What is financial wellness?
Financial wellness is not a term you hear every day. Popular among those that practice it, financial wellness describes how well you manage financial expenses, emergencies and economic goals.
In a nutshell, financial wellness is all about your relationship with money, whether you’re a student, civil worker, or young, successful entrepreneur.
In all relationships, security takes pole position amongst our expectations. Many people feel deeply secure in both good and bad times if their partner is close by and responsive. (source: PsychologyToday)
The same happens with money; this makes financial security the primary goal of financial wellness, alongside good mental health and personal relations. (source: salaryfinance)
In this article, we tackle the meaning of financial wellness and explore some of its benefits. And in between, you will learn simple tricks that will kickstart your journey of financial wellness.
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How you start your morning sets the tone for the day. With that in mind, you can see how your morning routines can help you or hurt you when it comes to your health goals – whether that’s feeling energized and focused, managing blood sugar levels, keeping fit, preventing heart disease or controlling your weight.
In my roles as a registered dietitian nutritionist and a certified diabetes educator, I’ve watched thousands of people work to get their healthy habits in order. Behavior changes and new habits seem to flow better when the morning starts off right. A successful start to the day simply breeds more success.
Here are 5 ways you can get your morning in tiptop shape.
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Initially, at the start of the pandemic, there were mixed messages on whether or not the public should wear face masks. This left many wondering if face masks work and why they should bother wearing one. The good news is, they do help protect us! While the guidelines for COVID-19 may be rapidly developing, and confusing us all, we can look to other well-established healthcare guidelines to understand how face masks protect us from becoming infected and infecting others. So, what exactly do these masks do?
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It’s officially just past #PSL season, which means it’s time to put on our cozy knits, binge watch Netflix, light a million candles, and excitedly cancel plans with friends. Even though we all look forward to fall and winter, the novelty of the season can wear off quickly as the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, lowering our mood and affecting our health.
People often joke about “winter blues” and Seasonal Affective Disorder, but it’s actually a diagnosable type of depression that is prompted by cold weather and less sunlight (and affects 5% of Americans).
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How Does CBD Affect The Immune System by Rachel Hudson
In the past months, due to coronavirus pandemic, we are focused a lot on finding ways to boost our immune systems. Among good products that exist on the market, there is one that is lately often mentioned as highly beneficial – CBD oil for the immune system.
The topic of immune health isn’t new. We often hear doctors and other experts tell us to exercise regularly and eat nutritious and balanced meals to ensure that our immune system is in good condition.
However, most of us don’t give much thought to the immune system when it functions adequately. But when the invader enters and makes us sick, we get the signal that there is a problem, and we start looking for ways to improve our defense system. Most of us grew up being told vitamin C, ginger, shark liver oil, etc. are excellent immune boosters. This is all true, but lately, a relatively new product draws a lot of attention – CBD oil for the immune system.
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