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Improve Your Daily Mental Health

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Live Well, Work Well

Mental health plays a huge role in your overall health and well-being. It affects everything, including how we think, feel and act, and helps determine how we make healthy choices and cope with stress.

Because it’s such a crucial component of your health, it’s important to focus on maintaining or improving your mental health. Here are five simple ways to do so every day:

  1. Express gratitude. Taking five minutes a day to write down the things that you are grateful for has been proven to lower stress levels and can help you change your mindset from negative to positive.

  2. Get exercise. You probably hear all the time how beneficial exercise is to your overall health, but it’s true. Exercising regularly can benefit your brain function, reduce anxiety and improve your self-image.

  3. Spend time outdoors. Getting outside, especially when it’s sunny, can greatly improve your mood, which in turn, benefits your mental health.

  4. Be kind. Helping others and being kind not only helps the receiver of the act, but can also help you. It doesn’t have to be anything crazy—holding the door or giving a compliment can go a long way.

  5. Get a good night’s sleep. Fatigued individuals typically experience drowsiness, mood changes, loss of energy and appetite, headaches, and a lack of motivation, concentration and alertness. Strive for seven to eight hours of sleep a night to improve your mental health.

Measles Outbreak Expands

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Misc

What You Need to Know

More
than 465 people from 19 states—the majority of whom are children—have been
infected by the measles in the United States this year. This outbreak is now
the […] Continue Reading…

Add Years to Your Life

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Lifestyle

9 Healthy Habits That Add Years to Your Life

Go online and you can find hundreds of tips and tricks all claiming to be the secret to the fountain of […] Continue Reading…

7 Affordable Health Food Hacks

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Lifestyle

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Electrical Safety Tips for the Home

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in inSIGHTS

Electricity helps us live comfortably at home, but it isn’t something
to take for granted. According to the National Fire Protection Association,
there are more than 50,000 electrical fires every year, […] Continue Reading…

Lower Your Health Care Costs

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Family Health & Safety

Improving Your Well-being May Help Lower Your Health Care
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Health care costs continue to rise, and it can feel as though
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60+ Things To Do This May

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Spotlight on the Community

Passport DC – May 1-31Have you ever wanted to step foot inside an embassy? During this month-long journey through DC’s international pathways, you get two incredible chances to do just that […] Continue Reading…

15 Graduation Gift Ideas

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Graduation season is just around the corner. Between keeping track of all the grad duties on your calendar and organizing travel accommodations, finding the perfect gift is probably the last […] Continue Reading…

10 Things Wealthy People Do

May 8th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in Lifestyle

to Keep Getting Richer

In a world of average people — and average salaries — many of us aspire to join the 7-figure club. Who doesn’t dream of becoming […] Continue Reading…