Tag Archives: physical health

Feeling Anxious?

Everyone gets nervous from time to time. Whether it’s a first date, a job interview, or running a 5K race, it’s normal to experience some degree of fear. Being nervous is uncomfortable, but it’s not necessarily something we can (or should) avoid. If properly channeled, a healthy level of nerves can prepare us physically and emotionally to perform at our best.

But what happens when these feelings get out of hand? When they cause us such extreme distress that we avoid certain situations, don’t take reasonable risks, or otherwise miss out on opportunities because we’re paralyzed by fear? When fear and anxiety dominate your emotions, interfere with your ability to function, or disrupt your quality of life, it’s likely time to see a professional, as you may have an anxiety disorder.

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Healthy is sexy: exploring health benefits of satisfying sex

Satisfying sex has a much greater impact than just the pleasure it provides; sex has an abundance of lasting mental and physical health benefits which means that a good romp in the sheets is actually good for you!

Physical health benefits

While only 63% of Americans agree that sex is beneficial for your general health, a whopping 91% of Brazilians share this sentiment. Coincidentally, Brazilians have the longest romps in the world, averaging thirty minutes each session. It may be because they realize that sex is exercise, and exercising makes for better sex, and a healthier life!

Sex is arguably the most enjoyable form of cardio, burning an average of 5 calories per minute while working multiple muscle groups. Cardio, as the name implies, strengthens our cardiovascular system, which can lower blood pressure, and even reduce the risk of heart disease.

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