The sauna, the secret of the well-being of the Finns

) and a hat to avoid the cold. This practice is known as ‘avanto’ (ice hole) and is very common in winter. Relaxation and purification are just two of the great health benefits of sauna. In Finland, the ‘happiest country in the world’, sauna is deeply rooted in its customs and oldest traditions. With 5.5 […]

Wellness Tourism: The Main Trends for 2023

There are many ways to travel better. This seems to be the slogan that has been driving the ambitious diversification of personal improvement experiences around the world in recent years. According to the Global Wellness Institute, the wellness tourism market was already worth 639 billion dollars in 2017 and had a growth rate that was […]

Can a smile, even a forced one, lift our spirits?

Laugh, and the whole world will laugh with you. Cry, and you will cry alone. Dae-su, a character from the Korean film “Oldboy”, repeats these verses by the poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) while forcing a smile. At the same time, he tries to understand why they keep him kidnapped for 15 years in a […]

What is laboratory-grown meat and what benefits or risks does it have?

It is “real” meat, obtained from the stem cells of animals that are reproduced in the laboratory. The United States Food and Drug Agency (FDA) has confirmed for the first time that the cultured meat in laboratory it is safe for human consumption. She has done it with chicken meatwhich can already begin to be […]

Why does emotional well-being disappear due to chronic diseases? –Metro World News

The emotional well-being of various people who suffer from chronic pathologies is weakened. For this reason, strategies are requested to deal with these diseases from a point that considers the emotional sphere, mental health, biopsychosocial perspective, based on the Platform of Patient Organizations (POP). Given his condition, at least 50% of people with chronic diseases […]

You only need five minutes in the Metro to meditate

Updated Thursday, October 27, 2022 – 16:38 How many times do you use lack of time as an excuse? And how many minutes do you lose a day commuting? There is a way to invest them without continuing with that hyperactivity that invades us. The idea is to change the stress of commuting to work […]

Pelvic floor and sport: doubts, myths and realities

Why is it weakened? How to strengthen it? What sports are recommended? So many questions that naturally abound when referring to the so-called pelvic floor. We clear them with these expert opinions. What is the pelvic floor? “The pelvic floor is the set of muscles and ligaments that surround the abdominal cavity, whose main function […]

Why is it harder to sleep when you are tired?

Updated Thursday, October 27, 2022 – 16:39 Mental exhaustion, derived from tasks with great intellectual demand and ruminant thoughts, or physical exhaustion, after intense activity, keeps us on alert. The consequence is a fragmented dream. Various worries and physical agitation contribute to light and unrefreshing sleep.LOUIS PAREJO SLEEP Postponing the alarm clock for 10 minutes […]