Health Tips

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Healthy Holiday Tips

Everyone knows that they should maintain a healthy lifestyle and healthy activities… even during the holidays.  But, as most would agree, that is much easier said than done.  After all, haven’t we convinced ourselves that “it’s the holiday season” and

The Season of Gratitude

The act of gratitude, actually expressing your thanks for the blessings in your life, is increasingly showing to have benefits beyond a transient warm fuzzy.  Researchers are uncovering all types of positive physiologic benefits from the long standing tenant of

Being Happy is a Habit

Writer Elbert Hubbard once said, “Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” What that means is that our habits create us… so why not create habits that serve us and contribute to us instead of habits that hurt us? Here

Unwind With Chiropractic Care

  Ever feel ‘wound up’ from the stresses of life?  You feel tight and distorted, like a rubber band that’s been twisted to the brink of snapping?  That tension you’re feeling isn’t in your head… it’s actually in your Nerve System.

Sleeping Beauty

  Scheduling a good night’s sleep could be one of the smartest health priorities you set for yourself and your family.  Documented potential health consequences of getting too little or poor sleep involve the cardiovascular, endocrine, immune, and nervous systems.  In

Chronic Stress and Your Health

It is common knowledge these days that stress, especially chronic, is a precursor to many common health issues and problems. It is important to realize that stress could and should be looked at from two different perspectives: How to widen one’s range

Improving Your Peace of Mind

Is optimism over-rated? Research from the Harvard School of Public Health links a more optimistic outlook with a lowered risk of heart disease in men. The Women’s Health Initiative Study suggests that a positive mental outlook is associated with reduced evidence

Drink Up!

Summertime in northern Michigan means warmth, sunshine, and lots of time outside! So here’s a tip to turn the “dog days of summer” into “glory days.” Drink water! Yes, it’s that simple. Experts suggest two-thirds of your body weight in