Commentary

Exploding the Myths About Aging – Psychology Today

On July 7, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Aging does not have to be a thing of dread, the notion that the older generation are not living life to its fullest is a misconception. Depending on lifestyle choices, many seniors are living productive lives. In fact mental conditions such as depression decline as you age. With the advancement in the medical field life […]

 

Health experts: Pandemic changes health care outlook – Wooster Daily Record

On July 5, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

There will never again be a pre-pandemic world. Many experts agree that from now on we will always be prepared and plan for the next pandemic. Many feel that pandemics are just part of life now. Many good things such as contract tracing has developed and is here to stay now. One of the more […]

 

How to live longer – the best drinks to prevent an early death and avoid heart disease – Express

On July 3, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Prevention is key to living longer. A healthy diet exercise program is one element to that as is drinking the correct beverages. Tea and Coffee have both been promoted as having the benefits of preventing an early death. They both have been noted to protect against earlier deaths but protecting against chronic diseases. Green tea […]

 

Benefits of Physical Activity

On July 1, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Many people underestimate the value of basic physical activity. Regular physical activity effects just about every part of your body in an amazing way. One of the biggest side effects of physical activity is an increase in brain power. Studies have shown that activity can reduce depression, increase better sleep and cut down on anxiety. […]

 

Takeout, delivery and dine-in: eating healthy | lifestyle – Bend Bulletin

On June 29, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

The new vegan restaurant, Deeply Rooted, was set to open on March 28th. Instead, it opened for takeout on the 23rd. Everything on the menu is plant-based, even the “hamburger,” “hot dog,” “chicken” and “fish.” Active Culture has three locations, two in California and one in Bend. They sell fresh groceries as well as prepared […]

 

6 Reasons to Drink Water

On June 27, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Drinking eight glasses of water used to be the recommended amount, but it really isn’t necessary to drink that amount of water. Your brain has a thirst mechanism that can recognize that you’re thirsty, and it’s important to not ignore that. When people get older this mechanism can become weaker so it’s important to have […]

 

Stretching is not a warm up! Find out why

On June 25, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Stretching is not something that is optional, you don’t have to consider it part of your work out routine but it is very effective in helping in certain areas. You will decrease your risk of injury during a work out, and you will also improve your range of motion. Exercise caution when stretching, and don’t […]

 

Helping Children stay healthy: A right or a gift? – Daily Sun

On June 23, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Children deserve the best care to ensure that they stay healthy throughout their life time. During the covid epidemic, so much was uncertain that a lot of things got pushed under the rug because people weren’t sure how to respond to them. That doesn’t make children less important, even though their health seemed to sit […]

 

How to Organize Your Life: 10 Habits of Really Organized People

On June 21, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Really organized people have a method, it doesn’t just happen for them, there are things that they do on a regular basis to maintain that organization. If you have a disorganized home, the first thing you need to do is prioritize. Prioritize what you need to keep and what you don’t. For all the things […]

 

Staying healthy during the pandemic – Fulton Sun

On June 19, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

We’re a lot more focused on health and building our immune systems now that there is a virus that requires us all to be healthier to heal from illness. There are simple things we can do to make sure our health is in better shape. Snacking a lot and watching a lot of tv has […]