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Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete

9 Hacks To Get Your Best Sleep This Allergy Season

Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Seasonal allergies or asthma affect more than 60 million Americans, according to estimates, and more than 75 percent of those people report their allergies cause them to lose sleep, resulting in drowsy days.
Sally Swanson

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I don't believe that the notion of giving in to one's needs is appreciated in our society's rush to do everything bigger, better, faster. Scheduling time for oneself is not only a fulfilling concept to me personally, but I believe it should be viewed as a measure of one's success.
Sharon Peaslee

Sleep or Sports: Which Is More Important for Teens?

Sharon Peaslee | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
The bottom line is sleep enhances athletic performance and participation. Students need both. Sports are not a substitute for adequate sleep, and it's not in the best interest of students to power through fatigue.
Bryan Dooley

Observations From Below: Imagine

Bryan Dooley | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I haven't really blogged about my own home town since my introduction to this blog. Just like anyone else, I am a product of my environment. Winston is an interesting place for a person with disabilities to live. We do have lots of...
Jodi Aman

Overcome Social Anxiety by Observing Other People

Jodi Aman | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
When you have an illusion of danger, it is pretty hard to leap right out of it. So in this video, I am going to explain how you can take small steps to push past your social anxiety so that you can stop avoiding things that you'd enjoy.
Eric J. Hall

4 Things Every Alzheimer's Care Provider Should Know About Preventing Frustration

Eric J. Hall | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
While it can be rewarding, as many caregivers know, this job can also be very frustrating as well. Alzheimer's disease is a condition that can completely change the behavior and the personality of the individual it impacts.
Jane Simon, M.D.

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead to the desired goal. Many people act as if they don't believe (or accept) that exercise and...
Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais

Good Night, Children: Sleep a Nonnegotiable Issue

Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
For my pajamas I choose the softest, lightweight cottons, and if possible made with organic fabrics. Pajamas for children have to be comfortable, and keep the body temperature uniform throughout the night.
Mindy Utay

6 Tips for Nailing the First Date Conversation

Mindy Utay | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
How do you make the most of that all-important first date by having a conversation that balances hope and reality so you don't waste precious time on a relationship that will ultimately go nowhere?
Kristi Hugstad

The Business of Surviving a Spouse

Kristi Hugstad | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
These lists are not all-encompassing as some individuals may have much more complicated financial situations, but they will provide you with a good starting point that can save you time, money, and energy.
Angel Rodriguez

Dealing With Excessive Sweating While Training

Angel Rodriguez | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
In this post, I'll provide my tips for dealing with excessive sweating at the gym. I train hard, and I train often. Part of training, is sweating, and ladies and gentlemen, I sweat a great deal! A LOT! I sweat so much, that it not only affects me in cardio...
Lauren Sorensen

What Do Nurses Do?

Lauren Sorensen | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Ultimately, the bulk of the patient's care and safety falls onto the shoulders of the nurse. We are responsible for the majority of the care given by everyone else on the floor -- even the doctors.
Ovadya Batat

Silly Poem of the Week: Failure to Launch

Ovadya Batat | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Art is an Inspiration Card by Diane Sherman Want me to read this poem to you? A humbling pattern starts to emerge It cripples success and stifles my urge When the end of a project is finally near Instead of triumph, I'm dealing with fear It's not that I think the project is crap It just that I can't quite call it a wrap The reason, my friend, in case you have missed I'm seeking perfection which doesn't exist The inner critic has decided to show His moment has come to deliver a blow He does it so well, he knows what to say To get me to freeze, to keep me at bay He makes me feel crappy for all I have done "It's shit," he says, and takes all the fun The fear is nameless, unjustified terror It makes me believe it all was an error So instead of deciding which tasks are at hand I work on a different project I planned I'm good at beginning and starting the work When it comes to completing, I'm just a big joke I'm writing this now at the end of my rope I'm out of excuses, but wait -- there is hope By quitting this project, I'm surely to sob Might as well do it, and finish the job I can't really fail by completing the climb So quitting is not an option this time I've decided I'll do it, I'll go the whole way No matter the critic, I'm launching...
Helen Agresti RD

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before You Start Drinking Protein Shakes

Helen Agresti RD | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Protein is a nutrient that plays an important role in maintaining, building, and repairing tissues in our body. While protein is essential for muscle growth, consuming too much will not result in an above average physique.
Anne Schuchat, MD

When It Was Even Scarier

Anne Schuchat, MD | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Four score and seven years ago, my mother was born into an America swarming with pathogens. Many were simply known as diseases of childhood; not all children survived them. My mother remembers how her family suffered when a cousin died during infancy from meningitis. Even closer to home...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Tonight, Sleep Like a... Dragon?

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
There's a lot of information around about what happens when humans sleep, from rapid eye movements (REM) to dreaming. But the research involving the electrophysiological characteristics of sleep has mostly been limited to mammals and invertebrates.
Kirsi Bhasin

Aim True Like Kathryn Budig: 3 Ways to Find Balance

Kirsi Bhasin | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Does life seem like an impossible juggling act? Does finding balance seem out of reach? If this sounds like you hear what Kathryn Budig, an internationally celebrated yoga teacher and author has to say. She is known for her accessibility, humor, and ability to empower her students through her message,...
Angel Rodriguez

There Is No Substitute for Hard Work in Fitness!

Angel Rodriguez | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
In life, it has always been my firm belief that there is no substitute for hard work. In today's instant gratification oriented society, we tend to want things here and now! This may work well when browsing through the Internet and looking for a song, but it doesn't transfer over...
Travis N. Rieder

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet This Weekend

Travis N. Rieder | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I survived withdrawal, but it was the worst thing I've been through in my life (and that includes being hit by a van). And to be clear, it could have, and should have, gone better for me, if the medical system were better set up for managing long-term opioid use.
Puja Rios

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 3 -- Doc Appointments, You Are Your Own Best Advocate

Puja Rios | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
If you aren't getting the results you're looking for, I encourage you to keep fighting. Keep looking, keep an open mind and don't compromise. If you know you can do more, do it. This condition can be managed and you can live a better life.
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