Across the globe, STD’s have been estimated to afflict between 200-400 million men and women from all walks of life. A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is defined as a disease that is transmitted from person to person via sexual contact. However, with the arrival of AIDS, it is now known that some can also be … Continue reading Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Symptoms & Prevention
Summer’s Tan Commandments Admit it; most people want the best tan during summer. As long as going to the beach remains necessary or a status quo, there will be extensive demands to having the best desirable tan. Judging from the number of beach bums trooping to the best vacation beaches every summer, it will always … Continue reading How to get the Best Tan?
A well-groomed and pleasant appearance over time relies on one very important thing, the proper care for the face. While the skin is the largest organ in the body, a large amount of people neglect to properly care for their skin. The face itself tells someone largely about the owner’s lifestyle and personality. A good … Continue reading The Basics of Facial Care
Good hygiene is important in taking care of yourself physically as well as emotionally. People often have infections because they don’t take good care of themselves physically, which can lead to emotional difficulties as well. To avoid physical problems associated with poor hygiene, consider the following ideas to keep yourself clean: Hair Care Washing Your … Continue reading Good Personal Hygiene
The faster-pace of living and the increasing competitiveness in finding and keeping jobs are taking its toll on most people. Work stress is highly common in individuals maintaining paying jobs. Demands of the work place can be harmful to the individual both mentally and physically. Stress can bring about depression, anxiety, ulcers, and heart diseases. … Continue reading Job Burn-Out: Have you Reached the Burnt-out Phase at Work?
Everyone inevitably reaches a point in their life wherein working has absorbed most of their everyday lives. While the wide range of interests translate to differing lines of work and professions, all of these falls under the paid work category. Paid work is necessary for most people. As individuals grow older, get married or raise … Continue reading Stress on the Job: Understanding Work Related Stress
Stress is the number one cause of a myriad of diseases from diabetes to heart disease to even cancer. Stress, when not given a proper outlet, can cause emotional issues which then lead to physical problems requiring medical attention. How does one balance the stresses (good and bad) of life and the emotions resulting from too much … Continue reading Effectively Balancing Stress and Emotions
The year was 490 BC when Pheidippides, a Greek soldier, ran the distance from a battlefield near Marathon, Greece to Athens proclaiming the defeat of the Persian army by the Athenians. The story, as written by Plutarch, recounts how Pheidippides shouted, “Rejoice. We conquer!” and with that, fell dead from overexertion. The marathon did not … Continue reading Marathons — Training and History
How exercise during pregnancy promotes health, and how much is too much? Exercising while pregnant can be a scary subject for an expectant mother, especially during the first pregnancy. Many mothers fear exercising could cause problems with their pregnancy such as low birth weight or premature labor. These fears can lead to complete elimination of exercise, in … Continue reading Exercise and Pregnancy
Free weights have long been the king of the strength training industry. Recently however, there have been many fitness buffs who have decided to ditch free weights and machines in exchange for body-weight training. Body-weight training is quite appropriately, strength training exercises that use only the weight of the body for resistance. These exercises includes such old standbys … Continue reading Ditch the Weights: Why Body-Weight Exercises are In