The idea that cholesterol, whether in your food or in your body, is a one-way ticket to disease and death, is starting to die.
Practicing mindfulness means letting go of thoughts about the past and thoughts about the future and simply allowing yourself to exist in the present moment.
Transitional dressing doesn’t have to be scary; it can actually bring out your most fashion forward and functional looks. From layering tips to how autumn-ize your summer staples, we have you covered.
So you have just gotten back from a trip out of town. The kids are starting to go back to school and the workload at your job is about to increase rapidly. How can you make sure your fitness does not get left behind?
Most people can relate to having unwanted fat that is tough to get rid of. Even for those of us who try to live a healthy lifestyle, there may still be a bit of extra fluff that stays put.
Summer is in full swing which means many families will be spending time around the pool, beach, rivers, and lakes to cool off from the heat and entertain the days away from school.
Research finds that going through tough times as a kid can have a developmental impact on the brain. In the studies (referenced below), the adult brains of people who were raised in a stressful environment before the age of six were smaller than the brains of adults who had a less stressful childhood. This result was also impacted by the child’s ability to cope with the stress. Often if the child had no means of releasing stress they would internalize the stresses experienced years earlier – ruminating and bottling up emotions.
Summer brings long days and warm weather which typically means a more active and healthy lifestyle. However, this time of year usually bring us cravings for sweet treats!
Raising healthy children sounds pretty simple: good nutrition and physical activity every day. In our busy society, it is harder than ever. Even health-conscious parents have to compete against any number of unhealthy temptations. Below are tips to help you raise safe and healthy kids: 1. Plan a Healthy Pregnancy We know itcan be hard […]
Let’s face it – not all families fit into the old stereotype of the problem-free, two-kids-and-a-dog suburban dream. For those of us who live in the real world, far away from the “Leave it to Beaver” era, family life can look anything but idyllic. Marriage is hard work, children quarrel, and life essentially consists of constant changes that require adjustment and resilience.