Sleep is such an important aspect of our health and wellbeing, yet so many struggle to get a good night’s rest. Whether you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or getting quality sleep, it is awful to get up in the morning feeling tired and groggy. Starting the day this way is less than ideal and more often than not it affects your mood and productivity for the rest of the day. Bummer.
Of course there can be a number of reasons that play a role in the quality of your sleep but let me share a few common ones and what you can do to fix it. It’s time to get that rest you deserve (and so desperately need)!
Are you getting flooded with advertising about products and how they can improve your immune system? True, immunity is now more essential to our day-to-day lives than it has ever been before, especially after the past few years. We keep looking for ways to strengthen our body's immune system and maintain our health, especially during the cold and flu season.
Luckily there are a number of simple adjustments that you can make to "uplevel" our immune function. Ready? Grab a pen and paper, take notes and start today. Here are five things you can do every day, starting today, to boost your immunity.
I know it gets said all the time but: “Where did this year go? How is it December already?” And yet here we are, in the middle of the most wonderful time of the year.
Family, friends, and good times are what the holiday season is all about. However, it's also a stressful time of year for a lot of folks. Many people feel stressed and nervous as the holidays approach for a variety of reasons, including the fact that they are having trouble finding the ideal present, that they are coping with family troubles, or that they are balancing an overbooked schedule.
You'll be relieved to know that there are actions you can take to make this holiday season less stressful for you. The following are a few of my go-to strategies for maintaining an optimal level of stress-free living during “the most wonderful time of the year” and beyond.
By: Becky Brown, RPh, NBC-HWC
Three simple words that used to take my stress level from zero to sixty as soon as I thought them or heaven forbid someone else dared to utter them are – ‘what’s for dinner?’
By: Thérèse Buckingham, NBC-HWC
February is American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day is just four days away. So, I can’t think of a better time than now to talk about affairs of the heart. How about you?