Many of us reach a point when our lives become routine, dull and thankless. We lose our sense of meaning and direction. There seems to be a lack of purpose and feelings of hopelessness permeate our very being. We do reach a time when we are tired of being emotionally constipated and seek out ways to break this numbing cycle. The time has come to venture into something new.
Here are some ways to discover joy:
Listen to Music -- Select... Read More
In 2002, the National Center for Health Statistics under the governance of the Centers for Disease Control conducted interview surveys of 31,044 adults to discover the frequency with which these people used Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to supplement their health care. An estimated 43 percent of those surveyed said that over a one year time frame, they used prayer at some point for personal health.
Many dieters in... Read More
Martha Stewart ruined it for everyone. Perfectly sane people now operate under the belief that, in order to have friends over, they need a year of planning, an entire book's worth of chi-chi appetizers, and a venue that looks like it was decorated by a movie set designer.
Martha lied. Having a successful party doesn't require expensive food or intensive cooking skills. Here are five festive tips for feeding your friends that aren't dependent on... Read More
It's never too late to teach your children well -- well-being that is. Whether you're raising toddlers or teens, or any age in between, you have the power and the ability to turn things around and instill healthy eating habits.
What your children consume today is the foundation for what they eat for the rest of their lives. Poor eating habits can lead to weight problems and weight-related health issues in your child's future. Not only... Read More
With all the current news regarding a bad flu season, it's more important now than ever that employees know when to stay home from work. While that scratchy throat and runny nose could just be a case of allergies, it could also be a sign of something worse. Here is a good guideline that will help you determine whether you should call in sick.
REASONS TO STAY HOME
1. Fever. This one is just common sense. A fever is the body's way of... Read More
by Tracey Lloyd
For physical fitness results, take one capsule with food. Is this the future of exercise? No longer sweating it out at the gym but simply popping a pill?
Researchers at Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that they give mice a pill which stimulates their body so that they can run around a little mouse treadmill for long periods of time... Read More
by Kate Johns
Tornado season, hurricane season, earthquakes, snowstorms -- these are just a few natural occurrences that can change your life in a flash. It is always best to be prepared for the eventuality that your family may be without electricity and heat or a home for a few weeks.
Emergency services may knock on your front door in the middle of the night to... Read More
When you were growing up, did you ever wish that your parents were happy? Did you feel safe when they were happy and peaceful?
My mother was rarely a happy person. Most of the time she was anxious, angry and felt overburdened, even though I was her only child. She rarely laughed and was often upset with me, or my father. Clearly, she made both of us responsible for her happiness and we consistently fell short.
I would... Read More