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How Winter Weather Affects Your Mood

Cold chills, snow and ice and shorter days are getting a lot of people into the holiday spirit, as the change in weather signifies that the winter holidays are on their way. Unfortunately, for an extraordinary number of people, this change in weather can instead bring on the “winter blues.” It’s hard to ignore the […]

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What Was That? 10 Tips for Improving Your Memory

The human brain is constantly changing. The cells and neurological pathways that help us think, feel and remember are constantly adapting, rebuilding and reshaping themselves to help boost our ability to focus and recall important information. However, many things can reduce our memory. Sleep deprivation, stress, poor diet and old age are just a few […]

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What is Chronic Inflammation and What Effects Can It Have on Your Health?

We’ve all gotten an infection or hurt ourselves at one point or another. When a wound occurs, your body’s natural defense mechanisms are activated, sending white blood cells to the area to heal it. This process is called inflammation, and like all things in the body, it is perfectly healthy for you—in moderation. It is […]

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4 Ways to Ease Neck and Back Pain

As we get older, it’s impossible to avoid some inevitable pain issues within the body. Most often, these pains will come from the back and neck areas. Even the slightest thing like sleeping in the wrong position or turning your neck too quickly can easily flare up your spine and bother you for days, or […]

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Don’t Get Tricked by Your Treats This Halloween: Understanding the Dangers of Sugar

Halloween is one of the biggest holidays of the year—children and adults alike get creative and dress up, decorate their homes, tell spooky stories and, of course, go trick-or-treating. This exciting tradition is likely one of your kids’ favorite parts of the holiday because of the buckets full of candy they can collect. Unfortunately, having […]

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Natural Remedies to Get You Through Flu Season

Across the nation, temperatures are beginning to drop, signaling the beginning of flu season. Back-to-school events, holiday travels and fall festivals all facilitate the spread of viral infections. Staving off the flu can be borderline impossible during the fall season. Using naturally-occurring preventative and treatment measures, however, you can help reduce the flu’s impact on […]

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Keeping Your Energy Up as the Days Get Shorter

As fall progresses into winter, the days will continue to get shorter and shorter. For many people, work, athleticism and everyday activities become more difficult to accomplish because of the lack of light outside. However, work and life don’t stop simply because the sun isn’t out to greet us in the morning or when we […]

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Fitness and Family Life: Making the Two Work Together

Having a young family means doing a lot of juggling on a daily basis. In the same way that family life can make it hard to manage a nutritious diet every day, finding time to exercise regularly can feel like a real challenge. However, with children’s screen time averaging over two hours a day, the need to encourage the […]

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Get Into the Swing of Retirement by Playing Golf

As we approach retirement, it is important to keep focusing on natural ways to maintain good physical and emotional health. Something that certainly ticks this box is golf. The average American retires at 63 and, with life expectancy in the United States between 76 and 81 for men and women respectively, golf offers many physical and psychological […]

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