Archives for March 2015

Can Being Surrounded By Nature Improve People’s Health?

Research has shown that living near or spending time in green spaces has positive effects on our mental and physical health and well being. Studies of hospital patients who saw trees and greenery from their hospital room window recovered more quickly than those whose window overlooked a brick wall. If you are stressed, spending some […]

Is It Healthy To Go Running On Barefoot Shoes?

In the past few years some runners have started running either barefoot or wearing minimalist footwear. Minimalist shoes protect the feet of barefoot runners from things like broken glass or rusty nails when they are running on pavements without proper running shoes. Whether running without proper running shoes causes more injuries is still under review. […]

Should People Have A Set Morning Routine?

For too many people mornings are the most hectic stressful time of the day. They hit the snooze button on the alarm and roll out of bed already fifteen minutes behind schedule. Then at about the same time the spouse and children get up and the mad rush starts. Breakfast needs to be prepared and […]

How Quickly Can People Safely Lose Weight?

Typically safe weight loss is one to two pounds per week. In order to lose one pound of fat each week you need to lower your calorie intake for that week by 3,500 calories. (One pound of fat contains 3,500 calories.) You can do this by reducing your calorie intake each day by 500 calories. […]

How To Get Your Colleagues To Adopt A Standing Desk Policy

Sitting for long periods of time is bad for your health and may lead to an earlier death. It is estimated that if sitting is reduced to just three hours per day the life span may be increased by as much as two years. In the interest of providing a healthier workplace for their employees […]

The Benefits Of A Standing Deck

The human body was not designed to sit for long periods of time. Recent research indicates that sitting for more than three hours per day may shorten your life. Between working, watching TV, surfing the web eating and driving the average American sits, on average, 13 hours daily. There is a new phrase “Sitting is […]

5 Places To See When Visiting Los Angeles

Graumans Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame. – The Graumans Chinese Theatre is now the TCL Chinese Theatre and is located at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard. The theatre was originally opened in 1927. Tickets are available for tours of the theatre where you can learn of its history as well as some events that have […]

Why Are Some People Always Late?

My immediate gut reaction to that question would be because he or she is an inconsiderate, selfish boor. Of course, there may be a legitimate reason occasionally such as traffic or an unexpected occurrence in which case a phone call is in order. Some research indicates people may be habitually late because they under estimate […]

5 Places To See When Visiting Florida

Walt Disney World. – Walt Disney World is located in Bay Lake Florida. This magical theme park opened in 1971 and the complex occupies over 27,000 acres. Walt Disney World attracts more annual visitors than any other vacation resort in the world. Walt Disney World is a huge complex with various theme parks, water parks, […]

5 Places To See When Visiting Chicago

  Adler Planetarium – The Adler Planetarium in Chicago is located at 1300 South Lake Shore Drive. It is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 4 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Adler Planetarium can take you on a virtual reality trip through space and time […]