Do you sometimes wish you could be more spontaneous? Being responsible is part of being an adult, but maybe there's room for a little impulsiveness too. Sure, many life events big and small would be risky without advance planning. You want to know when you’re leaving on vacation and where your guests will be sitting at your wedding. You certainly want to be prepared for … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Be More Spontaneous?
Getting a restful night’s sleep can be a challenge for any busy adult. That’s especially true when you’re dealing with chronic pain. Some doctors estimate that 50 to 80% of their patients with such conditions often find it difficult to sleep. It can be a self-perpetuating cycle. Pain interrupts sleep, and the lack of sleep makes pain more difficult to bear because your … [Read more...] about The Secret to Sleeping Well with Chronic Pain
Giving your child a healthy start is fundamental. As a parent, you play a major role in their early development. You can help them to adopt habits that will enhance the quality of their life for years to come. Make smart choices while your child is still an infant and reinforce them as they grow. While you're keeping them strong and fit, you’ll also be nurturing a close and … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Giving Your Child a Healthy Start
If a loved one is experiencing addiction, you want to be able to help them. However, they may be in denial and you may be unsure about what to do. An intervention could be the first step to recovery. During an intervention, family and friends gather together to tell someone how their addiction is affecting their lives and encourage them to get help. In some cases, … [Read more...] about Read This Before You Stage an Intervention
If you’re tossing and turning throughout the night, sleep restriction therapy may sound like the last thing you’d want to try. However, it’s a method that’s been successful for many patients. The concept started with Arthur Spielman, a neurologist who specialized in sleep disorders. It’s mostly used with patients who remain awake for much of the night. Reducing the time that … [Read more...] about A 5-Minute Guide to Sleep Restriction Therapy