Articles with the tag infographics

United Plates – Just How Healthy are America’s Favourite Dishes?

America isn’t exactly known for its healthy cuisine. The United States has somewhat of a reputation for unnaturally large portions of unhealthy food. But America is made up of 50 states. Amica International thought it would be unfair to write all American cuisine off as unhealthy without digging a little deeper. So in response, they’ve […]

How to Improve Your Life With Feng Shui

Developed thousands of years ago in Ancient China, the art of Feng Shui shows us how to create mindful living spaces. Many people may be aware of Feng Shui but not fully understand it and there is a lot more to this ancient Chinese practice than simply rearranging furniture.

Aromatherapy to Help Induce Sleep

Aromatherapy — the use of scents to help treat ailments — has been used for centuries and is a viable option for anyone who wants to try a natural treatment before jumping into something more serious. When it comes to sleep, many people have trouble getting a good nights rest. Whether they’re unable to initially […]

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Clean Your Car

Cleaning your car is something we all need to do from time to time. Keeping clean the spaces you frequent is important for your mental and emotional health, and your car is no different. But car cleaning supplies are loaded with harmful chemicals that hurt the environment. So, what are your options?

15 Podcasts to Listen to If You Want to Develop Resilience

Coming face-to-face with different kinds of problems is a regular part of life that you often have no control over. What you can control is your reaction to these situations. It is important to keep everything in perspective and try your best to bounce back from the difficult times. The difference between a person who […]

Declutter Your Desk by Spending 5 Minutes a Day

What do your desk and company look like? Every office is different, of course. Creative companies, for example, may have a more artistic approach to their desks and offices, too. Manufacturing companies are completely different, with production facilities and more straightforward offices. Those, in turn, differ from a less-creative office environment.

Natural Cleaning Hacks: Green Cleaning for Your Entire Home

Most people don’t understand just how much the toxic chemicals in their daily lives are affecting their health. This is also the case with the chemicals in cleaners that people use in their homes all the time. Chemicals in toxic household cleaners have been linked to lung disease and asthma, and exposing yourself, your pets […]

Art and Mental Health

There’s no denying that art can enhance the ambiance of a room or add a pop of color to your decor, but did you know that art has a significant impact on your mental wellbeing as well? That’s right! Whether you embark on the journey of creating a work of art or you simply take […]

Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know

Do you know how many new cases of testicular cancer are diagnosed each year? Just over nine thousand. Surprised? You would think with that high of a number, we would be hearing about the disease more often. But many men have a tendency to feel embarrassed about the private nature of their diagnosis, and therefore […]

Life Lessons From Famous Mothers in Art History

Throughout history, countless female artists and writers have blazed their own trail and impacted our society for the better with their artistic contributions. With Mother’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate the legacies of female creatives.

How to Save Your Back When Lifting Heavy Objects

Back injuries are something that many, many people deal with. 80% of people, to be precise. Many of those people, unfortunately, initiate or exacerbate the pain by using improper techniques when lifting heavy objects. The good news is that many of these injuries can be avoided by employing the proper methods. For example, if you’re […]

9 Ways to Get Your Wandering Mind Back on Track

The human mind is an incredible thing, capable of awe-inspiring things. But it’s also very easily distracted from the pursuit of these lofty goals by such trivialities as celebrity gossip, photos of cats and daydreaming about vacations you might never be able to afford. That’s just the way our brains work; the neurons that fire […]

What Do You Do When You Face Changes in Life?

Change is something that we all have to deal with in our lives, and even positive change can cause you to feel stressed and out of control. It’s the uncertainty that change brings rather than the change itself which causes the most stress. This feeling triggers fight or flight reactions within our bodies, elevating the […]

How to Get Better at Dealing with Conflict

Are you the type of person who hates dealing with conflict? If you are, each and every confrontation is something to be avoided at all costs, but while this might seem like the right option in the heat of the moment, it can actually have lasting damaging effects on you. Amongst the negative impacts that […]

How to Stop Perfectionism From Ruining Your Life

Being a perfectionist is the kind of thing you claim in a job interview when asked what your biggest weakness is, but the reality is that perfectionism can be incredibly damaging. People who have perfectionist tendencies are more likely to workaholics or suffer from depression, sleep problems and many other illnesses. It can also lead […]

How to Manage Stress at Work

The human mind has evolved to react to stressful situations despite how the environments have changed. The brain’s fight-or-flight reaction evaluates situations and reacts to those deemed potentially hazardous. The stressors today are vastly different than those of your ancestors but the brain still recognizes them as a threat to your health. Ironically, the stress […]

10 Ways to Help You Break Free From Your Phone

Smartphones have changed the way we live our lives, but did you know that they are also changing the way our brains work? According to a study by Microsoft, since 2000 when smartphones began to take their regular place in our palms, the average human attention span has dropped to less than that of a […]

18 Tips to Improve Creativity – Backed by Science

Self-improvement is always a popular topic as a new year begins. In addition to focusing on your physical health with a renewed fitness regime or healthy diet, why not turn some attention to your mental well being too? Mental health is often overlooked, but it is such a quintessential part of our daily happiness. Finding […]

Suffering from Injury and Pain? This Sleep Position Chart Will Help

Many people these days struggle with insomnia. Everything from technologies we use, such as iPhones or computers, to the food we eat – these can affect our sleeping habits. Caffeine can inhibit sleep and even interrupt our circadian rhythms. However, one of the often overlooked causes of a poor night’s sleep can be a bodily injury. […]