Life is full of modern day stressors. Whether it’s financial, relationship, work, or health related, it can permeate every cell of your entire being. We all experience stress to some degree. Some days or weeks are more stressful than others. It’s really how we cope and manage the stress that matters. Here are three small actions that you can do at any time to help relieve your stress.
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Want to learn more about the health hazards of grilling food? Read this article from VeryWell.com:
While foodies may rave about the grill marks on the burgers or chicken you cook outdoors, you should know that those prized stripes are actually carcinogens that form when meat is cooked over high heat.
The fire, smoke, and effects of grilling cause a chemical reaction and the compounds that form are hazardous to your health. If you love the taste of grilled food, you should recognize that it is not a healthy method of cooking.
Carcinogens form when:
Walking and biking around Denver is a great way to get around, get exercise, have fun and maybe even save some money. There are over twenty miles of dedicated bike lanes in Denver, providing easy access to downtown as well as many miles of bicycle and hiking trails along Cherry Creek and the Platte River.
Playing sports is a great way for kids to learn about teamwork, get exercise and make friends. You will want to help them prepare properly in order to prevent injury. It is important to make sure your child is wearing appropriate protective gear for their sport. Talk to your child’s coach to make sure your child gets the right training to safely play their sport. Be aware that high-impact, contact sports like football, soccer and hockey raise the risk of concussion and possible brain injury.
Here are some of the symptoms of concussion:
I remember when I was 13, any advice my mother gave me made me want to cringe, roll my eyes, and say, “I already know, mom!” Now age has given me more wisdom and perspective on life. And I have come to realize that perhaps mother did know best. She was only giving me love and advice so I could avoid life’s pitfalls. Here is some wise motherly advice that was shared by my teammates in Behavioral Health and Wellness:
May is National Blood Pressure Month and a good reminder to keep your blood pressure on the right track. About 70 million people in the United States, which translates to 1 in 3 American adults, have high blood pressure.
Why do people with diabetes need eye exams?
Diabetes (also called high blood sugar) can lead to eye problems that cause vision loss or blindness. Everyone with diabetes should have eye exams. The longer you have diabetes, the more likely you will have eye problems. By the time you notice any vision problems, your eyes may already be seriously damaged. A complete exam can help find symptoms early. Early treatment may help protect your vision.
An eye exam can check for common eye problems that can develop over a period of years.
This is a perfect recipe for a snowy Colorado spring day from the Cookie and Kate blog.
Vegan Lentil Soup
Author: Cookie and Kate
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 55 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This simple vegan lentil soup recipe comes together quickly with mostly pantry ingredients. Be sure to have your ingredients prepped and ready before you start cooking! Recipe yields four large bowls of soup, or six more modest servings.
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped
Kids who are being bullied do not always speak up and ask for help. For this reason, it is important for parents, teachers and even friends to notice warning signs that a child is being bullied or bullying others. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, only a third of students that were bullied went to an adult for help.