A Weed-Free January could do more good than cannabis users may realize. Regular cannabis users could expect to experience a number of positive physical and lifestyle changes from a 31-day pause.
Resolutions are like goals and putting time into planning your resolution can increase your success. Using scientific strategies can increase your chances of sticking with your resolution.
Self-doubt and being indifferent to praise is central to being truly humble.
These highlights from The Conversation’s Quarter Life series can help you stick to your goals in 2024.
Being more mindful to our own needs as well as those of the people in our lives can help us be more compassionate and attentive.
It’s time for aerobics to share the spotlight with weightlifting as a form of exercise that promotes health and may be de rigueur as we age.
Don’t believe the hype about products claiming they can help you live longer. Here are five lifestyle changes to prioritise instead.
Winter running has all the health benefits of aerobic exercise, as well as fresh air. However, be aware of the specific safety and injury-prevention concerns that come with cold weather.
Lifestyle-related dementia risks are complex, with factors like sleep, exercise, diet and social contact interacting with things like cognitive reserve, neuroplasticity and inflammation in the body.
The ‘fresh start effect’ explains why the beginning of a new school year often leads to a boost in motivation – even if you aren’t a student.
Dancing in a group – in a class, in a club, at a wedding – is social. So it could be just the thing for 2023, if the gym isn’t for you.
Taking your physical activity outside comes with added benefits. Here are ways to pursue your fitness goals outdoors, even in the middle of a Canadian winter.
The 1859 book ‘Self-Help’ by Scottish journalist and physician Samuel Smiles was written in bite-sized pieces reminiscent of today’s wellness and lifestyle New Year tips.
New research shows even one muscle contraction a day, for five days a week, is effective at improving muscle strength if you keep it up for a month.
Setting goals is one thing. Achieving them another. We’ve distilled the research down to 12 goal-enabling tips.
The festive season provides great motivation to make lifestyle changes around eating habits.
Researchers looked at the most popular YouTube fitness videos and the types of behavioural change techniques they used. Here’s what they found.
Preparing for being active in cold weather can help keep us safe and increase our enjoyment.
New Year’s resolutions can help us aim for a better future, but time management is the real key to actually achieving those resolutions.
Exercise can’t make up for a poor diet, but it can help change eating habits. Regular exercise improves the brain and cognitive processes that help regulate junk food consumption and reduces stress.