Why De-stressing After A Long Day Is Good For Your Health

De-Stressing

De-Stressing after Work

Whether you’ve had endless meetings or your kids have thrown tantrums, we all have days which are stressful. But de-stressing is something that many of us fail to do. This may not seem like a big deal, but a tired and stressed out mind and body can be bad for your health. It can cause headaches, high blood pressure and obesity. Stress is also linked to depression and insomnia, while also causing aggravation to conditions like asthma. Even though we often can’t avoid stressful situations, allowing yourself Read more...

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Adopt Don’t Shop Considerations before Adopting a Cat

Since having pet cats, I can see how people refer to them as their ‘fur babies’. Your pet cat does become like part of the family. Like any other baby, they depend on your for their wellbeing, safety and their health. Owning a pet cat is a huge responsibility. The decision to get one shouldn’t be taken lightly or impulsively. It is better for everyone, you and the cat, if you have really taken your time to think about it. It is a big commitment.

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What Is It About Kids & Green Foods?

Children and green foods seem to have a love-hate relationship. When I say ‘green foods,’ I mean fruits and vegetables. Sometimes kids love them, such as when they’re blended into smoothies or baked into cakes. When they’re served in their natural form, kids often refuse to eat their five a day. It’s a problem that many of us parents are all too familiar with.

It’s fine hiding fruits and vegetables in your kid’s food, if it gets them to eat better. However, it’s also important to encourage them to Read more...

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Raising Happy Teenagers Not As Impossible As You Think!

Although we are pretty much all aware of the moody teenager stereotype, they don’t all have to be like that. Sure, we all have our down days and mood swings. But raising happy teenagers doesn’t have to be as impossible as you think! Here’s what to do…

Listen To Them

Many teenagers feel like nobody listens to them. Make sure you hone up your listening skills, so you know what your teenager is saying to you. In some cases, you may need to read between the lines and figure out Read more...

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Mesothelioma Awareness

Though the actual Mesothelioma Awareness Day has passed, it is something we all need to be aware of all year long. Today, I am sharing Heather Von St. James’s story of her journey with mesothelioma.  She is a huge advocate for mesothelioma awareness! Please read her story and share it with your loved ones.

The Diagnosis

At the age of 36, just 3 ½ months after giving birth to my daughter Lily, my husband Cameron and I sat in my doctor’s office and heard the words, “You have cancer.” Coming … Read more...

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