Monthly Archives: March 2021

Humans once thought our planet was the physical center of the solar system, so it is no surprise that we also think highly of consciousness, the apparently unique quality that allows our species to contemplate such issues. But what actually is consciousness? The subject has been extremely controversial in philosophic and scientific circles. Thinkers have spent an immeasurable amount of time and ink attempting to shine a light on some of the world’s biggest mysteries, such as how consciousness functions and where it is. The short answer is not particularly gratifying. Scientists and philosophers still cannot agree on a general idea of what consciousness is, much less a concrete definition. One reason for that is that the concept is used to mean a few different things. Some experts agree, however, that conscious beings are aware of their surroundings, themselves, and their own perception. But the long answer leaves room for…

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Detoxification or detox is a popular buzzword. Detoxing involves the use of special products or following a specific diet to get rid of toxins within the body, thereby improving your health and boosting weight loss.   Every once in a while, we all experience such problems as fatigue, brain fog, headaches, gas, acne, migraines, and reflux, among others. All these conditions could be solved by detoxing.   By detoxing, we mean taking out the bad stuff and putting in the good stuff.  It is more about feeling good about this health plan.   I can think of hundreds of reasons to detox, but let’s take a look at only five for now.   We Feel Better When you detox, your body turns on a new leaf. You wake up feeling alive, vibrant, and full of energy.  Whether you have any signs of fatigue, digestive issues, headaches, and brain fog, the…

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Busy work schedules and tough economic times hardly allow us time to indulge in physical activities. With a few free hours after work or studying, we cannot walk into the gym or take a jog across the neighborhood. With these hardships, our bodies become inactive predisposing us to unhealthy conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, among others. This article outlines the different health benefits of conducting physical exercises. Increased Happiness and Mood Lifting Different studies show that exercise decreases stress, chances of depression, and anxiety. When we exercise, our brains increase their sensitivity for norepinephrine and serotonin hormones. These hormones are responsible for relieving feelings associated with depression and anxiety. When exercising, the brain enhances endorphin production hence bringing around a positive feeling. Furthermore, it reduces the pain feeling and makes us conscious of our mental state. To cure our anxiety levels and boost our happiness, exercise is the…

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