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Archive for June, 2019

5 Healthy Life Habits You Should Adopt Right Away


Date: June 28th, 2019

Staying healthy isn’t too difficult. All you have to do is adopt some healthy life habits and you will be leading a healthy life. Healthy habits are the ones that keep you physically, mentally, emotionally and psychologically viable. It’s not rocket science. In fact, these habits are easy to adopt and easy to follow once you get started.

Don’t waste any more time! Adopt the following habits to lead a healthy life.

1. Quit Smoking

Do you smoke? If yes, then try to quit smoking. We know that it’s easier said than done, but you have to make up your mind and be consistent. Smoking is one of the leading causes of death. It deteriorates your lungs and affects your entire respiratory system. Decide that you want to quit smoking and start decreasing the frequency of smoking. You will get there in some time.

2. Exercise

We have said it a hundred times before and we will say it again, add exercise to your daily routine. You don’t have to join a gym or get proper exercising equipment. Just heading out and walking for half an hour each day will be enough. You will feel refreshed and your entire body will respond positively to your exercise. You will also notice how relaxed and stress-free you’ll feel.

3. Sleep Well

Not sleeping the required hours each night is one of the leading reasons for deteriorating health. You must sleep at least 8 hours each night. Sleeping is a resting phase for your mind and body. It helps your muscles and brain relax and recover from the constant exertion. It gives you the energy to take on the responsibilities of the next day. Furthermore, it also has a number of health benefits.

4. Eat Fruits and Vegetables

Do you know that adding fruits and vegetables to your diet can reduce the risk of several diseases?

Many of us have simply cut out fruits and vegetables from our diet. This is affecting our health and also making us overweight. Fruits and vegetables are filled with healthy nutrients that our body needs to function properly. Therefore, add them to your daily diet and you will see your health improving.

5. Drink in Moderation

Too much drinking adversely affects your liver. It also is the cause of many other health risks. Therefore, you should avoid heavy drinking. As a rule of thumb, men should never drink more than 2 drinks of alcohol a day and women should only drink 1. You may drink a glass of red wine, but remember, moderation is important.

These were just some of the healthy life habits that you should adopt right away. These will improve your health and well-being and you will notice a positive change in yourself. Remember, only you can bring about a change in yourself. So, what are you waiting for? Get started today!

Lifesaving as a Profession and Vocation


Date: June 25th, 2019

Lifesaving is a conscious act that actively involves multiple activities that include the following:

  • Rescue
  • Resuscitation 
  • First aid

The term generally refers to aquatic rescue and other aspects of water safety. However, it can also include flooded areas and river rescue, ice rescue, swimming pool rescue and various other incidences that require emergency medical services. Many activities for lifesaving include specialization in oceanic environments. This is called ‘coastal lifesaving’ or ‘surf lifesaving.’ 

Those people who actively participate in virus lifesaving activities as volunteers are generally called ‘lifesavers.’ On the other hand, if you were to dedicate your life to lifesaving activities as a full-fledged profession, then you will become an EMT (emergency medical technician). In case you work at the beach to rescue people from drowning and other mishaps, then you will be called a ‘lifeguard.’

4 Habits that Can Help Improve the Quality of Life


Date: June 21st, 2019

Life is a journey and you are the driver. You decide how you want to live it. Changing habits is not easy, especially when you’ve been doing something for so long that it seems like the right thing. However, we are our biggest culprits if our life doesn’t turn out the way we planned.

Everyone is willing to do everything that can help them improve their quality of life. Some of them are more dedicated than others, while some give up in the middle of the journey. If you want to improve the quality of your life, you must include the following habits in your daily routine. You will notice how things start falling into place.

A Healthy Diet Is the Gateway to a Healthier Lifestyle


Date: June 18th, 2019

We are constantly bombarded with images, pictures, and advertisements of processed, sugary food items on a daily basis. These products are impossible to resist. Because of the advancement in technology, we can easily get all sorts of junk food delivered to our homes. Indeed, the easy availability of processed food has led to an epidemic of obesity that is drastically cutting down our life span. Apart from that, it is also destroying our existing quality of life.

For your own wellbeing, it is imperative that you pursue good health through your diet. This is only possible if you substitute junk food with more wholesome food.

While it is true that it may not be as palpable as the stuff we are used to consuming on a daily basis, it is more beneficial and nutritious in the long run.

Best First Aid Techniques That Can Help You Save a Precious Life


Date: June 14th, 2019

The term ‘basic first aid’ refers to the initial process of both assessing and addressing the immediate needs of a person who has been injured or is in severe physiological distress. This may be due to any medical emergency such as a heart attack, choking, allergic reaction, etc.

Learning elementary first aid will not only allow you to quickly determine a person’s exact physical condition but also come up with the right course of treatment on the spot. Seeking qualified medical help ASAP is extremely important here. But following the best first aid techniques and procedures might be the crucial difference between life and death.

What You Need to Know When Responding to Emergencies


Date: June 11th, 2019

When you’re responding to an emergency situation, it’s very easy to make mistakes which can cost lives. Since the stakes are so high, many people actually freeze when they’re in such scenarios. This can be just as harmful as administering the wrong kind of help.

So, knowing how to respond in the event of an emergency is a necessary skill set to have.

While some emergencies are connected with a person’s health, there are some which can also occur because of workplace hazards, small accidents at home or even while playing.

Did you know that more people die from slips in the bathroom than they do from serious accidents?

The Positives of Adopting Healthy Life Habits


Date: June 7th, 2019

Since we’re kids, you’ll see how everyone keeps emphasizing healthy life habits. They’re necessary because they play a huge role in our lives as adults. Knowing the difference between good and bad habits is necessary because otherwise, you don’t really know what is healthy and what isn’t.

Healthy life habits have a lot of positives attached to them and a few downsides if any. Unhealthy or bad habits are dangerous to your health, your life and sometimes, even for your family.

So, it’s a given that having healthy life habits is better for you. But, what exactly are the positives attached here?  The following are the major positives of having healthy life habits.

3 Reasons for Improving the Quality of Your Life


Date: June 4th, 2019

If you’re looking into improving the quality of life, congratulations! You’ve taken a step in the right direction. Most people believe that trying to improve the quality of their lives is a good option, but it does take a lot of time and effort.

This is why they often leave it for later.

There’s also the issue of the myopic vision here. If you’re too near to a problem, it can be difficult to see the issue clearly. Similarly, if you’re someone who has unhealthy habits, it can be difficult to reach that point of self-awareness where you want to change.

The good news is that there are some solid benefits behind improving the quality of your life. The following are the benefits that will help you change your mind and give you more motivation to try harder.