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Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

You have the power to improve your numbers with these healthier habits. Recently updated cholesterol guidelines by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association may result in millions more Americans being prescribed cholesterol-lowering statin...

The Pros and Cons of Vegetarian Diets

The Pros and Cons of Vegetarian Diets

<h1>Eating plant-based foods sounds healthy, but there are still drawbacks to this type of diet.</h1> <p>Many people follow a vegetarian diet in an effort to improve their health. The health-related benefits of vegetarian diets are well-documented....

A Good Laugh Is Good Medicine

A Good Laugh Is Good Medicine

Want to feel better? Have more energy? Watch a silly video. You've heard the expression a million times: "Laughter is the best medicine." It's not just an old saying. Research links laughter to a number of health benefits. Studies have credited laughter with improving...

Do You Have These Signs of Depression?

Do You Have These Signs of Depression?

Depression is a very real but treatable illness. Knowing the signs can help you start feeling better. Mental illnesses aren't visible to others like broken bones are. But they are just as real and important to diagnose as physical ones because they are treatable....

How to Avoid a Midday Slump

How to Avoid a Midday Slump

Here are 6 energizing tips to conquer afternoon carb cravings. Why do we crave carbs during the mid to late afternoon hours? Many things can send us right to the cookie jar, including: Not eating enough earlier in the day Fatigue Stress Boredom But just because you...

5 Health Benefits of Yoga

5 Health Benefits of Yoga

Need a good reason to do a downward dog? Here are 5 of them. Yoga is an ancient practice that incorporates breathing exercises, stretching and holding poses. It is touted for providing both physical and mental health benefits. As an added bonus, it is an activity that...

How to Calm Down Fast

How to Calm Down Fast

When stress, anxiety or fear flare up, these 9 techniques help keep you calmer. We all get stressed and agitated sometimes. It's a product of our busy, over-scheduled lives and living with circumstances we can't control. When you're stressed or anxious, it causes your...

5 Tips for Healthier To-Go Lunches

5 Tips for Healthier To-Go Lunches

Get tips that give your lunch staying power so you don't suffer an afternoon slump. Running on empty by mid-afternoon? The key to staying satisfied, energized and focused is packing the right mix of foods in your lunchbox. This video includes 5 lunch tips that keep...

Do These 5 Things for Better Mental Health

Do These 5 Things for Better Mental Health

If your mental health has taken a hit during the pandemic, these tips can help. When it comes to feeling good, your mental health is as important as your physical health. If one or the other isn't at its best, it effects your overall well-being. As we have focused on...

7 Tips to Soothe Re-Entry Anxiety

7 Tips to Soothe Re-Entry Anxiety

Feeling uneasy about getting back to everyday life? If so, these tips can help. During the height of the pandemic, staying home 24/7 felt strange and uncomfortable for most of us. But as restrictions began easing and things started to reopen, many people suddenly felt...

Child Abuse Awareness Month

Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevalence of child abuse, provide prevention and early intervention to child abuse, provide assessment and reporting tools, and develop resources to help children and families heal...

Is What You Eat Good for Your Heart?

Is What You Eat Good for Your Heart?

A healthy heart starts with a healthy diet. This video includes 5 heart-healthy eating tips. A healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent heart disease. Watch this video to learn about 5 ways to eat for a healthier heart. These include: Eat a variety of...

Would You Know If You Have OCD?

Would You Know If You Have OCD?

Are your thoughts and behaviors affecting your quality of life? If so, you may have OCD. It's normal to sometimes think about the same thing over and over. Or to go back and double check that you locked the door or turned off the light. But if you have uncontrolled...

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is during March every year, and International Women’s Day is March 8 th . There are many ways to celebrate and honor Women’s History Month. Here are some ideas to help you get started: 1. Read books supporting women during Women’s History Month....

The Journey Here: The Rise of AAPI Racism

The Journey Here: The Rise of AAPI Racism

It is not news to report that we, as a society, have been experiencing an immense amount of fear, confusion, and frustration this year. We have and are still navigating the unpredictable measures related to COVID-19 and reinventing our daily norms at a moment’s...

Social Workers are Essential

Social Workers are Essential

March is National Social Work Month, and this year, the National Association of Social Workers has chosen the theme of Social Workers are Essential. What do you think of when you hear the term “social worker?” It is a phrase we all have heard and yet there are some...

Connecting to Community Resources During NEDA Week

Connecting to Community Resources During NEDA Week

The National Eating Disorder Association hosts NEDA week every year to raise awareness about eating disorders, and this year NEDA week is from February 22 – 28. You might be interested in learning more, but might not know where to start. We put together this...

Benefits of Buying Winter Produce

Benefits of Buying Winter Produce

Just like that, Thanksgiving has passed and we’ve come into the winter season! Speaking of winter, there’s all kinds of delicious winter produce available. Pineapple is actually a winter fruit! Snack on pineapple while you imagine yourself on a warm beach in Hawaii....

Staying Connected When Disconnected

Staying Connected When Disconnected

During these current unpredictable times of COVID 19, staying connected has been more important than ever. We as human beings have a natural need for connection that shows up in many ways in our lives. From the underlying needs associated with driving behaviors to our...

Connection Seeking Not Attention Seeking

Connection Seeking Not Attention Seeking

The phrase “attention seeking” gets a bad rap. We hear “attention seeking” and think of vindictive or manipulative behaviors, particularly in children. We think that this means that the behavior the person is doing should be ignored or minimized. But what if we...

Coping with Post Holiday Blues

Coping with Post Holiday Blues

For many, the holidays are filled with connection, joy, and happy memories. But this is, unfortunately, not always the case for everybody. The holidays can also be a stressful time of year due to financial strain, social pressures, personal expectations, and triggers....

Remedies For a Bad Day

Remedies For a Bad Day

When we are faced with a “bad day,” it can be hard to cope with it. Perhaps the day started with waking up late or accidentally hitting snooze on every alarm you set, the hot water being shut off in your building while there is still shampoo in your hair, forgetting...

Ways to Support the Community During Black History Month

Ways to Support the Community During Black History Month

  Black History Month is the perfect time to give back to the community. It is important to go beyond the common “like,” “comment,” and “share” type of support, and to really get connected to the community. There are a lot of ways that you can celebrate Black...