Health

Exercise Prevents Disease
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ub Wed, 02/01/2023 - 11:13

One in four adults in the United States meets the established minimum physical activity guidelines which one are you?

Exercise prevents disease, disability, injury, and premature death. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans lays out how much physical activity children, adolescents, and adults need to get health benefits. Although most people don’t get the recommended amount of physical activity, it can be especially hard for older adults and people with chronic diseases or disabilities.

Booze Not Safe
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ub Wed, 02/01/2023 - 09:31

To avoid alcohol-related health consequences including chronic diseases, liver injury, and accidents is not to drink booze at all.

A new report reflects a long-brewing shift in the way scientists and healthcare providers think about the risks and benefits of alcohol and follows a similar statement from the World Health Organization.

New Years Resolutions
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ub Thu, 01/26/2023 - 14:21

Does everybody make them and many then break them? A New Year's resolution is a tradition in the Eastern and Western World

Try it, anyone can do it. A person resolves to continue good practices, change an undesired trait or behavior, accomplish a personal goal, or otherwise improve their behavior at the beginning of a new year. These are ideas and I am considering all of them.

FEAR
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ub Mon, 01/23/2023 - 09:47

POTUS Franklin Delano Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933 “Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”: FDR

Phobophobia is an intense fear of being afraid. Some people might be terrified of the physical symptoms that come with fear, such as rapid breathing or dizziness. Others are scared of developing another phobic disorder. Some may need psychotherapy or medication as treatment. 

The Four Fear Responses: Fight, Flight, Freeze, and Fawn

SELF CONTROL
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ub Mon, 01/16/2023 - 14:21

This First Century Greek philosopher is notable for the power of his ethical thought and for effective methods of teaching.

When Life Hurts, Stop Clinging to It | The Philosophy of Epictetus Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher.

He was born into slavery at Hierapolis, Phrygia, and lived in Rome until his banishment when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his life. His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Discourses and Enchiridion.

Health Equals Happiness
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ub Mon, 08/01/2022 - 13:58

Herophilus was born c. 335 BC, Chalcedon, Bithynia, and died in bc. 280), He was an Alexandrian physician who was an early performer of public dissections on human cadavers, and was often called the father of anatomy.

Sleep During Heatwave

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/19/2022 - 10:52
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First and foremost make sure you drink plenty of water during the day to keep your body hydrated and cool while you are sleeping. 

Make sure you can count on cooling mattresses or toppers for sweat-free nights. 

Dehydration is a common cause of not being able to get to sleep, and it is known as insomnia.

Keep a glass/insulated container of cold water by your bed in case you wake up hot and uncomfortable.

Carefully chose the coolest part of the house to sleep in, if it is not your bedroom,  temporarily move there.

SOTO Loves TOTO
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ub Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:26

Since the 80s "Africa" has become a worldwide sensation. It's one of a string of hits that Toto has had over the last 40-plus years.

Do you remember when the leader of the Republican Party called the continent of Africa "shithole" counties during a meeting and asked why the USA can't have more immigrants from Norway, which by the way has now joined NATO? https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/01/shithole-countries…

Health and Wellness

Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:28

Whoever said the USA's geographical location doesn’t play a factor in longevity may have been slightly mistaken or far worse than that.

Should you stay, or should you move away to live a longer and healthier life someday far away? Whether this is due in part to cleaner air, water, better eating, or more outdoor living, there are clear differences across the states in how long people tend to live. 

Far Out Man
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ub Thu, 06/23/2022 - 08:37

The phrase far out may not just mean advanced, experimental, nonconformist, avant-garde, unusual, innovative, or unconventional.