Research from the University of California at Berkeley found that women who practiced yoga regularly rated their body satisfaction 20 percent higher than those who practiced other forms of exercise. Researchers believe this is because the focus of yoga isn’t on how the body looks, but rather how all parts of the body feel and what they can be doing for overall wellness.
Sometimes hitting the gym and eating healthy food isn’t enough to jump-start the road to self-improvement. Techniques to benefit the mind are often overlooked because disciplining the brain is less tangible and requires challenging ourselves in unique ways. Here are some surprising ways to achieve better mental health.
In our fast-paced lives it can be tough to find time to research diet choices, meet with a personal trainer, and even maintain a normal sleep schedule. Luckily, technology is finding ways to help us with clever, easy-to-use apps for smartphones and tablets. Here are some of the most popular health apps that you should know about.