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by Wellness Editor “Are you still watching?” This is the slightly shame-inducing message Netflix sends a watcher’s way after they’ve consumed too much programming in a single session. It's an automatic message prompted by three shows consumed without interruption.The intention of this message may have nothing to do with discouraging binge-watching, but it certainly is a good reminder that it may be time to switch the... 10/2/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor There are many benefits to laughter – the release of endorphins, the lowering of blood pressure, the reduction of levels of stress hormones and a general sense of well-being. However, every silver lining has its cloud. Repetitive facial movements like laughing or smiling can cause wrinkles or creases around the mouth or eyes. If you’ve noticed these lines on your face, don’t stop laughing yet! There... 10/1/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor The work environment may be more important than the job itself. Think about it: Have you ever worked somewhere that you loved the people and the place but hated the tasks? Working in a great environment can make even the worst jobs bearable. But when the environment is toxic or unhealthy, it can be both mentally and physically dangerous. Here’s how. What Makes a Work Environment Unhealthy? Work environments... 9/30/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor In countries like Japan, China, Laos, Korea, Thaliand and Taiwan, removing shoes before entering the home is an absolute cultural must. In certain countries this custom extends to churches, temples, restaurants and schools as well. To leave the shoes on is to be rude and disrespectful to the homeowner and the home itself – something perceptually just as bad as putting your shoes up on the couch or... 9/29/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor They’re aromatic, pungent and tasty, but the benefits of cooking with onion and garlic may go far beyond their incredible flavor profiles. Both packed with nutrients and powerful antioxidants, these gems have been staples in folk medicine for thousands of years, and many of those remedies persist across the world today. Now, even modern medicine is finally backing some of their health claims.Studies... 9/28/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor We might be less physically active while we sleep, but our bodies still quietly process what they need to stay healthy and strong. Our muscles require specific building blocks if we want them to grow, but we have to take the right approach in fueling them if we want maximum results. With the right timing, we can even do some of the work in our sleep. See how...Our bodies need exercise and protein to... 9/25/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Allison Task How did you learn to apologize? We all know the words “I’m sorry,” but were you ever taught how to effectively apologize to another person?A typical marital argument can get heightened by insincere or backhanded apologies; “I’m sorry you overreacted,” or “I’m sorry you think that,” or “I’m sorry your mother is insane” are not apologies. You can’t just slap an “I’m sorry” label on an insult or accusation... 9/24/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Daniela Bumann Self-sabotage often masks itself as an enemy, but it's more like a protector, shielding us from the unknowns and fears that come with reaching our deepest desires. In this quest, we explore self-sabotage's intricacies, aiming to disarm it. Let's unveil the seven secrets to conquer self-sabotage and unlock your true potential.1. Is it VisionedWithout a vision, people perish. Let's examine 'your' bigger... 9/23/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Beth Feldman Your child just left for college and left you with a huge hole in your heart. Besides slapping a college bumper-sticker on your car and planning a fall trip to their school for a football game, what else is a mother supposed to do? In my practice as a clinical psychologist and in my personal life, I see women struggling with overwhelming feelings of sadness, loss, and a lack of purpose related to their... 9/22/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Humidity levels within most homes should hover between 30% to 50%. If the levels are too high, inhabitants could experience issues with mold and mildew. If it’s too low, their health may suffer. Therefore, it’s pretty important to maintain a comfortable humidity level in your home year-round. Generally, indoor humidity is higher in the summer and lower in the winter. If you use one, an air conditioner... 9/21/2023 4:00:00 AM
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