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Between family parties and braving shopping malls, the holidays are often a hectic time of the year.  For most, it is a good sort of hectic, filled with smiles and happy memories.  For others, however, the holidays are a hard time, filled with anxiety and tears.  For many, who suffer from depression, anxiety, PTSD or grief, these feelings occur all the time.  For others, however, these blues occur in the winter.  Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a well-recognized disorder that affects millions each year.  While there is still no cure, effective treatments can help sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder continue living in spite of the disorder.

The first question to ask is “Do I have (Read More....)

The Correct Body Building Training Techniques To Avoid Injury

Body building training is indeed very important for your health since it helps to ensure that all your body organs function properly. However, injuries may occur in the training process. One of the sure ways of avoiding injuries is by following the instructions provided by your instructor to the letter. Here are some additional injury prevention steps that you can use to achieve the full benefits from your work out.

Tip 1: This entails purchasing top quality equipment which will be required. You may choose to join a gym facility instead of buying your own personal equipment.

Tip 2: Cramps are usually experienced by people who have a meal at least 30 minutes before the work out. Of course, you should not exercise on an empty stomach but you need to eat at a recommended time. It is wise to consume food which can supply the required energy at least 40 minutes before your training session in order to give your body enough time to digest the food. Ensure that your body has enough fluids by taking enough water before and after the exercise.

Tip 3: Warm Up- This helps to prepare the body for the body building activity. In addition, it helps to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood stream and this in turn helps in preventing muscle soreness. An example of a good warm up can (Read More....)

Caring For Your Parents At Home

It’s never easy watching the ones you love become unable to care for themselves. They may become forgetful or clumsy, putting themselves at risk of falls and other injuries. The stress and time that needs to be spent looking after an elderly relative can really take its toll, especially if there are health problems to take into consideration. Home health care could be a solution that lets your loved one stay independent at home for much longer, and bring you the peace of mind that you need.

Staying Home

No one wants to put a loved one in a nursing or care home, and no one wants to be uprooted and placed in an unfamiliar place to be “forgotten.” Thankfully there are alternatives, including in-home care by trained professionals, that will keep you or a loved one at home safely for longer. Home health aides provide services such as occupational and physical therapies, speech therapy, and skilled nursing.

The aides can monitor the elderly patients for changes in health that can be treated at home immediately, or have them seen by a doctor.  Having your loved one’s health constantly monitored means that problems can be detected early and treated promptly, making them less likely to escalate into more serious (Read More....)

How to Make Your Own Organic Compost

You need fertilizer to help your plants and your flowers grow. However, most store-bought brands are loaded with harmful chemicals that will eventually find their way into the food you are growing. You can easily get the fertilizer you need to help your plants grow without the toxic side effects by making your own organic compost.

Making your own organic compost is not difficult. You can make it with things that are already in your house and your yard, and it is much better for your plants than any variety you could buy in the store. Here’s how you can make your own organic compost:

Buy or Build a Compost Bin

First, you need a place to create your compost. You can buy bins from the hardware store, or you can build one yourself from some scrap lumber. Your bin needs to have solid sides (no chicken wire or pallets) and a cover. While you can just throw your compost materials into an open heap and eventually get compost, the process will take much longer and will be vulnerable to pests if you don’t choose an enclosed bin.

The bottom of your bin should be completely open and (Read More....)

The Benefits Of Organic Meat

Understanding the difference between organic meat and non-organic meat is imperative for making informed decisions about the foods we eat.

Organic animals are not allowed to be given antibiotics, any genetically engineered drugs, or bovine human growth hormone (rbGH), a drug that artificially increases milk production in cattle.

Over half of the antibiotics fed to mass-produced farm animals, including chickens, are the same ones prescribed to human beings. It has been well publicized lately in the media that the overuse of antibiotics is leading to super strains of bacteria that are growing resistant to antibiotics. This is creating a wide opening for human diseases that potentially won’t be helped with the antibiotics currently available.

Organically raised animals are not allowed to eat genetically modified foods

.GMOs are genetically modified organisms whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. For example, scientists have been able to splice fish genes into tomatoes, producing the trait of a more freeze-resistant tomato. While this may sound good in theory, (Read More....)

Creating Space to Aid Healthy Decisions

Clutter in the kitchen can lead to mental clutter while you’re trying to cook a healthy dinner, especially if you’re stuck with a tiny kitchen. Eliminate the clutter to give yourself more space to make healthy decisions about dining. Start with these four tips to gain a fresh perspective on your kitchen and your overall diet.

Reduce Clutter

If you’re like most home cooks, you’ve probably got a collection of utensils, pots and pans and skillets that doesn’t really match your needs. Maybe you’ve been holding on to everything you’ve bought since college, or a collection of roommates has left behind equipment you keep for those “just in case” times. Start with an equipment cleanse to reduce what you don’t need. First eliminate equipment that’s damaged, such as utensils with melt marks or lids that don’t fit pans. Throw out nonstick pots that are damaged, as they release chemicals when heated. While nonstick equipment requires less oil, the experts go back and forth over the larger (Read More....)