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Welcome the Holidays with Three Festive Recipes

It’s officially here – the cozy season of delicious food, special gatherings and cookie exchanges. A holiday centered around food can certainly pose challenges to health goals. It’s difficult to say no to a second helping of your favorite food, but there are ways to help keep your hunger and desire for more in check: Get enough sleep to keep… 

Homemade Holiday Gifts (Including for Children)

The holiday season is a wonderful time to get together with loved ones, but it can also bring along a period of stress that can ultimately affect mental health. Financial pressure is among the highest on the list of holiday stressors. According to a Lending Tree poll, 13 percent of those surveyed are still paying off last year’s holiday bills… 

Managing Holiday Stress with Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the simple act of paying attention and being present in all our actions. Like meditation, mindfulness can help reduce stress and anxiety, while increasing feelings of calm and relaxation. This wellness technique can make a difference during the holidays when dealing with stressful situations heightened by COVID-19, financial worries, grief, loneliness and unrealistic expectations. Taking a mindful approach… 

Keep Kids Safe This Holiday: 6 Household Hazards to Avoid

If you’re celebrating this holiday season with babies, toddlers, or small children, you’ll want to take extra precautions to keep them safe. You already know to keep household cleaners and medications locked out of reach and to cover outlets, but there are some hidden holiday dangers you might not know about. Here are six holiday staples that could pose a… 

How to Indulge Without Guilt this Holiday Season

The holiday season is synonymous with family, fun, and of course, food. Between opulent dinners, professional gatherings and holiday parties it can feel difficult to achieve a healthy balance. But dietary concerns shouldn’t dampen your holiday spirit. It’s possible to indulge in celebratory offerings without the added guilt. Here are some tips: Be Rational Be realistic about your food choices… 

Diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving Ideas

Enjoying food-centered holidays can be challenging for people with diabetes. They might find themselves torn between wanting to enjoy traditional carbohydrate-heavy recipes and trying to eat healthy to keep their blood sugar at a safe level. Stress from this internal tug-of-war can push blood sugar levels even higher. The good news is, there is a solution.   People with diabetes… 

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