Family

Keep A Positive Mindset with Help from the Whole Family

Are you trying to put a positive spin on your New Year’s resolutions with a healthier, upbeat attitude towards life? Get the whole family involved to give 2021 a big positivity boost! Here are some ways you and your family can foster an optimistic outlook all year long.  Exchange Positivity Postcards Set a regular…

Start a Family Gratitude Journal for 2021

Has your family written all their “Thank-You” cards from Christmas yet? Don’t worry, we won’t tell if they haven’t! If getting your kids to write cards to their relatives who bought them presents over the holidays is a tough sell, here’s a way to get them in the habit of being grateful for the…

Help Your Community and Bond as a Family: Volunteer!

When we get a chance to spend time with our family, most of us would usually opt to relax in each other’s company rather than working hard. However, if you’re looking for new ways to bond with your kids and spouse, sign up to volunteer! Doing something positive for your community will bring you…

Spot the Signs of Opioid Abuse in your Family

December is a month of much celebration and good cheer, but it’s also one of the hardest times for people who know the struggles of drug abuse. Whether it’s yourself, or a family member who is addicted to substances, this time of year can put a strong focus on the issues that it causes…

Speak Up About Prostate Health With Family

Do you know someone who has grown out their mustache for “No-Shave” November? Its meaning goes deeper than just their hair follicles! All over the world, people grow out their mustaches in November to raise awareness for male health, especially when it comes to prostate cancer. Whether you grow out your own mustache or…

Self-Care for Family Caregivers

Family cares for each other. This is no more evident than when you look at the number of people who take care of their older family members. In the last decade, approximately 30% of the US population has cared for an elderly or disabled family member, with other countries reporting similar numbers.  Are you…

How to Protect Your Family from Cyberbullying

The internet and social media make it possible to be connected more than ever. In seconds, we can communicate with people all over the world, on almost every platform imaginable. Is there a downside to this instant access to each other? To mean-spirited people, the internet can be a tool to belittle others, but…

Healthy Posture for All Ages

As we’ve spent more time in unconventional work spaces this year, we know that the need for ergonomic awareness is higher than ever! Regardless of where you’re working or where your kids are learning, here’s a quick guide for setting healthy posture habits for your whole family.  Get the Right Angles The “right” angles…

Fall Activities for the Whole Family

As the school year starts and the weather cools off a little, it can be easy to fall into old routines as a family. If your country or region is beginning to get back to normal life after COVID-19 you can also miss out on some of the family time that quarantine measures made…

Ways You Can Help a Family Member with Suicidal Thoughts

Is a loved one struggling with a mental illness and you’re afraid they’re considering taking their own lives? Here are some ways you can help them.  Be Direct, But Kind.  Many people fear that bringing up suicide can disturb someone experiencing suicidal thoughts. In fact, the opposite is true. Experts in suicide prevention actually…