Five Youtube Yoga Channels for Complete Beginners

We often take the time to remind you that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body - and vice versa. While bingo serves as an amazing exercise for your brain, it does keep one sitting for long periods of time. You could be doing exercises on your bingo chair, but let’s be real, nobody does that. Still, some stretches and workouts are very important, so what should you do about that?We are slowly coming to terms with the...

How to Keep Healthy Eyes with a lot of Screen Time

August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. A good rule of thumb is to have your children’s eyes examined during well-child visits, beginning around age four. This is especially important considering how much time we are spending in front of screens. But what can you do at home to make sure their - and your - eyes remain healthy day to day?Excessive screen-time can lead to eye strain, dry eyes, headaches, and insomnia. While there are...

How to Quickly Boost Your Immune System

By now, we are slowly coming to terms with the fact that novel coronavirus is a reality we have to live with. The disease caused by it is an illness for which we currently have no cure and also no vaccine. Unfortunately, vaccines are the fastest and most efficient way to strengthen our immune system. While we learn to mitigate the risks by altering our behavior (wearing masks in bingo halls, increasing how often we wash our hands, keeping...

Beginner’s Guide to Reducing Waste

We would be amiss to talk about healthy living if we did not stop for a second (or in our case, one monthly issue) and talk about the health of our planet. With Earth Day being April 22th, it seemed appropriate to see how we can help keep our planet healthy.One of the simple changes each and every one of us can do would be to learn how to manage our waste. You likely have trash pickup twice a...

Why You Should Not Set a New Year’s Resolution & What to Do Instead

The New Year is upon us, which means it’s time to make a resolution or two. So what will it be this year: lose weight, again; promise yourself a change of job, again; earn more money, perhaps? The truth is, most of us will do the same thing we always do: set some goals that will be forgotten about by the 7th January, or thereabouts. So this year I’m proposing something different. And the goal-setting gurus will hate me for...

How to Be Healthy During the Holidays

The parties can pile on the pounds and the stress this time of year, but you can escape the holiday season unscathed with these smart and calorie-conscious tips. Here's how to be healthy during the holidays.Find New Ways to Move If your exercise routine feels laborious or tedious already, chances are you won't get excited about doing it when you're tired, overworked and overbooked. Instead of sticking to the same 30-minute jog or routine gym session, branch out and...

Domestic Violence Awareness

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which first began in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence as a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country.

Breast Self-Exam for a Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find breast cancer early when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. While no single test can detect all breast cancers early, Breastcancer.org believes that performing breast self-exam in combination with other screening methods can increase the odds of early detection.