Showing posts from June, 2021

How your posture should be, and how to improve it...

Our posture plays a huge role in our overall personality. Good posture can make you stand out from the crowd along with keeping you fit. Let’s have a look at the benefits of good posture and some tips to improve the same. What are the benefits of having a Good Posture? It prevents back muscle fatigue. It prevents backache, neckache, and muscular pain. Avoids passive ligament overload. It correctly aligns your joints and bones and increases muscle efficiency. It minimizes joint stress. Thus contributing to your enhanced confidence which makes for a more appealing personality. Tips for correct sitting posture Move your chair as close to your work as possible to avoid leaning and reaching. Push your hips as far back as they can go in the chair. Always adjust the seat height so that your feet are flat on the floor The knees should be at a height equal to, or slightly lower than, your hips. Adjust the back of the chair to a reclined angle say 100°-110°. Make sure your upper and lower back a

Deskercise (Desk Exercise)

Hey everyone these days there is this new term that's being thrown around, Deskercise . Everyone knows what it is? If no then you can read on to find out more! So basically what is Deskercise? The term deskercise refers to exercise that can be performed throughout your workday and even from your desk. Benefits of deskercise: Musculoskeletal disorders develop over time and can affect the arms, neck, hands, fingers back, wrists, legs, and shoulders. It is important to take breaks throughout the day. Deskercise – desk exercises – can help reduce these risks and avoid injury. Why should we do desk excercise: If you 're struggling to find time to stay active, you may want to try doing short workouts throughout the day instead. Even spending 5 to 10 minutes exercising at your desk can stimulate some midday blood flow and help you push through your mid-afternoon slump Exercises with your desk or chair that you can perform at home! Triceps dips.  Desk pushups.  Calf raises. Mu

Mirror Mirror On The Wall, What’s The Need to Dress Up At All? Turns Out, A Lot

  So in today's topic, we will talk about clothing psychology... Enclothed cognition involves the effect of clothes on our emotions, self-evaluations, attitudes, and interpersonal interactions. We evaluate people we have just met based on their clothes and also evaluate ourselves and our roles based on what we are wearing at a particular time. These influences may be subtle, but they are definite. This also invokes what Adam and Galinsky (2012) demonstrated through their famous ‘White Coat Study’. In one experiment, half of the participants wore a disposable white lab coat, and all of them took a selective attention test. It was found that those participants who had donned the lab coat, made fewer mistakes and focused better than their peers. In the 2nd experiment, all participants wore a white lab coat- however, half of them were told that it was a doctor’s coat whereas the others learned that it was a painter’s smock. This time, the participants who believed they were dressed in

Nature: Expectations vs. Reality

How many people, given the opportunity, would willingly spend a weekend in the wilds of nature? For most of us, Nature is an escape from concrete jungles and pollution. But how often do we reflect on what that means in terms of culture and specifics. If you think of nature as a place where everything is perfect, then We’ve got some bad news for you: Nature is not the ideal. And, while that may sound really difficult to digest, take it from us — our expectations make all the difference in the world. As a society, we’re  constantly trying to outsmart nature and come up with ways to circumstances its harshness.  Nature can be a beautiful thing. There are few places on Earth as exhilarating as their counterparts in the wild. But Nature is not all sunshine, flowers, and ripe berries. A recent study found that at least a third of Americans have an unrealistic view of nature and some people even see it as 'safe' - despite it being the source of countless natural disasters. The Study:

Mental State Affecting Health is Real. Here’s How to Avoid It

  First of all, Being in a good mental state can keep you healthy and help prevent serious health conditions. A large study found that positive psychological well-being can reduce the risks of heart attacks and strokes. On the other hand, poor mental health can lead to poor physical health or harmful behaviors vice-versa.  Here are the severe damages that can happen to your body if you are in a poor mental state, poor mental health firstly can affect your ability to make healthy decisions and fight off chronic diseases. Or it can lead to more serious health complications such as: heart disease and High Blood pressure. And here are the most common mental illnesses; Anxiety disorders . Behavioral and emotional disorders in children. Bipolar affective disorder. Depression. Dissociation and dissociative disorders . Eating disorders .   Obsessive-compulsive disorder.   Paranoia. Now lets see the preventions we can take to avoid this; Value yourself: Treat yourself with ki