One of the most important things you can do before logging into social media is to check in with yourself. If you are feeling overwhelmed or depressed, it might be better to go for a walk or revitalize your emotions elsewhere. Scrolling through posts will only elevate your anxiety. Technology overstimulation will serve as an additional stressor and may even exacerbate symptoms of anxiety and depression. Here are some ways to help you take control of your social media usage and prevent any unnecessary anxiety.
Social media offers many benefits. It helps you stay connected to family and it helps to reconnect long lost friendships. It’s even helped serve as a bridge for biological families in many adoption cases around the world. Social media has made our lives more convenient than ever before, simply because it’s so much easier to find others who can offer us the resources that we need. While this constant connection serves its purpose, it can also be somewhat damaging to mental health. Here are some tips for ensuring that your mental health isn’t jeopardized when using social media.
People who hold tight to their daily routines are usually referred to as “creatures of habit” and joked about by their more adventurous pals who “go with the flow.” While sticking to a daily routine doesn’t sound like the most wild and crazy thing to do, it can be very beneficial. Here are a few reasons why a daily routine might do you some good.
In our previous post we shared some tips on how to be mindful and live in the present moment. While it sounds like a simple thing to do, staying present can be fairly challenging, especially with all of the distractions in today’s world. The good news is that we have a few more tips that will serve as tools for keeping you focused on the current moment.
Staying in the moment can be one of the most challenging things to do. We often spend so much time worrying about the future or stuck in a past that we can no longer change. This prevents us from truly living in the moment. If this sounds like you, avoid worry because you are most certainly not alone. The majority of people spend countless hours consumed with thinking about what they should’ve done in the past, whether that be days or even years ago. And just like the past haunts us, the future can be a nonstop thought that lingers in our minds like a pesky fly. While it’s easy to admit that this way of thinking isn’t beneficial for anyone, it’s not always easy to fix, but here are some tips that will most certainly get you on your way to living in the moment and enjoying every single second that life gives you. You just might find that living in the now is a true art form that you can no longer live without.
In our previous post we discussed the importance of wearing sunscreen, and now we are going to dissect the many risk factors associated with skin cancer. The first thing that you'll want to know is that UV rays make their way to your skin by way of sunlight, tanning beds, and sunlamps, ultimately causing damage to the DNA of your skin cells. Believe it or not, UV rays only make up a very small portion of the sun’s rays, however; they are the main cause of sun damage to your skin. When you expose yourself to these harmful rays often and are a victim of frequent sunburns, you instantly put yourself at risk for skin damage that can result in cancer.
We are officially in the midst of the summer months and for a lot of us, the majority of our days are spent out in the sun. While it’s nice to get a daily dose of vitamin D and feel the warmth of the sunlight hit our face when we step outdoors, it’s crucial that we make lathering up in sunblock a part of our daily routine. For some of us, a trip to the drug store to pick out sunblock can be somewhat of a challenging task, simply because there are so many options lining the shelves this time of year. On a mission to educate you on the many sunscreens on the market, we’ve decided to arm you with a few tips that will help guide you to the right brand and the right coverage.
By the time summer rolls around, most of us are ready to hit the outdoors, and by June we likely have our calendars booked with picnics, water parks, and beach fun, all the way up until Labor Day. While it’s great to get outdoors and breathe in the fresh air and absorb the vitamin D, it’s also incredibly important to understand the importance of staying hydrated and knowing when enough sun is enough. Unfortunately, too much time in the sun can be downright dangerous. Here are some tips for beating the summer heat and maintaining your hydration levels…
The beauty of our natural protein shakes is that they can be used to enhance almost any recipe. Available in both chocolate and vanilla flavors, the shakes contain bone broth protein, which supports collagen formation, allowing for accelerated skin repair and renewal while supporting healthy joints, tendons and ligaments. The best part about these delicious protein powders is that you can enjoy a variety of different treats, without the guilt. With 21 grams of protein and only 3 grams of carbs, the shakes work well as a sweet addition to the Dr. Restivo meal plan. Here are a couple of the many recipes that will keep you satisfied…