Posts Tagged“wellness”

There are many demanding career fields, but few are as tough on a marriage as law enforcement. Police officers and their spouses deal with long hours, stressful situations, and busy schedules – but this doesn’t mean your marriage has to suffer. 5 Tips for a Happy Police Marriage “Being married to a police officer is totally different from being married to an average Joe,” police wife Lisa Wilson says. “It is a responsibility, a burden, an honor and a blessing. It is often thankless and throws up many challenges. But it also has its rewards. I often think that it is…

With the heat, humidity, and rain, summer in Florida also heralds the arrival of mosquitoes, fleas, ants, and other pests to come into your home seeking food, shelter, and cooler temperatures. If you come across this issue, it is crucial that you contact a pest control in Orlando, FL. Fortunately, you can follow a few smart strategies to defend yourself. Check out these five useful tips for stopping pest infestations in your home this summer. 1. Rid Your Yard of Standing Water Mosquitoes need sources of stagnant water to reproduce. Common outdoor items can collect water, providing ideal environments for…

Have you heard of nitro coffee? If you haven’t, you’re a little behind. This popular drink has taken the coffee world by storm over the last couple years and has many people wondering whether it’s a gimmick, or if it’s actually here to stay. Nitrogen 101 When nitrogen comes to mind, you probably don’t immediately associate it with coffee. If you’re like most people, you revert back to high school science class or the summer you spent working at an industrial plant. However, nitrogen is everywhere. “Nitrogen gas is one of the most abundant resources on the planet. It makes…

We all have bad habits, or at least areas where we can improve and things we can afford to let go of. However, it is easy to focus on the negative when trying to break a bad habit rather than focusing on the positive and self-care. This is the real key to changing your life and your response to things. Whether you are trying to quit smoking, improve your diet, or exercise more, here are six self-care rules that will help you break bad habits. Understand What Triggers You Typically, a bad habit is triggered by something. For instance, when…

We live in an unpredictable world where anything can go wrong at any moment. If you spend too much time thinking about just how little you control, you’ll end up paralyzed by fear and anxiety. But it’s important to think ahead about how you’ll handle certain situations. For example, do you know how you would respond if you were injured in a car accident? What if you slipped and fell on an ice patch in the middle of winter? What if you were playing softball with a group of coworkers and sustained a concussion? It’s hard to know exactly how…

Each year, thousands of drug addicts go through a recovery program – some formally and others informally – and come out the other side clean and sober. But research suggests that a large percentage of these individuals, regardless of sincerity, end up going back to using drugs within a matter of days, weeks, or months. If you’re finally clean after a period of addiction and abuse, you should feel really good about yourself. You deserve to pat yourself on the back and find satisfaction in your progress. But as you’ve likely been told, you can’t let up in your intensity…

No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s a chance that you could be injured on the job. In construction, you could fall from a high place or be struck by an object. In more white-collar environments, you could slip and fall, or be the victim of a violent act in the workplace. Common injuries across the board include overexertion, slipping, falling, being hit with an object, machine-related injuries, vehicular accidents, and repetitive motion injuries. Almost any injury has the chance to be debilitating; it may prevent you from working, cost you thousands of dollars, and negatively affect your…

To many, liposuction seems like a magical procedure that will eliminate fat without proper diet or exercise. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. There are many things patients should understand about liposuction before jumping in. 1. Liposuction Varieties The term liposuction encompasses a variety of options and methods. There’s BodyTite, for example, which is a minimally invasive procedure that targets fat cells while also tightening the skin. This is different from suction assisted liposuction (SAL), which only sucks out the fat cells. Discuss the options with your plastic surgeon thoroughly. You might be surprised at how many options there are, and…

While you may feel like an anomaly at times, the reality is that tens of millions of Americans struggle with substance abuse and addiction on a yearly basis. And while many go through treatment each year, only a fraction truly experience relief from their addictive behaviors. The question is, how can you have a more successful recovery? 5 Tips for More Effective Recovery Why is it that some people can go through recovery and kick their addictive habits the first time around, while others spend a lifetime relapsing and going in and out of various treatment centers? There are plenty…

We often take our eyes for granted until something goes wrong. Our eyes are sensitive and sometimes they get watery, sting, dry out, or even swell, especially if we don’t take good care of them. Messing around with our eyes is serious stuff because the last thing we want to do is cause any damage to our eyes. So, before you open up that new eyeliner, think about how you apply it or what kind of chemicals are in it. These are four common makeup mistakes that may affect your dry, irritated eyes. Dirty Makeup Brushes Dirty makeup brushes can cause…