Category Archives: Lifestyle & Leisure

Posts on the health aspects of leisure activities, family, social networks, and the effects of sedentary lifestyle.

Be Prepared for Life – Four Steps All Seniors Should Take to Prevent Falls and Minimize Their Impact

Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to minimize the negative health impact if you do have an unfortunate accident. Learn the four most important steps you can take to be prepared. Continue reading

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Home Safety Tips – Top 7 Ways to Prevent Falls

Protect yourself from many of the common hazards that can lead to falls around your home. Continue reading

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Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle – They’re Even Worse Than You Think

The more we learn, the more it seems that a large portion of the health problems of modern life are caused by the fact that we sit too much. Reading this article will definitely motivate you to get of your derriere. Continue reading

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It’s Official – You’re Working Too Hard

An epidemic of overwork is causing a range of health problems, from back pain to sleep disturbance, depression to heart disease. Continue reading

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Guest Author: The Virtues of Wasting Time

Thanks to Francis Shivone for this great article on the positive virtues of wasting time. You’re working too hard, anyway, so take a break and read it. Continue reading

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Mattress Shopping – Insights from My Trials

Don’t go crazy when shopping for a new mattress – read this first. It will help point you in the right direction. Continue reading

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Your Health = Your Wealth

Financial planners will tell you – staying healthy has a huge effect on your financial well-being. Continue reading

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Rocker Shoe Put to the Test

The MBT shoe – and its knock-off variants – have been marketed as a way to mimic the natural gait pattern of Masai warriors. That may be true, or it may be marketing hype. Is there a benefit to using these kinds of shoes? Continue reading

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Sex Over 45

Concern with sexual function is being exploited as a marketing niche by the pharmaceutical industry. But what does it really take to have fun in bed? Continue reading

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