Music has been called the universal language. Music has been called color in sound. Music has been called the expression of what cannot be said; in essence, the voice of the soul. Music is all of these things, but modern day science is revealing that music is so much more than expression. Music has so many health benefits that have the scientifically proven ability to change your life forever. No, music isn’t magic, but it is more powerful than you know.
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Moving forward isn't as hard as you might think if you're making a New Year's Resolution. The act of resolving is often healthier than the resolution itself.
As the New Year looms, I wanted to share my favorite gluten-free products and resources I discovered in 2017! Unfortunately, going gluten-free is becoming a necessity for more and more folks. The good news is that you can eat gluten-free without feeling deprived by utilizing my top 10 favorite gluten-free products and resources!
A new study from Harvard Medical School confirms what many doctors have suspected for some time. Low thyroid hormone levels do indeed affect a woman’s fertility and mildly low thyroid hormone levels can be responsible for infertility.
For many, the holiday season brings feelings of joy, peace and comfort. We fully embrace all that it offers - the hopeful, happy music, the twinkling decorations, smells of cinnamon and cedar, gatherings of friends and families, and the abundance of good food and cheer. It is the only time of year when warm smiles and well-wishes from perfect strangers could not feel more appropriate.
Christmas is a very cheery season, but it can be disheartening to face the holiday baking without your favorite recipes just because you have a dairy allergy. We do have to make some adjustments, but thankfully there are alternatives available that make the transition to a dairy-free Christmas a little easier so that feelings of deprivation don’t set in.
Research is uncovering a multitude of reasons why we should focus on gratitude in our everyday lives and not just during Thanksgiving. Gratitude is a key to our health that unlocks many blessings!
Color psychology is the study of hues as a determinant of human behavior. Carl Jung was a pioneer in the field, so it is not new – but isn’t as well explored as something other aspects of psychology. While scientific research is still somewhat lacking, learning about personality based on color choices can be insightful – even downright fun.
Are you prepared for summer activites? The kids are home and while you may have activities or camps for part of the summer, you are probably looking for things to do with them while they are home. This is such a valuable time, take advantage of it. With these free things to with kids, you can both learn, bond and discover a new favorite hobby or even perhaps something even greater.
Benefits Of Parents And Caregivers Playing With Children For Child Development Are More Than Imagined
Fun With Your Kids Has Serious Consequences. Children need play for healthy development. Play is like the language of children. It a big part of how they interact with and get to know the world around them. How they feel safe and grow. Just as much, they need us - their attentive, present caregivers. The way we play with them teaches them how to feel and think about the world around them and, most importantly, themselves.
These DIY Gardening and Creative Container Ideas To Spice Up Your Summer Are Also Great For Kids Activities
Enjoy these simple DIY ideas to get your summer garden started or add some spice and creative color to it! You’ll be amazed how easy and fun it can be. Include the kids in the process and it makes for an educational and healthy activity. However big or small your goals, growing some of your own food and flowers is worth the effort, and with these fun tips you can save time, space and money.
How to make new friends after 40 when you feel like its hopeless and have not friends at 40.
My Children and I Were Silent for Five Minutes. Here's What Happened When We Began to Practice Mindfulness
A house full of children is a house full of chaos. With our tablets and phones, Netflix and Minecraft, with our Amazon Echo, our radios and TVs, with a barking dog and sibling squabbles we are constantly in a state of massive over-stimulation. One day last month, it became abundantly clear to me that I had simply had ENOUGH.
Researchers say that deep poverty places young kids at high risk for poor health and development.
Exercise really does help improve your mood and self-confidence, and it doesn’t take as much time or effort as you might think!
Don't search for the perfect gift for mother's day. Instead, search for the perfect words. Find out what Mom doesn't want for Mother's day, and what you can do to make her special day worthwhile.
Researchers have determined that teaching happiness to men suffering from HIV improves their health.
Researchers in Japan say they have determined an understanding of money decreases concerns about old age.
There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.
There’s more than one reason to keep a positive attitude - including protecting your heart!
Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables is not only good for your body – it is also good for your happiness and well-being.
Researchers say that health and happiness can be promoted by sharing good news.
Experts have said that economic stress has played an ever widening role in the increasing death rate in the United States.
Early adulthood has many emotional ups and downs. Researchers have found that being creative can help promote positive wellbeing.