We’re willing to bet you know exactly where your phone is right now–chances are you’re using it to read this blog. We spend more time on our devices to work, communicate, and enjoy downtime more than ever before. Each day, the average American spends more than 7 hours looking at a screen; of those hours, more than 2 hours are spent on social media.
When you have children, one day you’re feeding them in a high chair and the next thing you know you’re getting ready to send them off to college. When the time comes for your last or only child to leave the nest, you may have mixed feelings. Although you may have dreamed of this day during tough times, when it finally comes it can feel bittersweet. While it can be a difficult transition, there are many ways to help yourself thrive now that you have an empty nest.
Many people wish they were the type of person who wakes up early to workout each day, takes time to meditate, enjoys a healthy diet, follows a cleaning schedule–but the truth is, we all have the capability to be that person.
“If you keep cracking your knuckles, you’re going to get arthritis.” You’ve likely heard that cautionary phrase before, but wondered if it was really true. The short answer is no, it’s not. Studies have shown that cracking your knuckles doesn’t actually cause arthritis, but there are other factors that do.
If the hype around omega-3 fatty acids seems fishy, this blog will hook you into a new line of thinking. The word “fat” has gotten a bad reputation, and it may seem counter intuitive that something described as “fatty” could be good for you. However, omega-3s are not only good for you; they are an essential nutrient that the human body relies on to function properly every day.