Lately we’ve been reading a lot about the benefits of something called mindfulness. Maybe it’s because our lives have grown so hectic in this new digital age – and age where we are constantly bombarded with emails, texts, Facebook messages and phone calls. It’s when we feel like we’re actually losing our mind, that mindfulness seems more important.
How many times have you joined a local gym, committed to go at least 3 times per week, and then ended up only making a few trips for the entire year? Or when is the last time you saw an intriguing fitness infomercial – Cross Fit, Insanity, Pure Core – and immediately ordered it on your credit card, but lost interest before you even got the first bill?
We at US Family Health Plan, love our morning, afternoon and evening tea. We are well aware of the health benefits herbal tea and the joy of sipping on something delicious and warm. But have heard of Matcha Green Tea? It may just seem like the latest health craze, but Matcha Green Tea is a long standing tradition of Japanese culture. It is known for centuries for the amazing health benefits it offers.
Take a deep breath. Spring is in the air. That is, unless you have spring hay fever. This is the time of year when trees and plants release pollen into the air. This may cause some of us to struggle with hay fever. The symptoms of hay fever include clogged sinuses, runny noses, the itchy eyes, and sneezing. Not exactly the symptoms we want in our life as the weather starts to get better and the flowers are in bloom.