Glorious Facts About Sunflowers

Sunflowers, in all their colorful glory, are a happy sight to behold—but there’s more to their nature than just beauty. The multipurpose plants deliver healthy snacks, useful oil, and birdseeds. Let your garden knowledge flourish with these facts about Helianthus Annuus.   1. THEY’RE NATIVE TO THE AMERICAS. Like potatoes, tomatoes, and corn, the cheerful plants didn’t originate in[…]

How to Become the Boss of Your Emotions

The ability to experience and express emotions is more important than you might realize. As the felt response to a given situation, emotions play a key part in your reactions. When you’re in tune with them, you have access to important knowledge that helps with:   decision-making relationship success day-to-day interactions self-care While emotions can have[…]

Changing Your Diet: Choosing Nutrient Rich Foods

You should choose a diet made of nutrient-rich foods. Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and bad fats. They contain a lot of vitamins and minerals and few calories. Your body needs vitamins and minerals, known as micronutrients. They nourish your body and help keep you healthy. They can reduce your[…]

How to Spiff up Your Work- From-Home Space When You’re Spending a lot of Time on Zoom

Welcome to your new office: your home. The coronavirus pandemic has forced most of us to quickly relocate our work space into our homes. Working from home can be a nice break from going into the office, but having an ongoing work-from-home situation can become a little stressful when you’re not used to it. If[…]

Daylight Saving Time Begins on Sunday. Here are Four Ways to Help Your Body Adjust

Everything you need to know about preparing for the time change so you don’t lose precious sleep. The clocks change twice a year, but somehow we’re never fully prepared for the way it affects our sleep pattern. As we prepare to “spring ahead” on March 14, TODAY Health quizzed a few sleep specialists to discover[…]

Nutrition for Children with Cancer and Their Families

National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to talk about how caregivers can provide the best nutrition for children undergoing cancer treatment. Let’s separate fact from fiction, check sources carefully, and read between the lines regarding food and nutrition.   The Power of Fruits and Vegetables! “It is now widely believed that the actions of[…]

How to Make Friends When Socially Distancing

You can still make new friends as an adult and reconnect with old during the pandemic. People are social animals who crave interaction and connections. That’s why people go to foodie meetups or join book clubs, bowling leagues, and sewing circles. And that’s why work colleagues hang-out at the water cooler.   Whether you are[…]