Health

Stress is Contagious According to Science

Are you feeling stressed out today? Your stress can be causing others stress according to science. Stress is contagious according to a new study out of Canada! Jaideep Bains, Ph.D., and his team at the Cumming School of Medicine's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), at the University of Calgary...
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This is the Worst Thing to do When You Wake Up

What's the very first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Run to the bathroom? Make coffee? Or do you check your phone? If you answered check your phone, you need to stop making that the first thing you do in the morning because it's terrible for you. I know it's hard to do because we are...
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Which Parent Is More Sleep Deprived?

Parenting is hard or so I have heard. I don't have any children. I have two cats and one of them loves to keep me awake or wake me up in the middle of the night. I cannot even imagine having a little person to tend to at all hours of the day! People who live with children tend to get less sleep...
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Plogging: the Newest Fitness Trend?

There are new fitness trends coming out every few months. People are always looking for creative ways to change up their workout routines, and many of these new classes or techniques can do the trick. Plus, it's a well know fitness fact that you need to switch things up or your body will become...
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More Tween and Teens Getting Plastic Surgery

I graduated from high school just over twenty years ago, and it was a rough time for me. Kids were not kind. They picked on people that were fat, thin, dressed differently than everyone, etc. But with social media being so popular, bullying has only gotten worse. Research indicates that there are...
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Doctors Say Time of the Month Pain is as bad as a Heart Attack

I remember when I was in my teens and even in my twenties that I was embarrassed going to the store to buy feminine hygiene products. Typically, I'd grab the products I needed and hide them under everything else I had to buy at the store so no one could see. Oh, and I'd also try and find a female...
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Which is Healthier for Breakfast: Pizza or Cereal?

We know that having something for breakfast is important and beneficial to our overall health. This morning meal kick starts your metabolism and breaks the fast you were experiencing while you were sleeping. And if you are trying to watch your weight, people who eat breakfast tend to be thinner...
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Could Eating This be Making You More Sad?

The foods we eat can play a huge part in how we are feeling mentally and physically. Some foods can make us feel super sluggish, while other foods are known to give us the boost we need to get through the work day. If you've been feeling blue lately and feel like you're sadder than usual, you may...
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Stop Wearing Flip Flops NOW

I think Bob Lacey would appreciate this blog! In case you didn't know, he hates flip flops and thinks they're gross. And with the warmer weather, I've spotted a lot of people wearing flip flops around town already! And I think they can be gross if they are old and dirty or if you have some busted...
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Breathing Trick Can Help You Fall Asleep In A Minute

There are so many studies out that show that not getting enough sleep can impact our over health and our mental health as well. It can cause mood issues, memory problems, and if it goes on long-term not getting enough sleep can cause heart disease and diabetes. I am all about getting the right...
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