Life

Oldman-Retirement

Happy Retirement

Posted on May 25, 2017

“Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick Retirement can be a scary move for all of us.  Of course, the financial end of it is always the biggest consideration and worry.  With an economy as it is now, a strong retirement plan is essential.  The big question is, […]

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Girl Sleeping

Does a Fullmoon Affect Your Sleep?

Posted on May 21, 2017

Changing the way you sleep might be one of the simplest changes you can make, affecting everything from your mental health to your physical health.  When you have impaired or lack of sleep, it may impact your immune system, increase your risk of heart disease, raise your blood pressure and increase your risk of Alzheimer’s […]

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Man with Sleepiness and Fatigue

Do you have Sleepiness and Fatigue?

Posted on May 20, 2017

Ernest Hemingway once said, “ I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when Im awake, you know?” Most of us can relate to his words when we do not get enough sleep. It makes us feel like we are possibly from another planet. Right? The most common and obvious cause of […]

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Woman With Muscle Pain

Why Charley Horses?

Posted on May 15, 2017

Exactly what is a charley horse? This is a muscle cramp that is particularly in your calf muscles and an incredibly common condition that results in your muscles. They become tight, stiff and extremely painful. In an adult, there’s a good chance you’ve had one at some point or another during your lifetime. The name […]

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fingernails

What is Fingernail?

Posted on May 14, 2017

The fingernails are made of layers of a protein called keratin. This protein is also found in your hair and the top layer of your skin. Fingernails are resilient to a point. There are a variety of problems and conditions that might affect the nails. Many of these conditions are fairly harmless. If you are […]

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Man With High Cholesterol

Understanding Cholesterol

Posted on May 13, 2017

When your cholesterol is high, there is an increased risk of heart disease. This causes immediate myths about saturated fats, which demonizes certain categories of food. Egg and healthy oils are two of them. We are all advised to keep our cholesterol as low as possible or we will suffer serious complications. However, this is […]

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Woman Having a Vacation

Need Vacation?

Posted on May 12, 2017

The travel service company, Expedia, commissioned in 2009 the International Vacation Deprivation Study. It was found that 30% of Americans did NOT use all their vacation days. A major reason that they have left their vacation time unused is the fear of losing their jobs. These vacations are essential, not only to employees but to […]

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Cherries

Pucker Magic With Cherries

Posted on May 11, 2017

One of the natural remedies for joint pain such as arthritis is eating tart cherries. It is a fact that 20% of Americans suffer from arthritis. Just like cherries, all dark-skinned fruits are high in antioxidants and other phytochemicals that promote human health in numerous ways. We all love eating those sweet cherries, but the […]

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Woman

What a Woman Wants!

Posted on May 10, 2017

Diana Kirschner, PhD, has written several books on love and shared some ideas for the guys in their relationships. A guy with a sensitive side is a guy that women appreciate. Especially if that gal is upset. She needs that arm around her and a tissue. When it comes to romance, chivalry still has a […]

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Couple Adopted a Child

Joys of Adoption

Posted on May 9, 2017

This is a subject close to my heart. A friend of mine has a friend who chose adopting a child from Korea, through the Holt Adoption Agency. They were already a mixed family of mine, yours and ours for children. Being a foster family for years, the welfare of children was always uppermost in their […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon