Blog 2017-03-16T15:30:36+00:00
2510, 2016

Gaining Peace of Mind

Do you find yourself thinking constantly about the negatives in your life? Do you lie awake at night reviewing your interactions of the day, wondering what you could have handled better? Are you constantly hypothesizing about things over which you have no control? Wouldn’t it be nice to find some inner calm and be free of worries and problems? Although peace of mind is nice, it takes [...]

2510, 2016

Managing a Healthy Heart

Eating a heart-healthy diet is important for managing blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart attack, heart disease, stroke and other diseases. Get quality nutrition from healthy food sources Aim to eat a diet that’s rich in: Fruits Vegetables Whole-grain, high-fiber foods Fat-free and low-fat (1%) dairy products Beans Skinless poultry and lean meats Fish – especially fatty fish like salmon, trout and herring  – contain [...]

110, 2016
10 first aid hacks you need to know

Accidents can happen quickly, and if you’re on the playground, in the wilderness, or home alone, you may not have access to proper first aid. And while there’s no true substitute for expert medical care in serious situations, these healing shortcuts can be temporary — and sometimes lifesaving — solutions. 1. Prevent Blisters With Duct Tape Whether it’s a pair of stilettos or sturdy hiking boots, new [...]

1303, 2016

Healthy Habits
Reducing stress to keep healthy

Work. Family. School. Home. Health. Finances. Your children. Your parents. Your partner. The list goes on for the things that can cause stress, which can raise our risk of heart disease, make us more susceptible to colds and flu and to cancer, to name a few. While there are many techniques people use to relieve their stress, here are a few that are tried and true. --Massage. This [...]

501, 2016

Healthy Habits
Making winter safer

Every so often, during the cold, dark winter months, I secretly wish that I could hibernate. You know: sleep through the bitter cold and wake up to buds on the trees, birds chirping, flowers peeking through the dirt. But alas, we are not bears and don’t have the luxury of sleeping the winter away. So, in an effort to make this winter safer, I took some tips from [...]