Rest & Relaxation

 

 

Accentuate the Positive

Do you remember Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh’s depressed, gloomy donkey buddy? He was the one who was always staring at his feet, saying things like “Thanks for noticin’ me”. He was one glum donkey. Now imagine if he wasn’t stuffed with sawdust and had to deal with health problems and other personal crisis. How long […]

 

The Sleep Issues Checklist

You may be experiencing a sleep disorder if you suffer from any of the following conditions: Trouble paying attention or concentrating Drifting of to sleep while driving Difficulty performing at work or school Persistent lapses in memory A need to nap almost every day Dulled reflexes, slowed reaction time Nodding off while inactive Inability to […]

 

TV Rots More Than Your Brain

Remember back in the day when you were a kid and your mother shooed you from in front of the TV, claiming wild implausibilities like too much tube would blind you? Well, it turns out Mom may not have been so nutty after all. Study after study has concluded that prolonged TV-watching sessions can lead […]

 

Forgiveness is Healthy

All of us have been wronged by someone else at some point in our lives. Whether by a friend, family member, or total stranger, each of us have experienced the anger and pain that comes with being betrayed or mistreated. When this happens, it can be easy to develop a grudge against the one who […]

 

Body and Mind

Up until the 1800s, scientists believed that negative emotions were the root of diseases. As science advanced and researchers discovered the nature of germs, emotions fell out of favor as a cause of physical maladies. More recently, researchers have discovered that there indeed is a very real link between body and mind. The health of […]

 

Finding Peace of Mind

Contemporary life is a rush of chaotic, disparate events that push and pull us to and fro and causes much distress. Many people are seeking a way to quiet down their minds, bringing much-needed peace to their day-to-day existences. Peace of mind is one of the most sought-after commodities in modern society. While peace of […]

 

Sleep and Aging

Many things change as you age. Energy is harder to come by. Your physical strength may lapse. It may be harder to concentrate. You may even be rocked by a desire to sit on your porch and yell at punks who won’t keep off your lawn. The quality and duration of your sleep will also […]

 

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the nervous system which affects the legs. The condition causes victims to have uncomfortable sensations in the legs: itching, “pins and needles”, or “creepy crawly” feelings. The feelings cause an uncontrollable urge to move the legs in order to relieve the sensation. RLS affects an estimated 10% […]