Have you ever been so mad at work that you just want to break something? You know just grab the nearest thing to you and hurl it across the room? I think we've all felt that way at some point, but most of us know better than to actually act out on this impulse, so we stuff it and deal with the situation in a socially acceptable way. Well, for women in Buenos Aires, Argentina smashing their stress away in an acceptable way is now totally doable thanks to a place called Break Club. For a nominal fee, you get protective gear to wear and a room full of fablously breakable objects and you go at it!Continue Reading >
What really makes us fat? The answer you get depends on who you ask. Some people will tell you eating too many calories makes you fat. Others will blame it on eating too many carbs. Another group will say you have to stop eating so much fat. So who's right?
Maybe all of them. Maybe none of them. Because while eating right is definitely an important part of looking great, there are other factors that can keep you from getting the body of your dreams. Factors which have nothing to do with the type of food you eat. And to show you how much of an impact they can play, let me tell you a quick story about my husband Jeff.Continue Reading >
I'm not by any means surprised by this study that found that women cope better with stress than men. Seriously, are you? The difference now is that scientists can finally tell us WHY. It basically all boils down to something us women have that men don't, that allows us to deal with the daily pressures and frustrations of life easier than them. This only confirms my theory that women are the better and stronger gender!Continue Reading >
Summer is here! But for most of us, the stress of everyday life--from work to kids--doesn't stop just because the sun is out. Still, that doesn't mean you can't benefit from spending some time basking in the nice weather. In fact, some of your favorite outdoor activities can help reduce your anxiety and blood pressure and improve your overall health!
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Li Yuan was a 24-year-old hard-working advertising employee of Ogilvy & Mather China until he just up and died. He literally died on the job from a heart attack that seems to have been caused overwork. You don't expect 24-year-olds to have heart attacks and die, so what happened? Surely, this young man didn't just up and have a heart attack for no reason.Continue Reading >
Even though not all jobs are necessarily as stressful as other, the truth is that we can all benefit from some little tips to help us relax and unwind a bit when things get hectic in the office. The best thing is to take at least a couple of breaks of about 30 minutes each and to make sure you leave the office to clear your mind from all the work craziness.
Of course, this may not be possible every day, but the good news that you only need about five minutes to do at least one of the things on the list below. I promise, you'll be surprised how much these simple actions can help relieve stress!Continue Reading >
Women have long used the excuse that they have a headache to get away with not having sex with their husbands. Now it looks like that excuse may fall flat on them as new research has found that sex may cure headaches. Scientists found that 1 in 5 migraine sufferers who had sex during an attack experienced an improvement to no symptoms at all afterwards.
So why does sex help get hid a throbbing headache? You may be surprised by the answer!Continue Reading >
Did you ever get so angry at your lover that you seriously contemplated throwing something at them? Not that you ever would, but that anger and stress of being in a relationship is sometimes a lot to take. However, although the anxiety that sends your heart racing doesn't seem like a good thing, it seems that the act of being in love is actually really, really good for your health. In fact, a healthy relationship may be the best antidote to stress that you can imagine!Continue Reading >
More excellent news for Latinos! A poll by WIN/Gallop International Association recently revealed that Colombians are the happiest people in the world. The poll measured the "Global Barometer of Hope and Happiness," in 54 countries and as a result found that Colombia was twice as happy as the global average.
That's quite the number! So what other Latin countries made the list?Continue Reading >
Excellent news for Latinos! A new study shows that having a temper is actually good for your health. Researchers at the University of Gena in Germany tested more than 6,000 patients and found that those who internalized anxiety had higher blood pressure. Meanwhile it was discovered that Spanish people and Italians were found to live on average two years longer.
Those who repressed their emotions were discovered to suffer from increased chance of developing a wide range of illnesses, from coronary heart disease to cancer and kidney damage. If you tend to hold in your anger, you may want to continue reading!