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Lower back pain can be debilitating and it’s a pretty common health complaint—around 80% of adults have experienced back pain in their lives.
As excruciating as lower back pain can be, there are ways to manage it. Many people find relief from engaging in certain stretches and physical positions to ease the pain. However, before you jump to fix a symptom, it’s helpful to find the actual source of your lower back pain. That will ensure that you’re taking the proper steps to prevent future pain and staying on top of your physical health.
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What is mindfulness? In short, this is a technique that helps us to stay aware of everything that is happening around us. Using this technique, we can focus on the present moment without unnecessary emotions, attachment, or judgment.
Mindfulness can help you control your emotions and reduce stress or anxiety. Wondering how it works? It’s simple. The more you focus on the present situation, the easier it is to make decisions that work best for you.
To give you more information about mindfulness, here is a comprehensive infographic where you will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and find out how mindfulness can impact your academic performance including six mindfulness techniques to boost your concentration.
Use these tips and don’t forget to share the infographic with your friends!
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Mattress company SleePare has gathered together a list of over 100 different statistics that are designed to help you get more sleep. You can use these statistics to help you either avoid or start new habits that will help you get a night of better sleep.
As we all know, getting quality sleep is important to help our bodies and minds refresh and regenerate for each new day. Not getting enough quality sleep has been linked to fatigue, irritability, and anger. If you want to avoid those pitfalls that come from a lack of sleep or some of the other health-related problems caused by lack of sleep, check out the list below.
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This public health crisis has taught us to be more agile and creative in finding ways to celebrate trees and connect with nature. After all, there are many benefits to being around trees, including less stress.
Here are six easy ways you can celebrate Arbor Day while practicing social distancing.
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Whether you hang onto items too long yourself or are a self-proclaimed neat freak, on some level we all have a relationship with clutter. Our captivation with the concept has even spun out a few franchises. Thanks to TLC’s “Hoarders,” the Marie Kondo craze, and “The Home Edit” frenzy, there’s no shortage of resources for how to tidy up our physical surroundings.
But what about where we spend a great deal of our days — on our devices and in cyberspace? On average, adults will spend anywhere from 34 years to 44 years of their life staring at screens. And much of that time, we’ll be ignoring our digital clutter. After all, you can’t actually trip over hundreds of unread emails, thousands of blurry photos, and maybe even all those “The Home Edit” episodes downloaded on your devices. In fact, digital hoarding, meaning letting our digital content pile up, can have negative consequences on our wellbeing, on our cybersecurity, and on the environment.
All this to say, it’s time to look inward — in your inbox, cloud storage, desktop, phones, etc. — and ask yourself, “Am I a digital hoarder?” Consider the following points and also tips to declutter your digital life for the better.
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