HEALTH

Here you will find all my articles related to health : hygiene, diets, workouts, mental illnesses, etc.


SOCIAL MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH

DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH January 15, 2023

Social media/networks have become an omnipresent part of our daily lives. This is neither a good nor a bad thing in itself, but a new facet of our social life that we need to be fully aware of and to protect our mental health against...

STEP OFF THE SCALE

HEALTH December 15, 2022

The progress and results of weight loss are not linear. Daily life often interferes and even if we follow expert advice to the letter, the number that indicates our weight quickly becomes a demotivator or a motivator, depending on what our scale says (that doesn’t always tell the truth)...

BURN-OUT

HEALTH October 15, 2022

Nowadays, we all tend to run for everything and everywhere, whether it is to complete tasks or solve situations. That's why burn-out is insidious and can be explained through things that may seem insignificant, but are nevertheless heavy with consequences...

WORKPLACE WELLNESS

WORK / HEALTH September 15, 2022

Since we spend more than a third of our time at the office, it is important to maintain a good balance for both our professional efficiency and our personal well-being...

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA

HEALTH August 30, 2022

For more than five thousand years, Yoga has been an art that combines the strengthening of body and mind through deep breathing, meditation and relaxation...

INTRODUCTION TO QI GONG (CHI KUNG)

HEALTH August 15, 2022

Qi Gong (Chi Kung) can be translated as « vital energy ». It is a form of exercise synchronizing movements and breathing, practiced for centuries...

INTRODUCTION TO TAIJI QUAN (TAI CHI CHUAN)

HEALTH July 30, 2022

Taiji (Tai Chi) is a « healing » martial art, which is based on breathing accompanied by slow and precise movements...

INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION

HEALTH July 15, 2022

We have all heard of meditation and maybe we thought it wasn't for us (too esoteric, too static, etc.). But before making a hasty judgement, let’s find out what this practice consists of…

MY BODY IS THE BOSS

HEALTH June 15, 2022

The body is our terrestrial vehicle : we occupy it, drag it everywhere and brave the obstacles on board. Yet we tend to forget it or ask too much of it...

THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR DARK SIDE

DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH March 15, 2022

In childhood, we were afraid of the dark. But once the light came back on, we could see that what scared us was part of our environment. Unfortunately, we have learned to be afraid of the dark, because it symbolizes the unknown and the negative. Yet it is our ally...

MUSICAL EMOTION

DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH February 15, 2022

Listening to music is quite common in our daily lives. But the desire to listen to music comes from its influence on our various emotional and affective factors associated with...

SURVIVING A SUICIDE ATTEMPT

DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH January 30, 2022

Suicide has long been a serious public health problem. That is why we need to talk about suicide and keep talking about it. This subject remains taboo for many people even though suicide attempts are significantly more frequent than we think...

LET'S TALK THERAPY

DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH January 15, 2022

One of the most misunderstood and misperceived practices is therapy. Yet it has the power to change our lives, it is essential for our growth and for healing some of our wounds. And although mental illnesses are strongly stigmatized, our mental health is important and detrimental...

A HEALTHY BODY FOR A HEALTHY MIND

HEALTH / DEVELOPMENT December 15, 2021

We all know it, practicing a sport activity regularly is great for our body. Practicing sports helps us protect our cardiovascular system and strengthen our immune system, while promoting our sleep and increasing our metabolism. But what we know less is that practicing sports is also beneficial for our neurons...

A HEALTHY MIND IN A HEALTHY BODY

HEALTH / DEVELOPMENT November 15, 2021

When it comes to health and wellness, physical health is the first thing that comes to mind. However, we are not told much about mental health. However, this includes our psychological, social, emotional well-being and affects our way of thinking, feeling and acting on a daily basis...

ORGANIZING OUR KITCHEN

HEALTH August 30, 2021

When it comes to nutrition, a lot of the fight is about what and how much we eat. But one of the keys that is often forgotten is the organization of our kitchen...

TO ENJOY A MASSAGE TO THE FULLEST

HEALTH August 15, 2021

The benefits of massage are renowned and numerous. And luckily for us, they are available in different styles whether we get a massage or we’re massaging ourselves...

THE RIGHT ACTIONS AFTER A WORKOUT

HEALTH July 30, 2021

Just as it is necessary to be well prepared for any physical effort, it is important to plan for a period of recovery after it. So here's a little checklist...

DISSECTION OF A STRETCHING

HEALTH July 15, 2021

Stretching after training once seemed like a no-brainer. But nowadays, more and more people are wondering if it really offers any benefits. Let's take a closer look...

CHOISING OUR WEIGHTS AND RESISTANCE BANDS

HEALTH June 15, 2021

Getting results is all about challenging our body. While we are lifting weights to build our muscles, to refine ourselves, to gain endurance, to increase our flexibility or to become faster/stronger, it is important to choose our weights/resistance bands wisely...

BODY WEIGHT WORKOUTS

HEALTH May 15, 2021

Bodyweight workouts are, as the name suggests, exercises using our body weight. Although these practices have grown in popularity recently, their basic form dates back a long time...

DISSECTION OF A WARM-UP

HEALTH April 15, 2021

In order to maximize our training, prevent injuries and minimize post-workout pain, we need to pay attention to our warm-up routine…

ON THE PATH OF WEIGHT LOSS

HEALTH March 15, 2021

Whether we have just started, whether we are halfway there or struggling with our last kilos/pounds, we must be aware that staying on course is a formidable struggle...

MANUAL FOR AN EFFICIENT LAUNDRY

HEALTH August 15, 2020

Washing our laundry in the machine : Easy or real conundrum? Whether we are one of those who separate everything or those who throw everything in the machine, let’s understand the steps and programs to a well-done laundry...

RESTING IS THE ESSENCE OF OUR SYSTEM

HEALTH July 30, 2020

In a society that is modernizing and tending towards performance, the workload is increasing with multitasking at all levels as the only watchword. The increasingly busy schedules and technological devices that push us to be always connected, negatively affect the quality of our rest and sleep. And many of us lay there, counting the sheep, in the hope of joining Morpheus's arms...

CLEANING OUR NEST : MANUAL

HEALTH July 15, 2020

Daily life has its share of activities and occupations for all of us and we do not have unlimited time to devote to the maintenance of our home. However, there is nothing more pleasant than having our little nest tidy and smelling fresh. Here are some ideas for not spending the whole weekend on it...

OVERCOMING MOURNING

HEALTH May 30, 2020

Grieving is a natural reaction to the loss of someone or something close to our heart. So other changes in life, such as illness or moving, require us to mourn too. We need to heal from these wounds and take care of ourselves...

THE MEASURES OF A GOOD BODY HYGIENE

HEALTH March 15, 2020

The right actions lead to a healthy lifestyle and are based on a set of daily procedures that aim to keep the body clean in order to eliminate certain bacteria, viruses and prevent from disease...