Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is caused when an individual witnesses or experiences a tragic event. Though they may not surface for months or years, symptoms include sleeplessness, depression, a heightened state of anxiety, flashbacks to the event and avoidance of places, people or activities that are reminders of the trauma. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 7.7 million adults in the U.S. live with PTSD, though women are more likely to develop this condition.
Caring for plants yields more than beautiful flowers and tasty produce. As they plan, dig, prune and harvest, gardeners are cultivating better physical and mental health. It’s good news that interest in gardening surged during the pandemic. That trend may continue to bloom and bear fruit.
Overeating during the holidays and New Year’s may now be in the rearview mirror. But that doesn’t necessarily make losing or maintaining weight easier for everyone — even if you resolved to make healthier food choices. It may be a tough work to keep a healthy weight and diet. For some people, it can be especially difficult.
Giving new meaning to the saying 'keep your eyes on the prize'
Once again, millennials — anyone born between 1981 and 1996 — are in the news. This time, unbeknownst to them, it’s a plea for help.
The arrival of fall and the start of a new school year often bring a variety of emotions. The excitement that comes with a new year and a fresh start can give a sense of renewal and optimism. While there’s an energy and purpose that comes with getting back into the school year routine, there can also be stress in trying to balance schedules, get kids to activities and take care of what needs to be done at home. Don’t get lost in the shuffle, and, most importantly, make time for exercise and taking care of your own well-being.
Say goodbye to ingrown hairs, razor burn and achieve your best shave yet
These activities will remind you that playtime isn’t just for children
Whether you brush your teeth once, twice or thrice per day, this daily ritual can sometimes fall to the wayside during and after the holiday seasons. Sweet treats lurk around every kitchen corner and dining room dessert table. Luckily, we’ve got you covered — but not covered in toothpaste. Check out our top five tips to take care of your teeth this winter.