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Read A New Book I loved reading. I would read between homework assignments, favourite TV shows, or on the bus. Loved to stay awake until the wee hours if the book was enticing enough. That was before children. Now, I have a hard enough time reading my work-related books. It seems that people in my age group have a harder time reading a book than those are older. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet A Gallup poll reports that about 37% of Americans read more than 10 books a year, 16% haven’t read any, with the median being 5 books a year. Lately, I am lucky if I get to 2 good books a year. It seems that people in my...Read More
Do You Drive Safe? “I am in a hurry to get things done. I rush and rush until life’s no fun. All I really got to do is live and die. I am in a hurry and don’t know why.” – Popular Country Song I caught myself speeding again. For no other reason other than the adrenaline push was on. I wasn’t late. I was just rushing. Can you relate? Have you ever had a bad day and then while driving home some “jerk” makes you even more angry? These are the conditions that are perfect for road rage. Almost everyone has experienced similar situations and we can find hundreds of news articles on incidents of road rage....Read More
National Healthy Skin Month The weather is changing and for some of us, so does our skin. Our skin is often a reflection of our overall health. It can show signs of stress, lack of sleep and poor diet. How do we take the best care of our skin during this time? Beauty is only skin deep, but our health goes much deeper and it is important that we take care of our skin. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Here are some healthy skin care tips: Cleansers and moisturizers are important in preventing dry skin. Dryness causes cracks and fine wrinkles in the skin, which decreases its effectiveness as a barrier, and can cause pain and itching. Soaps, detergents, bath...Read More
VERP – When you burp and some vomit comes up with it. Ewww This definition from the urban dictionary sounds awful, but in reality, 12% of doctor visits are for stomach-related issues. About 30% of adults will experience acid reflux on a monthly basis and about 10% will experience it on a daily or weekly basis. What Is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is often recognized by heartburn or acid reflux. Reflux is the backward flow of the stomach contents up the esophagus and sometimes out the mouth. The esophagus is a long tube that carries food and liquids from your mouth to your stomach. At the lower end of the esophagus, a valve called the lower esophageal sphincter opens when...Read More