Lifestyle Changes to Help You With Chronic Pain

If you are living with chronic pain, it often means there is little help available aside from medically prescribed painkillers. And while there may not be much that can alleviate the pain that comes with many lifelong chronic conditions and illnesses, there are things you can try that can help you to get to the point here your pain is at a level that may allow you to live a somewhat relatively normal lifestyle. Image via Unsplash … [Read more...]

Why Aren’t You Capable Of Staying On Track With Your Weight Loss Goals?

Why Aren’t You Capable Of Staying On Track With Your Weight Loss Goals?  Answer: you are. You just haven’t tackled the issues that are preventing you from truly dedicating yourself to the weight loss journey.  The harsh reality is that the road to success will be drawn out if you keep taking detours. Now is the time to lose the distractions so that you can start losing the pounds. When you do, reaching your destination will become a far … [Read more...]

Seeking Help For Seniors: How To Ensure Elderly Relatives Get The Care They Need

Many of us assume the responsibility of looking after loved ones as they get older. If you have elderly parents, and they need help around the house or medical assistance, this guide offers tips to ensure your relatives get the care they need.  Image credit Exploring different options There are several options available for people looking for extra assistance or home care solutions for aging relatives. The choices you make may depend on … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Looking After Your Child’s Teeth

Your teeth are one of the most important parts of your entire body. They are integral for some of the most essential human functions, such as eating and communicating, and your smile is one of the first things people notice when meeting you. And you only get one set of adult teeth. If you neglect to look after them, you will increase your likelihood of suffering dental problems such as tooth decay, gum disease, and potentially even tooth … [Read more...]

Drinking English Breakfast Tea: The Perfect Way to Start the Day

It is well known that tea is the second most popular drink in the world. And, if you are a true tea enthusiast, you are probably one of those people who like trying out different tea varieties. The fact that there are countless flavors and mixes merely proves the growing popularity of this hot aromatic beverage. In general, there are five tea types and all are available in many varieties. Black tea, in particular, is the most popular type of … [Read more...]

Update on ME! Life, Weight Gain, 75 Hard and 2021 fitness goals

Hello!! ?? I know it's been forever since I've updated you on my fitness/weight loss journey, please forgive me! Life has this habit of taking over and distracting me. A lot has gone on since I updated my weight loss journey post. I've been a fitness instructor for over 3 1/2 years. Sadly, I am no longer teaching R.I.P.P.E.D. . January of 2019 was rough for me. My dad was diagnosed with cancer ... it was literally all over his body. From … [Read more...]

Achievable Health Goals For Busy Moms In 2021

A new year is always a good time to set targets and work towards goals. Many moms are keen to prioritize health and wellbeing, but it can be tough to hit milestones when you’re running a home and raising kids. If you’re on a mission to put your health first in 2021, here are some achievable health goals.  Increasing activity levels Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week. Moderate exercise can include everything … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Preparing Yourself When You Are Expecting

Having a child is a momentous moment for any prospective parent. You’re bound to feel a roller coaster of emotions from anxiety to joy.   Preparing for the birth of a newborn isn’t an easy task and does require effort. There’s a lot to get done in a short amount of time.    Here are five tips that can help you prepare yourself when you are expecting a newborn.    Gather necessary items  The types of items you’ll need for a baby will … [Read more...]

4 Points to Remember If You’re going to Have Plastic Surgery

The decision to have any type of cosmetic procedure is a personal one. Now that you’ve decided this is something you want to pursue and a surgeon has determined you’re a candidate, it’s time to educate yourself on what to do before, during and after the procedure. To that end, the staff at the plastic surgery clinic will provide you with information that you can put to good use. Here are four points in particular that you should … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Care for a Loved One With Mesothelioma

A mesothelioma diagnosis can leave family members, friends, and colleagues devastated. However, despite being a terminal illness, mesothelioma patients have been known to live three to four years beyond diagnosis under special care. The best thing you can do to a loved one who has been diagnosed with this aggressive cancer is to provide the best care you can. Read on for tips on how to care for mesothelioma patients.   Create a Support … [Read more...]