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9 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Your Children

by Hilary Thompson While it is developmentally appropriate for kids (especially younger ones) to be self-centered, it’s never too early to start teaching your children how to be grateful. There are many benefits to cultivating gratitude, including an increase in positive emotions, better recovery from stress, and healthier physical habits. Here are nine ways to teach your children gratitude. Set an Example One …

Make Your Smile Even Brighter

Make Your Smile Even Brighter

A visit to an orthodontist can be imperative if it looks like your son or daughter is showing some signs of having a significant problem, including teeth or gum problems. Indeed, by carrying out an early visit to an orthodontist, you can help to prevent any serious long-term problems from developing while if you delay, then …

Combatting COLD and FLU Season

Combatting COLD and FLU Season

by Family Features (Family Features) When temperatures drop, the risk for illness, such as colds and the flu, rises. Each year, millions of Americans suffer from symptoms ranging from coughing, sneezing and congestion to aches, fevers and vomiting that can leave them feeling less than 100 percent. While you may not be able to…

Health Hacks that Actually Work

Health Hacks that Actually Work

Photo © Carolyn Franks | Source: Dreamstime.comHealth is one thing that we should always take care of. Often people neglect the inner health because no one can see it but always want to make sure that they leave the house looking good. But whatever it is that is stopping you from being healthy this article will make sure that you do exactly that. And you do not have to sweat for it. Keep on reading and get tips that will aid you in your everyday life. Weird but They …

Swedish Study Finds an Increased Risk of Heart Attacks on Christmas Eve

Swedish Study Finds an Increased Risk of Heart Attacks on Christmas Eve

by LouAnn Moss (function(w,d,e,o,u,s,t){w[o]||(w[o]={},s=d.createElement(e),s.src=u,s.async=1, t=d.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],t.parentNode.insertBefore(s,t))})(window,document, “script”,”oiopub”,”https://healthymomsmagazine.net/wp-content/plugins/oiopub-direct/zones.js”); The holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when heart problems increase. According to a new study from Sweden, the risk of suffering a heart attack increases almost 40% on Christmas Eve. While the study did…

Taking a Break: How to Effectively Recuperate After an Accident

Taking a Break: How to Effectively Recuperate After an Accident

If you are a senior enjoying a full and independent life at home, a fall or slip can be a real setback. After a stay in hospital, returning home can seem a little daunting, particularly if you are still recovering and have limited mobility. You may not be ready or have a need for the full-time support of a residential aged care facility, but you may just need a little help to get back on your feet – this is where respite care can be of assistance. Respite care in NSW offers elderly people a range…

4 tips to keep in mind while choosing an ophthalmologist

4 tips to keep in mind while choosing an ophthalmologist

Photo: © blurf Source: Dreamstime.comThere is no better way to reduce the risk of permanent eye damage than consulting an ophthalmologist for any sort of early treatment. You can be sure of that fact. Moreover, there are many good and experienced ophthalmologists around, but how exactly are you going to find out which one of them is the best for you and your eye malady? That is what will make …

Reasons to pursue a career in the healthcare sector

Reasons to pursue a career in the healthcare sector

Healthcare jobs are poised for both dramatic change and overall growth, making it an exciting and potentially rewarding direction for careers. Technology is driving much of the change in the healthcare sector, creating a wide range of new health-related roles. While some of the growth will be based on new opportunities created by the intersection of technology and medicine, the aging population is the most significant driver of growth. The average age of the world’s populations is increasing, and the elderly tend to require more medical support, and invest in more health-…

‘Exercise Your Mood’ with Michelle Bridges in Sydney on May 1st 2018

‘Exercise Your Mood’ with Michelle Bridges in Sydney on May 1st 2018

Michelle BridgesTo kick-off Black Dog Institute’s ‘Exercise Your Mood’ week (30 April – 6 May 2018), Michelle Bridges will lead a free public group workout at First Fleet Park in Circular Quay, Sydney, from 7:30am – 8:30am on Tuesday 1st May, to encourage everyday Australians to improve their mental health by completing at least one hour of exercise each week. According to the Australian Health Survey, 20% of Australian adults do not undertake any regular physical activity, and more than a third spend less than 1.5 hours…

How a Wrong Relationship Can Affect Your Health

How a Wrong Relationship Can Affect Your Health

The word relationship often wanders our minds towards a picture where couples are happily holding hands and living a peaceful life. However, no picture has just a single side. It’s not necessary that all relationships are merry, some are sour too. One doesn’t know if a relationship will work out or not until they get into it. By the time a person realizes that the relationship isn’t working out for them, it may be too late because wrong relationships can cast negative health effects on a person. You need to make sure to stay away from relationships…

7 Reasons To Drink Water Right After Waking Up

7 Reasons To Drink Water Right After Waking Up

We have always been told that drinking water boosts our energy and makes us feel fresher, more sparkling, and healthier. But not all of us know that the time of drinking    water during the day can control its benefits and advantages. While drinking water throughout the day is essential, experts have recommended that drinking two glasses of water in the morning on an empty stomach is a magical trick to fire up …

Making Yourself a Priority

Making Yourself a Priority

Image source: pixabay.comDo you ever wish that you had more time to focus on you? Do you often find yourself so busy that is feels you don’t even have the time to breathe? Are you sick of doing the things you feel like you have to do instead of the things that you enjoy – the things that are good …

The Scary Truth About Childhood Depression

The Scary Truth About Childhood Depression

by Maureen Lake Depression in girls is alarming for many reasons. When your daughter is young and misdiagnosed it’s even more frightening. Knowledge is power when parenting your spirited child and it’s important to be aware of signs and subtle changes. Hidden Depression In Girls It was something about the tone of her voice that got to me. “Why do I feel so…

Getting All Your Nursing Gear in Australia from Mentone Educational

Getting All Your Nursing Gear in Australia from Mentone Educational

The nursing profession is an honourable career choice that is in big demand. The need for quality trained nurses is on the rise around the world and continues to be one of the fastest growing occupations. Many nurses currently in the business are aging out and nearing retirement age, which will open…

4 Actionable Tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes

by Jane Brown You go to the pharmacy and get a monthly subscription for your diabetes medication. But when you reach home and take the first dose from your new lot, you see that instead of the usual green round pills, these pills are red and heart-shaped. Is this the same medication? Should you be taking it? With the plethora of…

30 Things You Can’t Give Your Baby

30 Things You Can’t Give Your Baby

Having a baby is a wonderful experience. While at one hand it is quite amazing and fulfilling, on the other hand it can be a very stressful and confusing job, too. First time parents are always worrying about whether or not they are parenting right, and what if they accidentally harm their baby? Yes, the challenges of parenthood can be quite daunting.As parents, we have a natural instinct to protect our little ones and provide them with everything they need. We all want …

Dietary Supplements for Anxiety Relief Are Helping to Make the World Calmer

by Guest Author Is it possible for an anxiety relief supplement to take the world by storm? Perhaps it’s much more accurate to say that a new generation of health supplements is helping to make the world a much calmer and more manageable place for millions of people who suffer from chronic anxiety. If you are a person who falls under this general heading, this news will be very welcome indeed. This new breed of anxiety …

Beat Your Bedtime Blues: Choosing and Using Today’s Sleep Trackers

Beat Your Bedtime Blues: Choosing and Using Today’s Sleep Trackers

When it comes to sleep one thing’s for certain; most people are not getting enough of it. Even if you are getting your recommended 7-9 hours per night, it may not be of the quality you require to feel well rested for the day ahead. One thing you could …

Take Control of Your Health This National Women’s Health Week

Take Control of Your Health This National Women’s Health Week

by Susan Bowerman MS, RD – Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training, Herbalife Did you know that it’s never too early or late to work toward living a healthy active lifestyle? This National Women’s Health Week, women of all ages can take control of their health by following a proper exercise and diet regimen. The following are four simple healthy tips every woman can use to get and stay healthy, created in collaboration with my Herbalife colleague, Samantha Clayton, former Olympic runner and Senior Director of worldwide fitness education. Eat Right – You don’t need to eat immediately …

Healthy Gut = Happy Life

by Guest Author LoveBug® Probiotics Delivers Premium, Optimal Gut Health for the Whole Family NEW YORK – Studies show that more than 70 million Americans suffer from digestive “gut” problems.   A healthy gut is the basis of good health.  In fact about 70% of our immune system lives in our gut.  Current lifestyles, poor eating habits, the environment and increased antibiotic intake have all contributed to an extreme imbalance in the microbiome where “bad” bugs outweigh the “good” bugs that maintain a healthy digestive tract.  LoveBug Probiotics has developed …