Winter Blues: Battling Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

If you have what you consider to be "winter blues," you may actually have a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). With SAD, you get symptoms of depression and loneliness at the same time every year, usually in the winter. Instead of just dealing with SAD, there are ways to combat it to make your seasonal disorder more bearable. Symptoms of SAD *   Depression *   Loneliness *   Anxiety and Increased Levels of Stress * … [Read more...]

Tips On Maintaining Self Esteem

So how do you stay calm, composed and maintain self-esteem in a tough environment? Here are some tips you may to consider as a starter guide to self improvement. Imagine yourself as a dart board. Now imagine the negative people and situations around you as darts. These darts, negative people and situations can stick to you and will destroy your self esteem and pull you down in ways you never considered. Don’t let people or situations stick to you, drag you down … [Read more...]

Origins of Yoga

Today’s society is much faster paced that ever before. There are more concerns with toxicity in the food we eat and the air we breathe. People have more stress problems which lead to more health problems, mental and physical. We are also seeing more and more young people struggling with fitness and health issues that previous generations did not experience. Millions of Americans today live a sedentary lifestyle, which is associated with obesity. The body was … [Read more...]

Why You Should Study Geography

Do you know your place in the world? That question can have a lot of different meanings. It might refer to your status in society, your profession, or even your attitude towards the people around you. However, the literal meaning of “your place in the world” is also worth examining. Understanding the geography of your town, your region, your country, and even that of your world can add a lot to the quality of your life. Even if you never plan on leaving … [Read more...]