Have Bad Allergies? These 6 Habits Could Be Making Your Symptoms Worse

Take a look at some surprising ways you may be inadvertently making your allergy symptoms worse—as well as some tips on how to break these bad habits.

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout...

Is Foam Rolling Good for You?

One of the biggest current workout trends isn’t actually a workout at all—it’s a technique that is touted to warm up your muscles more effectively, relieve post-workout pain, and assist in building muscle mass....

Is It Time to Nix the Nightcap?

Does your nighttime routine include pouring a drink before heading off to bed? Turns out that evening scotch or late-night glass of wine could be having profound effects on your sleep and health...

Is All Exercise Created Equal?

If your schedule is already packed, the last thing you want to waste time on is a workout that isn’t getting you results. So is there an exercise that will give you the most bang for your buck?

The Healthiest Valentine’s Day Candy

While no candy is genuinely a healthy option, there are some that will do less damage in terms of how much sugar you’re eating versus how much nutritional value you’re getting this Valentine's Day...

4 Ways Social Relationships Improve Your Health

Social relationships are important, and research has indicated that both the quantity and quality of these relationships have strong effects on mental and physical health...

6 Mental Health Resolutions for the New Year

This year, resolve to focus on your mental health. To approach this in a practical, achievable way, follow these 6 micro-resolutions that will add up to a much healthier you.

2019 Fitness Trends

2019 is an interesting year for fitness trends, because it is trendy just to be fit. There’s a growing pattern of inclusion and accessibility in popular exercise activities, meaning that it’s the time for anyone and everyone to participate.

5 Ways to Boost Your Morning Coffee

While you may not have been quick to embrace a dollop of butter in your coffee, you might find that these healthy boosts to your morning java are just what you need to start your day.

Self-Care Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

Follow these five self-care tips to get through the holiday season with your physical health and, perhaps more importantly, your mental health intact.

Stair Master? This One-Minute Test Could Predict Your Risk of Dying

Even if you hit the gym every day, a quick stair climb might leave you feeling winded. So, it’s not too surprising that stair climbing has proven to be a reliable test for your risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer.

4 Root Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter

Get back to eating healthier this winter while getting a huge nutritional boost by eating these root veggies, all healthier alternatives to potatoes!

Is it Okay to Take Painkillers for Sore Muscles?

Feeling the burn from that killer workout? Your first thought may be to reach for Ibuprofen or another over-the-counter painkiller, but here’s why that may not be the best solution…

Practicing Mindfulness at the Thanksgiving Table

Nobody wants to have to say no to all their favorite dishes at the Thanksgiving table. So how can you manage the day without compromising all indulgence? The answer is through mindfulness.

Spotlight on Alzheimer’s Awareness

Many people are familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, because they’ve had the devastating experience of seeing a loved one struggle with it. However, even those who’ve encountered Alzheimer’s may not fully understand what it is, how it affects the brain, or even how it develops in the first place.

How to Tell If Your Therapist Is a Good Fit

Talk therapy can have far reaching benefits for your mental and physical health, but it's only effective if there's a solid foundation with a positive relationship between you and your therapist. Here are six things to consider when evaluating your therapist...

Why should you care about your resting heart rate?

While blood pressure, cholesterol, and A1C are all important numbers, your resting heart rate (RHR) isn’t one that should be left out, since it can tell you more than you might realize...

Sick? Don’t Eat These Foods Until You Feel Better

Many comfort foods have the exact ingredients that you should avoid when you’re feeling ill—ones that will slow down your immune system and make you feel sick longer. Take a look at what not to eat when you’re feeling sick...

Want to Learn Something New? Sleep on It (Or Sweat on It)

When you want to learn a new skill or study for a test, you probably rely on the old methodology of practice makes perfect. But, while practice doesn’t hurt, you need to think about...