5 ways to make Mondays better

Are you somebody who dreads Mondays as soon as the weekend starts? I get it. If you work Monday to Friday, it can be a little bit depressing when the weekend is over and you have to start getting ready for the week again. But what if Mondays didn't have to be dreaded? There are a few things you can do to make your least favourite day a little more enjoyable.Β 

Not drinking in a society where drinking is the norm

Drinking alcohol is the norm in our society. It has become such a natural thing to do that many people can barely believe that somebody might choose not to drink.Β In this post, I'll talk about the social aspects of not drinking, my own experiences with it, facts about how our bodies deal with alcohol, and I'll share some tips on drinking in relation to weight loss/ maintenance and a healthy lifestyle. I just want to make it clear that I'm not condemning alcohol completely or trying to make anyone who enjoys it stop drinking occasionally. I'm just talking about my experiences as somebody who chooses not to drink.

4 mental benefits of exercise

Undoubtedly exercising offers physical benefits, but what about the mental ones? Exercising regularly can not only change the way you look, but also the way you feel, and many times, the mental benefits you experience are much more important than the physical ones. They are the benefits that make you stick with exercising for good, and they're also the most important gains you can make through your workouts.