Studies have shown that sunlight gives us specific health benefits both directly and indirectly. A sensible amount of sunlight reduces the risk of several serious health conditions and boosts our vitamin D levels. Today we have replaced sunlight with electric bulbs, but electric bulbs cannot replace many of the benefits that come with sunlight.
According to World Health Organization (WHO) – Wellness is the optimal state of health of individuals and groups. There are two focal concerns: The realization of the fullest potential of an individual physically, psychologically, socially, spiritually and economically. The fulfilment of one’s role expectations in the family, community, place of worship, workplace and other settings. […]
The concept of wellness is highly valued by human beings as it covers every aspect of internal and external well-being of a person. These various aspects are called as ‘dimensions of wellness’. Every dimension of wellness is interconnected and these relations have an impact on the life of an individual. Wellness has six dimensions. They […]
Wellness is not about regular medical care, it is about consistent self-care. The concept of wellness focuses on taking personal responsibility of your well-being. Wellness is achieved through deliberate effort. Wellness lifestyle requires you to embrace few positive characters that promote wellness, while avoiding few negative attributes that inhibit wellness. Factors that promote wellness are: […]
Wellness is a conscious decision to design a healthy lifestyle. It is about improving the quality of life through personal empowerment. From the discussion in our earlier articles regarding the concept of wellness, dimensions of wellness and practices of wellness, it is evident that wellness is a dynamic concept that helps you live optimal life […]
We are all aware of the popular saying ‘Prevention is better than cure’. But, how often do we follow this for individual wellness? Preventive medicine – a specific discipline – focuses on preventing diseases and promoting health and well-being of an individual. In general, it involves vaccinations, food safety, improved hygiene, and other programs that […]