Tag: self care

How Practicing Healthy Habits Can Make You Look & Feel Younger

Scientists have long understood that what truly lengthens your life and keeps your later years healthy are the basics we’ve known about for ages: Eat a healthy diet filled with vegetables, exercise regularly, invest in healthy relationships, reduce stress, and get enough sleep. Now a team of researchers has uncovered a potential key reason these actions are so beneficial: they influence our genes.

How To Practice Simple Mindfulness Activities With Your Kids

Creating a Family Mindfulness Practice Mindfulness, or the act of being fully present and accepting our own emotions without judgement, has been practiced for thousands of years. With roots in Hinduism and Buddhism, it’s often connected to meditation, yoga, and even spiritual enlightenment. And the benefits are wide-ranging: It can help rewire negative thought patterns, decrease stress levels, and increase…

How to Cope With The Pandemic Anniversary

By Seraphina Seow Although the coronavirus was circulating in the United States in January 2020, last March was full of harrowing firsts. Whether you eventually experienced the illness firsthand or not, your life undoubtedly changed—perhaps even devastatingly—in March 2020, when COVID-19 became a household name in the U.S. If you need a refresher, the American Journal of Managed Care reports that during that month, the World…

These Hacks Will Keep Your Day-To-Day Life A Little Healthier

By Lindsey Lanquist Is being average unhealthy? That question can be a kind of scary one to ask, considering that many of us—by definition—fall into the category of being average. And when you consider that the average American working in an office spends 10 hours of their day sitting and that the average American diet exceeds the recommended intake of calories from things like fats and…