Health & Wellness


15 “Thank You” Gifts for Family Caregivers

Sometimes words aren’t enough. These gifts for caregivers will help you express heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to someone caring for a loved one. My work with with the Alzheimer’s Society inspired me to research a list of thoughtful thank you gifts for caregivers.

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Best Gifts for People With Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

20 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

These 20 gifts and ideas for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Caregivers will love these gifts, too. These ideas make life happier, easier, and brighter for everyone. The Fun Dogs Wall Calendar is the least practical, most cheerful gift idea […]


15 Gifts and Ideas to Help a Patient Recover After Surgery

I’m recovering from orthopedic surgery; this gift list includes everything I needed to help me heal. I also found a doctor’s post-surgery suggestions recovery. No matter what type of surgery your patient underwent, you’ll find something to help with healing on this gift list. The Nifty Nabber Pick-Up Tool with Aluminum Handle is a great gift idea! After […]

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5 Sleep Tips for Introverts and Light Sleepers

5 Sleep Tips for Introverts and Light Sleepers

Introverts are more sensitive to sleep disruptions, so my tips on how to fall asleep are geared towards specific personality types. People with introverted personalities have different sleep patterns than extroverts. Did you know your personality significantly affects your ability to sleep soundly all night? I didn’t, until I started searching for tips on how […]


How to Survive the Grieving Process After an Unexpected Loss

Feeling empty, exhausted, and like you never want to get out of bed is normal when you’re in the grieving process. Here’s what I learned from a grief workshop I recently attended – I was inspired to share these ideas for recovering from loss by a widow who not only lost her husband, she lost […]

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How to Overcome Your Fear of What People Think

A Life Coach’s Advice for Overcoming Fear of What People Think

Do you feel paralyzed and anxious because of what people think about you, your appearance, performance, opinions, choices? Here’s how to overcome your fears and insecurities; these tips are from life coach Arianna Merritt, M.Ed. “For years, I kept my mouth shut as I was too shy to speak up,” she says. “While I wasn’t afraid of […]


How to Live Well With Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)

Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) is a rare congenital malformation; here’s how 21 year old Arianna is living with this condition, plus important medical facts about the symptoms and treatments of KTS. In this article, Arianna describes what it’s like to live with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome as a young woman. “Klippel Trenaunay syndrome is very uncommon and not […]

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127 Things to Do When You’re Bored at Home

137 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Boredom isn’t fun or exciting – but, luckily, you can do something about it! This list of things to do when you’re bored at home, school or work will distract and entertain you. I have a billion things I love do when I’m bored, and they all include the letters B. L. O. G. Blog, think […]