Experiencing Postpartum Depression? There Are Resources That Can Help

Postpartum depression is a common reality for mothers all over the world, impacting roughly one in seven women. Common symptoms of the condition include feelings of anxiety, a lack of energy, frequent crying, and irritability. Changes in typical eating or sleeping patterns can also occur in many cases of postpartum depression. There is no one simple cause for the mood disorder, either. Rather, it is believed to result from a confluence of physical factors such as lack of sleep, emotional factors … [Read more...]

Twinkie Used For Food Preservative Lesson Still On Display 43 Years Later

Human beings are far from perfect specimens when it comes to staying healthy. Most of us think we're pretty good at it, but even the most health-conscious among us recognize our shortcomings. We tend to prioritize health issues when they can no longer be ignored. For this reason, 3 million people around the United States visit urgent care centers every week. Less in your face things don't feel as, well, urgent. One of the biggest is our diets. We all like to try eating … [Read more...]

3 Low Impact Sports For Safe Exercise

High-energy sports and exercises might seem fun, and there's a lot of science backing them up as one of the healthiest ways to take care of your body. You don't necessarily need to be particularly good at a high-impact sport either to see the health benefits; for example, playing tennis for fun can burn around 169 calories in 30 minutes for a woman, and 208 calories in 30 minutes for an average man. However, the benefits of high-impact workouts come at a cost, particularly for children: … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Home A Happier, Healthier Place For Your Family

When you're working on manifesting a better life for yourself and your family, one of the best ways you can sustain a positive mindset is by setting up your home for a happier, healthier lifestyle. Your home is your family's safe haven, which means a positive home can help you feel more positive as a family. The good news is that making your home a happier place doesn't mean you need to invest in a complete redesign of your space. In fact, you'd be surprised by how small changes around your … [Read more...]

Tattoo Shop In Georgia Raises Money, Wipes Out Lunch Debt At Local School

Human beings are all too quick to prescribe judgments based on looks, perceptions, fears, or some other minute indicators of difference we don't know the source of. What we lose by living with these notions is an accurate sense of others, skewed by our own invention. We're also more likely to hear stories about people being unkind to one another, but today we're going to cover some much needed human charity and kindness. “We’re kind of sweethearts. We all like to give back and, yeah, we like … [Read more...]

Have Kids, Will Move: How to Make Family Moving Day a Snap

Most Americans move house at least once in their lives -- but that doesn't mean that it's always an event that goes smoothly. Not only are 80% of U.S. residents struggling with debt, which can make buying a new house and paying for a move more stressful, but there's a lot that can go wrong on moving day. That's especially true if you've got kids in tow. But just because you have little ones around doesn't mean you'll need to derail your plans or experience massive delays (and possible … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy When Fall Allergies Hit

The onset of fall brings back treasured memories and plenty of opportunities to spend time outdoors with your family. But whether you head to the orchard or enjoy an evening together on the couch, it's possible that you might succumb to seasonal allergies. Many Americans are experiencing more pronounced fall allergies than ever, as a matter of fact. You might think that by avoiding outside activities, you'll be able to stave off the sneezes. But since studies show that levels of several organics … [Read more...]