We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts:Read More
Have you noticed the growing variety of dairy-free milk alternatives showing up on store shelves and in the refrigerated “dairy” department? That’s because demand for these products is growing rapidly for wide variety of reasons.Read More
– Health and fitness have taken a real punch to the gut this year as a thirty-day lockdown to “flatten the curve” turned into a seemingly never-ending “new normal.”Read More
Getting through the holidays well is part of being on your own path. What works at this time of year is the same as the rest of the year, except that you need to be more mindful of pitfalls and possible stresses.
Stress over-stimulates the body-mind, throwing off its tendency to remain in dynamic balance. “Dynamic” means that your body-mind is responding from moment to moment. “Balance” refers to a state of homeostasis that functions through many feedback loops to keep dozens of processes in sync.Read More
Your immune system likely needs a holiday boost, and you are the only one who can do it. Things like stress, foods high in saturated fat, alcohol, and skipping exercise can all weaken this key part of the body that helps fight off infection and keep you healthy. Put yourself at the top of your holiday checklist and give yourself this gift of health.Read More
Each year we feel a mix of joy and anxiety when we approach the days before holidays.
The holidays can bring stress starting in November and go straight through until the new year. We experience a combination of stressors related to financial costs of the holidays, family coming to stay and the conflicts it may bring, and the stress of trying to have the perfect meal and holiday all together. If you’re one of those people who feel the pressure of the holidays, here are 8 tips to help feel balanced, happy and stress-free:Read More
In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents for children and adolescents, Mental Health America (MHA) is providing new resources on student mental health (http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/back-school), with an emphasis on web-based tools that can be easily shared across social media platforms.Read More