Too Young To Be “Old”? Being Fit And Functional As We Approach Our Mid-30s

Image While we can have a quarter-life crisis or a midlife crisis, there’s that middle ground when we are approaching our mid-30s that there’s not always an abundance of advice about. Arguably, this is because there isn’t much of a difference between your mid-forties and your early 30s, especially for people that have truly settled in. Maybe you’ve been a parent, or you’ve been in a career for a while....

When It Hits You Out of the Blue: 5 Strategies to Handle Unexpected Medical Costs

When you are hit with unexpected medical costs, it can be upsetting. It might throw off your whole budget, and you will have to do some adjusting on the fly. But medical expenses are not frivolous. They are necessary expenditures, so you’re going to have to find some way to absorb the cost. There are various methods of doing that, though, that have proven effective for people. These are five...

8 Foods that Stain Your Teeth And How You Can Still Eat Them

You might make fun of that woman at the coffee shop drinking her hot coffee through a straw, but we could all benefit from being more careful when it comes to consuming foods that stain our teeth. A smile is worth a thousand words, and you want to flash your pearly whites instead of flashing yellow and stained teeth. Your smile is probably one of the most attractive things about...

Your New Identity After Injury

Every year over 2 million Americans are hospitalized due to injury. When an injury is serious or has repercussions that are longer term, then recovery can be a long road. While you are getting better, many people struggle with their identity. A study of 29 adults that were recovering from brain injury all said that they felt that their identity change led to a loss of self-esteem, and sadness. So what can you do...