The Best Techniques to Relieve Stress, Anxiety and Negativity

The holiday season is approaching and it’s normal for negative feelings to arise in times of tension, but you shouldn’t have to settle for a persistent sense of anxiety as your default state of living. Here are a few simple methods you can try out to give yourself the emotional lift you need to enjoy […]

Balancing the Seven Chakras

The word “chakra” literally translates to “disk” or “wheel” in Sanskrit, and in English, it’s used to refer to the seven energy centers everyone has in their body. Each chakra has different attributes and functions, and keeping them balanced regulates both physical and emotional well-being. Balancing your chakras is an incredible technique that can help […]

10 Tips For Getting A Restful Night’s Sleep

Many individuals find it difficult to sleep properly at night as they age. Sleep disorders like insomnia, sleep apnea, snoring, restless leg syndrome, and periodic limb disorder often make it challenging for seniors to fall asleep and stay asleep, leaving them too exhausted to enjoy their daylight hours. If you’ve been struggling to achieve a […]

Quick and Easy Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad Ingredients 1 pound dried pasta like fusilli, penne, rotini or farfalle (bow tie) 1 cup sliced bell pepper (1 medium) 1 cup thinly sliced zucchini (1/2 medium) 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions (5 to 6) 1/4 cup sliced pepperoncini or banana peppers, optional 1 cup (4 ounces) halved […]

7 Unexpected Benefits of Music

Whether you prefer to tap your toes to jazz or bang your head to rock and roll, there’s one thing many of us can agree upon: Life would be pretty dull without music. It’s no secret that singing, dancing, and listening to music are pleasant activities, but the reasons why music is so beneficial to […]

Seniors and Sugar Cravings

Sugar cravings can plague people of all ages, but seniors often struggle with them more, even if they never had much of a sweet tooth earlier in life. If you’ve been having difficulty resisting the urge to indulge in sweets, it might be for one of the following reasons. Read on for brief explanations on […]

The Benefits of Yoga at Any Age

Yoga is ideal for keeping your mind and body in shape year-round, and joining a yoga group or class is an excellent way to make new friends. Read on to learn more about how you can benefit from yoga, as well as a few poses you can try at home. Strength, Balance, and Flexibility Yoga […]

Watermelon Lemonade

Ingredients 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon , chilled (2 lbs after peeling)* 4 cups cold water 3/4 cup fresh strained lemon juice , chilled 2/3 cup granulated sugar (more or less to taste) Ice and fresh mint for serving Instructions Add watermelon to a blender and pulse until well pureed (there should be about 4 […]

Boost Your Memory The Fun Way

There’s no doubt that wisdom comes with age, but sometimes that wisdom comes with a side effect of forgetfulness. Your brain, much like any other part of your body, needs constant exercise to stay in tip-top shape. Fortunately, many of the best memory boosting exercises are just as entertaining as they are stimulating. Here are […]

Put Your Best Foot Forward for Your Podiatric Health

Decades of walking, running, standing, dancing, and doing everything else feet are supposed to do takes a toll on even the healthiest of bodies. As we age, many of us find ourselves struggling with foot pain that we never experienced earlier in life. In fact, one in three adults aged 65 or older suffer from […]