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Sick And Tired of Being Tired

If you’re being treated for thyroid disease but are still constantly tired, you could be experiencing adrenal fatigue. Here are ten ways to combat that fatigue, while also benefiting your thyroid in general.

By Mary Shomon

Breaking the RA Pain Cycle — With Your Mind

It may seem silly — or impossible — but just as you trained your brain to know how to walk, or drive a car, you can also train your brain to push past the pain of your RA.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

The Bonds Between Siblings Help When Parents Argue

Strong bonds between siblings can help reduce stress and offset the negative effects of unhealthy, destructive parental relationships, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina

Does This Pill Make Me Look Fat?

It’s hard enough to have a healthy relationship with food at the best of times, but when you have RA, there are some extra challenges. Medications can make you gain weight, make you nauseous, or cause you to lose your appetite. It’s time to build a h...

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Small Steps Toward Changing an Anxious Mindset

These six steps will help you change your mindset so you’re not dooming yourself before even trying something.

By Jerry Kennard

How Much Do You Know About Different Types of Anxiety?

Taking this quiz can give you a better understanding of your own anxiety — or help you to understand what someone else with anxiety disorder is going through.

By Eileen Bailey

8 Baby Steps to Managing RA

It doesn’t always have to be huge monumental steps that help you manage your RA. Baby steps count, too.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Guys: A Spa Day Can Dial Down Stress and Anxiety

Men now represent half of the spa-going population in the United States, accoding to The International SPA Association (ISPA).

By Nancy Monson

Fixing January Low Activity Levels After Busy Holidays

When January rolls around, many parents are ready for the daily routine to bring back some semblance of order to their lives. But the transition isn’t always easy.

By Eileen Bailey

The Ingredient in Beer That Can Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Hops have a sedative effect that can encourage sleep. But before you reach for a beer, try these other ways to get a healthy dose of hops.

By Martin Reed