Never Leave the Playground
Stephen Jepson believes the key to never losing your balance -- or your mind -- is in the games and activities of our youth. Wait until you see his incredible playground.
For two decades, America woke up with Joan Lunden. After stepping away from the anchor chair, she started reinventing her life. Now the busy mother of seven wants to help you entertain like she does with her line of home decor products.
The Four Legs of the Stool of Self Care
By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC
What is self care? Self care means attending to your self – increasing and/or maintaining your personal emotional well being.
An objection to self care that I’ve heard people say is that it seems self indulgent. This objection is commonly rooted in the Christian understanding that our calling is to serve and focus on others. There are, in fact, scriptures that...
Oops! Bear Cub
This adorable bear cub seems to be learning about balance, or gravity... Oops! by ©CAndersonTX
Fun On The Ball
Some time ago, I bought a balance ball, one of those things you sit on while doing a range of exercises. Last week I decided it was time I started using it, so armed with a book by Denise Austin, I anticipated great results.
The book said to get used to the action of sitting on the ball and maintaining balance. Easier said than done. Okay. Sit on ball, arms folded over chest and...
A Balancing Act
"Have a nice trip, see you next fall". That's what my silly brother-in-law says whenever he sees someone stumble. Very funny! But as we age, a stumble, leading to a fall, cannot only be painful, but could actually lead to a premature death. I have heard of many cases where an elder has fallen down, broken a hip and died of pneumonia while lying on their backside in a hospital bed for several days....