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10 Tips to Get Your Sleep Schedule Back Without Sleeping Pills

10 Tips to Get Your Sleep Schedule Back Without Sleeping Pills

These days, the number of stressors getting added into our days is taking a heavy toll on us. Whether it is the stress of finishing a project or the stress of the domestic help not coming on time, all of these events contribute to the erratic nature of our sleep schedule. The average duration adults should be sleeping is ideally about 7 to 9 hours. However, what invariably happens is that we all manage to catch just about 5-6 hours…

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Diabetes

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Diabetes

  Diabetes can be a lonely journey. Acknowledging that you are not alone in your fight is the first step towards winning the long battle against diabetes. One of the best ways of winning this battle is to allow yourself to feel all the emotions that it gets in its wake. Acknowledging the emotions and then handling them one by one is a strong step in fighting diabetes.  In a series of interviews of patients fighting diabetes, it emerged that…

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Yoga for a Healthy Heart

Yoga for a Healthy Heart

The ancient practice of yoga has been the focus of a number of clinical studies and evidence shows that all those Surya-namaskars and Yogasanas do contribute to a healthier heart. A few research proven benefits of Yoga are: Yoga promotes physical activity Yoga helps in managing stress levels Yoga helps in lowering your blood pressure Yoga decreases the incidence of irregular heart rhythms Yoga improves the aerobic capacity of the heart Yoga significantly improves mental health and quality of life The…

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Top 10 tips to relieve stress to keep your heart healthy

Top 10 tips to relieve stress to keep your heart healthy

    Your body is hardwired to respond to stress. Its “fight-or-flight” response system is designed to kick in when you’re faced with a threat. However, modern humans encounter a constant barrage of stressors that your body can misinterpret as threatening. That can keep you on edge. Over time, stress can negatively impact your mental and physical health.   Identify triggers: The hard reality is that stress will always exist. Pinpointing your triggers, or sources of stress, can help you…

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Adapt To Stress With Adaptogens by Cynthia War, Counselling Psychologist

Adapt To Stress With Adaptogens by Cynthia War, Counselling Psychologist

Have you ever asked yourself how you handle stress and fatigue? Do you deal with it by venting with friends or do you prefer keeping to yourself during these times? Do you use pick-me-ups like caffeine or sugar or are you the kind of person who sticks to eating leafy greens and fruit? Well, whatever you do to combat stress or fatigue, I hope it works for you. But for those of us who have tried but seen no result, there…

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