Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

August 1, 2021
Growing up, my grandmother, whom we lovingly called Shana, would fly down from Chicago and spend the summers at our house. She loved torturing herself in the Texas heat. With her TV tray, foldable...
August 1, 2021
There’s a lot that goes into longevity, even outside of overall health. There’s also love, fulfillment, activity and change. To help any age better understand life from a different perspective, AFM interviewed several Austin...
August 1, 2021
Although eating right and exercising is great for longevity in terms of mental and physical health, there is another often forgotten way to keep yourself feeling at your best, especially with age. A sense...
August 1, 2021
Getting a good night’s sleep is imperative to your overall health and body function, especially as you get older. Everyone can feel the initial effects of a poor night’s sleep — fatigue, bad mood,...
August 1, 2021
In recent years, CBD has become a must-have in many people’s medicine cabinets. While CBD is a naturally occurring component derived from cannabis, it’s not to be confused with THC, which is the psychoactive...
August 1, 2021
It’s frustrating to have lingering symptoms that come and go, yet every time you visit your doctor there seems to be nothing they can find as the cause.  This could be because your doctor...
July 27, 2021
What is self-love? Within the health and wellness community, self-love is a necessity and common knowledge. However, it is not enough to believe in self-love, because it is not merely a state of mind....
July 15, 2021
Let’s face it, after a long day of work or taking care of others, we all look forward to flopping down on a couch and watching our favorite TV shows. But sitting all day...
July 13, 2021
While sweat pours down every inch of our bodies, our pups’ only sweat glands are on their paw pads and nose. They cool down mainly by panting, and in 100-degree weather – that could...
July 10, 2021
Recovery from substance use disorder is more than staying away from drugs and alcohol; it’s more than regretting what you did when you were in active use, and it’s more than spending your whole...
July 1, 2021
Erich Sanchack, Executive Vice President of Operations at Digital Realty, and his daughter, Dani Sanchack, are Austin transplants who are inspiring and advocating for heart and stroke patients across Central Texas. A former U.S....
July 1, 2021
If you’ve ever pulled out the paper slip in a birth control box, unfolded the massive paper and thought, “Wow, those are a lot of side effects,” you’re not alone. Hormonal birth control is...
July 1, 2021
It is almost never left behind. Whether in your bag, back pocket or plugged in and resting on your bedside table while you sleep, you usually know where your cell phone is. As one...
July 1, 2021
The first time Dr. Kate Biberdorf realized that she might really be on to something in the science communication realm was at the beginning of a new school semester. On the first morning of...
July 1, 2021
Yes, it’s true — sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We may have plans, goals and dreams that we actively stop ourselves from achieving. And this can be especially true when it comes...
July 1, 2021
Yes, it’s true — sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We may have plans, goals and dreams that we actively stop ourselves from achieving. And this can be especially true when it comes...
June 30, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has gone on long enough, but it’s not going to last forever. While 2019 and 2020 have been difficult years, 2021 seems to bring promises of more travel, socialization and less...
June 19, 2021
As you begin nearing retirement age, the travel bug may begin to hit. There are so many places you’re bound to want to see, from the beauty of the Grand Canyon to the grandeur...
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