It’s Not About Aging Beautifully, It’s About Aging Healthily

We all have to grow older. It’s a fact of life that we simply must cope with, especially as parents. Raising kids can give us plenty of vigor and strength, but it can also stress and wear at us, body and mind. We want to be there for them, for any grandkids they might give us, and for ourselves, even decades from now. So, what can we do to make sure that our body ages more healthily? Source - CC0 License The mind matters Mental health … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Family’s Mental Health From Being Negatively Affected During COVID-19

  COVID-19 has taken a toll on all of us, whether we’ve contracted the virus or not. The sudden shock of cultural and societal changes combined with the looming threat of the virus itself has changed our very way of life almost overnight. It’s understandable that adjusting to these changes so suddenly could create strife and negatively affect your family’s mental health.   In this short guide, we’ll go over some tips to help your … [Read more...]

Birth Trauma, Its Impacts, And Healing

An often overlooked impact of giving birth is the trauma that many women experience. According to the BBC, millions of women worldwide have developed conditions, such as PTSD, linked to that trauma, yet awareness of the impact on women and their children is low. The fact of the matter is that birth trauma can have a lasting impact on a mother and her family; being aware of the signs of trauma, and helping to mitigate it, can improve quality of … [Read more...]

4 Ways You Can Protect Your Skin From Aging

In a world that admires the look of youth, it can be difficult to realize you will one day grow old. Perhaps that is why most people are seeking a way to fight wrinkles, dark spots, and saggy skin. If you are looking for techniques to protect your body, check out these four preventative measures. 1. Chemicals Alcohol and nicotine are chemicals that can inflict immense damage to your skin’s tone, strength, and look. As the chemicals … [Read more...]

The Best Morning Health Routine To Follow Every Day

One of the best healthy lifestyle tips for anyone is to get into a good routine. When you have a routine to follow, you easily fall into the habit of making positive choices and doing things that benefit your health. While you should follow healthy habits throughout the day, a routine is easier to follow when it's in the morning.  So, here is the best morning routine that will set you up for a healthy day. It's very easy to do, shouldn't take … [Read more...]

Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Senior Citizens

As we age, we become more susceptible to illness, disease, and various health conditions. Thankfully, senior citizens do not have to feel as though heart disease, arthritis, cognitive issues, and the like are inevitable. While vital at any age, keeping up healthy lifestyle habits is a must for those reaching the age of retirement. Concentrate on Prevention   Rather than waiting on health issues to arise or worsen, it's best to get … [Read more...]

Trying New Things for Fun 

Trying out new things is a fun way to pass time. Whether you are at your workplace or in the comfort of your own home, there are many new things to try. Trying out new things can be fun. It can also increase your productivity, improve your health, and bring joy to those around you. There are endless new things that you can do to improve your overall happiness. If you are looking for ways to pass time, here are some of the best new things … [Read more...]

Staying Safe Through Relaxed Quarantine

For many of us, it’s seemed that the COVID-19 quarantine would never end. We’ve become used to working from home, spending virtually 23 hours a day under one roof and grappling with weird dreams, loss of sleep and mounting levels of general stress and anxiety. Now, however, it appears that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Restrictions are starting to lift in many states. Quarantine laws are becoming more relaxed. People are getting ready … [Read more...]

3 Things to Understand About Medicare If You Have Permanent Disability, ALS, or ESRD

Healthcare coverage — and especially a lack thereof — can be one of the most stressful challenges to navigate. And these fears and anxieties become exponentially more difficult for anyone suffering from a chronic or debilitating condition.  Living with such hardship will never been easy. But there are insurance programs available to help people manage this profound burden. Medicare, though known as a plan for senior citizens in retirement, … [Read more...]

Understanding White Noise & How It Supports Healthy Sleep  

If you or your children have ever had trouble falling asleep or found sleep easier with some slight background noise, you’re likely one of the many that prefers white and/or pink noise. In technical terms, white noise is a consistent noise that plays evenly across every hearable frequency. Hearing noise might seem counterintuitive to your ability to fall asleep, but frequency is key. Uneven noises, like the sound of traffic or noises coming from … [Read more...]