The Front Desk

The Unexpected Science Behind A Runner’s High (And How To Feel It)
Let’s talk about the runner’s high. If all you’ve ever experienced while running is pain, you might think it’s a myth. Or, you might be intimately familiar with this delightful painkilling buzz. Running is one of those activities that almost anyone can do, but many either love it or hate it.
September 28, 2020
Do Wearable Fitness Trackers Motivate Us To Move More? Here’s The Research. 
It’s no secret that many of us don’t get as much physical activity as we should. Global health statistics report that 31% of the overall adult population has insufficient physical activity levels, and that number is even higher in the Americas, with 43% of adults coming up short. These statistics pose an inevitable question—how do we change our behavior? Human motivation is a tricky subject, but many researchers point to wearable fitness trackers as one possible site of intervention.
September 16, 2020
How To Form Healthy Habits To Accomplish Your Long Term Goals
Research shows that the best way to align our long term goals with our short term behaviors is by forming good habits. Habits make the actions necessary to reach our goal feel almost effortless, and that’s how we get to where we want to be. The most common mistake people make when setting a big goal—like losing weight, eating healthier, or working out more regularly—is trying to accomplish too much at once and losing steam quickly. Forming positive habits is the solution to this problem, but it is easier said than done.
September 14, 2020
Stay Energized All Day By Forming These Energy Boosting Habits
Whatever your work life looks like right now, no one is immune to a little afternoon drowsiness. It can happen at any time, you’re chugging along and suddenly you feel like you need to chug a coffee instead. But the instant relief from that coffee buzz could prevent you from a restful night's sleep later on, and so begins a vicious cycle of unrest.
September 2, 2020
Early Bird? Night Owl? Here’s How To Optimize Your Natural Daily Rhythm
Are you an early bird? A night owl? Or somewhere in between? Everyone is different, but new research shows that your natural daily rhythm could impact how much physical activity you get.
September 1, 2020
How To Practice Financial Self-Care In The Year 2020 (And Beyond)
According to the American Psychological Association, at least 62% of Americans report feeling stressed about their finances. This is data from a study conducted in 2017, before we had any idea how many layers of stress were right around the corner in 2020. In today’s anxiety-inducing climate, it’s time to #TakeCare and eliminate excess stress from our lives. One of the most underrated ways to practice self-care is by reducing financial stress—and it’s easier than it sounds.
August 25, 2020
ASMR Is The At Home Self-Care Technique You Haven’t Tried Yet 
The fact that “self-care” is the most searched term on Google indicates that many of us are on the hunt for new relaxation techniques. We need methods that are quick, effective, inexpensive, and can be done at home. ASMR videos check all those boxes, but it might be the one thing you haven’t tried, or maybe even heard of. 
August 17, 2020
Self-Care Is More Than Skin Deep—It’s About Making Healthy Choices
When you think about self-care, it’s likely that a candlelit bubble bath comes to mind. Maybe a face mask, or a mani/pedi. These are the images we typically see in the media and advertising, but self-care is actually about so much more. Self-care isn’t just for beauty and relaxation, it’s about making healthy choices in our daily lives. It’s about setting ourselves up for success.
August 10, 2020
10 Easy Ways To Practice Self-Care Right Now, Without Spending Any Money
This year has been a tough one and it’s only halfway over. We have had to change our routines and our priorities, which means some things have inevitably slipped through the cracks. For many of us, one of those things is self-care—a relic of a simpler time.That’s why at Zeamo we’re making a conscious effort to #TakeCare during the month of August. We can’t care for others until we take care of ourselves, so let’s start there.
July 30, 2020
Practice Breathing Better To Reduce Stress And Improve Mood
While breathing has certainly been discussed more seriously since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in full force, many of us still move through our days without a thought about the some 25,000 breaths we’re taking. But maybe we should be paying closer attention. Studies show that the way we breathe can affect everything from our weight, to our mood, to our athletic performance, and so much in between.
July 28, 2020
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