3 Forms of Meditation

How many tasks do you have on your plate to complete today? If you are like me, you undoubtedly can benefit from one of the below three forms of mediation: guided meditation, Tai chi and mantra meditation. What is Meditation? According to an article published in the New York Times, meditation is a simple practice…

3 Ways to Prevent Suicide During COVID

As news anchors continue to report on the uptick of COVID-related suicides, the unknown can lead to distress and uncertainty. Below are three tips to help prevent suicide during this once in a lifetime event. Three Ways to Cope 1. Pay attention to what has your attention.  Watching the constant news cycles, all day long,…

Ways to Combat COVID Fatigue

Suffering from COVID fatigue? Chances are you are not alone. Although the pandemic is looming longer than we would like, there are things we can do to cope with it and feel better about ourselves in the process. Guest author, Cheryl Conklin, from Wellness Central, offers ways to manage while we navigate through this once…

COVID-19: A Closer Look at Social Distancing

Who would have thought 2020 would begin with concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the demand to be quarantined? The United States was taken by storm by how rapidly the COVID-19 spread. As America continues to battle the pandemic, scores of heath officials have insisted that social distancing should be a daily practice until the…

3 Ways to Host a Stress-Free Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is a few days away. But, do you also celebrate Friendsgiving during this time? What is Friendsgiving? When did the term originate? How can I host one? Read further, as your questions will be answered. The Science Behind the Holiday As you may know, Friendsgiving is a combination of friend and Thanksgiving. Friendsgiving refers…

3 Ways to Keep Your Waistline Trim

As we ease into fall, the winter months and eventually the holidays, many will pack on the pounds. But, you don’t have to. Continue reading for tips on how to keep your waistline slim and trim for the coming months and beyond. Under the Microscope 1. Are you more stressed during winter months? Stress can…

3 Health Benefits to Eating Sweet Onions

Whether eaten on a hot dog, in a salad, in dip or in chili, I think it’s safe to say, that for some, onions are an acquired taste. But, you may want to add sweet onions (Vidalia Onions) to your diet. Why? Three reasons are below. Facts First Did you know the Vidalia Onion was…

4 Ways to Go Green and Save

Green initiatives have been implemented across the globe. And, why shouldn’t they be? With everyone draining the earth of its precious resources, four ways are explained how you can go green and save in the process. Green with Envy 1. Many conversations arise between friends, so why not make the topic of going green one…

20 ‘Best Hospitals’ for the 2016 to 2017 Year

From taking x-rays to welcoming a newborn into this world, we never know when we’ll have to visit a hospital. But, at least there are hospitals that have a high rank if we do need to go to them; in fact, there are 20 such hospitals in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World…

3 Facts About Sunscreen

True or false: We should slather on sunscreen even during winter months. That answer is true. In fact, sunscreen should be worn all yearlong. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancers are on the rise. Moreover, one out of every five Americans will get skin cancer at some point in their lives. The risk…

3 Ways to Master Pilates

Many people do not like to incorporate an exercise routine into their lifestyle for reasons such as lack of interest, lack of time and unawareness of how to do so. One exercise, Pilates, can be interesting to learn and worthwhile. A Moment in History Many hear the term Pilates, but may not know exactly where…

3 Diets for Balancing Your Weight

The Atkins Diet, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, commercials about weight loss are “a dime a dozen.” Each diet claims to offer a solution to achieve the ideal weight. But, what are three beneficial diets that are not seen on television day by day? Read further to find out. Eliminating the Pain From Dieting 1. You…

Vegan Versus Vegetarian

You know the drill: We wake-up in the morning, get dressed and find something to eat before starting our day. And, while being a vegan is not a new concept many may benefit from becoming one. Oh, wait! What about opting to become a vegetarian? No worries, both topics are covered in this article. The…

4 Anger Management Tips

A crass comment from a colleague. A stressful encounter with a family member. How many times have you felt your blood levels spike this week? Twice, three times, maybe? Becoming angered over certain situations is a normal part of life. But, when you experience chronic anger, it can have serious consequences and can take a…

4 Ways to Ramp-Up Memory Function

You might be able to remember all the things you have to start and finish, if you had the memory of an elephant. Oh well, you win some and you lose some. But, you can learn ways to improve your memory function. Four ways, in fact, are listed below. Working Out your Brain 1. Lack of sleep can affect many…

3 Stress Management Tips

We all encounter stress at some point or another. Though stress can have a negative affect on our heart it does not have to, because we can learn to manage it. Follow these three simple tips for a less stressful life. Trying to Avoid the Unavoidable 1. While it is true that we need human…

4 Tips for Taking Antidepressants

You may have come to know Zoloft (sertraline), Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Prozac (fluoxetine) from television commercials or you may even take these popular antidepressants (depression medication). There are countless antidepressants on the market, each raking in big bucks. But, be forewarned that antidepressants also come with huge side effects and dangers. Although there is a…

10 Top Stress-Causing Cities in the U.S.

Is your morning commute to work just one form of stress you face throughout your day-to-day? Although some would argue that a little stress in one’s life is actually healthy, for many, stress is one thing most of us feel we can live without. Why? Unchecked stress can wreak havoc on our bodies and can…

Severe Weather Checklist

As children, many sang the nursery rhyme, “Rain, Rain Go Away,” but at the time we had no inkling of the fact that torrential downpours and other calamities were even a possibility. Though meteorologists give their best guesstimate, no one knows for certain when disaster in the form of severe weather may befall them. But,…

3 Ways to Enter the Fun Zone

Equal parts work and equal parts play, can make for one happy person. Now, that you have the work part down pat, it’s time to get a handle on the fun part, this is where this article comes in. Follow these three simple tips and you may enjoy life a little more. In the Market…

3 Anxiety-Busting Strategies

At some point in life, we all are faced with stressful situations. Whether these stressors effect us for minutes, hours, days or years is up to us. And, with these tips you can make a better choice of how long you will let if affect your day-to-day. Ready to Be Worry Free 1. It’s a…

3 More Pluses to Eating Chocolate

Many agree that chocolate is one of the best comfort foods there are and tear into chocolate bars on a regular basis. Moreover, the benefits of eating chocolate, while on the chocolate diet has gained a mammoth amount of press lately. As if we need a reason to indulge in this rich treat, here is…

4 Extra Reasons to Volunteer

People come from all walks of life, but one thing that is always needed and greatly appreciated is a volunteer. Thinking of volunteering your services to benefit others? You are not alone, many are seeking to do the same. These tips can help you maximize your volunteering experience. Extra Time on Your Hands Many volunteer…

3 Ways to Curb Bad Eating Habits

We eat to live and not live to eat. Though finding ways to balance eating and a healthy lifestyle may seem like one of the biggest feats to accomplish, it doesn’t have to be; especially if you follow these tips. Eating is Believing Whether we pile our plates up with our favorite foods are not,…

3 Ways to Switch from Pessimism to Optimism

Wouldn’t it be wonderful, if with just a flick of a switch, we could turn off pessimism and turn on optimism? Are you a self-professed optimist or pessimist? Don’t worry either way, you can still learn tips for how to turn any situation around, in your mind at least. A Plethora of Feelings 1. Many…

The Taming of the Flu

It’s common place to see would-be sufferers donning a mask during “flu” season. As the super cautious occasionally peer up from their masks, you get the sense that they would rather not wear a mask at all. But, just ask anyone and they will tell you that it’s no fun being sick, especially when the…

3 DIY Projects You Ought Not Attempt

  With The Home Depot, Lowe’s and True Value home improvement stores in such close proximity to residences, it is easier than ever to tackle do-it-yourself projects. But, should you? Here are three reasons not to take-on work around the house. Work and Plenty of It 1. Do you want to beautify your home for yourself or because you…

4 Best Antioxidant Vitamins

We are right in the thick of ‘Cold and Flu Season.’ What does this mean? There is a great need to ramp-up our vitamin intake, to help promote our health by boosting our immune system. And, what better way to do this than by taking these four antioxidant vitamins? Listening to Vitamin Talk Step one is…

4 Healthy Weight Loss Tools

Your doctor may have advised you to lose weight for health reasons or you may want to trim the fat to look svelte like your favorite celebrity. And, many have been spinning their wheels in order to maintain the ideal weight with little or no success. If this is you, you’ve found the right article to help…

3 Need-to-Know Massage Options

Could you use a massage? Many people are in the same boat, but are in the dark about which techniques may be available to them. Three options are discussed in this post. More Benefits than One 1. You don’t have to travel to the Scandinavian country of Sweden, just to enjoy the benefits of a…

How to Eat Right and Stay within Budget

You have two choices when it come to food options: You can either eat healthy or fill yourself with a bunch of empty calories. If you are like most of us, you are on a budget, but you can still eat right while staying well within your means. How? One way is by following these simple…

3 Ways to Deal with Toxic People

Life does not offer the classes ‘Toxic People 101’ or ‘Introduction to Toxic People.’ That’s why we have to learn as we go on this front. Toxic people are so damaging because they can bring us down when everything is on the upswing. Wouldn’t it be great to have a way to cope with those who are…

6 Tattoo Removal Tips

Getting ‘Ink,’ also known as getting a tattoo has been around for countless decades. But, what do you do when the tattoo of your dreams turns into a nightmare? That’s right, you remove it and the following will tell you the best ways to clear your canvas. Painting a Picture Why are people searching for…