Month: November 2020

Monday Motivation

Friday’s Funny

How to shut off your brain when you can’t sleep

9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing Why Can’t I shut off my brain at night? Insufficient sleep is linked to a host of health problems, from depression to cardiovascular disease. Make sure you’re falling asleep quickly so you can get a good night’s rest. Watch this video for […]

How Quality Sleep Can Transform Your Mood and Increase Your Empathy — Especially Right Now

If getting the rest you need has been more challenging lately, Thrive Global’s Sleep Editor-at-Large Shelly Ibach is here to help. By Shelly Ibach, President and CEO of Sleep Number; Sleep Editor-at-Large, Thrive Global Welcome to Sleep Dilemmas, Solved, our column addressing common conundrums about sleep. Here, Shelly Ibach, Thrive Global’s Sleep Editor-at-Large and President & CEO of Sleep Number, […]

Does Exercise Boost Immunity? What to Know About Working Out Right Now, According to Experts

Use fitness to your immune system’s advantage—here’s how. By Mallory Creveling, ACE-CPT, April 16, 2020 You know how to protect yourself against the novel coronavirus by now—frequent handwashing, social distancing, and, to an extent, maintaining a balanced diet to keep your body as healthy as possible. But another important aspect of supporting your overall health […]

DeStress Monday

Be Mindful to Beat Unhealthy Cravings How to Use Mindful Attention to Focus on Positive Behavior Change Managing chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes requires a combination of healthy eating, exercise, and, in many cases, medication, but juggling all of these needs can be difficult, stressful, and mentally exhausting. Therefore, […]

Friday’s Funny

6 Tips to Reduce Your Daily Stress and Anxiety

There are two major reasons that for several decades more Americans become stressed, agitated and anxious — which in turn increases their daily physical stress, which itself in turn has led to the ongoing decades-long epidemic in stress-related disorders and diseases. The first reason is societal. As inequality rises, so do our fears about affording basic necessities — or if we’re relatively […]

Do you know about the 15% rule?

Savings and spending check-up 50/15/5. It’s a simple rule of thumb: 50% or less of your income should go to essential expenses, 15% to retirement savings, and 5% to short-term savings. As long as you stay within those guidelines, the remainder is yours to save or spend as you see fit. See how your actual savings and spending […]

Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize Inside This Winter?

For months, there’s been a relatively easy way to socialize safely during the pandemic: take it outside. But now, with cold weather creeping into many parts of the world, park picnics, socially distant walks and outdoor dining are about to get less appealing for lots of people. Experts have warned for months that indoor gatherings are prime […]

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