Stay Vaccinated

Stay Vaccinated

There exist different outlooks on the need and efficacy of various forms of vaccinations, but here are some generally accepted recommendations. In addition to the vaccinations received during youth, adults should consider the following: A booster shot for tetanus,...
Monitor Your Physique

Monitor Your Physique

Self-monitoring is the first step in an effective program of early detection. Sleep numbers to include total sleep, restful sleep, average heart rate, heart rate variability Body Weight and associated measures like Body Mass index (BMI) Eyesight Hearing Posture...
Tips for Surviving Colonoscopies

Tips for Surviving Colonoscopies

Her eyebrows said, “Oh, boy!” Then, exit stage left. Upon her return, my eyebrows popped up, “Oh, my!”  Exit stage right. This scenario – sometimes in turns and sometimes in parallel – played out again and again over the following four to five hours. What’s going...

Maintain posture

Gravity is one of the many forces of the physical world working against us. It constantly pulls at us. So, pull back. Without doing so, slowly over time your skeletal frame will bend to the will of gravity.  Routinely assess you posture while sitting, standing,...
The 16/8 Intermittent Fasting Schedule We love

The 16/8 Intermittent Fasting Schedule We love

At Living Better, we are fans of the 16:8 intermittent fasting method. This method involves attempting to restrict your daily eating period to 8 hours. We like to eat from 11 AM – 7 PM and then fast the rest of the time (mainly because the bulk of the time we...
An Intro to Counting Calories

An Intro to Counting Calories

Knowing your actual calorie intake and calorie burn will help you better understand and appreciate the impact of both. Unfortunately, most people overestimate the calories they burn when exercising and underestimate the calories they consume when eating and drinking....