Daily Archives: November 23, 2018

What Is Psychological And Emotional Health?

What does psychological and emotional health mean? It is feeling that all is well with your world, that you are able to cope with whatever life brings your way, that you have direction, purpose and meaning in your life and that you are feeling fulfilled. It means that you have the courage and emotional strength to overcome self doubt, fear and concern for what others might think. You would be living your own life and not a life that is prescribed by others or society. You are not afraid to step outside your comfort zone and you fulfilling your highest vision for your life. You are a co-creator of your life.

To develop psychological and emotional health you need to:

· Develop a relationship with yourself and thereby tap into your inner strength and take the necessary actions that build confidence and self esteem. This will enable you to lead a more authentic and passionate life.

· Work out what you think is important in life and the ways that you may need to change in order for your life to revolve around the things that you think are important.

· Develop your talents and skill so that you have the confidence and self esteem to tackle difficult things in your life. This will enable you to move towards living the life that you desire.

· Build your courage so that you can:

  • stand up for what you desire,
  • face the fear of conflict ahead,
  • take more risk and expand your comfort zone and
  • take the action that is needed to create the life that you want.

· Share your success and development with others. Pass on your skills to loved ones and especially to your children.

Living a life that demonstrates psychological and emotional health is not necessarily easy. You will on many occasions ‘rock the boat’ as you stand up for what you believe is right. Illness is often a time when we question what it is that we believe, what we think is important and how we should live our lives. Recovering from illness often provides us with the ‘space’ that we need to ask these questions and to take a good look at ourselves and our lives. It is a time for healing the body and the mind and making decisions about how we can live a more authentic life. The process of making changes in our lives so that our lives are more aligned with what we want aids our healing and health at all levels.…

A Quick Look at Chiropractic Sports Medicine

The whole idea of healing the body without relying on surgery or medicine is quite practical and worth considering. One of the most used forms of treatment today is chiropractic. Sadly, most people believe that chiropractic care is limited to the treatment of back and neck pain. In this post, we will explain the benefits of chiropractic sports medicine.

What’s Chiropractic Sports Medicine?

Sports Chiropractic, also known as chiropractic sports medicine, is an evolving and budding branch of chiropractic, which aims at improving the performance of athletes of different sports. This particular branch of chiropractic expertise is a great boon for athletes and others who are or want to be physically fit. Besides healing and preventing musculoskeletal injuries, sports chiropractic helps in improving overall performance, endurance, agility and strength. Chiropractic care has been around for hundreds of years, but it was in 1980 that a chiropractor started working with the United States Olympic medical team. Ever since then, the use of chiropractic care and healing in sports has only increased. Today, most of the professional teams have an in-house chiropractor that their athletes have at their disposal.

Understanding The Role of Sports Chiropractors

The job of a sports chiropractor is a specialized one. They often rely on specialized healing techniques along with other forms of non-invasive treatments for their clients, including cold laser therapy and spinal decompression. Sports chiropractors are expected to have in-depth knowledge and understanding of different common sports-related injuries. For athletes, chiropractors use a ‘hands-on’ approach for every injury to the best possible extent, without using drugs or medicines. In extreme cases, an athlete may need both therapeutic treatments and chiropractic healing, and for such situations, a sports chiropractor may suggest other forms of healing and care, as well. If you are physically active, visiting a sports chiropractor can be beneficial in many ways.

What Else Is There to Know?

Before you visit a chiropractor, you should know their areas of expertise. As mentioned, sports chiropractors are known for their understanding of injuries and common issues related to various sports. On your first visit, the concerned staff will ask a few questions and other aspects related to training, thoroughly examine you and possibly obtain diagnostics before rendering or suggesting a treatment plan. Look for clinics that are known for their treatment and can offer other forms of alternative treatment. Usually, sports teams do hire their chiropractors separately, but if you are an athlete and need more than just general care, you can consult an expert independently.

Finally, on your first visit, it is best to ask questions as for how chiropractic care can help you in particular. An experienced chiropractor should be able to discuss and explain these aspects in detail.…

The Benefits of Lamination

As far as finishing touches to printed materials go, few are more useful than lamination. Lamination is one of the simplest ways to keep printed documents looking pristine for longer. Laminating documents also gives them a professional finish and protects them from damage. These two factors combined present an attractive option to anyone wanting to get the most out of the documents they use.

Lamination is an ideal finishing option for a number of document types and any good printing company will usually offer laminating services, often as an add-on to make a professionally printed item look extra-polished. It is worth investigating the types of laminated finish that are available, ensuring the right finish is selected to do the print job justice.

Some of the best uses of lamination are as follows.

Poster lamination

Laminating a printed poster can turn it from a simple message into a durable sign. Poster lamination is of particular use for signs that need to be displayed over a long period of time, or that are displayed somewhere that they could easily be damaged. An example is the health and safety poster, which is displayed in a kitchen where it could easily come into contact with water.

Pass lamination

Passes or name badges that are printed onto standard paper can be made to last over a period of time by laminating them. This is particularly handy for businesses that have guests or visitors; a temporary visitor’s security pass can be simply printed and laminated.

Business card lamination

Business cards are an essential part of entrepreneurial networking and cards are exchanged on a daily basis. One way to help a business card stand out from the crowd – and more importantly, retain its pristine condition even after spending time in someone’s wallet – is to get these business cards laminated.

Wipe-clean document lamination

Laminated documents make an excellent wipe-clean surface, ideal for writing on with a dry-wipe marker. This means documents that change regularly, such as shift rotas and timetables, can be constantly updated without the need for reprints.

Lamination is technically defined as putting two layers of material together and the process has been around for a number of years. Curiously, the lamination process was invented in 1938 by a dentist, who created a process that would evolve to become what we know today as lamination. Lamination first became a popular way to preserve photographs that were originally printed on paper.

Today, laminating printed documents is commonplace, simply because lamination is a fast, effective way of protecting the printed element created. Lamination can protect documents from a variety of things, including saving documents from fading through sun damage to ensuring that they are no tarnished by dirt, dust or dampness. Any individual or organisation looking to create printed material that can be reused or displayed for a long time would benefit from laminating their documents. This helps both time and budget to be utilised as effectively as possible.

Given the versatility of lamination, it is …

Isolateral Exercise – What is it and Why is it Beneficial? The Answer is Here!

Isolateral exercise is a technique that is used in strength and fitness training to work one particular side of the body at a time rather than trying to train both sides at once. For instance, if you are used to doing traditional push-ups then a more isolateral based movement would be to execute a one-arm push-up. This a great way to maximize the strength on that one side of the body.

So why do people do isolateral-based movements? Well to start, when considering developing a highly effective strength and conditioning program one must include isolateral based movements in their program to optimally develop symmetry and equal total-body strength. There are basically 2 benefits to executing this type of movement. The first is that you allow the working side of the body to lift the weight or resistance on its own without any assistance or compensation from the other side. This allows for a greater increase in strength independently on each side of the body.

The second benefit includes a transfer of strength, or cross transfer, from the working side of the body over to the side that isn’t executing the lift at that particular time. This is why it is still beneficial to train the body, if possible, even during an injury. Your body can still benefit from exercise even if you aren’t training a particular body-part. An example here would be that if a person broke their right arm and that arm is in a sling, then it can’t perform any tasks. However, the left arm can. Doing something as common as arm curls with the left arm can cross transfer strength over to the injured right arm.

So now you know what isolateral exercise is and how it works. You are beginning to learn the secrets of strength and exercise!…