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Maya Munot

Let’s Change the Way We Talk About Mental Health

by Maya Munot

Do you ever casually throw around words like “depressed,” “suicidal” or “OCD?” These mental health terms have seeped into our everyday language, but it’s as simple as this: medical conditions, including mental health disorders, don’t make for good metaphors. Mental… Continue Reading →

Unique Therapies That Could Help Remedy Your Sleep Troubles

by Maya Munot

Sleep hygiene describes the actions you take throughout the day that impact your quality of sleep at night. Examples of these actions include: keeping electronics out of your bedroom, avoiding caffeine or dinner close to bedtime, and lowering the lights… Continue Reading →

Enjoy Family Bonding With a Backyard Campout

by Maya Munot

Before summer ends, help your kids rediscover the outdoors by camping in your own backyard. This is a great way to encourage them to spend less time watching television and more time in nature. And the best part is it’s… Continue Reading →

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Mix up Your Whole Grains With Ancient and Modern Grains

by Maya Munot

A recent study by Harvard, published in the journal Circulation, found that people who consumed whole grains daily had a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who didn’t. This doesn’t prove that whole grains prevent early… Continue Reading →

Forgiveness Can Be a Great Stress Buster

by Maya Munot

Did you know that continually nurturing grudges and negative feelings of resentment can keep your stress levels high and come at an emotional and physiological cost like premature death? All it takes to bring those stress levels down is forgiveness. Forgiveness is… Continue Reading →

Why Sitting Is Dangerous for Our Health and What We Can Do About It

by Maya Munot

Did you know Americans sit for an average of six to eight hours a day? What’s more alarming is that studies have found prolonged sitting is linked to all sorts of complications that threaten our overall health and wellbeing, according… Continue Reading →

Why You Tend to Be Healthier in the Summer

by Maya Munot

Ever feel healthier in the summer? That’s because you are, and with good reason. A recent study by an international team of researchers revealed that your immune system changes with the seasons and reports the first time medical experts have… Continue Reading →

Choose This Not That: Healthiest Foods of 2017

by Maya Munot

Many things, such as hairstyles and clothes, go out of style every year, and food is no exception. Food and nutrition experts from Consumer Reports looked at some of the predicted food trends for 2017. Here is their take on… Continue Reading →

Productivity Is a Laughing Matter

by Maya Munot

Transform Your Company’s View of Humor to Maximize Positivity and Productivity What is your company’s perception of humor in the workplace? Is it discouraged or embraced? It could be, “At our company, we value a sense of humor.” You may… Continue Reading →

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