Recent Studies indicate that 54% of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their lives. No one is completely free of stress. Stress in a small dose can actually benefit us by keeping us motivated, focused, and alert when we need to be. However, when life’s demands exceed you ability to cope, stress […]
Improve your mood with flowers! With today’s high tech and fast-paced life style to stay late on our lives, experts advise exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with the simple way to improve emotional health – […]
Healthy skin habits begin in your teenage years. Learn 6 tips to help your teen achieve beautiful skin.
Contrary to popular belief, sunburns alone aren’t the cause of skin damage. There an immediate sign that you’re hurting yourself and a warning to get out of this. Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays that heat up your skin, cooking the collagen and elastin. UVB rays are short rays that damage the skin’s surface, resulting in […]
Recently, researchers at Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, released the results of a six-month behavioral study on the health effects of flowers. The study demonstrates that flowers ease depression, inspire social networking, and refresh memory as we age. “The results are significant because as we get older and life becomes more stressful, we […]
Age is but a number, however, Like Ponce de Leon, many of us would like to slow down the effects that increasing numbers have on the body. You may not know it, but you have more control over looking and feeling younger than you realize. Many signs of aging that we assume are unavoidable, such […]
Planning a family road trip? Here’s how to create happy family memories that will last a lifetime. LET THE KIDS BE INVOLVED IN PLANNING Take out your family road map and dedicate a couple of family nights to planning the trip together. Do you plan to visit any historical sights along the way? If your children […]
Merriam-Webster’s dictionary for kids describes activity as, “the state of being active; energetic action or movement; liveliness.” To stay motivated, get creative. As long as you’re moving and having fun, anything goes. here are some ideas to keep your family moving over the summer. AT HOME • Relay races (either in teams or individually) […]
Many habits are formed early in life. Family members who establish healthy habits such as regular exercise and eating nutritious foods, in the supportive environment of a family, are most likely to maintain this lifestyle in the long run. Take the following quiz to gain some insight into your family’s current habits. We sit down […]
The long summer days and warm weather are the perfect time to enjoy some relaxation, recreation, and self-renewal. Follow these tips to keep yourself looking as good as you feel.