January 2023

4 Effortless Home Remedies for Research-Backed Relief

By |2023-01-04T11:38:24-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Long before modern medicine existed, which is to say for the vast majority of human history, people have turned to what we now call “home remedies” for relief. Some home remedies, like chicken soup, have been used across many cultures because they work, and modern science is only recently starting to piece together a picture [...]

The Top 5 Hacks for Combatting Eye Strain 

By |2023-01-04T11:37:32-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

As more and more of our lives unfold on electronic devices, maintaining a healthy lifestyle increasingly means understanding how the digital age affects the body. Eye strain, formally known as asthenopia, is a case in point.  Working on a computer all day or staring for hours at a smartphone screen can be harder on your [...]

Finding Dye-Free Snacks: Easy Ways to Go Dye-Free in 2023

By |2023-01-04T11:36:41-06:00January 17th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

More and more families are opting for dye-free snacks and foods, and for good reason. Synthetic dyes contain a number of ingredients you might not want to eat if you knew they were in your food — unless you happen to prefer bugs in your cranberry juice and petroleum in your breakfast cereal. It’s the [...]

5 Incredible Ways Cold Showers Can Improve Your Quality of Life

By |2023-01-04T11:35:10-06:00January 16th, 2023|Wellness & Nutrition|

Taking a Two-Minute Cold Shower Can Significantly Improve Your Day Taking a cold shower a few times a week might sound like an intense habit to take up, but if you want to noticeably improve how you feel day to day, it’s one of the simplest and least time-consuming ways to do it.  Spending just [...]

Three Amazing Health Benefits of Apricots and Apples 

By |2023-01-12T11:41:48-06:00January 9th, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

A Tribute to Two Ancient Fruits With Huge Health Benefits January is Apple and Apricot Month, and what better way to kick off the year than with a tribute to two fruits with ancient roots. Apples and apricots have served humanity through the ages. Apples originated in Kazakhstan, whose capital, Alma Ata, means “full of [...]

December 2022

The Top Three Health Benefits of Zinc 

By |2022-12-02T13:02:41-06:00December 27th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

How And Why To Make Sure Your Diet Contains Zinc Keeping an eye on your zinc intake is one of those small adjustments that can make a big difference in your health and how you feel day to day, especially if you are in an at-risk category for zinc deficiency. The most common trace mineral [...]

5 Small Changes With Big Health Benefits For New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Keep 

By |2022-12-30T10:45:54-06:00December 26th, 2022|Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

With the new year in striking distance, it’s time to take stock of the past year and think ahead to our New Year's resolutions for a happier, healthier, more joyous 2023. Of course, thinking of a good New Year's resolution is often much easier than the execution. Every year we resolve to be our best [...]

Burnout 101: Spot Signs of Burnout So You Can Fight Back

By |2022-12-02T13:01:44-06:00December 5th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Have you been particularly stressed out and overwhelmed at work lately, and feel like you’re unable to meet or affect the demands placed on your time? Do you tend to leave work too drained to do anything after, and has it been harder to drag yourself into the office in the mornings? Does it seem [...]

November 2022

3 Incredible Health Benefits of Turmeric

By |2022-11-01T11:25:12-05:00November 14th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

How The Golden Spice From Ancient India Promotes Good Health Like its close relative ginger, turmeric originated in India, where people have been harvesting turmeric roots to cook with and to use as a medicine for over 4,000 years. You might recognize its vibrant golden color and mild, slightly peppery flavor in your favorite Indian [...]

A Primer on Self-Care for Caregivers

By |2022-11-01T11:21:11-05:00November 1st, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Happy National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)! November is a month for gratitude, and not just because of Thanksgiving! November is also National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM), a time to recognize the nation’s caregivers for their service and support them in the difficult work of taking charge of another person’s wellbeing while also attending to their [...]