When it comes to staying well — physically, financially, emotionally — we’re with you all the way. Find insights and inspirations to help you live a healthier, more secure life.
After a traumatic brain injury, Erin fought the odds to find her inner athlete.
We’ve all heard that it’s a good idea to keep a positive attitude about things. “Look on the bright side,” is a common phrase. So is “The glass is half full.” And there’s the simplest of them all: “Think positive!”
Having a positive attitude is important, but is not always easy. Especially when you’re faced with a traumatic, life-changing event. But Chrissy has always been a positive person. So, when a sudden blood disease made it necessary for doctors to amputate her arms and legs, she chose not to let the negative in and faced her new life with a smile.
Getting prosthetic limbs meant getting back to the things Chrissy loves.
If children believe in themselves and feel good about themselves, they can do most anything. One of the most important things you can do as a parent is help boost your child's self-esteem and confidence.
When the odds are against you, it can be hard to stay in the game. George experienced this first-hand when a string of injuries and illnesses almost took him down. But he found a way to get back up.
You know yourself better than anyone. And know what you’re capable of. That was true with Erin. So when the doctors told her she’d never run again, she knew enough to tell them they were wrong. She’d never backed down from a challenge before, and this time would be no different.
When you’re faced with a challenge, you can choose to give up or you can choose to fight back. When faced with the toughest challenge of her life, Tricia chose to fight back. And today, she’s in remission from acute promyelocytic leukemia, a type of bone and blood marrow cancer.
Retirement is no excuse to slow down. If anything, it’s time to shift gears.
Here’s something you might not know: Kids who are confident about themselves, both inside and out, are less likely to be targeted by bullies.
Do you ever wonder if you're doing what you're supposed to be doing with your life? What if you have talents that could lead you down a new path and change everything for the better? Stop wondering and start doing. Uncover your strengths, light your inner spark and live life like you mean it!
Job stress can force you to compromise who you are – both at home and at work.
We’ve all got our tricks for being productive at work. Some of us listen to our favorite songs with headphones. Others take a walk around the office every hour. A lot of work places have standing desks and exercise balls to take some stress off your body.
Let’s say you’re walking down the street and you notice someone giving you what you think is a judgmental look. It might have just been a quick glance at your shoes, but all of a sudden you think that person is thinking mean things about your physical appearance.
We encourage everyone to love who they are, whether that means embracing your curves or accepting your personality quirks here and there. But for kids, especially ones between 12 and 21 years old, the urge to conform is normal.
It might come as no surprise that your thoughts play a major role in how you feel physically.
While some parents may be worried that their children are being bullied at school, some may want to have tools to notice if their kids are the ones doing the bullying.
Big name diets are cookie-cutter. Ironically, they’re one-size-fits-all. They aren’t made for your one-of-a-kind true self.
You may already know that exercise gives you strong muscles and a healthier heart. But did you know it can also make you a happier person?
The word “diet” isn’t part of Jaci’s vocabulary. To her, there’s no such thing as a diet. Diets don’t work. Changing your life works.
Spring cleaning season might be over, but the time for summer DIY projects are just around the corner. So how about this: In addition to building something out of recycled pallet wood and converting your old windows into picture frames, why don’t you turn yourself into a DIY project?