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The Physical Toll of Excessive Stress

The psychological toll that stress takes on us is well reported. It can lead to depression, anxiety, insomnia, and irritability, among a host of other conditions. But less commonly spoken of is the physical toll chronic stress lays on our bodies. In fact, excessive stress can inhibit or affect most of the systems of our […]

Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are life-changing conditions that can be massive detriments to your overall life, especially as they progress. As the conditions continue to develop, you’ll likely need assistance with many day-to-day activities. While there are potential treatment options for dementia and Alzheimer’s, there is currently no cure. This leaves prevention, and while you […]

The Health Benefits of Photography

Photography can be a fun hobby to pick up and a very popular art form to get into. It allows you to capture an image of the world around you, showing others your particular point of view. Through a creative use of lighting, angles, framing, props, and scenery, you can turn everyday imagery into a […]

More Simple Tips to Stay Mentally Sharp

Staying mentally sharp as you age is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your quality of life. Our cognition, how we perceive and understand the world, directly influences how happy we are in life. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that you can stay mentally sharp, no matter your age. […]

The Health Benefits of Knitting

Crafting can refer to a wide range of activities, from knitting to woodworking, that utilize your skills to create something. Whether that something is a new chair, a sweater, or a new coffee mug — that’s entirely up to you. What doesn’t change, though, is the multitude of health benefits you can achieve by taking […]