Being a sensitive person and an author, social distancing and self-isolation feel familiar to me. There isn’t much adjustment as I already live a contemplative life, spending long hours in solitude. However, even for someone like myself who enjoys home alone time there is a huge difference between choosing solitude and having it imposed upon you.
“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.” This quote from Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat might just now ring true more than ever.
Photographer Ryo Yamazaki and his wife were brushing their three gorgeous kitties several years ago and all the fur on the floor sparked an idea. What if they could take the fur and make hats for their cats?
It's not just one of the healthy diet plans...ie, one of the ways to lose weight. But it's so much more.
Loren Cordain, PhD, who wrote the book The Paleo Diet, claims that by eating like our prehistoric ancestors, we'll be more fit and less likely to get diseases common to modern life.
You’ve never run a mile in your life, but you’ve always heard about the benefits. You’d love to start but you also know that running, like other forms of exercise, has specific rules that can be the difference between sore muscles and a feel-good day.
When I first started running, my first sessions left me aching for days. I also made some small but consequential mistakes that ended up increasing my mile-time and setting me back.
Ten to eleven years ago, I lost a bunch of weight and started running. I've run marathons and half-marathons, and even a couple of ultra marathons (100 miles).
Along this journey of growing healthy and actually learning a ton about how to be healthy, I came across products called Plexus. They are all-natural plant-based products. Most are also non-gmo and gluten-free. There are products for nutrition and wellness, weight-loss, gut health, and even skin care!
Having experienced my Grandpa living with dementia, this topic is sensitive to me.
A diagnosis of dementia can have a huge impact on a person's life. Someone recently diagnosed with dementia is likely to experience a range of emotions. These may include grief, loss, anger, shock, fear, disbelief, and even relief. Some people who have dementia have a high level of movement between emotions.
Some of the biggest questions regarding weight loss are "What IS the formula for losing weight?" and "How many calories to lose weight?". We all want to be able to quickly and easily lose that stubborn weight that we can't seem to get off. So many of us have tried so hard...and even have been successful...at losing some of the weight, but then become stalled or even gain it back. The good news is that there IS INDEED a formula that works every single time. If you follow it, you WILL lose the weight and keep it off.
Emotional eating is a major problem for many of us. When you are feeling low or sad, you tend to gravitate towards food to find solace. Invariably, after overstuffing yourself, you will feel terrible about it and will sink further in your sadness. If you don’t want to be stuck in the rut and want to make some positive changes, follow the below tips to help you get started on a healthy journey.
But before that, you need to identify the causes that make you eat like that.
Are you among the millions of Americans with lower back pain? If so, you know how debilitating it can be. Severe cases can make it challenging to leave the couch and attend to daily living needs.
Unfortunately, medical treatments for this disorder have a mixed efficacy rate. What can you do holistically to help the ache? Here are 10 exercises that help you stretch, strengthen and soothe lower back pain — may they bring you relief.
Most vitamins claim to cover your nutritional needs. But in reality, there's a lot missing. If you look at the labels, many don't include 100% of the recommended daily amounts of the essential vitamins and minerals. In fact, they include quite a bit less.
Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since 1949 and was created by the Mental Health America organization.
If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself or others call 911. You can also contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text MHFA to 741741 to talk to a Crisis Text Line counselor.