We all know that practicing good oral hygiene is important for the health of our teeth and gums. But less known are the major health advantages of good dental hygiene on the rest of our body. Scientific studies are showing that a healthy mouth and a healthy body go hand in hand. Taking care of your teeth and gums can improve your overall health, reduce the risk of serious disease and even preserve your memory as you age. With this in mind, it is important to make sure that you keep your teeth … [Read more...]
Self Improvement Articles: Information, Tips, and Advice
The complete collection of SeffSaid self-improvement articles. You'll find information, tips, and advice on self-care, personal development, personal growth, self-help, self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-discipline. Subjects include anxiety, stress, motivation, productivity, health, mental health, wellness, happiness, optimism, gratitude, kindness, regret, confidence, simple living, comfort zone, living in the moment, meditation, mindfulness, sleep, introversion, and decluttering.
Creating a personal development plan is a vital part of personal growth. What is personal growth? It's a lifelong journey of enhancing life skills to enable you to lead a better life, both professionally and privately. It's a continuous effort to become a better person, in every aspect of life. But why make a plan? The benefit of making a personal development plan is simple, you'll have a clear roadmap to producing the very best version of yourself. You can clearly define what is important to … [Read more...]
Did you know that there are numerous health benefits to having an optimistic outlook on life? Optimists have been shown to have fewer strokes, lower levels of cardiovascular disease, better sleep and a longer life span than pessimists. In recent studies, self-professed optimists had 35% fewer strokes and lived up to 15% longer on average. The dangers of pessimism, on the other hand, include career impairment, poor general health, and earlier death. But can we change our disposition and … [Read more...]
We all know how good it feels to be kind, that glow of happiness after helping out a neighbor, that rush of feel-good hormones after making a donation to a charity or spending time assisting at the soup kitchen. But it's looking more and more likely now that simple acts of kindness not only make you feel good, they could also be helping your health to an extent that may actually increase your lifespan. This is according to recent studies by scientists and academics at UCLA's Bedari Kindness … [Read more...]