Mental Health

How Much Time Do Moms Worry About Their Baby's Health?

My baby girl, Norah, turned four months yesterday! I cannot believe how fast time is flying by and how fast she's growing. As someone who is still fairly new to the mom game, I can tell you I worry a lot about her health and well-being. Right after she was born, I had so much anxiety about taking...
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10 Simple Things That Make Us Feel Better

Sometimes it really is the small and simple things in life that make our day! Sure, driving down a busy highway and seeing a ton of cash fly out of an armored car onto the road would be nice, but would collecting some of that lost money really make you feel better? A study conducted by OnePoll of 2...
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We Spend 2-Hours In A Bad Mood Everyday

We all get into a bad mood now and then. But I bet you didn't realize just how often the average adult spends in a bad mood? According to a new study , we spend about an hour and 52 minutes in a bad mood daily. Wow! If you round it up and add it up it comes to 14 hours a week! Do you feel like you...
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5 Thoughts That Cause Stress

There are so many things that can cause us stress! Too much stress can cause an array of health issues like stomach ulcers, sleep problems, and even heart disease! Maybe I am just different, but the things I stress over did not make the list of the 5 thoughts that cause us the most stress. Some of...
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Can A Cat's Purr Help With Healing?

I am team cat all the way. I don't have anything against dogs, but for my lifestyle cats just make better sense. My issue is that I cannot get past the idea of picking up hot dog poop in a plastic bag using my hand. Nope. No thank you! I love my cats. After a stressful day or when I am sick, they...
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Could Lights In Your Bedroom Cause Weight Gain?

I am notorious for leaving my TV on all night in the bedroom. For a time, I was setting the sleep timer so it would shut off about an hour or so after I went down. But since having the baby, the light from the TV acts as a nightlight of sorts just in case I need to tend to her overnight. But after...
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4 Surprising Ways Caffeine Can Help Us

We are constantly being told different things about how much caffeine is safe to consume per day. Just this week, it came out that it is safe to consume up to 25 cups of coffee per day and that amount would not negatively impact our heart health! 25 cups! The recent research definitely suggests...
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Cleaning Actually Makes Us Happier

There's something really nice about having a clean, organized house. I know I generally feel a lot less stressed seeing things in the correct place and all put away. Apparently, there's something to this feeling. According to a study from OnePoll , Americans who are considered super clean are twice...
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How Far Should You Live From Your Family?

Living close to your family can be good in some cases, but for most it sounds like a nightmare they’d rather avoid. A recent survey of 2,000 adults found that 57% say there needs to be some driving distance between them and their parents and/or in-laws. While living in the same neighborhood out of...
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Working Less Better For Our Health & The Environment

It feels like people are working more than ever! They go from their full-time job working more than forty hours a week to a part-time job driving for a ride share service to doing their side hustle from home. While we may be earning more money, there are other things that are seeing the negative...
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