Mental health is just as important as physical health, and the two often have huge impacts on one another. In many ways, taking care of one is taking care of the other too. Self-care is essential to well-being, but it is often neglected in the bustling world we live in. Here, you can find a few simple tips that may help you to take care of yourself, mind and body.
Sleep is essential for health and well-being, but you may ask why? When you think about it, it’s rather odd that every creature on Earth needs sleep, needs to lie dormant for hours on end every single day. Scientists are still researching sleep, but we do know some of the things it does.
Everyone gets stressed, but do you know what happens to your body when you become stressed? When you experience a stressful situation, your body releases a hormone called cortisol. This hormone has its place and its uses, but often, things may fall out of balance. What happens when they do?
Now more than ever, the struggle with mental health is coming to the forefront of our everyday lives. 2020 has been one of the most challenging years for all the world, and the fear and worry has thrown most everyone into a mental health warzone. Here at Foods Alive, we believe that mental health is just as important if not more important than physical health. This guide may help you to reduce stress and take better care of your mind on a daily basis.
Houseplants are fantastic for every room in a home, and they can add beauty and comfort to any space. However, they serve much more than solely decoration. Houseplants are functional as they benefit air quality, filter out toxins, and may even provide food. Nowhere is air quality more important than the bedroom.
Thomas Edison changed the world with the first lightbulb, and they eventually became so widespread that most of the world has access to daylight 24 hours a day. However, this also then became a curse to sleep. With light available 24/7, the human brain has become quite confused. Years later, screens became a staple in households, schools, and workplaces. These artificial light sources disrupt the brain’s circadian rhythm.