9 Benefits of Exercise

9 Benefits of Exercise

“I’m too tired to exercise,” you may think after a long day of working or taking care of your family. That is what your mind tells you, yet if you take time to exercise, you will be surprised at how much better you will feel. Exercise does not need...
7 Ways You Can De-Stress

7 Ways You Can De-Stress

“I’m so stressed out!”  How many times do you catch yourself saying it–or even thinking it?  We do live in a fast-paced, high-stress world. Stress can be caused by a demanding job, financial struggles, overwork, new responsibilities, and much...
Why High Stress Levels Are Dangerous

Why High Stress Levels Are Dangerous

Summer is usually seen as a relatively stress-free time.  Vacations, weekends out of town, and an overall slower pace of life can lower stress levels. Stress can be caused by sudden changes in your life–pleasant or unpleasant.  Having a baby, moving to a new...
7 Benefits of Reading

7 Benefits of Reading

Before I began my first job as a teenager, my summers were filled with reading.  Since both my parents love to read, it was natural for me to read as well.  Each summer I read about thirty books of considerable length.  High school and college were filled with...
How to Pack for a Road Trip

How to Pack for a Road Trip

Road trips can be a productive way to visit family or friends this summer, or just to get away.  As you travel, you are able to see not only your destination but many interesting sights along the way. For shorter trips, driving instead of flying has many benefits. ...