The 3 Stages of Childbirth Explained

3 stages of childbirth

Labor and delivery are often spoken of as a continuous process from the time the water breaks until the baby is born.  There are however stages of childbirth that are separate and distinct.  Each has it’s own characteristics during which the body goes through specific changes to prepare for the birth of the new child. […]

How Yoga Alleviates Stress Related Conditions And Body Aches

Any situation the body perceives as dangerous or threatening triggers the stress or “fight or flight” response in the body. This threat may be overt physical danger or more subtle, dealing with interpersonal conflict such as a disagreement with a coworker or situational pressures, like coping with financial problems. The body’s efforts to deal with […]

Pros and Cons of Letting Your Child Join a Cheerleading Squad


The world has a lot more athletic opportunities to offer children of all genders these days, but cheerleading is still alive and well in the vast majority of schools. If your child announces her intentions to join up the next time the cheerleading squad holds tryouts, you needn’t panic. Cheerleading offers plenty of advantages (along […]

The 3 Principles of Mindful Eating

mindful eating

Life keeps on racing past us and this heavily influences the way we approach it. Everything becomes bound by time and the more time we spend on something the less time we have to do something else. Errands have to be run, bills have to be paid, and some leisure time should also be scheduled […]

3 Of The Best Robot Vacuum Cleaners

iRobot Roomba 770 Vacuum Cleaning Robot for Pets and Allergies

Not so long ago having a vacuum cleaner doing the work for you seemed like something out of Star Trek. These days it’s very normal to have a Robot vacuum cleaner and let’s face it: with our busy lives a robot vacuum cleaner can save us a lot of time, so it’s worth the initial […]

5 Ways To Use A Medicine Ball To Improve Your Fitness

5 ways to use a medicine ball

The saying “work smarter, not harder” applies to many facets of life, including exercise. Some people spin their wheels on a boring treadmill or exercises bike for month, and often until this mundane routine does little to accelerate their fitness level. The truth is there is a wide variety of exercise equipment available on the […]

Skin Cancer Aftercare Tips

Skin Cancer aftercare tips

Despite the torturous journey, there is always a glow of triumph after completing a skin cancer treatment successfully. More so, you are officially a cancer survivor. Being a survivor does not mean that you are out of the woods. However, not being out of the  woods yet is no green light for you to be […]