Most adults are busy in their everyday lives! Add to that financial stress and it's enough to set some people over the edge. The holidays can make this problem even worse.
According to Breastcancer.org, as many as one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point during her life. If not caught early and treated effectively, breast cancer can be fatal. For this reason, it is important to raise awareness of the risks of breast cancer, as well as the steps women can take to protect themselves.
In the past, the topic of mental health was plagued by stigma that made it difficult to discuss. Fortunately, this stigma is now disappearing, and open discussions of mental health are becoming much more frequent.
September means different things to different people, but for many, it is a time to get serious. Carefree summer days are ending, and it is time to buckle down and get serious. Kids are back in school, and often that means parents give themselves a bit of permission to work on themselves. Even people who aren't actively raising kids, may see autumn as a more diligent season.
July 12 is National Simplicity Day—a holiday that few people have heard of but that many people could benefit from celebrating. With a better understanding of the idea behind this holiday and how its principles can improve your own lifestyle and finances, perhaps you can make some changes to begin living a more simplified and stress-free life.
June is not only the month in which we observe Father’s Day festivities across the country. It is also a month that has been set aside as Men’s Health Month. What better way is there to celebrate Dear Old Dad than by working to help him take care of his health.
The first Saturday in May is National Fitness Day! If you haven't already, it's the perfect time to set some new health and fitness goals. We have some fundamental reasons those goals should be SMART Goals. Here's how to start SMART to get fit in 2021.
It doesn’t take much time with a pet to understand the profound impact they can have on your mental health. Pets just make you a happier person to be around. National Pet Day is April 11 and that is the perfect time to explore the benefits pets offer their owners. What you may not know is that among the benefits to consider when it comes to owning pets is better overall health. These are just a few ways owning a pet can help your health.
Since 1992, the month of April has been set aside to raise awareness about stress. Stress is a killer. It can cause a wide range of health problems and even death. The idea of National Stress Awareness Month was created to help people learn about the risks of stress and what you can do to manage your stress more effectively.
After nearly a year of pandemic-related isolation and quarantine issues, many Americans have found that there is a difference between having health and achieving wellness. While many have been able to protect their health by staying home, social distancing, and masking up, they have found that other areas of wellness have suffered. Isolation, while it may be necessary during this time, leads to struggles with depression. The overarching pandemic leads to increased levels of anxiety. Though the terms health and wellness are often used interchangeably, they are not the same. Here’s a closer look at how they differ and how you can achieve both.