It it widely known that a sedentary lifestyle worsens our overall health. As many of us pursue an active lifestyle, did you know there is a right way to exercise, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine? And there is also a potential negative to over-exertion as we try to overcompensate for inactivity. How do we find the right balance between being active and rest?
Speaking of rest, you may not realize that we spend about one-third of our overall day sleeping. Are you sleeping well enough to support your body’s needs? What is the recommended bed time to promote the best quality of sleep? For those who suffer chronic insomnia, what can you do to sleep like a baby again?
Overall happiness may not simply be attained with just the right balance of exercise and sleep, the right mindset is needed, too! So then what is the secret to being happy? And, how is our emotional health so closely tied to our physical well-being?
Dr. Juliet Kwok returns to Rose Garden library to teach some simple tools that we can all apply to sleep better, exercise right, and live happier.
Dr. Juliet Kwok is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of California. Learn more about Dr. Kwok and her practice at Harmony Acupuncture Chinese Medicine, Inc. here.