December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

During December especially, when you’re giving and receiving gifts for children, think about the child’s age, skill level, and developmental abilities. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requires testing of toys by independent labs and some of the most stringent toy standards in the world. Still, in 2021 there Read more…

Nature-Based Wellbeing

Feeling a little stressed with the upcoming holidays, work, and family? There’s a growing body of evidence supporting the theory that getting outside can have a beneficial effect on our overworked bodies and minds. A recent study published in the journal Science, found that spending a little time in nature, Read more…

Sweet Travel Dreams

Are you one of the 70 million Americans who struggles with chronic sleep problems? Have you ever tried one of the more than 2,500 meditation apps on the internet? The goal of many of them is to promote relaxation that reduces anxiety and leads to easier, more restful sleep. Lots Read more…

September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

In July 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline changed its name and number from 800-273-8255 to the easier-to-remember Suicide & Crisis Lifeline that can be reached by simply dialing 988. The Lifeline and other mental health organizations across the U.S. are working this month, National Suicide Prevention Month, to change Read more…