#176562356 / gettyimages.com It can be difficult to maintain friendships or make new friends as we get older. Family, work, and other responsibilities take time away from nurturing both new and old friends, but we’re given an invaluable reward … [Read more...] about Friendship: The Key to Happiness?
It doesn’t matter if you work at an office, from home, or have a full-time job watching the kids – personal productivity is the key differentiator between conquering your to-do list and always feeling behind. Sure, procrastination and apathy can play … [Read more...] about Boost your Productivity: How to Take a break
A phrase like that calls to mind similar adage, such as “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Laughter has a profound effect on the body—it can improve memory, reduce stress, and even protect you from illnesses. Studies have also … [Read more...] about Is Laughter the Best Medicine?
More than a 100,000 people in the U.S. are in need of an organ transplant, but sadly most of these people won’t live long enough to receive a suitable organ. With the supply of those in need of a transplant far outnumbering those willing to donate, … [Read more...] about What do you know about: Organ Donation & Transplantation
Did you know that just 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, such as a short walk around the neighborhood or working in the yard, provides many of the same health benefits as exercising? You don’t need to be in a vigorous workout routine to stay … [Read more...] about Physical Activity for Seniors: Feel Better & Live Longer
While not as heated as many political debates, the discussion of whether video games are a positive or negative influence in our children’s lives can quickly elevate to a full blown argument. As we mentioned in our first “Digital Detox” article, … [Read more...] about Digital Detox: A debate about video games
Many kids experience the effects of stress or anxiety at some point in their childhood. Whether the problem stems from an issue at school, home, or an emergency, these difficult situations may cause unnecessary stress—and even worse, your child may … [Read more...] about Stress management: How you can help your kid manage anxiety
Being in love can affect more than just your heart fluttering and your knees weakening—it may actually provide some benefits to your health and well-being. Research has shown that in terms of health and life-expectancy, married men are much better … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Being in Love
Food, water, shelter—and sleep. Sleep rarely gets mentioned as a basic need since so many of us rarely prioritize sleep until it catches up with us. By nature, humans are not nocturnal. Yet ever since Edison and his opening of the first … [Read more...] about Are you getting enough sleep?
There are a couple reasons we’re talking about blood donation this week. For starters, it’s always a good idea to remind everyone to donate blood. Come check out the new state of the art ER in Coppell, and help save a life while you're there! Sign up … [Read more...] about Blood Donation