When it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle, there tends to be a stronger focus on nutrition and exercise as a means to achieve our health and wellness goals. However, there’s a third pillar which works synergistically; a healthy mind. Nieves González Calderón, SHA Wellness Clinic’s Yoga and Meditation expert, reveals how meditation can play a crucial role in our health and wellbeing, helping us maintain a healthy physical state.
We’ve increasingly become more worried about taking care of ourselves and of our image, whilst there’s still not enough attention being paid to taking care of our mind. In the same way that we care of our body, we have to care of our mind. In order to have optimum health, it’s an absolute necessity to rest our mind to avoid becoming trapped in our thoughts and our life from
Many of us assume that happiness is a state we reach without having to work at it, but the truth of the matter is, that being happy largely depends on our own attitude to life and the way we choose to live. We mustn’t wait for happiness to come knocking on our door. Instead, we have to take ownership of our own happiness and create a lifestyle that fulfils us.
We often take sleep for granted thinking that it’s not that important. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sleep is actually fundamental for our health. When we sleep, our body has time to recover and restore itself through the different stages our body goes through during the sleep cycle. During the different stages, tissue growth and repair occurs, after all the wear and tear that happens throughout the
As the festive season is approaching, many of us are preparing for our travels. Whether it’s near or far, there are tips and tricks to make your journey more enjoyable and as healthy as possible, so that when you arrive to your end destination, you’ll feel good from the inside out. Travelling great distances and across different time zones can be very tiring and can put your immune system to
Nowadays, we’re surrounded by all kinds of technologies, from mobile phones, tablets, computers, televisions, consoles, even the wifi network! They’ve become an integral part of our lives to the extent that we can’t live without them and aren’t aware of the effects that they have on our health, especially because they aren’t visible ones per se. Electromagnetic field Health is not only based on biochemistry, it is composed of electric charges (electrons, protons),
Global Wellness Day will be celebrated on the 11th of June. This event, organized all around the world, is essentially dedicated to well being. What is Global Wellness Day? Almost every year we celebrate the international day of something: mother’s day, coeliac day, non-smoking day… but strangely enough it was not until last year that we started celebrating something that is so important to everybody, wellbeing. This event was created
With high temperatures, light and the change of habits, falling asleep during summer can be a real problem for many of us. However, sleeping well is crucial since it permits your body to relax correctly, helps to prevent diseases, gives a nice skin and fills us with energy. In this post, we suggest 10 tips to sleep well during summer. Drink enough during the day If you don’t drink
We spend a lot of hours at the office and a tidy workspace will make us feel better with ourselves and the environment, helping us maximize wellbeing and productivity and minimize stress. Post-its, earphones, loose sheets of paper, magazines… If you have a look at your workspace, you will see these objects for sure. Perhaps, they are the only things you can see and it is hard for you to
The number of plane travels has increased significantly over the past years. It is absolutely normal to take a plane for working reasons or to go on vacation, despite the consequences that flying has for health (and that we are not always aware of). Not to mention the stress generated by the preparations, the suitcases, controls at the airport and the journey itself. For all these reasons, the preferences and