CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTING There are 5 primary strategies to use when looking for creative ways to solve problems in healthcare: Brainstorming Thinking hats Problem reversal S.W.O.T. Role-playing We all have to deal with problems, not only at work, but also in our personal lives. Planning a wedding or
By Kimberly Hayes | www.publichealthalert.info It seems that everyone that has a pet just knows what they’re doing. It looks easy — you simply give them food, water, toys, and affection. While it’s true that pet ownership is fun and rewarding, it’s certainly not easy (at least, not at first).
How Cleaning is Good for Your Health Dylan Foster www.healthwellwise.com If you’re home has gone beyond “lived in” and looks more like “keep out,” you probably have a clutter conundrum. And where there’s clutter, there’s dirt and debris—which can wreak havoc on your health. While the obvious benefit of having a clean
Enjoy Balanced Self-Care by Including a Fitness Program by Sheila Olson of fitsheila.com Most of us realize exercise is an important aspect of maintaining good health. However, many people don’t include a fitness regimen in their lifestyle. Here is how to incorporate working out into your life for
The Essential Role of Vitamins in Nutrition In order to truly understand the role of vitamins in nutrition; that is, how they work and what they do, we should look at the big nutrition picture or, more appropriately, jig saw. We need to understand certain terms like dietary supplements, essential nutrients, minerals,
Your Mattress May Be Harming Your Health Dylan Foster www.healthwellwise.com You might not know it, but the quality of your mattress can have a detrimental effect on your mental and physical health. In fact, it could be harming you. Let’s look at how the wrong mattress impacts your life. How Your Mattress
Sharp, Focused and Happy: The Connection Between Sleep and Mental HealthBy HealthConditions.info Anyone who’s ever gone a few nights without good, restful sleep can attest to the fact that sleep and mental health are closely tied. Sleep deprivation makes it difficult to concentrate, affects memory, impairs cognitive functioning and makes you anxious, impatient and irritable.
In an age when all across the board people are working harder and longer, understanding how to reduce work-related stress is more important than ever. Stress is “the emotional, behavioral, or physical response to an event or situation”. The situation or event that causes stress is called the “stressor”. Work-related stress is harmful stress
Depression is a highly prevalent mental disorder affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. It’s believed that women are more likely to suffer from depression than men but it affects people of every age, background and ethnicity. What you eat may not cure your depression, but there’s new evidence that a healthy
It’s no secret that driving during rush hour can damage our health, but it seems it’s even more dangerous than we thought. The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress have turned up some alarming results. In fact, the levels of some forms of harmful particulate matter inside cars was found