Category Archive: Wellness Challenges

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Playing an instrument may help guard against the loss of brain function as you age. Even if you have never played music before, it’s not too late to start. Studies show that adults… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Kitchen sponges can pick up all sorts of germs, like salmonella and E.coli. But rinsing it won’t kill the germs that can make you sick. But a daily trip through your dishwasher will.… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Strength training is good for more than just your biceps and triceps. It’s also a great way to keep the muscles that support your knees strong. This includes the muscles in your thighs… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Reroute any electrical cords that cross walkways. Pick up magazines, shoes, children’s toys, and pet toys from the floor. And secure area rugs to the floor using double-sided tape. You’ll be able to… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Get your eyes checked at least once a year if you wear glasses or contact lenses, or if you’re over the age of 40. Keeping your glasses and contact lenses up-to-date helps keep… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Food poisoning is no fun. And if severe enough, it can make you dangerously sick. Leftovers older than 3 or 4 days may be rife with bacteria known to cause food borne illnesses.… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

If you’re feeling sad or depressed, try taking a brisk 30-minute walk. Or, hit the gym, shoot some hoops with the kids, or go to a dance class. Working out releases chemicals in… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Do you enjoy sipping a couple of cocktails when you get home from work? Or savoring a cup of coffee after dinner? Unfortunately, these types of drinks can affect your sleep. Caffeine can… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Speeding isn’t the only reason for car accidents—but it’s a top one. And car accidents in turn are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for kids and adults aged 3 to… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

High blood pressure often has no signs or symptoms. But it can do serious damage to your body. It can lead to health problems like heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. A blood… Continue reading

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