Thinking of giving up sugar? Desserts and drinks are not the only way that sugar makes its way into your body. Sugar is everywhere – from salad dressings to yogurt, canned fruit to sports drinks. It’s the hidden sugar in the foods we buy that is the real problem. Here’s what you need to know and how to give up sugar on your own.
If you have trouble sleeping or can’t sleep at night due to insomnia, you’ll appreciate these tips from a former insomniac. See what causes insomnia, tips for treating insomnia yourself, and how to fall asleep fast — starting tonight!
Do you like getting massages? I do, in fact it’s my favorite personal treat. There are many different types of massages to choose from — each has different benefits. From deep tissue massage to hot stone massage, there’s a style and unique benefit for everyone. Here’s what you can expect from each type of massage.
Acupuncture benefits those of us who prefer a holistic approach to medical issues. We live in an over-medicated society and sometimes alternative approaches (like an acupuncture treatment or two) are a better option than prescriptions. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of acupuncture therapy. Does your dog or cat have aches and pains? See how acupuncture can help your pets, too!
I see a chiropractor for back, neck, and shoulder pain. My chiropractor gave me his tips for the best sleep positions, how to keep your body in alignment yourself, and how to treat lower back pain — so I’m sharing them with you.
Stop throwing away the pumpkin seeds at carving time! Eating pumpkin seeds benefits your immune system, improves your sleep, and more.
What boosts your mood, lowers your stress, benefits your health, and is FREE & available to anyone? These are benefits of meditation & reasons to meditate daily!
Michael Phelps, Justin Bieber & Jennifer Aniston do it – do you? Cupping therapy is a form of acupuncture. I’ve got some tips to see if it’s right for you.
What do exercise, meditation & reading have in common? I’ve found them all to be great when dealing with anxiety. Plus 4 more natural ways to treat anxiety.
Suffer from anxiety, stress or panic attacks? (Me too.) Mindfulness meditation improves concentration, offers deep relaxation, and helps with stress & sleep
Can’t sleep? Feeling stressed? Deep breathing exercises can be done anywhere to provide relief fast. Here’s how to do the 478 breathing exercise plus 3 more
If you like weird facts as much as I do, then you’ll appreciate these 5 human body facts that are almost too strange to believe. Trust me, they’re true!
Want to stay awake without using caffeine? Here are 8 clever and effective ways to stay alert that don’t involve guzzling coffee, cola, or power drinks.
Here’s what I think about my Fitbit Flex… plus how you can use it WITHOUT a smart phone!
Many who are suffering from fatigue & muscle pain are quick to assume they’ve got fibromyalgia. 5 other illnesses have the same symptoms. Here’s how to tell
I recently spent the night at a Sleep Center to participate in a sleep study to see if I might have obstructive sleep apnea. This information will help you if you plan to have your own sleep study. These are the things I WISH I knew before my sleep test!
Dust mites are present and hiding all throughout your home. The house may look clean, but the dust mites are in the air. About 80% of the flecks you see floating in a sunbeam streaming through the window are dead skin cells… and dust mites! Here’s how to avoid dust mite allergy symptoms without spending a dime.
Have you ever wondered how to clear a clogged ear? It can be done naturally and I’ve tried some of the best home remedies for clogged ears with great results. Here are 8 natural ways to relieve the pain.
In addition to the health benefits of a good night sleep, there are lots of other reasons that sleep is important. The hard part is trying to figure out how to get it. Here are some tips to get a good night sleep.
Bedbugs are a one-time myth has recently been proven to be a REAL threat to people everywhere — both in hotels and at home. Here’s what to look for to determine if there are bedbugs in the bed you are sleeping in, how to treat bedbug bites, and how to prevent bedbugs in your home altogether.
Energy drinks and energy shots are marketed as giving you extra energy. Some common energy drinks are: Jolt, NOS, Slam, No Name, Rockstar, SoBe, Red Bull, and Full Throttle. Some common energy shots are: Ammo, Redline Power Rush, Extreme Energy, Powershot, Fuel Cell, and Upshot.
There are literally hundreds of health-related myths and old wives tales. Fortunately, technology is catching up with most of these now, and their validity is being questioned.
Here are some of the more common health myths debunked.
If you read this, you will yawn. I DARE you to try & fight the yawn!…
Do you know what your sleep position says about you? Here’s a funny, yet practical look at how the way you sleep helps or hurts your relationship and what it reveals about your personality.
What to do when you sleep with someone who snores?… Invest in a good set of earplugs!