We knew we had a long road ahead of us, both with his recovery timeline and being able to pay the mounting medical bills which continued to pile up. One day, Bob had remembered seeing a 'Shark Tank' episode that featured a crowd gifting website called Plumfund.
Here are five ways to erase negative self-talk and start being kinder to yourself:
It is good news that the FDA is paying greater attention to female sexual health, and that eligible patients will have a new treatment option to try. However, this drug will help only a limited number of women for several reasons.
I travel with a sack of food because I detest processed food on airplanes. I try to only eat food that rots or ferments, so generally speaking you h...
All kids love sugar (adults too, but I'll leave it for another post). Even though at my house I stock up little to no artificial sugar, my kids love...
Online businesses nowadays always seem to know what we want and how to drive us toward their shopping carts, even when we are just on Facebook or browsing online. That pair of shoes you looked at last week pops up in the corner of your screen like a stealth shopping mousetrap.
"Teach us to number our days," prays the psalmist in Psalm 90, "that we may gain a wise heart." But what does it mean "to number our days"? And how do we do that wisely in this age of medical science?
Most people have been fed a raft of urban legends about all the bad things that happen when you swallow gum. I should have a chewing gum tree the size of a sequoia inside of me by now, according to such stories.
Aside from making it tough to cut a straight line with a pair of scissors designed for righties, being a southpaw can also have some subtle effects on our physical and mental health. The brains and bodies of lefties may operate differently.
With the vast majority of Americans living in urban settings, it's crucial -- for older Americans, for our nation's public health, and for the economics of healthcare -- that our cities be designed with an aging population in mind.
All aging parents should have the "four talks" with their elder children (boomers). No child wants to be the initiator of these discussion, so we elders can take the bull by the horns and get it started.
The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is what gets my dad through the endless days welding sugarcane harvesters. That's what everybody calls the b...
A body at rest remains at rest. A body in motion remains in motion. In those moments, when your determination is dwindling and your spirit is aching, when you're face to face with your absolute best, how do you want Sir Isaac Newton to describe you?
Being strong doesn't necessarily equate to being skinny. In most cases, being strong means weighing more, but feeling better. The bottom line is, weight aside and skinny aside, you won't be happy unless you are holistically strong: Strong in body, mind, and spirit.
A major part of any exercise is body mechanics -- fitness professionals know that better than anyone -- and that's the reason there are some exercises they avoid (and advise others to avoid).
It was a moment our living room was left largely unfurnished for. The three of us, wrestling and rolling around the wide-open, carpeted space, tickl...