Teens and Peer Pressure

Dealing with pressure from friends and peers is a part of life no matter your age, but it’s especially prevalent during the teen years. It can be difficult to cope with, and it’s a natural stressor for any parent, but …

Post-Christmas Holiday Blues

The holiday season is a whirlwind: hopefully joyful, often stressful, fun, hectic, and fast-paced. And then, as quickly as it arrived, it’s back to business as usual, leaving many people feeling down. But facing January – “the Monday of months”, as F. …

10 Ways to Ease Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when pressure is applied to the median nerve, which runs through the hollow space between the bones in the wrist and provides feeling to most of the hand. This pressure on the nerve causes numbness or …

Peer Pressure and Social Media

People – especially kids, teens, and young adults – have always had to deal with pressure from their friends and peers. But in recent years, the rise of social media has allowed peer pressure to take a more consistent and, …

Fireplace Safety Can Prevent Pain

It’s that time of year to gather family and friends around a roaring fire. As beautiful and warming as it is, it also requires significant safety measures even in the seeming safety of the fireplace. Follow some simple guidelines to …