Whether you enjoy golf, gardening or playing with your grandchildren, taking care of yourself can help you do the things you love — longer. Healthy aging involves a lot of changes, many of which you may not expect. While all these changes are completely natural, there are some tips you can keep in mind to make sure you are staying healthy throughout the process.
When you see a friend or family member struggling, it’s natural to want to help. But it can be hard to know what to say — and what not to say — especially if your loved one’s crisis involves their mental health. How can you approach such a sensitive topic in a way that feels thoughtful and supportive?
Burnout is physical or emotional exhaustion, usually caused by prolonged stress or frustration. When we think we’re getting close to burnout, it’s time to pay attention to our feelings and overall well-being. Small adjustments to your daily routine can make big differences to your mental health, energy levels and overall outlook on life.
Summer is a great season for outdoor activities but it’s also the time of year when people are more prone to get things like poison ivy, sunburn, sun poisoning, chiggers and ticks. Prepare yourself for playing, reading and even picnicking in the backyard by learning about rashes and bites to watch out for.
Many people are dealing with unique challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services with LiveHealth Online, to learn more about online therapy and the steps people can take to improve their mental health and cope with change.
When children are young, parents and guardians are used to being problem solvers. Whether it’s a scrape from falling off a bike, a conflict with a friend or frustration over a difficult homework assignment, you help sort it out. But how do you know if your child needs additional support for more complicated matters such as mental health?