The argument for exercising and staying fit throughout life has been made for centuries. The choice to stay fit has a direct link to our mental and physical wellbeing. We argued in our previous piece that exercise could reduce the risk of physical illness (such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity) as
We have been taught that an average of 3-4 exercise sessions for 30-40 minutes weekly is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, recent studies show that a 1-minute exercise program is more effective, when practised within the framework that it was developed. How can that be, right? One-minute exercises are all I need? What
Advanced technologies have been creeping into our lives. They have become an indispensable part of the way we live. They have made our lives easier, more efficient and safer. And nowhere is this more apparent than in healthcare. Medical and healthcare technologies have been advancing at a rapid rate and it has been accelerated by
Our lives are punctuated with many little habits which we indulge in, sometimes without even being aware of them. Over a lifetime, these same habits can be a source of health and wellness, or they can affect us negatively. That’s the power of habit. Here are some simple, new ideas to help you develop good
Making new friends is a critical aspect of our lives. The ‘no new friends’ bandwagon is flawed. Our identity as human beings is bound up in the social relationships of which we are a part. These relationships provide a sense of community and belonging, and they are vital to our mental health and emotional wellbeing.
We live in a world where sitting is the norm. We sit at our desks at work. We sit on the couch to watch video content. We sit and scroll through our mobile phone to catch up on news. We sit in the car, train or bus going to and from work. The Covid-19 pandemic
Now that spring is approaching in the southern hemisphere, and temperatures are rising, it’s important to look at the need for water in our diet. None of us can exist without water. Our bodies use water in cells, organs, and tissues to help regulate temperature and maintain other bodily functions. Without water, we are likely