Category Health & Wellness

EVERYONE Needs Mental Health Breaks

Angela Nicole Chu
25th March 2019

The term “mental health” seems to be predominantly used to describe a series of disorders that directly affect the mental state: anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, narcissism, PTSD, and others. As a result, the concept of a mental health break is often used to describe a state of those suffering from mental illnesses taking time to themselves in order to lessen the effects of their illnesses.

While this is important…we all have brains. And, like any muscle, our brains need breaks.

This is your brain. This is your brain on overdrive.

Japanese men boast the highest suicide rate in the world, with an average of 70 people committing suicide each day and 71% of those being males...

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Counteract Stress With A Few Positive Habits

Angela Nicole Chu
20th February 2019

According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, an estimated 85 percent of adults reported feeling overwhelmed by something they have had to do in the past year. Stress can have two effects: it can break someone down mentally–sometimes physically–, or it can wake someone up to perform better.

I work great under stress. It helps to prevent procrastination, and it increases my focus. However, that productivity only emits from a manageable amount of stress.

A little stress is beneficial. A lot of stress is not.

Too much stress breaks your body down, killing all productivity and tanking your mood at the same time. Too much stress causes you to need an “off-day”, which eventually leads to more stress from now being even further behind...

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Pomegranates Add A Bit Of Summer To Winter Diets

Ryland Buckingham
18th February 2019

The post-summer fruit sorrows have begun as the weather seems to be getting colder and colder. No need to worry, there are many fruits that flourish during the winter, including the all-important pomegranate fruit.

Also known as the “miracle fruit” because of the rich antioxidants, pomegranates can be consumed in a variety of ways. Pomegranates can either be ingested as a juice, or you can eat the seeds as a pick me up throughout the day.

Aside from being a delicious treat for your taste buds, the benefits your body receives from this miracle fruit are worth every bite. With hefty servings of fiber, protein and other vitamins and nutrients, pomegranates are clearly beneficial to your health and heart.

With heart disease being the leadin...

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Eggs Are A Nutritious Way To Start Your Day!

Angela Nicole Chu
17th October 2018

It’s time to discuss the most underrated superfood of all time: Eggs!

Because eggs contain little bits of required nutrients that we need in order to properly function, they are a perfect and inexpensive food to add to your everyday diet.

Finding cheap but nutritious foods to fulfill you can be hard to come by, but not surprisingly eggs are an easy way to give yourself a cheap health kick. Instead of busting your wallet at the grocery, you can buy a large amount of eggs for a small amount of money. Bonus: They are always in stock.

Eggs are great no matter how you prepare them. They contain high quality protein, making them a great nutritional pick-me-up...

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