inhabit your mouth, these tips can help.
If you keep nodding off at meetings, and yawning your way through lunch, it might be a simple case of lack of sleep. But be careful, constant blah-ness may be a symptom of a more serious illness like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Can’t recall the name of someone you just met? Learn the tricks the experts use and keep your memory sharp at any age.