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Meditation - How And Why To Get Started

Have you ever seen a brain scan of someone who has an anxiety disorder? It’s lit up all over the place, and moving full speed, pretty much all the time! You can literally see why it’s extremely unhealthy to maintain this mindset. It puts a lot of pressure on your brain function, decreases your attention span, makes you lose sleep, and adds an unnecessary amount of stress into your life. Resear...

Keep Stress in Check at Work

Stress in the workplace is inevitable, but there are helpful ways for us to approach it when it present’s itself. But before you even address your stress, you need to be able to recognize the triggers that bring it on. It could be a role conflict, too much ambiguity, work overload, or time pressure, just to name off a few. But once you can identify what’s stressing you out, you can then move on...

7 Options For Your First Step Toward Better Stress Management

Stress is something in life we’ll never fully eliminate but it is something we can manage. After reading countless articles on stress relief and stress management, I came up with a solid seven ways to get in control of this tedious strain. “Life is as simple or complicated as we make it." - Donna Smallin 1. Journal Write it down. Journaling is a great way for someone to write down th...

3 Last Ditch Tactics For Work-Life Balance

As first-time founders of a company like Nudge, it can be hard to balance our instinct to obsess over our work with the pressure to practice what we preach (meaning live healthy in case you don't know what we're preaching here). In my life, striking the right balance between work and health is a challenge that's key to my personal happiness. When I don't fit a workout in, it piles on the same w...

Your Social Life & Your Health

Did you know that being a social butterfly could improve your health and wellness? A healthy social life is almost as beneficial as tossing your smoking habit.As Time Reports, “Researchers at Brigham Young University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pooled data from 148 studies on health outcomes and social relationships — every research paper on the topic they could find, in...

The Importance of Daily Exercise

We all know exercise is important for any weight loss or weight management regimen. Daily exercise makes you stronger and makes you feel better. But did you know that if you Nudge yourself to regular exercise, the effects are much more far reaching than just weight loss and strength? Studies show that daily exercise can add years to your life, stave off sickness and disease, and even improve yo...

Nudge Yourself To Drink More Water

The human body is made up of between 50 to 75 percent water based on sex and body type. Our brain is made up of 85% water. Staying hydrated is one of the most important things we can do as all of our organs depend on it whether we're being active or not. The Mayo Clinic has found that the average water intake for a man is 3 liters. But staying hydrated and not being thirsty isn't the only bene...

Link Between Sleep & Weight Management, Recent Study

We've always been told the best way for a proper weight management program involves focusing on caloric intake while expending those calories with exercise. While this is still true, a recent study shows the importance of getting enough sleep.For years researchers have known that adults who get less than 6 hours of sleep at night are at a higher risk for being overweight. Children who get less ...

10 Health And Wellness Quotes To Live By

A great quote has a way of pulling you out of the narrow focus of the moment, and bringing life back into perspective. Or if you slap one on a poster it's always good way to cover up some empty wall space in the office. For whatever use you may have, here are ten of my favorite health and wellness quotes highlighting rare nuggets of wisdom from the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, to...