Mike J. Gold
Beating Summer Stress
Busy parents often find themselves overwhelmed with too many tasks. During the summer when children are our of school, these problems can be compounded and what is supposed to be a relaxing family time can be a hectic, stressful occassion instead. It is vital for good health to find time to relax and recharge. Relaxation and breathing techniques designed to lower heart rate and blood pressure can help energize you and improve concentration.
Gardening for Health and Healing
Working in the soil is often said to be a very relaxing passtime. Combine the relaxing benefits of outdoor activities with the natural health benefits of various plants and herbs to add a holisitc healing element to your lifestyle. There are many resources for natural healing gardening on the Internet.
Keep the Kids Active
During the long summer break, children often spend way too much time in front of the television. The lack of exercise combined with poor eating habits can lead to health problems for children and teens. Television time should be tempered with other activities like reading, outdoor play, swimming.