Personal care

14 ways to get better and smarter at stress

“If the grass looks greener on the other side, stop complaining and start watering the grass you’re standing on” – Angel Charnoff. Stress is our bodies’ natural response to potential threats. Though the concept of stress is modern, this fight or flight response called “stress” is as old as mankind. What then, makes stress the …

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Are we over-santizing ourselves and our kids? – part II

“Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating oreos.” In today’s world of medical advances, dying from a microbial infection is very rare in developed countries. We have become so efficient at avoiding infections that the appearance of a dangerous strain of listeria bacteria in melons leads to massive recalls and …

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The art of caregiving- Understanding dementia

“The person with dementia may look the same and, at times, may sound and act the same but they are no longer the same”- Nataly Rubinstein. Dear friends, I was looking for some information on dementia (a comment from a co-blogger got me interested, thanks to her) when I came across this amazing book,”Alzheimer’s disease and …

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Do you really want to depend on the health-care system?

Health is not valued till sickness comes – Thomas Fuller Are you prepared for the various uncertainties and challenges that life could throw at you? Have you planned to financially protect you and your family against the huge hospital bills you will incur when you meet with an accident or diagnosed with an illness? Of …

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