Living alone abroad

“Three Minutes Stretching ON BED, to Stay Active This Quarantine”

My easy 3 minutes wake up stretching routine, ON BED, for these less active days goes like:  1. Three deep breathings filling the abdomen, with an extended exhale every time. 2. Open big your mouth and eyes at same time then close tight, five times. 3. Lying on your back, bring Knee to chest, helping… Continue reading “Three Minutes Stretching ON BED, to Stay Active This Quarantine”

Health to know.

“Sunlight Exposure: a Must Do During Quarantine”

Vitamin D is essential not only for our bones and skin, but for our immune system; which we need properly functioning for protecting us against any attack of viruses like this SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19 disease. The movement restrictions should not be an excuse for us to forget about how important is to  take natural sunlight… Continue reading “Sunlight Exposure: a Must Do During Quarantine”

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“Positive is faith”

Positivism is faith. " If you have faith like a mustard seed..." Trust in the positive result of actions, your wishes, your prayers, even if you can't see it. Face the task with enthusiasm, with joy, trusting that you are gonna make it, knowing that you are gonna make it; that puts you one step… Continue reading “Positive is faith”

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“Linked”

Social distance doesn't mean loneliness. We are social beings. We need interactions with other humans for our proper bio-psycho-social wellbeing (translation: for our HEALTH). Isolation is proven to have a heavy negative impact in our mental and then physical status if we don't work on strategies to keep contact with others. I mean is fun… Continue reading “Linked”

Eat to live

“Why an adequate nutrition is the most important of all the healthy lifestytle changes?”

We are what we eat! This statement is present in every religious book, in every life advices magazine or in each philosophy manifesto; everywhere. I teach that constantly to my patients and friends, not just to repeat what it's been said, but because I truly believe on it after watching its impact and also experience… Continue reading “Why an adequate nutrition is the most important of all the healthy lifestytle changes?”

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Love yourself: “I love me for me is not a slogan.”

What makes you so sure about the idea that if you don't like yourself fat, you will love yourself when you are thin? Why do you think that if you are unhappy while missing things now, you are gonna be happy when you have them? We all have some forms of self-esteem, whether it is… Continue reading Love yourself: “I love me for me is not a slogan.”

Eat to live

Eat to live: Food that boost your Immune System.

Who can deny the power of a good chicken soup when flu attacks; or when you are convalescent after any disease or health problem? Obviously nobody! Results that Poultry, such as chicken and turkey, is high in vitamin B-6. About 3 ounces of light turkey or chicken meat contains 40 to 50 percent of your… Continue reading Eat to live: Food that boost your Immune System.

Living alone abroad

“Eating from restaurants or learning basics of cooking?”

We must recognize that one of the main issues of going to live abroad is to adapt our eating routines. I mean, humans need to eat; but now we find that we are taking our meals alone, cooking only for ourselves (or in many cases actually cooking for the very first time in our lives as… Continue reading “Eating from restaurants or learning basics of cooking?”

Health to know.

“Mental health: as important as your physical wellness”

One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide. Nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never seek help from… Continue reading “Mental health: as important as your physical wellness”

Acknowledgement of receipt

“Acknowledgement of receipt: Beginnings of a ‘must-try’ smoking cessation plan”

Tired of those empty attempts to quit smoking? Do you know for real how strong or weak  your will is? Did you get enough from burnt clothes and smelly hands or even morning cough and shortness of breath? Spending too much in dental hygiene? Well, take a look at this. It is not a miraculous… Continue reading “Acknowledgement of receipt: Beginnings of a ‘must-try’ smoking cessation plan”