The group mindset at holiday parties and family gatherings is to overindulge in food, drinks, and frivolity. Even after you’ve had a few extra cookies and a second margarita, it’s guaranteed someone will prod you to have a few more.
Studies over the past 30 years have shown that pets increase the quality of your life and your longevity. You’ll experience the health benefits of having a dog, cat or other pet long after the animal has left the room.
If you always refuse to take on extra work, try something new or help a neighbor, what exactly does it mean? Are you lazy, depressed, rude or a combination of all three? The answer may change, depending on the situation and your mood.
When you receive the correct mix of nutrients and drink enough water, your kidneys eliminate toxins and waste, including excess salt, from your body. If waste products build up in your body, it will damage the kidneys.
Hormones are chemical messengers in your body. They travel through your bloodstream to trigger metabolism, growth, reproduction and other processes necessary to sustain life. Your brain sends a signal to these messengers, directing them to enter the bloodstream. A series of glands called the endocrine systemcreates and stores various hormones.
In 1985, the General Social Survey (GSS)results showed the average American had three confidantes, or close friends, with whom they could discuss personal matters. In 2004, the number of people who said they had no confidantes tripled. Americans lost both blood relatives and friends as confidantes, but the greatest number of losses was centered around voluntary friends and neighbors.
The saying “patience is a virtue” applies to all parts of your life, including health, relationships, and business. Remaining calm and waiting for the right moment to do something can save you time and money and bring you a better result than rushing.
Patience benefits all your relationships, at work, at home and with friends and strangers alike. Here are a few ways patience improves your life, and some tips on how to develop it.