The Wellness Article Directory

    
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2 Differences Between Stress & Anxiety article image
2 Differences Between Stress & Anxiety
Sometimes people wonder what is the difference between stress and anxiety…
Or is there actually any difference between the two?
Does one feel any different to the other in the body?
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3 Energy Thieves That Must Be Avoided
Everyone who works under pressure whether it’s in business, or as a manager, an employee, or anyone else who is flat out getting everything done, must have loads of energy! Sometimes nothing else matters… if you don’t have the energy to fuel your own body then you’re most likely running out of energy before all the tasks are done! Being a human at the best of times requires heaps of energy – mental, emotional and physical energy – let alone when you’ve got heaps on our to-do list!!
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Pilates & Weight Loss - 4 Easy Steps To Success
Pilates has to be one of the most effective and beneficial methods of whole body exercise that anyone can do and that has excellent results for posture, breathing, flexibility and weight loss. Jenny Green from Bodywise Pilates explains what Pilates is and how it could help you this summer season.
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Why Do Women Need Strength? And Strength Training
If strength training conjures up images of sweaty gyms and big
weights, think again. Being strong doesn’t necessarily mean
having big muscles, there is no need to push weights in the gym
(although that is a great way to grow strength and stay lean). You
can get great Functional Strength through body weight work such
as Pilates and group exercise.
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How to Change Habits for Good
Changing the way you move through life by changing your habits starts with changing your mindset. In other words you have to retrain your brain to make any permanent changes to your habits. There is research that has shown that on average it takes two months before a behaviour becomes automatic: 66 days to be exact. Discover how you can change your habits and retrain your brain.
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Is It Necessary To Exercise Hard Out For Health
This article asks the question whether it is necessary to exercise ‘hard out’ (to the point of pain or exhaustion) to obtain health benefits, or whether you could obtain these benefits by exercising in a way that supports your body, in appreciation of the body. The author asks what ideals and beliefs we have around exercise and whether these are causing us harm.
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Observing Our Posture & Style Exercising
This article describes the author’s observations of people exercising and their common postures and styles. She notes that many exercise in a way that looks, and feels to her, uncomfortable and even painful. She posits that we could correct poor posture, style or behaviour whilst exercising by bringing awareness to our body and connecting to how we felt, and then taking that connection and focus into the exercise.
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Just How Common Is Back Pain and Neck Pain?
There is mounting evidence that lower back and neck pain is in fact very common. Lower back pain affects at least 80% of us some time in our lives, perhaps 20-30% of us at any given time.
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Sciatica - Just A Pain In The Butt?
Sciatica basically means irritation of the sciatic nerve, which is a large nerve running down each leg and originating in the nerve roots that exit from the lower back part of the spine.

Symptoms may include pain in the back, buttock and/or various parts of leg and foot, including knee pain (sometimes severe). There may also be numbness, tingling, muscular weakness, and loss of sensory perception in all or part of the leg.
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Deciphering Back Pain....A Pinched Nerve?
"I've got a pinched nerve"

Chances are very slim that you have actually pinched a nerve.

If you experience that very sharp, intense, pinching type pain which might travel to another area of the body, it is very likely that the nerve is most likely involved, but not being “pinched.”

“Well, if the nerve isn’t pinched, what has happened to it?”
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