Taking your bundle of joy to the dentist, doctor, or even to get their hair cut can be a nightmare for any parent. Young children hate their personal space being invaded, especially by strangers. It can be an even more troubling experience if they haven’t been to the doctor or dentist before, and don’t that what will happen might be uncomfortable or painful. This isn’t … [Read more...] about How to Have an Easy Dentist Trip with Your Child
Your Family's Health
Keeping your family healthy is important. We deal with a variety of conditions and medical problems in our family such as high blood pressure, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), mood swings, panic attacks, heart conditions, and more.
The notion of self-care took on a lot of advocacy through the past year, as women and men all over the western world began to realize the falsities of the pressures the media has been pushing on us for as long as anyone can remember. Social media accounts blew up with people loving themselves for exactly who they are, and finally the message - “as long as you’re happy and … [Read more...] about The Sometimes Forgotten Aspects Of Self-Care
Firstly, it’s important to clarify what the term “fragrances” means for the purpose of this article. It is obviously impossible to banish all fragrances from your home, nor should you want to! So for the purpose of this post, “fragrances” is being used to describe artificial or synthetic fragrances. These fragrances are most commonly found in household products, toiletries, … [Read more...] about Top 4 Reasons to Banish Fragrances From Your Home
Although it is pretty impossible to lose weight without any effort on your part whatsoever, it doesn’t have to be a painless process either. It is possible to lose weight without too much hardship on your part, just check out these simple, painless ways to lose the weight if you don’t believe me… Eat Whole Foods Instead of Counting Calories Counting calories can be an … [Read more...] about Painless Ways to Lose the Weight
One of the best super-foods out there is FISH and other than the delicious fish and chips you can get by the sea, not enough people are adding enough Omega-3 fatty acids to their diet. The best place to get those Omega-3s? Fish! The number of vitamins and minerals that are packed into fish is staggering, and it doesn’t just taste nice. Fish is something that can protect against … [Read more...] about Find Nemo and Live Longer!
It’s hard to adopt a healthy daily routine in the modern world. We’re all so busy at work, school, or even at home. You have so many responsibilities that there’s just no time to hit the gym every evening or cook extravagant meals, right? Well, the thing about living healthily is that there’s more than one way to do it. It doesn’t have to be time-consuming or … [Read more...] about Adopting A Healthier Daily Routine
Your bedroom is your haven, and you should design it according to your style. And yet, even if you do, there’s no guaranteeing you’re going to be able to relax as much as you want in there. No matter the amount of sleep you get, if it’s not good quality sleep you’re still going to be bleary and yawning when you attempt to spring out of bed in the morning. With that in mind, … [Read more...] about Change Your Bed For Better Sleep
The routine that you keep in the evenings can have a big impact on the quality and quantity of your sleep every night. So, you need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to get the shut-eye that is so important for your physical and mental wellbeing. In this blog post, we will be offering some suggestions of ways that you can make some small adjustments to your … [Read more...] about Drift Off Easier With This Evening Sleep Routine
There are various factors that can negatively affect your circulation as you age. Immobility is just one factor to bear in mind. However, it’s important that you don’t forget that young people can suffer from bad circulation too! So, no matter how old you are, it is extremely important that you maintain as good circulation as possible. After all, blood circulation is one of … [Read more...] about Improving Your Circulation
Do you feel stressed on a regular basis? Do you often experience aches and pains? Do you find it tough to switch off when you get home? Whatever job you do, there may be occupational hazards involved. Work-related illnesses cost US businesses more than $200 billion per year. If you’re focusing on your health and wellbeing in 2018, here are some tips to help you stay healthy on … [Read more...] about Working On Your Health: How To Stay Healthy On The Job
It’s that time of year again when we try and think of ways we can achieve more and do better in the months ahead. Making resolutions is a tradition, but often, we aim for unrealistic goals or lose sight of targets. It’s always beneficial to work towards something, and perhaps the best thing you can do in January is make a vow to put your health first. A lot of people dismiss … [Read more...] about Health Resolutions That Will Really Make A Difference In 2018
Health supplements are more popular than they’ve ever been and more people are starting to use them as part of their everyday diet. Workout supplements are very common and lots of people use vitamin tablets to make sure that they’re getting the right amount of everything. The thing is, a lot of these supplements are pretty horrible to eat or drink so it’s hard to keep up the … [Read more...] about Tastier Alternatives To Boring Health Supplements
The most important muscle in your body needs to be cared for to keep it ticking for a long time. There are many things you can do to maintain your heart health and keep your whole body happy. Instead of feeling tired and drained because of your current unhealthy lifestyle, get motivated and make a change. A few small adjustments to your daily activities will reduce your … [Read more...] about Heart Health Happiness: Keep It Beating Long And Strong
There’s nothing worse than being off work when you’re unwell. The only time you want to spend away from the office is for vacations and fun days out, and when you’re not well you’re spending time sleeping off an illness and are left with work to catch up on. When you have a bug, and need time off work, it’s easy to sleep the day away in between drinking water and popping … [Read more...] about Fun Things To Do When You Are Off Sick
Sleeping is something we all do, but are you getting the right kind of sleep? Do you toss and turn during the night? Or constantly wake yourself up without knowing? Or maybe you just don’t have the right schedule to follow. In general, about 7 hours sleep is the best amount for an average adult, but increasing this number to 9 hours is also highly recommended. If you’re falling … [Read more...] about Sleep For A Healthier Brain!
What makes you happy? It’s a question that gets asked and people think they know, but in reality, no one is all that sure. There are things that we surround ourselves with like friends and family and pets and hobbies that make us happy, but you can always be happier, right? Yes, you can. That’s not to say that the people in your life that make you happy aren’t doing a good … [Read more...] about Focusing on Yourself and Your Happiness
When self-care comes to mind, it usually brings thoughts of putting time aside for some much needed “me-time” and learning to be kind to yourself when you look in the mirror. Although these are extremely important things to do, it can be useful to remember that self-care can sometimes come with a price tag. Taking care of yourself, as well as changing your inner monologue to … [Read more...] about Why You Should Put Money Aside For Self-Care
As we get older, the days when we used to ‘sleep like a baby’ seem more and more out of reach. Stress can get the better of us, as can modern day technology. If you want to start sleeping well every night again, then you need to make sure you’re doing these things every day: Exercise During The Day Exercise during the day will help to make you feel sleepier before bed. Those … [Read more...] about Do These Things Every Day And Sleep Like A Baby Every Night
What better gift can you give yourself this Christmas than health? Of course, you can get ill for reasons out of your control, but there is a lot that you can do to help to improve your health. No one enjoys feeling sick, tired, and emotional, especially during the festive season, but these are all feelings that come with living an unhealthy lifestyle. If you want to be happy … [Read more...] about How To Live A Healthy Life: The Dos And Don’ts
Winter is rolling around and once again it’s a mixed bag for everyone involved. We love staying inside and getting cozy and playing in the snow but it’s hard to love the sheer cold, not to mention the stress of the holidays. But we’re often so protected from the harshest of impacts of the winter, we can forget that it’s truly dangerous. This is especially true for the most … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Kids Safe From Jack Frost
There are plenty of people out there that spend a lot of time trying to lose weight. We’ve all been there at some point, the endless hours of exercise, and the switch to strict healthy eating habits. For some, this lifestyle change will completely turn their physical health around, and they become a much healthier weight. Unfortunately, for others, weight loss isn’t achieved, … [Read more...] about Unexplained Weight Gain, Explained!
Everyone wants to stay in shape, and it is often better to do so when you are buddying up with someone. There is actually research that suggests that exercising with a partner improves the effects of the exercise, so clearly this is something to consider. If you want to exercise as a family, then that is even better. In groups, exercise can take on a whole other aspect - and as … [Read more...] about 3 Considerations If You Want To Exercise With Your Family
Recently, there has been a surge of recognition for mental health and an uprising to break the stigma that it is not as important as a physical illness. It seems ludicrous that a reaction to someone having the flu is a “hope you get better soon”, but a just as debilitating illness like depression gets a “get up and get on with it” response. It is crucial in this day and age - … [Read more...] about How to Recognize Signs of Ill Mental Health
Smoking is one of the biggest killers out there, contributing heavily to some of the most devastating diseases we know of — including cancer, stroke, and heart disease — not to mention the impact it has on our looks and wallets. Fortunately, smoking has become less common across much of the world in the last few decades, as anti-smoking campaigns gained major publicity and the … [Read more...] about 5 Ways You Can Beat the Odds and Quit Smoking Successfully