5 Things You Should Know If You’re Living with a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most difficult people to live with is a person with Alzheimer’s disease. But unlike the chronic complainer, the know-it-all, the narcissist and all those other obnoxious personalities, the behavior of an Alzheimer’s-afflicted individual is not of his own making, but is the result of failing brain cells. Which adds to the difficulty […]

How to Save Your Back When Lifting Heavy Objects

Back injuries are something that many, many people deal with. 80% of people, to be precise. Many of those people, unfortunately, initiate or exacerbate the pain by using improper techniques when lifting heavy objects. The good news is that many of these injuries can be avoided by employing the proper methods. For example, if you’re […]

Don’t Smoke, Be Happy: 7 Ways Smoking Keeps You Down

People usually reach for their cigarettes when they’re nervous, or anxious, or jittery. A quick jolt of nicotine can provide relief, albeit momentarily, from all the stresses of the world. But quitting tobacco altogether is the best stress-reliever. Not only do you unburden yourself of all the potential health risks of smoking, but studies have […]

How Sleep Can Help with Emotional Regulation

 The average adult needs seven to eight hours of sleep to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health. Sleep deprivation – less than seven hours of rest at night – causes changes in appetite, hormone release, and the ability to solve complex problems. With all the changes that take place in the body during sleep deprivation, […]

Understanding the Importance of Empathy in Mental Illness

More and more people nowadays struggle with mental illness in varying degrees of intensity and severity. One reason for this has to do with the very nature of modern life, which is stressful, demanding and fast-paced. While this can be beneficial when it keeps you on your feet and focused on success, it is also […]

Tricks for Fitness Motivation

Whether it’s a daily morning exercise regime, your local boxing class or an evening swim, motivating yourself to exercise can be a struggle in and of itself. The reality is though, once you’re out there and doing it, you always come home feeling much better than before. The health benefits of keeping fit are endless […]

3 Ways to Ensure Organic Food Trust from Farm to Table

It can be incredibly easy to disregard the lengthy process that food undergoes to get to the dinner table. It is important to control the health food product from growth to processing in order to ensure the highest standard of quality for discerning consumers interested in their personal health. Rishabh Chokhani, CEO and founder of […]

How to Stop Perfectionism From Ruining Your Life

Being a perfectionist is the kind of thing you claim in a job interview when asked what your biggest weakness is, but the reality is that perfectionism can be incredibly damaging. People who have perfectionist tendencies are more likely to workaholics or suffer from depression, sleep problems and many other illnesses. It can also lead […]

How You Can Help Your Child Better Manage ADHD Through Mindfulness

It can be difficult to find the perfect treatment for children with ADHD, but recently, a form of meditation called mindfulness has become an increasingly popular addition to traditional treatment. When done correctly, mindfulness can fit into strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A growing body of research shows that mindfulness can […]

Decorate Your Room With These Plants for a Good Night’s Sleep

Lack of sleep is an epidemic that is actually killing us—research found connections to cancer, diabetes and heart disease that stem from a lack of quality rest. This is exacerbated by a culture that seems to prize lack of sleep. Treating irregular sleep like a boast has been recognized as a pervasive bad habit. Add […]