The Science Behind Happiness and Exercise

Most of us are already familiar with the fact that exercising regularly can have benefits such as maintaining a healthy weight and improving cardiovascular health. As if we need yet another reason to exercise, there is also the suggestion that physical activity may also improve one’s mood and increase feelings of happiness...

Your Get Active Guide: Preparing for Any Exercise Obstacle

The transition from winter to spring is often rainy and cold, which conjures up thoughts of snuggling in a warm blanket with a hot chocolate in hand, drifting between napping on the couch, and changing the channels on the TV. Even the most motivated exercising go-getters are tempted by this couch potato habit...

Putting Health in Your Hands: Self-Examinations

Self-examination is a tool that can be used to detect cancer in its early stages. It is something that can be done at home by anyone who wants to increase chances for early detection of abnormal...

All About Sleep

All About Sleep

The average person spends about one-third of his lifetime sleeping. Though this may be surprising in the college culture of pulling all-nighters and taking power-naps, it is true that much of our time is devoted to simply resting. Despite the clear importance...

What's Your Good Side? Sleeping Positions and their Effect on the Body

How long does it take you to enter deep slumber? For the average person without sleeping problems, it takes about 10-20 minutes. During this time, the snoozer will change positions multiple times...