Sometimes patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect. Continue reading
Stress is not a useful term or easy to understand, because it is such a highly subjective phenomenon that it defies definition. And if you can’t define stress, how can you possibly measure it in your health? Continue reading
Many doctors and health educators will agree your health is the most important thing in life. Happiness, family, spirituality, a good career, a beautiful home, money, vacations – these are all wonderful aspects of living as a human being, but how could you enjoy them fully without being in good health? Continue reading
If what Stephen Richards says is true, “You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making,” then having a positive outlook on life plays a critical role in our destiny. And yet, with everyday challenges and difficulties, thinking positive may not always be easy. Continue reading
Meditation has been found to be good for one’s health, but what is meditation exactly? Meditation is a way to train the mind and body in a way that is similar to physical fitness. It can enjoyed by anyone of any age, from beginners to monks, and it can be performed in solitary or in a group setting. Continue reading
We are all working to improve our health and appearance–fad diets, working out for hours, fighting the signs of aging and popping vitamins all in the name of good health? But have we overlooked something that can bring us lasting health benefits? Studies have shown that one of the most important aspects to your health and wellbeing are healthy relationships, especially marriage. In fact, married couples enjoy significantly better health than those who aren’t.