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Teaching Healthy Boundaries to Your Kids

Teaching Healthy Boundaries to Your KidsEven when your children are quite small, it’s important to begin instructing them about boundaries between themselves and others. A child who grows up in a home having healthy limits will also learn to apply such boundaries in his own life. What Does “Boundary” mean? A boundary signifies a limit that a person has. Such limits can be physical or emotional. Physical boundaries. This limit can be physical and tangible, like one’s own... ❯❯❯

Holiday Dieting Tips - How to Have Fun and Stay Healthy

The holidays are a special time for all, and you should take the time to indulge yourself. However, at the same time you should keep your health in mind because it's easy to be tempted into going overboard. It all starts with Halloween and all the extra treats that are lingering in your candy bowl. Then we're lead into Thanksgiving, where the average person will ingest over 3 times the number of calories that they should be eating,... ❯❯❯

7 Health Problems Connected With Obesity

7 Health Problems Connected With ObesityOften people blame junk or processed foods for their obesity problem. If a person weighs more than 20% of the normal weight considering his/her height, then he/she is considered as an obese person. However, you need to keep in mind that not every obese person would have all these health issues. Also, the risk of developing health issues increases, if someone in your family suffers from it. Check out some health issues that are... ❯❯❯

How to (and How NOT to) Adopt Healthy Habits

How to (and How NOT to) Adopt Healthy HabitsHave you tried to make healthy changes in your life without success? Did you encounter obstacles that made you feel like giving up? Having the kind of lifestyle that promotes health and wellness takes some work. But it certainly helps when you have an idea of the direction to take. This is a quick guide to positive ways towards a healthier lifestyle and techniques to avoid in your quest. The Healthy Way Towards a Healthy Lifestyle ... ❯❯❯

Does Going to the Dentist Make You Nervous?

Does Going to the Dentist Make You Nervous?I am writing this article based on my personal experience. I've always had issues with going to the dentist and as a result, would only go when I HAD to. After getting into the nutrition game and using one of my products, I found out that I don't have to be nervous or avoid the dentist. Let me tell you a story about having to have some teeth pulled out a couple of years ago. Before going to the dentist I took six glasses - yes, SIX... ❯❯❯

8 Tips For Eating Healthy While Traveling

8 Tips For Eating Healthy While TravelingIf you travel for work or pleasure, you know that healthy food can sometimes be hard to come by. Or I should at least say there are so many temptations out there that the healthy options seem few and far between. Being prepared is 75% of the battle when it comes to eating healthy while traveling. It definitely requires a little planning and a special nutritional strategy. Luckily, you can adhere to your healthy eating plan with a... ❯❯❯

A Quick Guide to Obtaining Healthcare Coverage

A Quick Guide to Obtaining Healthcare CoverageDo you have health insurance? It is undeniable that health insurance makes healthcare more accessible, including preventive services such as screenings and regular check-ups with your doctor. Consider the fact that only a third of the uninsured U.S population scheduled a preventive visit with their doctor in 2013. On the other hand, 74% of adults with health insurance saw their doctor for a preventive visit during the same year. If... ❯❯❯

4 Actions Home Health Leaders Should Take

4 Actions Home Health Leaders Should TakeWhen you become the owner, manager or administrator of a home health agency people look up to you for leadership, to clarify, and guide them in the right direction, even if they don't ask for it they do want it. When I was thrust into a leadership position a few years back, I kept looking for someone who could guide me and show me "the ropes." I started reading as many leadership books that I could get my hands on. However, what helped... ❯❯❯

Everything You Need to Know About Eczema/Dermatitis

Everything You Need to Know About Eczema/DermatitisWhat is eczema? There are two main types of eczema, atopic and contact. Atopic eczema is usually found in folds of skin, such as arm pits, behind knee caps in on the joints of your arm. Atopic eczema is common in individuals who have either a personal or family history of hay fever or asthma as "atopy" often runs in families. The second type is called contact eczema and this most commonly occurs on the hands and feet. Eczema affects... ❯❯❯

Top Reasons Why Athletes Should See a Sports Medicine Doctor

The life of professional athletes isn't easy. They have to participate in intensive exercises and training activities constantly to deliver maximum performance in front of an audience. While these activities are crucial for athletes to stay in shape, they can also damage their body. Sports medicine is a growing healthcare field dedicated for treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise like fractures, dislocations, sprains... ❯❯❯