Positive Psychology for Your Well-Being

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on June 20, 2017

 
You probably already know that a positive attitude and generally feeling good is linked to better health, a longer life and improved well-being overall.  The opposite is also true as harbouring negative feelings and anger can pose negative side-effects on your body, like increasing your risk of developing heart disease. 
 
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Topics: wellness, positivity, mental health, health, negativity, positive psychiogy

Why Pet Owners are Healthier than You

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 31, 2017



We’ve always known that a dog is man’s best friend. But what if our pets are actually making us physically and mentally healthier? When it comes to pet ownership, there are numerous proven health benefits including physical, mental and emotional improvements from enhancing social skills to decreasing an individual's risk of a heart attack. The mere presence of our beloved pets can lift our spirits.  Read More

Topics: benefits, wellness, social, health, physical, emotional, pets, pet ownership, mental

2-Minute Meditation for a Positive Attitude

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 9, 2017



From cultivating greater awareness of self to relieving stress, meditation has numerous physical and mental health benefits. The practice conjures a sense of something related to spirituality, but is actually an extreme form of concentration that tones and strengthens the mind. It promises to promote inner peace and a positive outlook towards life.

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Topics: wellness, positivity, mental health, meditation, mantra

Laughter: the Enemy of Stress

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 2, 2017

 

Everyday problems, like work pressure and family responsibilities, can get us down and cause unnecessary stress. Stress isn't always a big deal. But chronic stress can lead to serious medical conditions, like high blood pressure.

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Topics: stress, wellness, tension, social, laughter

How Can an Employee Wellness Program Impact Your Bottom Line?

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on April 18, 2017

Employers are increasingly focused on the well-being of their employees and continue to introduce wellness programs that address physical, sentimental, social, rational and financial health issues to assist employees in improving both their work and home life.

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Topics: holistic, bottom line, profit, wellness, long-term, commitment