Laying on a yoga mat is relaxing, even for an adrenal gland! Stressing out is one of the fastest ways to age. Worried about your job performance, relationships, or money troubles? You're not alone; these are some of the top stressors among people today! What's the best way to let go of stress? PLAY! According to Dr. Stuart Brown's TED Talk, "playing" is important for adults, not just kids. It includes things like art, comedy, leisure, hobbies, or anything that makes you happy. What's your favorite way to de-stress?
How clean is the air you breathe? If you live in a city, I'm sure you notice the difference as soon as you venture into the suburbs; air becomes easier to breathe and might even have a sweet scent! The American Lung Association's list of U.S. cities with the cleanest air made me realize I don't recognize most of these cities. Does fewer humans mean less pollution? Today Canada celebrates Clean Air Day, but you can join in no matter where you live. How can you (or do you) support cleaner air where you live? Some ideas are to bike more, carpool to work, or live closer to work. While we're on the topic of breathing, what's with this Asthmatic Playpen?! I'm not a child, but I want to sit in there.