Think F.I.T. To make physical improvements, you need to work your body harder than usual. This is referred to as the overload principle. As your body becomes more conditioned, you need to increase the frequency, intensity, or time of your workouts in order to continue improving your fitness level. Frequency: How often you exercise. For […]
Author: Ngozi Franca Okoye
ANGER Management Did you know that in the average office, tempers flare every 60 minutes? Or were you too busy having an argument with that annoying colleague from accounts to notice? Sometimes it gets even more serious. According to statistics, one in five people are now attacked or seriously verbally abused at work. As more […]
Happy Easter to everyone. Easter is a time of renewal and a time to spring clean your life. It is a time to make out for family and not just a time to eat Easter eggs. Have fun with your Easter egg hunting.
Conflicting stories about the benefits and dangers of alcohol appear in the newspapers so frequently; it is no wonder people feel confused about the issue. The simple answer is that alcohol can be good and bad; it’s all a question of how much you imbibe. It comes down to that old adage a little of […]
Happy International women’s day. Hope you had a fantastic time today. As a woman you have no barrier in getting the career you want or getting to the top. There are numerous women who are doing fantastically well in their chosen professions like Scientists, Engineers, Medical Doctors, Lawyers, Pharmacists, Business moguls, Authors. So we are […]
Sweating is controlled by the parasympathetic nervous system, and happens in response to a need or cooling and also as a side effect of excitement. The cooling effect is important. In hot climates a person would die if he did not sweat adequately. Sweating is triggered by a ‘thermostat centre in the brain. Interestingly, the […]
A lot of people shudder when they hear the word fat. However there are some fats that the body needs for optimum functioning. They are named essential fatty acids (EFAs). EFAs are basically required by all living cells in the body to function properly. Therefore a lack of these can lead to many of the […]
We now know the typical sequence of anger starts with a ‘trigger’ usually a situation or a statement made by another person. Then comes a series of thoughts (perhaps, “what did I ever do to him?” or “why is he doing this to me?”) followed by a belief about those thoughts (“This is so unfair”) […]
If you’re considering putting an exercise program together, it’s perfectly normal to have a lot of questions swimming around in your head. What’s the best activity to participate in? How do I get the most out of exercising? How long should exercise? Often, the hardest part of getting into shape is taking the first step. […]
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