Meditation For Health
What Meditation Is
Simply put, meditation is sitting still and quieting your mind. It is the act of being totally present with what is, without making mental commentary. When you meditate, you are in the most pristine, natural state of being. In other words, your mind is quiet and you are just being. Think of meditating as the freedom to just be. Theres no pressure. There are no deadlines. And while there are a lot of different styles of meditation, theres really no right or wrong way to do it. You are simply in a calming, peaceful state of being. I believe that when you are in this quiet state of mind, you are a human being, instead of a human doing
While youll find that meditation is peaceful, its not exactly peace of mind... Read More
Healthy Diet – Health And Fitness
Because of so many illnesses and chronic diseases that occur among people through the years, more and more individuals are playing attention to their health and fitness because these would help them combat certain medical conditions. Today, one of the major reasons why people are overweight or suffer from minor and major health risks is that they don’t practice having a healthy diet.
Effective formula for a healthy diet : Healthy diets – which include eating balanced amount of food from all food groups – along with exercise or regular physical activity can lessen people’s inclination to health problems... Read More
Nowadays, a lot of people are getting so may different kinds of illnesses and chronic diseases. In fact even young people are now getting such diseases. A few years ago, such diseases among young children wasn’t even heard of. One of the few things people are doing to get healthy and fit is to proactive a healthy diet.
Eating a balanced amount of food from all food groups, together with exercise or regular physical activity such as sports, can decrease the chance of having health problems. Nutritionists say that although the basic principles of healthy diet is downright simple, there are still people having great difficulty in sticking to it.
The major reason people use as an excuse is mostly a busy lifestyle, a job that causes a lot of stress, or it mi... Read More
Importance Of Healthy Dieting
When you are trying to lose weight without proper supervision as most people do, you end up having poor nutrition. The downside of having poor nutrition is that sometimes instead of losing weight, you gain more, have mood swings, and become highly stressed. Before you get on a diet, you should at least know the importance of dieting and why it should be healthy.
Better physical shape and live healthy
For obvious reasons, it should be healthy so that you will be in good physical shape as well. If you get very careful about your intake of sugars, salt and fat, and start including plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a lot more healthy foods in your diet, you will definitely have better health... Read More
Keeping Tabs On Your Health In Texas
Your personal health information – do you know who has it or where to find it in Dallas, Houston or in the other Texas cities where you have lived? Do you have it? In most cases, a complete record of all of your personal health information can’t be found at any single location or in any consistent format. Each one of your healthcare providers (family practitioner, allergist, OB-GYN, etc.) compiles a separate medical record on you. And often times, these multiple medical records can lead to an incomplete story about your health.
Keeping your own personal health record (PHR) provides doctors with valuable information that can help improve the quality of care you receive. A PHR can minimize or eliminate duplicate tests... Read More
What is Catastrophic Health Insurance?
So your employer in Dallas, Houston or any place in Texas doesn’t offer health insurance. Perhaps you can’t afford to pay for a health plan. Or maybe you just don’t want pay for health coverage because you’re healthy enough that you feel “you don’t need it.” If you fall into any of these categories, you may be a candidate for a “catastrophic” health insurance plan, or what is sometimes called a “high deductible” health plan (HDHP).
Catastrophic health insurance is usually characterized by its high deductibles and low monthly premiums. These plans typically cover major hospital and medical expenses only above a certain deductible... Read More
Why Health Insurance is Vital to Your Health and Well Being
Today, many of us are finding that we have to stretch every dollar we make. Health insurance should not be considered another expense that we have to budget for, but more as an investment in peace of mind. Because life is filled with unexpected events which can include unexpected illnesses and injuries, it is important that we all have a quality health insurance plan. Below is a list of the reasons why health insurance is vital to your health and well being. Check out your options.
Protection for Unforeseen Health Events: health insurance is not just beneficial for older people, but it is also important for the young... Read More
4 Steps To Get Best Exercise Benefits
So you have decided that you want to be fit and healthy but at a loss as to which exercise program will benefit you best. Before you decide to select or design a beneficial exercise program, there are a few things which you must do.
*Why do you want to exercise?
Define your exercise goals and objectives. Write them down so that this will serve as your constant reminder why you want to embark on an exercise program. It also serves to narrow down your search for the best program because you will know what to look out for. For example, you may want to lose weight steadily or you may to build some muscle tone or you just simply want to get fit... Read More
Health Care is not Health Insurance
It seems that whenever we hear a discussion of “health care” it is in the context of forty million people without health care and the implication is that “health care” equals “health insurance”. There will be many articles to come discussing health insurance, but first, let’s clarify what health care is because IT IS NOT HEALTH INSURANCE. Try as I might I cannot equate health care with health insurance and I have begun to realize that “health care” really means something different to everyone.
It is human nature to worry about what might happen even though this unknown “thing” may never happen. So whatever health concern or health issue you have about your health and how you deal with it is really “health care” for you... Read More
Health Information – Useful Information
With all of the health information available don’t you find it interesting that you can’t seem to find a way to stay consistently healthy and fit? The explanation can be as simple as knowing that most of us don’t have a working knowledge of how the body works. With the application of this health information we would find it easier to remain fit and healthy.
Studies have shown that Americans are by and large poorly educated about health. Nutrition, health care in general and medicine are all large gaps in most American’s knowledge. Many are either unable to grasp the information available to them or do not have enough information about healthy practices to maintain health... Read More