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6 Important Actions For Raising Healthy Kids

Raising children is hard enough without health issues to deal with. I believe some problems can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle and quality care. There are times, however, when things just happen and you must deal with your child's illness. I've been through this many times, having raised six children. I do know a thing or two about how to handle it when it shows up. But, mostly, taking care of them is common sense and dedication. Oh, yeah, and being prepared. I've compiled some important actions for Raising Healthy Kids.

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4 Healthy Ways To Cope With Mental Illness

Anyone who has struggled with mental illness knows it's not easy. It can also be very difficult to talk about because of the stigma and shaming that can often come with it. Most people don't understand what can happen or how their loved ones really feel. That is unless they have experienced it themselves. This is one reason why so many try to hide their affliction and even completely turn away from everyone they love. Obviously, that is not the best course of action for relief and true help. Here are 4 important actions when mental illness strikes.

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6 Smart Ways To Prioritize Your Health

Being healthy is the number one way to encourage happiness and life fulfillment. If this is true, why do so many place such a low level of importance on how healthy they are? Health is about being well enough to live a lifestyle that serves you and those you love. I don't know about you but I want to do everything possible to live that life. Here are some smart ways to prioritize your health

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5 Top Stress-Busting Actions You Can Do Today

How do we take back control of our lives and put stress behind us? I just had an 1.5 hour conversation with my integrative doctor about this very topic. Stress is a killer...literally. Managing stress levels goes a long way to help your life, specifically, your physical and mental health. The fortunate thing is that simply making a few small changes to your lifestyle will help curb stress and the body's response to it. Though I could talk about this topic for much longer, here are 5 top stress-busting actions.

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5 Good Reasons Why Walking Is The Best Gentle Exercise

I know many women who simply can't do the typical, popular video workouts. Honestly, at times, I am in that category of women who need something gentle but effective. Keeping fit doesn’t mean you have to nearly kill yourself at the gym or spend half your life on the treadmill. In fact, over-exercising can be just as bad for your body as not exercising at all. For this reason, I highly recommend a consistent walking routine that gets you moving more. I honestly believe it's the best way to gently get fit. Remember, before you start any new fitness program, consult your physician. Here are my top 5 reasons why walking is the best gentle exercise.

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3 Common Places Where You Need To Clean Up Your Beauty Regime

With the number of beauty products most of us women use, if we are not careful, we could literally be poisoning ourselves. The vast majority of woman turn a blind eye to this fact because they love their products and what they do. That said, some of us are a little more leery of all the mysterious compounds that end up in everything from shower gel to foundation. I want what's best for my health and that of others, so you better believe I'm going to tell you to clean up your beauty regime!

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4 Useful Tips To Use Salt For Home, Beauty, And Health

Salt is one of the most useful things you can have in your house. Not only can it help with cleaning and purifying the air, but you can also use it in a number of beauty treatments. Intrigued? Good! Here are some useful tips to use salt for home, beauty, and health.

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3 Major Keys To Lasting Weight Loss

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than two-thirds of Americans are considered to be overweight or obese. It is also consistently reported by many sources that up to 95% of people who lose weight gain it back. I knew this number would be high, but I was honestly shocked by how high. Of course, there is a multitude of reasons why weight loss isn't more successful than it is. Though I don't have all the answers, here are what I believe to be 3 major keys to lasting weight loss.

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5 Breath-Taking Outdoor Activities Better Than The Gym

I don't know about you, but I would rather be outside exercising than go to a gym any day. It's a perfect way to recharge physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The fresh air, sunshine, and general energy of the outdoors are all ingredients for one helluva a good day. Add the fitness benefits of these 5 breath-taking outdoor activities better than the gym and you are set for an experience you will never forget.

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4 DIY Health Checks That Save Lives And Money

There are a few easy things you can do yourself at home to help you stay healthier. They could not only save your life but with skyrocketing healthcare costs, these DIY health checks can save you a lot of money in the long run. Prevention is better than being surprised with a disease that could threaten your life and finances. I know women who wish they had done some simple at-home health checks.

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5 Fun And Effective Ways To Get Fit Without The Gym

***This post was contributed and may contain affiliate links. I believe staying active and strong should be a pleasant and satisfying part of your life. ...

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3 Solid Ways To Expand Your Mind

Whenever you expand your mind and open up to new opportunities, you are on your way to becoming an improved person. I'm not saying that something is wrong with you, me or the next woman. I'm saying that we all can grow, change, and develop as we see the need and have the desire. The fact is, when you improve your mind, you improve the world.

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4 Major Women’s Health Concerns You Need To Know About

I'd say that most women agree that it pays to look after your health regularly. Any extra time between health screenings and check-ups can leave you open for major women's health concerns. For this reason, it's imperative for all women to get the recommended screenings and health work-ups for their particular age group. I've compiled a list of 4 things that can strike any woman at any time. Take a look and continue to research how you can better serve your health in the future.

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5 Tips To Get That Badass Body You’ve Always Wanted

Staying at an ideal weight and being toned and fit are both attributes of a quality lifestyle, not a diet or quick fix. Unfortunately, so many impatient women give up on being healthy and opt for fad diets, surgery, invasive procedures, and pills. Your body might look good for a while, but it’s not sustainable if you abuse your body for aesthetic reasons. Remember to consult with your healthcare provider before you start any new eating or exercise plan. In the meantime, consider the following 5 tips to get that badass body you've always wanted!

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Should I Stay Home From Work?

Calling in sick to work isn't the most positive thing for the company or your career, but, sometimes, it's unavoidable. When you are ill, it's important to make wise decisions for your health first, otherwise, you could miss more work than just a day. Here is a quick guide to that challenging question: Should I stay home from work?

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