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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

There are many reasons to exercise such as looking to get into shape or shed a few pounds. You could enjoy some popular ways to exercise, like playing a sport or hiking to name two examples. It could be at the advice of your doctor. Exercise can also be a great way to improve your […]

This Year, Focus on Health, Not Weight

It’s New Year’s resolution time again, which means you can expect health food to disappear from the shelves and the gyms to be packed. This annual ritual follows one of the most common (and commonly joked about) resolutions — to lose weight. Weight is a good shorthand for health, since people living a healthy lifestyle […]

Why Seniors Should Indulge Their Inner Artist

It is our firm belief that everyone has an artistic side. This doesn’t necessarily mean each of us could pull out a canvas and suddenly become Caravaggio, Vermeer, or Van Gogh, but there are many forms of artistic expression that are equally valid and beneficial to the artist. When you boil it down, art is […]

When Should I Seek Mental Health Help?

We all struggle with our mental health sometimes. At times, you may need to seek professional help, either to work through something you’re struggling with or deal with more intense emotional issues. There are a number of signs that may make reaching out to a professional a good idea. If this is something that’s crossed […]

The Health Benefits of Volunteering

One way you can show appreciation for your society and give aid to your community members is by volunteering. Not only does this gesture of kindness benefit those you help, it also can benefit you! You can get a lot out of being an active member of your community — locally, nationally, and globally. While […]

The Benefits of Unplugging

Technology has always been ubiquitous, touching every part of our lives. After all, your car is technology. Your appliances are technology. The wheel is technology. The ability to harness the power of technology is one of the main things that separates humans from animals. But in the last few decades, technology has seemed to get […]

Finding a Purpose Makes You Happier, Healthier

For many people, finding a purpose is one of the great goals in life. Whether it’s family, religion, or whatever gets you up in the morning, your purpose gives you a sense of direction. What many people don’t realize is that having a sense of purpose has more tangible effects on our lives. There are […]

Puzzling Your Way to Better Health

Puzzles are often a rainy-day activity — something to be done when there’s nothing else to do other than nap. But, what you may not realize is that you’re getting a lot more out of them than a way to kill boredom for an hour or so. In fact, if you’re interested in promoting the […]

Finding the Right Therapist for You

Mental health is an essential facet of our overall wellbeing. There are many mental maladies that we can suffer from, whether that’s depression, anxiety, PTSD, or stress, and there’s no shame in asking for help. If you do find yourself looking for professional help, like a therapist, getting the right help is as important as […]

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 […]