Wellness

Tips and Ideas for Wellness in Your Life

Stopping Exercise and Losing Fitness

Q: I got too busy to exercise for a few weeks. Have I lost all that I worked for, or can I pick up where I left off? A: How quickly you lose fitness depends...

Genetics and Breast Cancer

Q: There’s been a lot in the news about genetic links to breast cancer. How does the influence of heredity compare to that of lifestyle choices? A: For women who have mutations (abnormal changes)...

5 Ways Gardening and Plants Can Reduce Stress

In today’s busy world, we’re continually searching for new ways to slow down and unwind. This has led more people to discover the calming benefits of gardening and how incorporating plants into decor provides...
5 Easy Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress at Home

5 Easy Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress at Home

While the home should be a sanctuary to relax and de-stress, the reality is that a lot of life’s biggest activities happen there. The good news is that it only takes a few minutes...
7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Jigsaw Puzzles

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Jigsaw Puzzles

Can't remember what you had for lunch yesterday? Jigsaw puzzles can help with that. Doing a puzzle reinforces connections between brain cells, improves mental speed and is an especially effective way to improve short-term memory.

A Morning Ritual Nourishes You Throughout Your Day

How you start your day, in a very real way, sets the stage for what follows. So why not give yourself as good a beginning as possible? Every morning, I engage in a ritual that...
How Plants Improve Mental and Physical Wellness

How Plants Improve Mental and Physical Wellness

From improving air quality to having calming and healing benefits, plants are such an important component to keep in your home.

Ten Ways To Change Your Life Today

When it comes to changing your life, it can seem like it will take years before you actually make substantial changes. You might feel like giving up before you even get started. What you...

10 Little Steps to Happiness

What is happiness? Happiness doesn't mean being joyful or laughing all day long. Although happiness should be defined by each of us for ourselves, a general understanding of it could be having more good...

Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Active

Like exercising your body, exercising your brain is also important. Keeping your mind active and engaged may help reduce your risk of dementia. Here are some fun things you can do every day. Puzzle games Research...

Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse is known to be one of the worst self destructive behaviors. Consumption of alcohol is broadly divided into two categories, namely social drinking and addiction. Social drinking is limited and occasional consumption of...
20 Nature Based Things You Can Do To Improve Your Happiness

The Nature of Happiness

20 Nature Based Things You Can Do To Improve Your Happiness Find Your Life Purpose - according to nature's law -everything in nature has a purpose, including you. Anything that doesn't follow its purpose in...

10 Signs and Symptoms of Heat Illness and Heat Stroke

Between long summer days spent at the cottage, amusement parks or lounging in your backyard, it can be easy to go overboard in our attempt to squeeze everything we can out of our short-lived...