Physical Health

5 Easy Ways You Can Sleep Better

They aren’t hard to do, and they could dramatically help your sleeping!   1- Don’t Drink Caffeine After Dinner Drinking caffeine after lunch might be one of the ways you’re hurting your ability to fall asleep by accident. While it varies from person to person, caffeine usually stays in your body for 4 to…

Brain Injury Awareness Month: How To Keep Your Head Safe from Concussions

If you’ve ever received a concussion before, you have a much higher risk of receiving another, even years after the first one. Here are some tips to stay safe from concussions.   Always Keep Your Head Protected Wearing helmets might be uncomfortable and inconvenient, but they can save you from serious trauma and head…

The Health Benefits of Walking Your Dog

While walking your dog is certainly a great time for your dog, it also has a surprising number of benefits for you at the same time!  It’s a Great Exercise! Walking your dog has some great physical exercise benefits! If you walk consistently, it can improve cardiovascular fitness, lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles and…

How Good Heart Health Can Lead To A Better Life

A Healthy Heart Fights Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Memory Loss Based on new research from Harvard studies, everything that is linked to being unhealthy for your blood vessels and heart is also linked to dementia. What you would normally think of as bad for your heart is also connected to tiny trauma to your brain’s…

Healthy Weight Week: How To Be Healthier in 2020

Losing weight takes more than a desire or a new diet plan. It takes commitment and a well-thought-out plan. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting started: Step 1: Make a commitment. Ultimately your path to becoming healthier comes down to one moment: are you willing to put in the effort and make a commitment…

Healthy Weight Week: What Weight Is Healthy?

With all of the current pressures to lose weight to an unrealistic or unhealthy degree, how can you tell if a weight-loss plan is healthy and sustainable? With so many new fad diets out there promising miraculous weight loss, the science of what is a healthy and sustainable plan can get lost in all…

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month: Staying Safe This December

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month! According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 33,561 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2012, and 10,322 of those fatalities occurred in drunk-driving-related crashes. More than one in five crash fatalities that year occurred in a crash that involved a drunk…

7 Winter Exercises To Stay Active This Holiday Season

Too cold to workout outside and don’t want to get a gym membership? Try some of these winter workouts to stay in shape without having to leave the house! Full body workout Burpee It might not be anyone’s favorite exercise, but it is undoubtedly one of the most effective. Start in a low squat…

5 Ways To Stay On Top Of Your Health For Movember

Men aren’t living as long as women. Men are more vulnerable to many life-threatening diseases, including coronary heart disease, cancer, cerebrovascular disease, emphysema, cirrhosis of the liver, kidney disease. Men are also more likely to experience alcohol dependence, aggressive tendencies, and suicidal thoughts.  Many of these diagnoses are avoidable and there are steps you…

Movember: The Importance Of Physical Exercise

Being active is important. You’ve heard this over and over again for probably your entire life. Have you ever stopped to wonder why everyone seems obsessed with you being active (even if they’re not active themselves)? Adding activity back into your life is one of the best things you can do for your physical…