Tweet, Like, Snap, #Enough: How Social Media is Stressing Us Out

The average person will spend more than five years of their life on social media (Mediakix, 2017). This puts daily usage of social media around 2 hours. With such a significant amount of time being dedicated to social media, let’s explore the science behind its usage and also uncover how for many of us, it has become a source of daily stress. 

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Sam Cooper
Ease Your Way Into Movement: The Scientific Health Benefits of Exercise

According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, adults aged 18-64 should be engaging in 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity per week to reap the benefits of building physical strength, mental well-being, fitness, and decreasing the risk of physical ailments such as premature death, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and obesity (CSEP Guidelines, 2012).

So what is it about exercise that is so powerful? Let’s take a look at how we can define exercise and what happens to our bodies when we exercise.

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Sam Cooper