4 Recycling Projects You’ve Got to Try

It’s National Recycling Month—the perfect time to rethink our waste. With a little ingenuity, plastic bottles and cardboard boxes can easily be “upcycled” and turned into something completely different. This weekend, transform former waste into useful accessories for your home and wardrobe. 4 Recycling Projects You’ve Got to Try Design a Fashionable Accessory Do have

Is Stress Wrecking Your Sleep?

Having a hard time falling asleep? There could be a number of reasons for your troubled nights. Stimulants (such as smoking and drinking) or family history could be a factor. But, one of the most common triggers for sleep problems is stress. Sleep Problems Are Common Sleep problems plague millions of people. In fact, an

Could Breakfast Make Seniors Stronger?

Muscle strength dwindles as we get older—that’s why eating meals packed with protein is so important. While people tend to include some source of protein (whether vegetable or meat) in their lunch and dinner meals, what about breakfast? A new study shows that having protein for breakfast is the best way for senior citizens to

Laugh the Stress Away

It’s almost April 15 and we can all feel the financial stress of this month. One of the greatest, most simple, and fun stress reducers is laughter. Laughing truly is the best medicine, especially when it comes to stress. Laughter distracts us from negative events and emotions that cause us to stress. Being positive in

Getting in the Dirt Reduces Stress

Gardening is a physical activity that has numerous health benefits. One such benefit is lowering stress, relaxing your mind and body and nourishing your soul. So, if you are interested in lowering your stress this spring consider gardening. Gardening is very popular in America, which is great for stress relief. According to the National Gardening

Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Fortunately, reducing your stress can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Over 1.5 billion people in the world today are suffering from hypertension and over nine million people die due to hypertension complications like heart

Midlife Crisis vs Midlife Transition

It’s common for a middle-aged American to experience a midlife crisis, but this chapter in their lives doesn’t have to be a breaking point. With Mindful direction, a midlife “crisis” could be an opportunity for growth. The term “midlife crisis” was first coined in 1965 by psychoanalyst, Elliot Jacques. It’s defined as a time in

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