Throughout our lives, we’re constantly bombarded with medical advice. You may have heard that you should be taking 10,000 steps a day in order to maintain your health. This is the equivalent of five miles or 100 minutes of brisk walking per day at a rate of 100 steps per minute.
Mental health is a real hot button issue these days. It’s pervasive, mysterious and confusing – and it’s received a ton of media attention. Awareness is always a good thing, especially when it feels as if you’re all alone.
When you’re cooped up at work, it can seem like ages go by until the clock strikes 5pm. Don’t just spend your day wishing you could do something fun after work is over!
Sometimes when you’re making dinner, turning on the stove just isn’t an option. Maybe it’s the dog days of summer and it’s just too hot to even mention heat, or maybe the stove is on the fritz and you’re surviving repair bills.
For whatever reasons, kids just don’t seem to like eating their vegetables. Thankfully, there are lots of ways we can make veggies more appealing to children, and these 20 tricks will help you ensure that your kids are eating the balanced diet they need to grow big, strong and healthy.
We all have bad habits, whether we’re rich or poor, regular Joes or even celebrities. We try to play it cool and pretend they’re not bothering us, but deep down we really want to get rid of them. However, it’s not easy — if it were, we’d be living in a better world, but that’s not the case.
Thumb sucking is a perfectly natural thing for a baby – and a toddler – to do. The medical community is a little split over this issue, but one thing we are definitely sure of is that when a child sucks too hard on their thumb, it can cause lasting damage on their teeth.
Human beings are made of strong stuff. Time and again, we have overcome great challenges and exhibited admirable willpower. But there are a couple of things which can bring us to our knees faster than you can say “Sara Lee” — one of which being a basket of warm, fresh bread straight out of the oven.
Humans have always been fascinated by the idea of living a long time — or even living forever. Legends of the Fountain of Youth and Holy Grail giving us immortality have led us on a search that has so far been unsuccessful. Yet, we haven’t given up on the possibility of finding everlasting life.
We’ve all heard about the ever-increasing power of the UV rays pelting down on us from the sky and what we need to do to avoid being harmed by them. Options include: slathering on a 60+ SPF sunscreen the second our feet hit the floor in the AM, sporting a whole suit of protective clothing while at the beach, or staying indoors or in the shade during peak hours.
High heels. Those two words, when strung together, can evoke a variety of feelings, emotions, as well as the possible emptying of bank accounts. You might be more than familiar with them, having a closet or two devoted to your collection which spans the colors of the rainbow, and bestow upon them the power to “make or break” any outfit and/or week.
There can be no doubt that drug addiction is becoming a burgeoning health crisis in the United States. The “drug epidemic” is, of course, nothing new. However, the United States’ thinking about this problem is much different than it used to be.