19 August 2016

Reduce your stress levels by being creative

Reduce your stress levels by being creative. A study published in the journal Art Therapy indicates that engaging in as little as 45 minutes of making art can noticeable lower the level of the stress-related hormone cortisol in your bloodstream. The effect occurs regardless of the form of art you choose, whether it’s sculpting, making music, painting or creative writing. What’s even better is that you don’t have to be a Picasso to reap the benefits. Stress levels are likely to drop even for those with limited artistic skills.



Live healthier

Exercise benefits for seniors »

Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running

Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.