Making strong choices every day
They say “you are what you eat,” but you’re actually the result of many things. The exercise and rest you get. What you drink and what you breathe. Even your genes and the company you keep. It all contributes to your physical, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
You may also be managing the health of your family-a big and potentially rewarding responsibility. Read on and discover ways for living a good life together. Enjoy the best “you” you all can be.
How Important Is Breakfast, Really?
For years, we've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That's great if you wake up hungry, but not so great if you don't have a morning appetite. Have you ever thought, "How important is breakfast, really, and what happens if I don't eat it?"
How to Get Good Sleep: 10 Steps to Better Slumber
Struggling to Ask for Help? How to Know When It's Time
When we're children, we're told to ask for help when we can't do something or manage on our own. This simple act seems to get harder as we get older, however. We're taught that we need to figure things out, pull ourselves up by our bootstraps, or "fake it till you make it." But just because we're adults doesn't mean we don't need help once in a while. When we're overwhelmed, we should feel that we can reach out to our family members, friends, and other members of our support network when we need to.
Don't Diagnose Appendicitis Yourself: Why Seeing a Doctor Is Important
It can be easy to blame your abdominal pain on indigestion or stress. But sometimes the pain is more serious, and you'll need to see a doctor to diagnose appendicitis or any other abdominal conditions. Here's what you should know about appendicitis in order to start feeling better soon.
Easy Tips for Healthy Budget Meals
When you're trying to eat right, planning healthy budget meals can seem like a challenge, but it doesn't have to be. "There are plenty of nutritious foods at the grocery store that don't cost a lot of money — you just need to know where to look for them," says Melody Steeples, MPH, RD, from Woodland Clinic Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation. These top picks can help you eat right and shrink your grocery bill at the same time.