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A Thriving Social Life Will Do Wonders for Your Body and Mind

As people get older and circumstances change, their social lives can suffer. From the death of a spouse to family and friends moving on to new endeavors, a person may find him or herself suddenly socially isolated.

Signs You Are SAD: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

Having SAD is more than just feeling a little sad. It is also known as seasonal depression and can cause people to feel hopeless and depressed every year when winter hits. From risk factors to treatment options, here are five things to know about SAD.

Volunteering may be for others, but the benefits belong to YOU

Many people believe their volunteer experiences changed the way they saw the people around them and developed a better appreciation of what they had. In fact, volunteering makes people healthier, smarter, and more successful while also helping the community. Here are four benefits of sharing our time with others.

5 Ways Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

Experts are discovering that owning a pet is not only good for our mood; pets are good for our health. If you are considering adopting a pet, here are five ways your health would benefit.