(PCM) Fall is in full swing, and chances are, you’re feet are aching from trying to break in new flats – whether they’re ballerinas, loafers, or even “comfort” walking shoes. Is it possible to break in shoes without all the pain and suffering? Yes, yes it is!
Here are a few helpful tips for getting over that break in period without all the blisters and bandaids!
1. As soon as you get your new pair of flats…Read full post
(PCM) Along with cold, wintry weather comes poor circulation – at least for millions of Americans. There are some unhealthy lifestyle factors that contribute to the development of poor circulation, such as a poor diet and smoking, but for many, poor circulation is just a frustrating effect of winter. Nothing slows you down quite like numb fingers and toes!
Don’t let the chilly weather slow you down this winter! Try these tips to get the blood flowing…Read full post
(PCM) Is Fido looking a little hefty lately? If your furry friend is heavier than he should be, you’re not alone; studies suggest up to 60 to 70 percent of dogs and cats are overweight or obese! That’s right: the nation’s obesity epidemic doesn’t just affect children and adults, it affects our pets, too.
But just because the majority of dogs and cats are overweight – or worse, obese – doesn’t mean it’s okay. Luckily, steps…Read full post
This is the time that the team we have put together can come into play. You call your doctor and let him or her know what is going on with you. If they want to see you, don’t put it off, go and get seen. If the doctor…Read full post
(PCM) Falling asleep at your desk? Having trouble completing the simplest of tasks? Forget reaching for another cup of coffee or worse, those chemical-concoction energy shots and drinks; there are healthier, all-natural ways to gain more energy throughout your day – and they don’t require much more than your body and a glass of water.
1. Open the shades. If you have a desk with a window, energy could be hiding just behind the blinds! This is…Read full post
(PCM) No, it’s not a typo: Americans are getting too much sleep. If you’re asking yourself, “Who are these people and what do they do for a living?”, well, you’re not alone! It’s hard to believe, but a new survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics has revealed that most Americans are getting over eight yours of sleep a night, which according to them is TOO MUCH sleep.
The average American over age fifteen sleeps 8 hours…Read full post
We have to look at our thinking patterns and work on those things that get us in a bad place and walk away from them. Sometimes this includes people. Our relationships can be a percentage of our problems. If the people we associate…Read full post
Monday night I had class until 9 PM, before I had to head out on my hour train ride home. The next evening I made dinner plans with my high school friend Rachel. On Wednesday, I stayed at my grandparent’s house to grab some food and to watch a movie. Thursday I made sure to eat dinner at home with my family, before heading over to my friend Nataly’s house to watch Glee. Friday I went out to…Read full post
(PCM) It can be pretty stressful this time of the year now that summer is over, kids are back in school, and the dreadful cold and flu season is lurking just around the corner. While daily massages, personal chefs, and a live-in nanny would all be ideal in a stress-free world, let’s face it: that’s not happening! When you need to reduce stress fast try these quick, easy tips:
Drink black tea. Black tea has been shown to…Read full post
September is National Recovery Month, and with more than 54 million people suffering from various addictions, there are few of us who haven’t witnessed the pain and devastation or been affected ourselves.
Millions of people live what appear to be normal lives, yet they are secretly numbing their emotional pain with alcohol, drugs, food and many other lifestyle addictions. Michael Cartwright knows all about it; he transformed his life, becoming clean, sober and a respected pioneer in…Read full post