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How to Use Self-Care in Service to Your Heart, Body and Mind

By Orville Caval on Dec 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Self-care is more than just a millennial fad—it’s a lifestyle must-have for everybody. Its well-known benefits for mental health are unparalleled, running the gamut from stress relief to increased focus and productivity. Its physical benefits are just as impressive, too. In fact, self-care has been known not just to increase overall health, but also alleviate symptoms of diseases, including heart disease.

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How to Find a Healthy Diet Plan to Fit Your Lifestyle

By Orville Caval on Nov 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Let's face it: dieting is hard, especially for people with busy lifestyles. Sometimes, we don't feel like going through all the trouble and would rather stick to our fast-food diets. However, when we factor in the dangers of an unhealthy diet (heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke, increased probability for certain cancers, asthma, osteoarthritis, etc.) and the many benefits of eating healthy (longer life, more energy, etc.) it becomes clear that the best time to start a diet plan is now.

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Happy in Body and Mind: How Seniors & Caregivers Can Get Started in Yoga

By Orville Caval on Oct 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you’re a senior with a growing interest in yoga, keep in mind that yoga can help relieve many of the mental and physical problems common among older adults, such as stress, depression, and joint pain. It also offers many benefits for caregivers, which means yoga can be an enjoyable activity for you and your caregiver to do together. Don’t be scared off by images of people twisted into complex poses. Yoga is a holistic, soothing discipline that’s highly adaptable to diverse groups with different physical needs and capabilities. However, you should know what you’re getting into first and find the right instructor and form of yoga before getting started.

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Sleeping less than 6 hours may raise risk of cancer, even death

By Orville Caval on Oct 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Not getting enough sleep may put some people at risk for much more than being drowsy the next day, a new study says.

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking

By Orville Caval on Aug 20, 2019 12:01:33 PM

Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to stop.

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