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What is Health and What Does it Mean?

What is Health and What Does it Mean?

Health, Wellness
What is health for you? The question in the headline is one that you should occasionally stop and ask yourself. In short - what is health for you? is the initial question and the consequential question often becomes natural: do I have good health and if not - what can I do to achieve good health? Here we choose to divide health into three areas and as follows: The physical bit The mental bit What you eat Three points that we consider to be the keys to a whole that constitute what we call good health. Exercise, mental well-being, and food; three important ingredients that today also receive more medial space than was previously the case. If you look at the newspaper,  you will see lots of articles that guide you right in the jungle of exercise, healthy eating, and how
How to Get Better Health in the Workplace With Gender Equality

How to Get Better Health in the Workplace With Gender Equality

Health, Wellness
The more equal a workplace, the better the health of the employees. This is a clear conclusion. It is necessary to look at gender equality in the work environment and the work organization to prevent women from being excluded from work because of work environment-related problems. The background is a government assignment to specifically prevent occupational health-related ill-health among women. The more gender-integrated a workplace is, the better the workplace health and well-being. The fact is that the lack of equality leads to more conflicts and harassment in the workplace and to higher staff turnover. Inequality is a sign that an organization is unhealthy, in the same way as, for example, sick leave, reduced efficiency, and conflicts between staff and ...
Tips for Better Health at Work

Tips for Better Health at Work

Health, Wellness
Stressful meetings, overtime, and constant pressure to deliver top-notch results. Increased competition and business goals for increased productivity and profitability year after year. All this affects your health and should not be taken lightly. Failure to maintain occupational health can lead to mental overload and burnout, often with long-term fatal consequences. Here, even the simplest health benefits in the workplace can have a major impact. Benefits such as exercise, massage, fruit at work can help reduce stress while encouraging a healthy lifestyle. Here are our top tips to help you get better health at work despite a busy schedule: Plan a workout in your schedule Just as you would schedule an important meeting or conference call in the calendar, you can s...
How to Get Started with Exercising

How to Get Started with Exercising

Fitness, Health, Wellness
Getting started with exercising is difficult. Continuing to exercise is even more difficult. In this post, we help you make training a part of everyday life - here are our get-started tips! There are no pills in the world that can compare with exercise! Physical activity prevents diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, but also mental disorders such as depression and dementia. Exercise makes you feel better, you live longer. Still, the step between thought and action is often staggering. Here are their tips for those who want to get started with exercising! Try to plan One super important thing, which is often easier said than done, is to plan the training. It is especially important if you have children or many needs in your life. En...
How to Strengthen your Immune System

How to Strengthen your Immune System

Health, Nutrition, Wellness
We are constantly encountering bacteria and viruses in our environment, but it is far from every time we get sick. We only do that when our immune system for some reason fails to hold back. 1. Sleep well The importance of sleeping well is proven on many levels. Researchers have found that many molecules associated with sleep or wakefulness can affect the activity of the immune system, and vice versa. Sleeping at regular times can also help. In a new study, British researchers have found that our sensitivity to viral infection is affected by our internal circadian rhythm. By studying one of the genes that control the rhythm of the biological clock, researchers discovered that flu viruses spread more easily toward the evening when the gene is less active. When researchers disrupted t...
Ten Tips That Help You Shop Less

Ten Tips That Help You Shop Less

Wellness
Our consumption is a major contributing cause of many problems - everything from the climate to our economy is negatively affected. How come we still go shopping anyway? Behind often are complex psychological and social mechanisms. Despite Blackfriday and the Christmas shopping party, it is not long before we are in the shops again, now to find bargains on the sale. How come we don't change our habits? Despite a desire to reduce consumption and the knowledge that we need to do less shopping to save the planet. A remnant from the hunter-gatherer community According to experts, the driving force is to gather and take advantage before it runs deep inside us and stems from time as hunters and collectors, and it is triggered by advertising and reahs. A big part of the problem is everythi...
Why We Feel Good About Being Kind

Why We Feel Good About Being Kind

Wellness
Everyone appreciates a friendly gesture. But when it comes to explaining why we are kind, there are two camps. Some think that it is an unselfish act of kindness while others, perhaps more cynically, mean that we do it to become popular and gain benefits. But now research shows that we are happier to be kind. Being kind to others affects us positively in several ways. When we decide to be generous or cooperative, is a specific area of ​​the brain called a striatum activated? Oddly enough, it is the same center in the brain that is stimulated when we eat good food or use drugs - the way we feel rewarding. Gives more joy to give to others But you don't have to go as far as X-rays to realize that kindness provides this kind of experience. Psychology studies show a link between kindn
This Happens in Your Body When You Stress

This Happens in Your Body When You Stress

Wellness
Stress is part of our everyday lives - everyone gets stressed at some point. It happens when we are in situations that require something extra and the body needs to mobilize power and energy. When faced with a challenge, wether work or private life, stress can make us focus and perform better. In other words, stress is necessary for us to achieve that little extra. But if the stress lasts for a long time and without recovery, the body can take damage. Therefore, it is important to rest. It is also individual what stresses us, what stresses you may not affect your partner or colleague and vice versa at all. Stress affects many parts of the body and can manifest itself in different ways for different people. Survival instinct The response to stress is about mobilizing energy in ...
Why it is Important to Show Gratitude

Why it is Important to Show Gratitude

Wellness
Gratitude makes us happier. It may sound like some sort of new age-mumbo jumbo, but the fact is that research shows that we become happier in our relationships as well as in life in general if we remind ourselves to be grateful, especially in our relationships. Recently, the entire United States celebrated Thanksgiving, a weekend unique to them. To feel and show their gratitude has proven to give higher quality to our conditions. Thanking not only makes you happy, it also makes you feel more satisfied with the relationship. It may be easy to believe that those who show gratitude simply feel better because they have a kinder partner, but studies have shown that those who feel that they are in debt to their partner feel less satisfaction with their relationship. Even people who began to ...