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Fragile Habits

Some habits are more fragile than others. Once established, some habits are very delicate. If you miss a day or try to alter them, it’s easy to knock them out of place completely and see them fade out. Other habits are more resilient. You can push and prod them, change them in different ways, and they still stick pretty well. At the extreme they act like borderline addictions – it’s harder to stop doing them than to keep doing them. For me early rising is a relatively fragile habit. I n...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Lifestyle, Careers, Steve, Don


What really happens in your body and brain when you orgasm?

An orgasm is described as a feeling of intense pleasure that happens during sexual activity. By studying the brain activity of people experiencing orgasms, researchers have been able to pinpoint some of the key changes that occur.These changes include heightened sensitivity to areas of the brain that control how we feel pain, making us less sensitive to it. An orgasm is described as a feeling of intense pleasure that happens during sexual activity. While some people experience orgasms differentl...
Tags: Health, Sex, Relationships, Brain, Innovation, Reproduction, Emotions, Mind, Senses, Physiology, Seattle Times, Kayt Sukel, Human body, Daniel Sher


Appreciation Density

In the past 11 weeks, I’ve lost an average of 1.15 pounds per week, mainly just by logging what I eat. This simple practice has helped me tweak and adjust my meal choices even though I’m still eating the same foods as I was previously. I’m eating less food in terms of calories, but my current diet is actually more satisfying than before. Since there’s no sense of restriction or deprivation, it’s frictionless to maintain this approach. Let’s say that the appreciation density of a meal is your ...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Lifestyle, Careers, Emotions, Steve, Abundance, StevePavlina


Baldness and rashes? Experts split over unusual Covid-19 risk factors and symptoms

Academics analyse whether hair and hearing loss may also be linked to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom hearing loss and rashes, to being tall and bald, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, a host of new symptoms and risk factors are being linked to the virus. We take a look at the evidence. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Science, Biology, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Disability, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Beauty, Microbiology, Deafness And Hearing Impairment, Hair Loss, Coronavirus outbreak


Managers Need To Learn How To Move Slower

Is it possible that slowing down may help you to be more successful? Image Credit: katiedee47 As managers we always want to find ways to use our manager skills to get more things done. Our to-do lists just seem to keep getting longer and people are always asking us to accomplish more things in less time. Our bosses are willing to send us to manager training where we’ll learn how to look like we are working hard even if we may not be producing as much as we should be. Managers need t...
Tags: Health, Energy, Productivity, Careers, Management, Body, Results, Spirit, Mind, Clarity, Direction, Emotion, Fulfillment, Hustle, Successful, Succeed


Does porn cause erectile dysfunction...or not?

According to UW Health, around 5 percent of men that are 40 years old have complete erectile dysfunction. That number increases to about 15 percent by age 70.While there are many things that can cause or contribute to ED (such as high blood pressure, smoking, the use of drugs or alcohol, depression, and anxiety), there has been wide debate over the impacts of pornography use. Several studies outlined in this article look at the supposed link between ED and pornography use.Erectile dysfunction (c...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Biology, Sex, Relationships, Love, Mental Health, Disability, Innovation, San Diego, Men, Ed, Debate, Ansa, Naval Medical Center, UW Health


From ‘academic boys’ to ‘sex-jaros’: What it means to be a black boy in a South African township

Toxic masculinities help drive everything from HIV infection rates to gender-based violence. But before we ask, what does it mean to be a ‘man’ in South Africa, should we wonder what it’s like to be a boy? The post From ‘academic boys’ to ‘sex-jaros’: What it means to be a black boy in a South African township appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Sex, South Africa, Hiv/aids, Openaccess, Masculinity, Top Six, Toxic Masculinity, South Africa (country, Bhekisisa Centre For Health Journalism, Alexandra Township


Soap dodger: meet the doctor who says we have been showering wrong

Hand-washing aside, James Hamblin has not used soap for five years. He warns that our obsession with being clean is harming the microbiome that keeps us healthyWhen James Hamblin tells people he has not used soap in the shower for five years, they tend not to hold back in expressing their disgust. “It’s one of the few remaining things for which we feel fine telling someone that they’re gross,” he says. “It’s amazing to me, honestly.”Yet despite people’s “clearly moralising judgments”, Hamblin is...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, US, Life and style, Society, Atlantic, Health & wellbeing, Microbiology, Yale School of Public Health, Hamblin, James Hamblin, Doogie Howser


'Dad's a dictator, anything goes with Mum': how masks and distancing rules are dividing Britain

What do you do when your loved ones flout the law – or nag you about going out? As lockdown eases, attitudes to Covid-19 seem more polarised than everMichael, a 35-year-old university lecturer from Sheffield, barely speaks to his brother nowadays. For years, they had been drifting apart over political differences such as Brexit. “He hates my leftwing, liberal beliefs as much as I hate his way of looking at the world,” Michael says. “We used have a pint together occasionally, or go to a match.” B...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Family, Politics, Relationships, Life and style, Society, UK News, Britain, Health & wellbeing, Sheffield, Young People, Older people, Wuhan, Michael, Coronavirus outbreak


Doctors to prescribe bike rides to tackle UK obesity crisis

Boris Johnson to announce new measures to make cycling safer and cheaper to improve health and cut virus riskGPs will be encouraged to prescribe cycling as a way for patients to lose weight, as part of a new government strategy to tackle the nation’s obesity crisis to be announced on Monday.In what Downing Street says is its biggest initiative to encourage more people to take exercise, the plans to be revealed by prime minister Boris Johnson could also mean GP surgeries participating in bicycle ...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Fitness, Obesity, Life and style, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Cycling, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Downing Street, Coronavirus outbreak


UK plans to boost cycling and walking under threat, say campaigners

YouGov survey for BikeIsBest finds 77% support changes despite protests by pro-motoring groups Government plans to boost levels of walking and cycling after the coronavirus crisis are under threat from a minority of objectors, whose views do not represent the opinions of many Britons, a pro-cycling campaign has claimed.Research carried out for the BikeIsBest organisation found 77% of Britons would support changes in their local area to encourage more cycling and walking. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, Fitness, Life and style, Society, UK News, Cycling, Health & wellbeing, Walking, Yougov, Coronavirus outbreak, BikeIsBest


Kim Kardashian requests compassion for Kanye West's bipolar disorder

The rapper’s recent string of erratic tweets prompted his wife to comment on his mental health for the first timeKim Kardashian West has spoken for the first time about her husband Kanye West’s bipolar disorder after he posted and deleted a string of erratic tweets regarding his family life after the launch of his presidential campaign in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday.“Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words sometimes do not align with his intentions,” she ...
Tags: Health, Music, Kim Kardashian, Celebrity, Life and style, US news, Kanye West, Mental Health, Culture, US politics, Kanye, Kim Kardashian West, Charleston South Carolina, Kardashian West, US elections 2020


The psychological toll of coronavirus in Britain – a visual guide

From anxiety to grief, our charts illustrate five areas of mental strain faced by people across the country Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Relationships, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Mental Health, Anxiety, Britain, Health & wellbeing, Death and dying, Loneliness, Coronavirus outbreak


Do vegetarians really have better sex than meat-eaters?

A new study explains the differences in libido and sexual satisfaction between vegetarians and meat-eaters, with vegetarians coming out on top.According to this survey, 57 percent of vegetarians claim to have sex 3-4 times per week compared to 49 percent of meat-eaters. Also, 58 percent of vegetarians (compared to 35 percent of meat-eaters) claim to be "givers" rather than "takers" in the bedroom.There are many reasons why vegetarians may be having better sex, from a healthier, easier-to-digest ...
Tags: Health, UK, Sex, Relationships, Memory, Mental Health, Brain, Czech Republic, Innovation, Debate, Charles University, Human body, Delfina Ure


How to Reset in a Healthy Way

Every day we try our best to both look and feel great. In order to accomplish this, many people will work on improving their diet and level of exercise. However, there are also other things that affect our overall health. Emotional, physical, and mental health are critical factors when it comes to living a life that’s healthy, but there are times when life itself gets in the way. Let’s take a quick look at how to be healthy about resetting ourselves.   Cleanse   When it comes to ridding your...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Featured, Hormones Hormones


Reducing Stress

Everyone will experience stressful moments. However, if stress is something that consumes most of your day, it’s not healthy. There are many things that contribute to these emotions such as finances, your children, and your place of employment. The good news is that you can reduce your stress and begin enjoying life.    Hectic Mornings   Getting children up and ready for school or daycare while trying to ready yourself for work can become overwhelming. Time is not on your side. However, if y...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Featured, Jimmy Jazz, Eye 4 Style


How Effective Are UTI Supplements?

Both men and women can suffer from the symptoms of a urinary tract infection, better known as “UTI.”  Statistically speaking, however, women are far more susceptible to these bouts of painful urination and atypical cramping. In fact, most women, without fail, will face at least one UTI in their lifetime. These odds are greater if a woman identifies as sexually active.For those who have experienced the discomfort associated with a urinary tract infection, this pain is not only inconvenient,...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Supplements, Women's Health, Health & Fitness, Uqora, UTI, D-mannose, Probiotics For Women, Urinary Track, Urinary Track Infection


Gyms, pools and salons to reopen shortly in England

Beauticians and outdoor pools to return within days with indoor pools and gyms opening on 25 July Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will reopen in England within days as part of the government’s lockdown easing, with the UK culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, suggesting “normal life is slowly returning”. Related: Parklife! When gyms reopen, will anyone go back? Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Fitness, Sport, Life and style, UK News, Health & wellbeing, Coronavirus outbreak, Oliver Dowden


How to stop your glasses steaming up – and 19 other essential facts about face masks

How often should you wash a cloth mask? And how effective are the disposable ones? The expert guide to choosing, wearing and caring for your face coveringThe British have been slow to embrace face masks, despite calls from public health experts. Uptake has been just 25% in the UK, compared with 83.4% in Italy and 65.8% in the US. The president of the Royal Society, Venki Ramakrishnan, said this week that wearing one “is the right thing to do” and that a refusal to do so should be seen as sociall...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Biology, US, Life and style, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Health & wellbeing, Italy, Microbiology, Royal Society, World Health Organization WHO, Venki Ramakrishnan


Studying Yourself

You can make a lot of interesting personal growth gains by studying yourself and your own responses instead of trying to follow someone else’s behavioral prescriptions. Studying yourself is especially useful in the areas of health and productivity habits. What actually creates good results for you? Quite often you’ll find that what works best for you in real life won’t be found in any book or seminar. You can learn ideas from others to inspire your own experimentation, but you may get the bes...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Lifestyle, Careers, Costco, Pen, Steve, Don, Rachelle


Police and health officials visit garment factories in Leicester

Investigation follows concerns about inadequate protection against Covid-19 at local firms Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe National Crime Agency and the workplace safety watchdog visited factories and businesses across Leicester on Friday as they sought to address concerns that inadequate standards at garment manufacturers played a role in the city’s second wave of coronavirus.The Health and Safety Executive visited 11 premises, in some cases alongside officials f...
Tags: Health, Fashion, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Leicester, NCA, Leicestershire, National Crime Agency, Safety Executive, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Hills

Since I live in a very hilly neighborhood, my morning runs are basically hill training. There are many routes I can run, but the main question for choosing a route is when to do the uphill and downhill portions. If I do the uphill first, it’s harder starting out, but then the second half is a breeze, coasting downhill all the way home – often towards a beautiful sunrise. If I do the downhill first, the first half hour is so nice and flowing, a lovely way to run on autopilot, but then I tur...
Tags: Health, Lifestyle, Careers, Steve, Creating Reality


Vogue Portugal under fire for mental health cover in 'very bad taste'

Front of magazine’s ‘Madness’ issue attacked as attempt to glamorise mental illnessVogue Portugal has been criticised for insensitive treatment of mental health on one of its latest magazine covers.The image – one of four covers created for its July/August “Madness” issue – features model Simona Kirchnerova crouched in a bath flanked by two nurses, with one pouring water over her head. The cover has been criticised both for attempting to glamorise mental illness and for the use of the outdated t...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Society, World news, Mental Health, Vogue, Portugal, Vogue Portugal, Simona Kirchnerova


4 home-related wellness trends that got the boot

Bioethicist Dr. Elizabeth Yuko explains why four wellness trends, including outhouses and spittoons, fell out of favor with buyers and homeowners.
Tags: Health, Wellness, Lifestyle, Radio, Architectural Digest, Home Design Trends, Elizabeth Yuko, Coronavirus


How to handle your private health insurance – in one afternoon a year

If you turned 31 this year, you have until 1 July to avoid a fee loading on private health cover, but experts say there’s no need to panic-buyPrivate health insurance in Australia is kind of an oxymoron. “Every Australian already has health insurance: Medicare,” says Uta Mihm of consumer advocacy group Choice.So why does it exist here at all? Well, that’s the million dollar question. Firstly, it’s important to note that “health insurance” in Australia actually refers to two different types of co...
Tags: Health, Money, Australia, Life and style, Australia news, Private health insurance, Australian lifestyle, Uta Mihm


Healing Circles

As the coronavirus has moved into the homes of more people I know, I see a lot of fear energy being stirred up. People are frightened. Some are angry too, especially as they see others not taking the situation seriously or engaging in sociopathic anti-mask behavior. I contrast this with what I see elsewhere from different groups of friends. They still get scared at first, but the process the fear energy and then frame the event more positively, often as a spiritual or personal challenge. O...
Tags: Health, Careers, Steve, Don, Rachelle, Creating Reality


Food Logging

If you’d like to raise your awareness about what you’re actually eating and how it affects you, food logging is a simple and effective way to do this. Six weeks ago I decided to start keeping a log of everything I ate in a small notebook. I also keep track of calories. I wanted to raise my awareness of what I was eating and how calorically dense each meal was. Computing the calories is easy. I use a small kitchen scale to weigh quantities of foods, and then I just ask a nearby smart device...
Tags: Health, Google, Careers, Steve, Alexa


What’s Wrong With Your Health? Let’s Fix It!

It is important that you recognize how important your health really is. There are so many things that you can do to ensure you are protecting yourself and staying as healthy as possible, but some people don’t take these precautions. If something is going wrong with your health, but you simply can’t figure out what’s going on, then it’s time to take a serious look at your lifestyle. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at what could be wrong with your health, and how you can go ...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Weight Loss, Healthy, Health Tips, Health & Fitness, Meal Planning, Sleep Habits, Healthy Diet, Home Life, Health & Nutrition, Healthy Weight


How To Avoid Pharmaceuticals When Treating Depression and Anxiety

Feeling depressed and down can really take hold of you in ways that can often be hard to put into words. Everyone’s journey with their mental health is different. Some will not be able to get out of bed in the morning and feel a dark cloud over them all of them time, others can function and to everyone around them will appear to be fine, but deep down will be struggling inside. Depression can come in all shapes and sizes, and can have different strains, and often the when it comes to dea...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Anxiety Disorder, Postpartum Depression, Self Care, Health & Fitness, Post-partum Depression, Mental Fitness, Mental Wellness, Reiki Reiki


Wellness is a seductive lie – and it is changing how we treat illness

In desperate need of hydrotherapy, Abi Palmer went to a sanatorium – and found herself surrounded by luxury. How has health been sold as a lifestyle choice?In 2017 I received an Arts Council England grant to complete research for my book Sanatorium. Writing a book was the only way I could think of funding a much-needed visit to a water-based physiotherapy rehabilitation programme, which was necessary to help symptoms caused by psoriatic arthritis and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. So I found myself in ...
Tags: Health, Books, England, Life and style, Society, Culture, Hungary, Health & wellbeing, NHS, Autobiography and memoir, Essays, River Danube, Biography books, Abi Palmer



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