For some people, there’s more to physical health than the symptoms that can be understood by a medical doctor. Holistic wellness is important, and for some, that means consulting medical practitioners other than doctors and using methods like Reiki, acupuncture, and energy healing to diagnose and deal with ailments ranging from coughs and colds to more serious medical conditions like cancer, melanomas, and arthritis. While many people are skeptical, it never hurts to get a second opinion from someone who has helped other people in the past.
Although Halloween has traditionally been a holiday focused on acts of mischief and mayhem, there’s no need to endanger yourself or your family in the process. Whether you’re taking your children trick-or-treating yourself, or sending them off with friends for the first time, there are always ways to mitigate potential hazards and ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday for all.
As the weather gets colder, it’s tempting to reach out for a steaming, warming drink of something hot and delicious each morning to start your day. If you’re looking to start the season a little healthier, here are some suggestions for drinks that will warm you up without adding excessive calories to your daily diet.
There’s no cure for the common cold—there, we said it. There are so many articles and resources out there that are all promising to cure your cold faster as long as you use their patented remedies, or products, or follow their helpful advice. The truth is, there are some things that will help you get relief from the pain and frustration of symptoms, but there’s not much that you can do to get rid of a cold once it’s taken hold.
When the temperatures begin to drop our response is often instinctual — just like other animals, all we want to do is burrow into a warm nest, and spend several months sleeping, and living off food that we’ve already gathered. While jobs, children, and other social obligations make this enticing prospect more of a fantasy than a reality, we can still ensure that our fall season is cozier than ever by whipping up a series of hearty and delicious dinners that take advantage of the last days of seasonal produce.
When the weather gets cold, it can be hard to motivate yourself to leave the couch, and keep up all of your active habits from the summer months. Days are colder and nights come earlier, and it’s easy to give up on good habits formed during the bright, hot days of summer. If you’re worried that you’re going to look more like a bear than a person at the end of the winter, you’ll need to start digging deep for motivation to exercise now, rather than later.
In the America educational system, parents and teachers meet at least once a year to have a parent-teacher conference, to discuss the unique needs of each child, and how they can work together to help the student achieve success. While the intention of these meetings is to foster communication, many parents await them with trepidation because they’re unsure of their role in their child’s education, and don’t know how to get involved.