Now that winter is in full swing, a lot of Moms are dealing with the winter blues…. Being stuck inside can really take a toll on the emotional and physical health of moms and women everywhere. Tempers are short, sleep is disjointed, and unhealthy eating may be in full-force.
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Written by: Jyl Johnson Pattee
Choosing a health care plan isn’t easy. With Obama Care coming on the scene, ever changing health care provider and requirement information, and the paperwork alone required to sign up, choosing the health care plan that’s right for you can be a daunting task, if not paralyzing!
But while figuring out and choosing a health care plan can be intimidating, based on a study conducted by Cigna, women, as the primary medical decision makers in their homes, want advice …
I had always had image and self-confidence issues growing up. I was skinny, not at all curvy and made fun of for various reasons. These issues resulted in a self-conscious young adult… who sought praise and validity in outside factors, mainly other people, to believe she was good enough. I
2014 is here and we have all been thinking about resolutions, goals, or changes that we want to change or do in the new year. If you haven’t, it’s time to do it! The number one resolution that people make is health and fitness goals…. I never make the
There is a great deal of truth to the adage, “you are what you eat,” and while many people get flu shots each winter in an attempt to fend off sickness…, there are ways you can bolster up your immune system with food. Eating healthier isn’t just a way
For the longest time statistics showed that infertility affects one in every ten couples. In the past two years alone, this has grown to every three couples in ten that suffer from it. This can be from unexplained infertility…, male factor infertility, or female factor infertility, and sometimes both.
The holidays are fun, heartwarming, and let’s face it—fattening. From Halloween to New Years you are eating candy, pies, rolls, turkey, ham, potatoes, and dozens (possibly hundreds) of other things that you don’t normally eat or wouldn’t be tempted to divulge in otherwise. I am no exception—I admit I have…
We all know we’re supposed to brush our teeth twice a day. We know that having healthy teeth …is important throughout our lives. Actually doing all of the things necessary to prevent cavities and tooth decay can be tricky, though, especially for those without insurance or with limited time or
Summer is at its end, and the cold weather is quickly approaching. It’s important to consider the role that circulation plays in staying healthy when temperatures drop. Pregnancy… and then being on your feet all day with your baby can contribute to painful varicose veins forming, due to a lack
What makes people happy, and how do we get more of it in our lives? There are so many benefits to being happy. Happy people have stronger relationships, they are more fit and energetic, and are less likely to develop chronic diseases. Do you wonder what joy actually looks like,