Staying motivated during the summer can be incredibly difficult. The kids are home from school. There are a million dishes in the sink that need to get finished before bed. There’s always someone (a child or spouse) derailing you from your never-ending task list that just seems so out of reach. Oh, and you still have your job to add on to this. So, how do you tackle the mountain of work without burning out? The answer is so [...]
This one is for the dudes – the men in our lives. June is all about the men that we love and care about; it’s also Men Health Month. Celebrate what makes you amazingly you. Since 1994, sponsored by a congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the United States with health fairs, screenings, and other health education/outreach activities. Why Men’s Health Month? Despite the amazing medical advances, men still have a 7-year average shorter lifespan than [...]
Can you really be happier just by being happy? I have to admit, I went down a rabbit hole while researching this topic. It seemed too good to be true. Can one really improve their health just by being happy? All signs point to yes. This all began a few years ago when I picked up a book on meditation 10 Percent Happier by Dan Harris (ABC News anchor). I went in as a skeptic Fate would have it, he wrote [...]
Welcome to 2018 where you can walk in a room and find your friends actively engaged on any form of digital media. Seniors are becoming one of the fastest growing populations getting plugged-in. With the increase of digital, older adults brings on the increase of online predators who are looking at you as prey to financial scams every year. Use the tips offered to you by The Bingo Nugget to protect yourself online. Use direct deposit for benefit checks to [...]
If high intensity workouts are not your thing, don’t worry because you can get back to nature and one with yourself by doing a ten-minute yoga routine outdoors. Yoga has been proven to help relieve stress, regular hormone levels, and it definitely is not an “easy” workout. Yoga can be incredibly challenging as you have to focus on your body in order for the moves to be effective. You can find some great resources online or at a local [...]
The Fall can be a beautiful time with the holidays starting, leaves changing, oh and the flu. October marks Respiratory Care Week (last full week of October). Chances are because you’re in Texas, you have dealt with some kind of respiratory issue in your life even if you are not currently suffering.
Oh wait, I was supposed to get to that item on my to-do list. Did I forget to text her again? When was the last time I watered my plants? Oh look, Jennifer Lopez is with a new man, I wonder what kind of dress she’s wearing. And then someone in the background yells, “Bingo!” and you remember exactly where you’ve been the whole time. Sounds familiar?
With aging comes aging bodies with joints and muscles needing some TLC. It can be as simple as starting in your chair and stretching.
It is important that families make time to exercise together so that it becomes part of their routine. Family fitness does not have to be very time-consuming or complex; it can be fun and creative.
You’ve raised your kids, you’re able to see your grandchildren enjoy life and now you have been hit with an amazing amount of freedom. Before you start taking on multiple responsibilities to fill the void you are now feeling, now is the time to start putting yourself back on the priority list.