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
The winter holidays are supposed to be a magical time of year. However, they can pose extra challenges if you’re trying to live sober. You may look forward to decorating the tree and baking sugar cookies. Then, you remember crowded shopping malls and family dinners with distant relatives asking you about your childbearing plans. You may also wonder how you’ll handle … [Read more...] about A Sober Living Guide for the Holidays
You’re going to the gym regularly and eating healthy foods. Now, you’re wondering how long it will take to see the results of your efforts. Building muscle takes time, but you can speed up the process. It may help to know how your muscles grow bigger and stronger. After you exercise, your body repairs the stress your body has sustained. Muscle fibers use protein to fuse … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Build Muscle Faster?
What if there was one thing you could do that would eliminate 80% of the excess sugar and salt in your diet? You can eat healthier without giving up desserts and potatoes! If you’re like the average adult, you’re likely eating too much sugar and salt. Most of that comes from processed foods you buy in supermarkets and restaurants. To make matters worse, many of these … [Read more...] about The Secret to Cutting Back on Added Sugar and Salt
Work, family, financial challenges, Covid-19, and all the other stressors in the world can really take a toll on one’s emotional wellness. It’s not easy to be happy and enjoy life if your emotional health isn’t at a high level. While many of life’s ups and downs are beyond our control, there are a lot of things that are within our control. There are several things you can do … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Boost Your Emotional Wellness