Posts Tagged‘health and wellness’

Exercise You Can Start For Free, Right Now

I’ve had something of a tough year financially here in Portland State and I have had to started cutting a few things back, don’t get me wrong, I’m not destitute but I as a proud student, the last thing I need is to borrow any more money for my education. The time comes every now and then that you need to just trim the spends down a little. Having enlisted the help of our family friend, Heather Weber Merrill Lynch accountant no less, I have began to cut down on the things that are not necessary spends. One such are of…

3 Medical Situations where You Don’t Need the Emergency Room

Source If you like the old days of doctors making house calls, then an urgent care Huntington NY clinic will be right up your street. While it is only around four decades ago that physicians would come to your home if you were ill, this simply doesn’t happen anymore. Today, you have to go to them and get the help when you need it. However, family physicians no longer work unsociable hours, and they are incredibly busy, which means it can take quite some time before you can get to see one. None of this is an issue with an urgent…

Simple Art Projects to Engage Seniors

Source Art is powerful. The visual and creative arts, in particular, are accessible to everyone. So, how does art affect people with dementia or others who are in elder care? In the very same way it touches us all, which is a magnificent thing. Scrapbooking for Seniors This project is a lot of work. However, it is a labor of love. Gather your loved one’s pictures from the old shoeboxes or albums that have seen better days and transform them into treasures that will last a lifetime. The memories made and stories shared during the process will be priceless. Tip #1 –…

How to Get Your Body in Shape For Summer

Wow, it is March already, Christmas time seems to have faded into the distance and we are hurtling towards summer 2017. This seems to me to be the perfect time to start getting your body in shape for the coming summer months so that you can maximize your fashion choice and of course, get that beach body that you are after. You may be in the same boat as me whereby your new year’s resolution to get in shape has been and gone but don’t worry as you still have plenty of time before the warm weather comes and shines…

Good Food Begins at Home

If you, like Bennett Kireker, have an interest in backyard farming, then you probably are probably already well-aware of the many benefits that come from eating locally-produced foods. There are many “eat local” movements across the country to encourage people to eat foods produced within a 200 mile radius, and while it hasn’t always been convenient to eat locally more and more small farmers are offering weekly deliveries of a selection of their produce to customers.  This is a great option especially for people who can’t get to their local farmer’s market on a regular basis. If you haven’t yet…

Finding Your Perfect Yoga Class

Yoga, along with eating right, exercise and avoiding unnecessary stress, has become a central part of healthy living today. Millions of people visit Internet sites like the Ines Cano Uribe owned, Behance.net, for news on how to apply these healthy activities in their lives, with Yoga being a top source of questions. And this is understandable, because to many, yoga still remains mysterious, with literally dozens of different yoga classes to choose from. What is important to remember is that all types of yoga offer numerous health benefits that range from increased flexibility, strength, stamina, and body awareness, to better breathing,…

Simple Ways To Stay In Shape This Winter

Winter is coming, and with it, the holiday parties, stress, and an excess of food and alcohol. Many people make a New Year’s Resolution to keep themselves in better health, but you do not need a major event to start taking care of yourself. In fact, you can commit to your health and to staying in shape this winter with these easy tips: Do Not Skip Your Workout: You may have a workout schedule in place, but the winter months – especially December- become riddled with events and traffic causing you to skip your pre-planned gym time. Keep in mind…