Now more than ever we need to reduce stress. And this is where putting some positive affirmations comes into place. It might sound silly or ineffective, but being positive is a game-changer when battling a stressful situation. It’s safe to say that given the coronavirus scare that is plaguing our minds as much as it
There are so many benefits to drinking water. But I bet you didn’t know these things. Nothing tastes and feels better than an ice-cold glass of water after a workout. And while you know that we should be drinking water before, during and after a run or other exercise, many of us fail to drink
Cardio and yoga both are exercises that reduce stress. But which one is the best for stress?
// By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play The kids, your job, endless laundry — and even up in the air Valentine’s Day plans can conspire to ratchet up the tension in your body, leaving behind a tangle of aches and pains. Of course, a trip to a day spa or even a quickie
Why De-Stressing Matters By Vanessa Voltolina for Discover and Play According to The American Institute of Stress, unmanaged stress has been connected to 75 to 90 percent of medical visits. As the summer approaches, many of your friends and family are probably taking time off to relax and veg out. But if you’re in the
By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play The AC hums, your husband snores and garbage trucks clank outside the window. Add in kids, work, housekeeping – even a dog – and it’s no wonder you’re unable to properly rest. If you’re faced with an uphill battle at bedtime, it’s time to take a closer
In the past, I have blogged about my excitement for signing up for a virtual 5k. I have found that even though I am training for a more concrete goal—two half marathons within 4 weeks of each other—this virtual race was a great way for me to push myself during my shorter training runs. Signing
Yesterday’s workout made be feel so strong. This made me think about what makes us weak. After work last night, I hit the gym working out primarily my triceps, a little bicep action, and lower abs. To be honest, I wasn’t that thrilled about running on the treadmill, but stretched and started my sweat sess.