If you've noticed that your parent has become frail and in need of care, then you've probably noticed something else ... this care is really crazy expensive!
I was after that runner's high. Every runner knows the feeling. It's when you're one with the wind and despite how long you've been on a run, you feel no pain... only pure joy.
After leaving a trail of broken relationships in my wake, know all too well the heartbreak associated with love and mental health. However, I also know that as someone with a mental illness, I am capable of having fulfilling and loving relationships - and have the happy memories to prove it.
The following are three signs that you may have developed an unhealthy relationship with exercise.
Let us hope that we do not have to wait for a new version of the Fair Labor Standards Act to be enacted before the 21st century worker is given some relief from an impossible work schedule so that death does not precede retirement.
So if you have slipped into some lazy summer habits or let yourself off the hook day after day, whatever the reason, you still can recover momentum after a break.
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Life is meant to be a fun adventure. It isn't a race to the grave. Embrace and enjoy all that comes to you be it the good, the bad and the ugly. Use it to grow and become exactly who you want to be.
We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.
Everything you do, think and feel is the result of one powerful organ -- your brain. The conductor of consciousness, the author of your story, the frontier of your future -- whatever name you want to call it, it's important to recognize the vital role your brain plays in directing...
There is a direct connection between your body and your mind. Your mind is housed in your body. The same blood that flows through your body also flows through your brain. If you don't take care of your body, it affects your mind, and if you don't care of your...
On one hand, I like to see myself as a young leader within the disability field, so I like to use what I have to inspire people and hopefully foster change. On the other hand, having to be a constant inspiration can be exhausting and require years of therapy, which is hard to pay for when you inspire for free.
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Part of love is service. It feels good to help out, and what that does for your spirit can often make up for a deficiency of physical energy. But (for me, at least) those delicious feelings dry up under the harshness of overextending out of obligation.
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Hiking can be a wonderful activity and also great exercise for dog owners and their canine companions. There's nothing like a few hours on the trail in the great outdoors to clear your mind and work those leg muscles, and most dogs relish any opportunity to explore the natural world....
Losing someone who has touched so many is hard and shocking to those left behind. But he left us with so many inspiring thoughts and so much wisdom.
Getting organized is a life changing habit. Life changing habits take time, effort and practice to implement. It's a marathon, not a race so keep at it. The benefits will make the process completely worth it.
I don't find depressing things depressing. I don't find problems, issues and stuck points melancholic. I certainly empathize with my clients who are in a state of doubt or confusion and draw from my own personal experiences when I've been in similar states of mind and heart.
We're putting a call-to-action to all men: Get your baseline PSA blood test if you're 40 years or older. But of course, we know most men will not take this initiative, so this is an open letter to all women.
Here's the thing about what hurts in this life... it's beautiful. It's what teaches us to be wiser and smarter and more discerning. It's what shows us who we really are and who's meant to walk beside us. It's how we connect with the people we most want to connect with, and it's how we are shaped into the people we're here to be.
I've found, now, that my greatest strength has come from embracing the intensity of my emotions and understanding where they come from. I understand, not only my own pain but the obligation that I have to the patients we serve. We cannot abandon them like so many of the people in their lives.
For many women in South Africa like Lerato, a pregnant woman in Mabopane Township in Pretoria, pregnancy brought questions with answers that weren't always easy to come by. In a country with roughly five nurses and midwives for every 1000 people, help during pregnancy for Lerato and others often came from friends or family, if at all.