The stress, long hours, and sedentary nature of your modern office job are sucking the life out of you — literally. And it’s not just the tight deadlines, stress-eaten bagels, and sneezing coworkers that are doing you in. Even your keyboard can be out to get you.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 1, 2015 - In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
As the demands of the workplace keep rising, many people respond by putting in ever longer hours, which inevitably leads to burnout that costs both the organization and the employee. Meanwhile, people take for granted what fuels their capacity to work—their energy. Increasing that capacity is the best way to get more done faster and better.
Women are losing their power to give birth naturally by relying on caesareans and other interventions, according to a renowned medical expert. Dr Michel Odent also warned that the increasing tendency towards women having their labours induced could impair their ability to breastfeed.
In Peter Paul Rubens’ 1608 painting, Venus At Her Toilet, the voluptuous goddess Venus enjoys peaceful contentment gazing at herself in the mirror. We must learn to do the same, for our own sakes. Scientific studies about body image in 2013 continue to confirm that body image has a real impact on health.
Our human body is truly incredible. It is equipped with a vast array of biological processes to grow, repair, regenerate and detoxify. All we need is already there. Modern living brings with it, its fair share of advantages such as the availability of exotic culinary traditions at our doorsteps, technologies and gadgets to make our lives easier and comfortable.