The Health Realities You Face As You Age

Are you worried about getting older? It’s true that there are certain realities that you need to face head on — particularly when thinking about your health. Here are some of the common concerns that people have about their health as they age. First, let’s address the elephant in the room — you cannot realistically talk about the health

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Chronic Pain

Are you experiencing chronic pain? Chronic pain is something that can easily impact your overall quality of life. You might find that it causes you to struggle with certain activities that you used to love, and it could even impact whether or not you can work effectively. Here are some key facts about chronic pain to help you tackle this health condition

Why Can It Be So Difficult To Lose Weight?

Many people want to lose weight — it could be to look good in the mirror — or due to having low energy levels. If you constantly feel exhausted and drained, then it’s possible that your weight is contributing to this health factor. If you are overweight, it also can be more difficult to find the energy that you need to get through the day. We all know that

The 5 Fundamentals For Brain Health

Even if you only adopt one of these habits, it will have a dramatic impact on the health of your brain throughout your life: here’s the five fundamentals for brain health.

Strengthen Your Well-Being (To Get Out Of That Slump!)

Maintaining a healthy body and mind is critical to living a long, healthy life. If you neglect one, the other will soon follow suit. Unfortunately, our hectic lives make it all too easy to overlook either our physical or mental health. Here are some ways to explore to get out of that slump and return to being your regular self.

8 Travel Tips For Smooth Trips In Retirement

It is never too late to experience the world! Whether you are 18 or 78, it’s nearly always possible for anyone who wants a taste of adventure. The only thing that changes will be how you do it. When you’re 18 years old, you might opt to hop on a plane and figure it out after landing. However, we understand that may be somewhat difficult when

Why Sleep Is So Important For Your Brain

Henry David Thoreau is quoted as saying, “Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” I would revise this statement by replacing “happiness” with “sleep”

Shine A Light On Limitless Learning

The human brain has limitless potential. That’s what I realized as I transformed myself from someone who could never pay attention in school and took the college entrance exam three years in a row to someone who successfully completed a degree in clinical pathology.

Kindling Kindness: We Are Geared For Generosity

To be human is to be kind. Selfishness is learned. Scientists from Oxford to UCLA, Michigan and beyond are proving this and that the brain has areas for smiling and empathy, but not cruelty — which is always a disorder. Kindness — throughout human existence, science tells us that this has

Don’t Be SAD: 5 Ways To Manage Wintertime Depression

Up to 20 percent of people across the globe suffer annually from some form of seasonal affective disorder — better known by the acronym SAD — during the fall and winter months. Fortunately, feeling down during these seasons is for the most part manageable. Here are a few ways to stay upbeat

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