Dr. Michelle Robin has written an inspiring book that helped me understand how simple it is to live a healthy life. Wellness on a Shoestring outlines the seven steps that can change lives for the positive.
As a reference librarian, I hear people complain frequently about wanting to know more about their health diagnosis or find information about a common disease. Many of them are frustrated by the overwhelming number of hits and the effort of wading through advertisements when they try searching the Web. We ALL want just the information we need—when we need it! This is such a pervasive idea, the Healthwise Company is now marketing "Information Therapy – the practice of prescribing th
Have you ever left the doctor’s office and then remembered a question you needed answered? Or, maybe you are curious about a health related issue you heard about in the news - don’t Google it! MCPL health databases will give you factual information you can rely on.
Everyone who’s ever gone on that epic weight loss journey has found some aspect of it difficult. Maybe, it’s like pulling teeth to find the time to cook. Maybe, your willpower is lacking. Maybe, the smallest workout winds you. Maybe, chocolate chip cookies are your weakness. Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t the easy choice to make after all. It’s the right one though! I’m convinced of that. In July, I decided to join Jillian Michaels’ weight loss program, and it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
Recently, my youngest son was diagnosed with a severe case of shingles. He is only in his 30s, so we were surprised and very concerned. Although I had heard of shingles, I knew very little about the disease.
Health Newsletters at the Library: Great Information in Layman's Terms
Do you watch Dr. Oz or The Doctors for the most recent medical information? Do you think that you have explored the North Independence Branch of MCPL? There is another collection of resources you may want to seek out.
Recently, I finished a 21-day detox program through Beachbody Ultimate Reset and learned a lot. I highly recommend doing one sometime. I had my ups and downs while in the process, but I made it through and got rid of 18 lbs.!
We all have heard the saying, "breakfast is the most important meal of the day." The saying has a lot of truth to it. Luckily, this important meal has a wide range of options. Sometimes, when I’m in a hurry, my breakfast consists of almonds and dried cranberries with a glass of sweet tea. When I do have the time, I like to make pancakes or waffles.
I try to maintain good health habits – eating right, exercising, all that nonsense. In the summer, I also love to jog at the high school track across the street from my house. All of my fellow exercisers laboring around the track have earbuds in their ears. I always wonder what they are listening to.