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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