While it may not be the first activity you consider exercise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gardening does in fact qualify as exercise. Not only does gardening impact our physical health, but it supports our mental health as well. Here are just a few of the many benefits gardening has on our health.Continue reading “How Gardening Benefits your Mind and Body [Visual]”
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Managing your Health while being Conscientious of the Environment
With a global pandemic still causing a fair share of commotion, we must continue to keep a careful eye on our health. The sickness itself, along with feelings of isolation, can cause us both physical and mental pain, and the proper precautions must be taken to stop these ailments in their tracks.
While humans need to stay healthy and strong, the same goes for the planet earth. Dangerous carbon emissions and the waste produced by humans continue to harm our environment. If you care about your health and the environment, then you may be surprised to learn that you can improve both at the same time! Below we will talk about how to take care of yourself and our planet simultaneously.Continue reading “Managing your Health while being Conscientious of the Environment”
Wellness Tips while Staying at Home [Visual]
Being at home 24-7 due to the current quarantine or shelter-at-home orders is a completely new experience for many of us. Most of us have active lives out in the community and are not used to working from home or sharing space with family members around the clock. Just the feeling of being trapped inside four walls all day can be stressful. In addition, everyone is feeling a lot of stress and anxiety with a global pandemic and significant economic changes looming outside those four walls. This is a time of unprecedented stress to say the least.
Instead of adding fuel to the fire and dwelling in negativity, Well Wisdom may help you with a few tips for keeping yourself socially connected, mentally well and physically healthy during this adjustment to your new surroundings.Continue reading “Wellness Tips while Staying at Home [Visual]”
How to Retrain your Brain [Visual]
During challenging times it can be difficult to remain positive and mentally tough. Even when the world is functioning more “normally” most of us experience stress and have negative thoughts. It’s normal to have negative thoughts, but when negative thoughts turn into negative thinking patterns your mental health can suffer. Negative thinking patterns, also known as cognitive distortions, can lead to or worsen anxiety and depression. The good news is, there are steps you can take to combat cognitive distortions.
The visual below from University of St. Augustine for Health Services looks at common thinking patterns and offers tips for how you can retrain your brain to think differently.
Tips for your Physical & Mental Wellbeing during Lockdown
The world is still fighting against COVID-19 and while certain countries have lifted the strict measures that were in place to help flatten the curve, others are still imposing lockdown on their citizens seeing as how the pandemic is still not slowing down in their area. In case you live in a place where the quarantine is not over, you need to be aware of the fact that you have to work on your mental and physical wellbeing in order to come out of this whole situation healthy. Here are some steps you can take.
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