Articles by Alena Hall


This Austrian city was just named the world’s most liveable city

If you’ve been thinking about abandoning your urban dwelling for greener pastures (and a better quality of life), it’s time to pack those bags and head for Central Europe.


6 ways chewing gum is wrecking your health

If you chew gum regularly, too, it’s important to know how the habit impacts your body, from your teeth to your stomach and beyond. Here are all the ways chewing gum is hurting you more than it’s helping you.

The Whole Human

FOBO is secretly ruining your life – here’s how to escape it

FOBO: the fear of better options. So how do you make the drawbacks of this decision fatigue disappear, you ask? It's easy.

Work-Life Balance

There’s an upside to feeling busy all the time

Sometimes, being overwhelmingly busy sucks. It makes you feel all sorts of frantic, it sends your anxiety levels skyrocketing and it can leave you more likely to make a careless mistake. These kinds of reactions are typical when your laundry list is putting you under major time pressure, evoking a bunch of emotional reactions rather than productive ones.

The Whole Human

6 ways volunteering benefits your health

Volunteering has definitely taken a backseat. There’s only so much time in a day, right? Well, reprioritizing a chunk of that time for others could work wonders for your health.


Yes, it’s possible to stay fit when you work weird hours

Yes, it is possible to stay fit when you work weird hours. It might take a little more focus and dedication than a nine-to-fiver needs, but hey, if you want it badly enough, you’ll make it happen. So let’s look outside the confines of the local gym and its crappy hours of operation and find how fitness can become a daily part of your routine again.


The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

All of the time spent stuck in a chair is wreaking havoc on your lower back. These stretches will help to mitigate these unwanted symptoms.