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How Physical Health Affects Emotions

Woman running; how physical health affects emotions.

Over the last several weeks, many people have had to stay inside their homes for long periods of time. This has led to some people feeling isolated and depressed, and some have started to drink more alcohol and make poorer food choices in an attempt to deal with the stress and loneliness. While you may…

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What is Detoxing and How Do You Do It?

Lemon and water; what is detoxing and how do you do it?

Detoxing has become a buzzword frequently used to market certain teas, supplements, foods, and fad diets, but it’s not as simple as drinking a cup of “detox” tea every day. While there are herbs and vitamins that can aid in detoxification, your body works constantly to detoxify. The liver and kidneys are filtering your blood…

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Cleaning Your House Naturally

Mop on wood floor; cleaning your house naturally.

People have been panic-buying household cleaners and disinfectants for several weeks now without giving a second thought as to whether these products are really safe. Most of these cleaners contain many different chemicals that can be hazardous to your health and the environment. Long-term use of many cleaning solutions and disinfectants has been linked to…

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Being Grateful Through Difficult Times

Sunset; being grateful through difficult times.

These are tough times for many people physically, emotionally, and even financially. Maintaining an attitude of gratitude by focusing on the positive may help these next few weeks seem a little brighter. Spending all your energy and time worrying about things can have negative effects on both your physical and emotional health, and being grateful…

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Do Things That Bring You Joy

Paint and paintbrush; do things that bring you joy.

Many people are currently spending each day isolated and worrying about things out of their control. This worry and stress takes a toll on both mental and physical health, and doesn’t help anything. Spending this extended time at home to complete chores you’ve been putting off, start a workout program you’ve been wanting to try,…

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Staying Positive at Home

Coffee and books; staying positive at home.

Recent world events have caused many people to experience anxiety, depression, and even feelings of isolation. These feelings can take a toll on your overall mental and physical health, so its important to do what you can to stay positive. Focusing on the positive and doing some activities that make you happy may help make…

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Common Doesn’t Mean Normal

Tired man; common doesn't mean normal.

Many people live with different problems like headaches, joint pain, bad breath, anxiety, insomnia, and digestive disorders like indigestion, gas and bloating. Regardless of how common these issues may be, they shouldn’t be accepted as normal, and they may be symptoms of more serious health conditions. Many people ignore these symptoms, but they often have…

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Staying Healthy This Season

Mug by icy window; staying healthy this season.

Around this time of year we usually start seeing more sicknesses like colds and flus, so we start getting more questions about how to keep the immune system healthy and how to decrease your chances of getting sick. This may be especially important for healthcare workers, teachers and anyone else who is likely to encounter…

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What Could Be Slowing My Weight Loss?

Woman tying shoe to exercise; tips for healthy weight management.

Losing weight is one of the most common New Years resolutions people make each year, but few are able to actually lose the weight they want to lose. People often ask us what they can do to lose weight, or why they are not losing weight even though they are eating healthy food and exercising…

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Simple Health Goals for the New Year

Woman doing yoga; simple health goals for the new year.

The new year just began, and along with it many new diets were started, gym memberships bought, and goals and resolutions set, but some of these resolutions may be unrealistic and difficult to stick to. Most people find it easier to work on forming one or two healthy habits at a time, which can help…

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