Feeling Tired? Have a Glass of Water

Do you start to drag mid-afternoon? You may be thirsty. Scientists speculate that lack of water is the primary cause of daytime fatigue. So instead of a cup of coffee (which doesn’t satisfy your body’s need for water) or a cookie, drink a glass of water and see if that makes a difference.

Where Is the Vitamin C?

Did you know that strawberries have more Vitamin C than oranges. Cabbage is a good source too.

Pillow Talk

If you have asthma, your pillow could be making matters worse. Pillows are havens for dust mites, and these critters can trigger asthma. Wash your pillows regularly and replace them annually.

To Love

Psychologist Erich Fromm said, “Infantile love follows the principle: ‘I love because I am loved.’ Mature love follows the principle: ‘I am loved because I love.’ Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says: ‘I need you because I love you.’ “

Five a Day–at Least

     Are you eating all the vegetables and fruits you need? You should have at least five servings a day. Fruits and vegetables are rich in fiber and antioxidants, and they make you feel full. And don’t forget all the vitamins and minerals that fruits and vegetables contain. And they’re delicious! Be adventurous and [...]

I Need that Cup of Joe!

Turns out that drinking coffee in moderation is good for you. Coffee is rich in antioxidants, like clorogenic and melanic acids, and research suggests that it is associated with a reduced risk of a variety of illnesses and an improvement in overall body and mental performance. No surprise to anyone who needs that morning cup [...]

Recycling Magic

Did you know…that recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for three hours.

Dump Those Plastic Bags

Did you know that if just one quarter of U.S. families used 10 fewer plastic bags a month, we would save over 2.5 BILLION bags a year? That’s a staggering amount of plastic bags polluting our roadways and clogging our landfills. Get some fabric tote bags to leave in your car, and use them to tote your [...]

Move Your Body to Build Your Brain

Aerobic exercise increases mental acuity. A study done by scientists at the University of Illinois found that three 40-minute walks per week for six months improved memory, reasoning, and may spur the birth of new brain neurons. -Newsweek, June 18, 2010

Money Worries

Our relationship with money has a significant effect on our overall health. Worrying about debt causes high stress, which results in sleepless nights, depression, loss of appetite, and so on. President Heber J. Grant of Brigham Young University said, “If there is any one thing that will bring peace and contentment into the human heart, and [...]