Natural Wellbeing Blog

Wellness Rituals to Help You De-Stress While Social Distancing

During a global health crisis like the current pandemic, people around the world are being urged to stay at home and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. While doing so is beneficial for the community at large, it can also be isolating, boring and extremely stressful—particularly for people who aren’t accustomed to spending lots of time inside or alone. 

Why Wellness is Essential for Women with Long-Term Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic injury is a leading cause of disability on a global scale, and 96% of people who do survive a traumatic event may suffer debilitating long-term consequences. If you're a woman and you've been through an injury such as a fracture or fall that caused long-term trauma, it is important to know that you may be affected in a different way from men.

3 Things Chronic Stress Does to Your Heart

Everyone experiences stress. A frustrating day at work, a close call on the highway or a bit of bad news can make your body go into fight or flight mode to protect you from real or perceived threats. While this response could help save your life in a dangerous situation, it can also have some harmful effects on your body.

Can Art Boost Your Wellness?

In an age where technology seems to be king, you may be shocked to hear that 77% of those with a creative hobby would rather give up their Netflix subscription than go without their creative activity.

When is a Career Change Vital to Your Wellbeing?

Feeling unhappy at work and dealing with an unmanageable workload, routine work that doesn’t change, and difficult deadlines may be prompting you to ask, ‘Will a career change improve my wellbeing?’

Here's Why Anxiety Hits the Hardest in the Middle of the Night

Anxiety is a common feeling caused by challenges, worry or stress. Unfortunately, some people feel anxiety much more often, even when nothing is wrong. In response to a real or perceived “threat,” the body may generate an increased heart rate, sweating, feelings of worry or panic, rapid breathing and more.

This is How Stress Hurts You and the People Closest to You

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. A long day at work, unexpected financial trouble and turmoil between family or friends can make you feel drained, irritable and on edge for a few days. Going through the motions and acting normally when you’re stressed might be challenging, but these feelings often pass, and you can return to normal.

Easy Ways to Make Holistic Living Part of Your New Year's Resolutions

With the new year only a few days away, you might be locking in your “word of the year,” yearly plans and, of course, your new year’s resolutions. Selecting the perfect new year’s resolution is something that a lot of people struggle with—how do you dedicate yourself to a goal that, one, you’ll actually commit to all year, and two, has the power to improve your life?

The Link Between Daily Meditation and Your Immune System

The practice of meditation has been around for thousands of years, but it has gained a lot of traction in the western world more recently. People have just started to realize the many benefits meditation can have on your lifestyle, from anxiety and stress relief to improved concentration.