Wellness in Practice
Monday, July 22, 2013
by Phylis Stoller When women travel, we often toss our scheduled lives to the wind, losing our daily routines, and, with them, our common sense. Crowds, weather fronts, delays, and anxiety can all be challenging, but some things are still in our control, like what we choose to eat and drink. The Mayo Clinic advises women to drink 9 cups of water or juice a day (including juice in fruits). It's important to do this even while traveling.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Since recently moving to a new town, I find myself busier than ever. Like out-of-control weeds, my expanding lists are growing sub-lists—and those, in turn, have spurned "now" and "later" lists … it's hard to keep track of it all. Each time I cross something off my list, five new things take its place.
Your World at Home
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
You've been waking up in the morning with itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy nose and have been sneezing more than normal. You know you're not allergic to the down or feathers in your pillows and comforters, so what gives? It may be the dust mites lurking in your bedding.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
I'm one of those people who rarely complain about the heat. Give me 80, even 90 degrees, and I'm fine—and happy—being outside. But winter? That's a whole other story. The minute the temperature dips below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, my body feels perpetually cold and doesn't thaw out until we're well into spring.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The old saying, "Treat your body right, and it'll treat you right," refers to more than just getting adequate sleep (7-9 hours a night for most of us), exercising and managing your stress levels. It also means carefully considering the foods you're eating to fuel your body.