What Health Issues Affect Women Differently Than Men?

Some health issues that are common to both men and women affect women differently. Although the symptoms may be similar, the effects of the condition and the care necessary can differ significantly for women. In addition, some of these conditions might affect women primarily or more severely than men. For …

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Women Who Find Their Purpose Unlock the Secrets to Long-Term Health

Originally published April 7, 2015   Do you know your purpose in life? In other words, do you have a strong sense of why you’re here, and what you’re meant to be doing? If not, you’re not alone. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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How is your Spouse’s Health Impacting Yours?

When Sharon Vecchiarelli’s husband was diagnosed with cancer in February 2011, their world was completely turned upside down. It quickly fell to her to manage his care, find the right doctors, try to keep their two children’s lives as normal as possible, update family and friends, and take care of …

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12 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

With the holiday season starting to get in to full swing (don’t even get me started on Christmas music before Thanksgiving), we thought it would be good to kick off November with a good look at gratitude. Sure, you may say it’s not an original topic given the season and Thanksgiving …

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7 Ways to Stop Being a Spectator in Life

1.) Stop Living in the Past Hindsight is always 20/20, and you better believe that will never stop being true. However, the only times you should be looking to your past is when you’re recalling an enjoyable memory or an important lesson learned. While there is no doubt you should …

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A Picture of Health

What does “healthy” look like to you? There’s a thousand answers to that question depending on who you ask, for example someone who has always battled their weight might picture “healthy” as being thinner. Someone with a health complication might think that “healthy” looks like not having to take any …

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Signs that Therapy Might be For You

For anyone who has previously been through therapy you probably have positive things to say about it. Even if the outcome of therapy wasn’t what you were hoping for, (for example, marriage therapy or counseling can still result in divorce) it’s most likely something you can still say you learned …

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A Picture of Health

What does “healthy” look like to you? There’s a thousand answers to that question depending on who you ask, for example someone who has always battled their weight might picture “healthy” as being thinner. Someone with a health complication might think that “healthy” looks like not having to take any …

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Indoor Gardening for Herbs and Health

We’re getting in to the first feelings of fall, which means that much cooler weather is right around the corner. Part of us is jumping for joy and the other part is cringing. Can’t we just have alternating weeks of not-too-hot, but not-too-cold weather mixed with sunny days and snowy …

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Fostering Relationships the Old-Fashioned Way

It’s funny how we’re in the midst of the most connected society that exists, but it seems like the true fundamentals of connecting human to human have disintegrated before our eyes. Most of this vanishing period has been in part to the constant presence of technology, but it’s also our …

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