Category: "Healthy Living" Articles

Home Safety Tips During COVID-19
September 29, 2020
The year 2020 has been all about the outbreak of COVID-19. During the last few months, we were trapped in our houses to assure our safety and slow the spread of COVID-19. Even now,...
Your New Office (Workout) Routine
September 20, 2020
It’s a typical COVID-19, “new norm” workday in my backyard detached office (thank goodness this house had one when we bought it years ago). I see my patients via telehealth these days and my...
Hittin’ the Trails with Erik Stanley
September 5, 2020
When COVID-19 hit, I was pretty anxious about having my son at home full time. My wife and I both work full time and our 2.5-year-old son, Wyatt, had previously been going to daycare...
Journaling Daily: The Health Benefits You Need to Know
August 24, 2020
When you were younger, did you keep a diary? There isn’t a rule that says you have to give up that habit as you get older. Journaling actually offers significant health benefits and can...
How Sitting Can Shave Off Years of Your Life
August 17, 2020
Two and a half years ago my wife and I welcomed our twins, Adelaide and Gray, into the world. Being a first-time parent, I took to Google to learn everything I could about twins...
What You Need to Know About Blue Zones
July 28, 2020
There have been five locations around the world deemed hot spots, or “Blue Zones”, where people have been known to live the longest. Here’s what you need to know.  In a 2005 National Geographic...
Mind and Movement
July 1, 2020
It is no secret our minds and bodies are part of one being, but when talking about health, we tend to separate our mental and physical selves. However, growing research suggests there is actually...
Easy Houseplants
June 30, 2020
Work on your green thumb with these easy houseplants to care for.    Filling your home or apartment with more houseplants has several benefits besides a level up on decor. Not only do houseplants...
Let’s Win the Day
June 1, 2020
Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight boxing champion, once said, “Everybody has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth.” Well, guess what?  You, me and everyone we know have been punched in the...
Nine Ways to Make Your Home Healthier
May 15, 2020
People are spending more time at home than ever to protect themselves from infectious diseases. This even means staying away from family and friends even for birthdays, picnic, anniversaries, and more. Families even need...
Six Reasons to Slather on Sunscreen
April 30, 2020
Sunscreen is your skin’s best friend. Any dermatologist will tell you the first step to keeping your skin healthy and looking fresh is by adding sunscreen into your daily routine. The sun emits natural...
How to Get Your Kids Excited to Exercise
April 30, 2020
Clean your room. Eat your broccoli. To a child, the command “get some exercise” sounds a lot like another chore to complete.  Kids instinctively love to get moving and test the limits of their...
How to Avoid Overeating While Working From Home
April 29, 2020
Have you started avoiding your bathroom scale during the quarantine? If you find yourself looking in the mirror and heaving a sigh over your love handles, you aren’t alone.  Even during the best of...
Five Best Ways to Invest in Your Health
April 13, 2020
Health might seem like a goal, but it’s actually more like a lifelong journey. After all, it’s not just about achieving health, it’s also about nurturing and maintaining it throughout the years in order...
Houseplants for Your Health
April 12, 2020
5 resilient plants that will make your air easier to breathe.
How Gardening Can Boost Your Health
April 10, 2020
Being cooped up for weeks is a surefire recipe for cabin fever. The cure is only a few steps away in your backyard. Now’s the perfect time to catch up with all those chores...
How to Keep a Healthy Lifestyle and Routine While Working from Home
April 8, 2020
Many Americans now find themselves welcomed to the wonderful world of telecommuting — even if they didn’t request the perk. That’s OK. Working from home offers a ton of advantages, not the least of...
How to be Fit and Fabulous at Any Age
April 6, 2020
People usually reach the peak of their physical functioning in their 20s and early 30s. After that, things start changing. The rate of the change is individual, and it depends on genetics, lifestyle choices...
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