Art is Great for your Health

Art is Great for your Health

    Medical benefits of taking part in arts events are well documented.  Research shows that people’s serotonin levels increase, which improves mood.  The chemical change in our brains associated with this, is similar to that offered by exercise. This...

How posture affects your mood

An interesting experiment was done where the testosterone and cortisol levels were measured in people who were in different poses. The testosterone in your body gives a feeling of ‘confidence’, whereas cortisol gives the feelings of ‘stress’....

Posture Affecting Mood

As mentioned in my last post, a posture which is hunched over and curled up produces an increase cortisol, ie stress. It follows that if you are feeling cold during the winter months when we naturally hunch our bodies over to try and keep warm, the feelings of stress...

Posture and mood

An interesting experiment was done recently where the testosterone and cortisol levels were measured in people who were in different poses. The testosterone in your body gives a feeling of ‘confidence’, whereas cortisol gives the feelings of...