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Archive for September, 2019

Why You Should Learn the Best First Aid Techniques to Save Precious Lives

Sep
17

Date: September 17th, 2019

Sometimes, the difference between life and death may be as simple as knowing the right first aid technique. This holds particularly true when lives are on the line, and you have no one to turn to except yourself in order to save someone.

In some cases, paramedics and emergency services can be miles away, and you simply do not have the time to wait for them. This is why knowing what you have to do will greatly help you in keeping someone alive till the professionals arrive and take over. Let us take a look at a really great first aid technique that you can practice and use as and when required.

What You Must Know Before Responding to an Emergency Situation

Sep
13

Date: September 13th, 2019

An emergency situation can occur when you least expect it.  When disaster strikes, you will more than likely be called upon to help out. This may seem impossible at first. However, it is possible to deal with any disaster by following this checklist.

1.      Don’t Panic

Whatever the issue is, giving way to mindless panic will not help in the slightest. On the contrary, it can make an already bad situation much worse. Panic drives away all rational thought, and will prevent you from looking at a situation objectively. When you feel that you are being overwhelmed by panic, just take a few deep breaths and try to calm down. 

2.      Make Sure That You Are in a Position to Help Rather Than Hinder Rescue Efforts 

The age-old adage “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” is as accurate today as it was when it was first coined. If you see guns being fired or a building engulfed in flames, there is no need to rush in like a comic book hero.  Always remember that the golden rule of responding to emergencies is to be the rescuer, not the rescued! Yes, it is difficult to stand by when the lives of your loved ones are on the line, but you will not be doing the EMRs any favors by increasing their workload. 

4 Highly Effective Points to Live a Healthy Life

Sep
10

Date: September 10th, 2019

Everyone wants to live their life to the fullest and enjoy every bit of it. Unfortunately, it is easier said than done. This is why it is imperative that you take the trouble to follow these points to ensure that you can start living a healthy life.

1.      Exercise

This is one of the best possible ways of ensuring that you are able to live a long, healthy life. You don’t need to be a ‘gym freak’ in order to maximize the health benefits of exercise. On the contrary, you can easily gain many health benefits without overexerting yourself.

A brisk walk in the park every alternate day or taking the stairs instead of the elevator/escalator can also be a good way to burn those extra calories. Apart from that, a few hours of moderate exercise every week will help decrease your blood pressure and get rid of any excess weight. This means that you will become less susceptible to several chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart diseases.

Improving the Quality of Life– 5 Tips to Follow Each Day

Sep
06

Date: September 6th, 2019

Improving the quality of your life isn’t as difficult as many people think. All it takes is some active effort, dedication and commitment.

It sounds like hard work, but there are some simple and effective strategies that you can include in your daily life that will improve your quality of life. Here, quality of life doesn’t mean your living standard, but your happiness, health, leisure and vitality.

So, what are the things you can do to improve the quality of your life?

Let’s explore them together.

1.      Meditate Daily

Find some time for yourself each day. It can be anything, from 5 minutes to an hour. Spend this time alone with yourself and your thoughts. Meditate and reflect upon your feelings. Think about the decision you have made and the ones you are going to make in the near future.

Or, simply sit and relax. Clear your mind of all thoughts and meditate. This will give you a feeling of mindfulness that will keep you relaxed and at peace all day long. Once you make this a habit, you will see an improvement in the quality of your life.

Why Should You Equip Yourself with First Aid Knowledge?

Sep
03

Date: September 3rd, 2019

Basic first aid knowledge is invaluable, not only for yourself but also for others around you. We all know and believe in the fact that first aid saves lives, then why is it that many people don’t take first aid training programs?

They are either too busy or they think that they know the basics already. Many people also think that accidents will not happen to them or those around them.

But, the fact is, accidents can happen anywhere. Hence, learning the basics of first aid and being equipped for first aid can save lives.