Category: Wellness

5 Sneaky Reasons You Can’t Sleep

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Identifying the underlying problem is the first step toward a good night’s rest. By Cassie Shortsleeve Smartphones, caffeine, jet lag. Sometimes it’s easy to figure out why you’re staring at the ceiling at 2 a.m. But what if you’ve banned devices from the bedroom, sworn off caffeine after noon, and keep to a regular sleep… Read more »

The Sound That Boosts Sleep and Memory

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Forget white noise. Pink noise can sharpen your mind while you slumber. By Cassie Shortsleeve If you use a white noise machine to help you fall asleep at night, it’s time for a change of color. For older adults, so-called pink noise may be the best way to enhance deep sleep and boost memory, according… Read more »

8 Ways to Live to 100

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Age gracefully every step of the way! By Cassie Shortsleeve There are many ways to define successful aging. Living a long life is a feat in itself. But living a long life and hanging onto your health and happiness as you age? That’s the real goal. Much of aging comes down to genetics, says Karl… Read more »

The amazing health benefits of being nice

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Plus, 7 random acts of kindness you should commit this week. With so much suffering in the world, it’s easy to feel helpless. But small acts of generosity can literally change lives, which is why “random acts of kindness” — or doing something nice for someone just because you can — now has its own… Read more »

How to keep New Year’s fitness resolutions

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As the holidays take hold of our lives, we often turn to New Year’s Resolutions to get back in shape. Or to push ourselves a little harder. Unfortunately, 80 percent of people give up on their fitness goals by the second week of February. You don’t have to fall off the fitness cliff. The most common… Read more »