Entries by Rhianon Borg

Sleep to Avoid the Anxiety Cycle (and Other Ails)

Sleep is at the foundation of our mental and physical health, yet many of us don’t get enough of it. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately one out of three Americans don’t get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep nightly, a problem so widespread that they’ve named it a public […]

The Power of Kindness: Create a Better World and a Happier You

One of the most understated wellness and wellbeing tools is something that resides within you, right now; it doesn’t cost any money and it’s usually fairly effortless. Wondering what it might be? Kindness: the altruistic act of being thoughtful and considerate to others. While true kind acts don’t come with expectations of reciprocation, you actually […]

Previously Unhealthy Foods Get a Reprieve

Dietary science and the definition of healthy and unhealthy food is continually evolving. Years ago dietary fat of any kind was considered to be one of the worst things for dieters to eat; more recently it’s been discovered that some fats are not only healthy but crucial to a well-balanced diet. The fear of fats […]

Hugging Study Backs Up What Our Hearts Already Know

Sometimes science backs up what we already know deep down. A recent study on how hugging can affect our moods and overall wellness has revealed that the benefits a hug grants us aren’t all in our heads. Researchers who conducted the study say those who are “huggers” tend to have better overall health and wellness, […]