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Useful Hobbies That Turn Your Passions Into Practical Skills

There are people in this world who are always busy doing something. They feel like they’re wasting time if they’re not being productive. This might sound familiar to you because you’re one of them or you know someone who is. When was the last time you pumped the brakes and did something that was strictly fun and not a necessity for work, school, home or family?  

Busy people need passion projects, too! Here are some useful hobbies that Cheryl Conklin from Wellnesscentral.info shared with us where busy people can learn online or with friends. After all, our mantra is to put useful things into practice (hence – practicewellnessnow.com)

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Feel and Look Your Best Even While Self-Isolating

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Thank you to our guest post blogger Cheryl Conklin from Wellnesscentral.info to contributing to our blog with the below article.

Staying indoors for long periods of time can be tough on some people, even those who are self-proclaimed introverts. However, it is not always possible to go outside or even socialize directly with friends and family. If you find it difficult to stay at home but are unable to go out, you might start feeling depressed. This may lead to feeling down about your physical appearance as well as your emotional well-being. 

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Ready to Lose the Isolation Weight? Your Wait Is Over

lose permanently weight by making small changes to lifestyle starting a new exercise routine getting help from expert and learning how to prepare healthy meals
lose permanently weight by making small changes to lifestyle starting a new exercise routine getting help from expert and learning how to prepare healthy meals

This article was exclusively written for our site by Gabriel Patel of healthwellwise.com

If you’re like many Americans, you’re just emerging from isolation after a long quarantine. And, you’ve likely spent much of your time eating your feelings. There is no shame in that, but it’s time to take your body back. Keep reading for top tips on how to permanently lose this unwanted, temporary weight.

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Wash Hands Properly To Stay Healthy

steps on how to wash your hands properly to protect yourself from viruses sickness flu
steps on how to wash your hands properly to protect yourself from viruses sickness flu
Wash hands properly to stay healthy

97% of Americans don’t wash their hands properly, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study. This is huge. Especially because viruses spread so easily through your hands. For example, if you touch something that has virus (i.e. money, doorknob) and then you touch your mouth or nose there is high possibility you can get sick. For instance, money can carry live flu virus, for up to 17 days! Washing hands is such an easy, quick and simple strategy to protect yourself from getting sick. Wash those germs, bacteria and viruses from your hands before having to take drugs to get rid of them from your body. Check out our dedicated article on how to protect from the flu which includes washing hands to learn more!

So how exactly should you be washing your hands to stay healthy? Well, just quickly rinsing your hands with water doesn’t do the trick. Here are the 4 very simple steps to wash hands you can do today to prevent illness and stay healthy.

Step 1 of Washing Hands Properly

Wet your hands with water (preferably warm) and apply soap

Step 2 of Washing Hands Properly

Rub your hands for at least 20 seconds. You can count to 20 or sing your favorite song you know is longer than 20 seconds. Pay special attention to clean under the nails

Step 3 of Washing Hands Properly

Rinse thoroughly

Step 4 of Washing Hands Properly

Dry hands with air drier, paper towel or a clean towel that hasn’t been used by others

And that is it! It feels so good to be healthy so you can enjoy your life to the fullest. Imaging, being on vacation sick. Ouch! Or having plans to go to the spa (or bar!) with friends just to report that you are having the flu and need to cancel. Why go through the trouble of being sick and feeling horrible when you can simply wash your hands properly and regularly before eating, after going to the bathroom, etc and reduce your chances of getting ill. Take the action to wash your hands properly right now, and reap the benefits of health.


* Information and statements made by be Healthy be Happy are for education purposes only and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. be Healthy be Happy does not provide medical advice, prescribe, or diagnose illness. The views and nutritional advice expressed by be Healthy be Happy are not to replace conventional medical service. Any choices and decisions you are making are at your own risk. If you have a medical condition or health concern, contact your physician.

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Physiological Orthodontics

Physiological dentistry
Physiological dentistry

In this blog, we will talk about physiological orthodontics, differences between physiological and traditional orthodontics, an example of a physiological orthodontics process one goes thorough and health benefits one can experience from physiological orthodontics. We are building on top of our “Breathing relation to dental and overall health” and “Dental Issues” blogs to talk about what can you do to fix dental issues and mouth breathing.

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Breathing relation to dental and overall health

Breathing through the mouth or nose is critical for your health
Breathing through the mouth or nose is critical for your health

I received a life-long lesson about breathing while at a dentist appointment. I didn’t know how important breathing is to my overall health. Did you know there is a huge difference between breathing through the nose as opposed thought the mouth? Also, it turned out breathing and dental health are very related. Who would have thought I would learn something so critical to my overall health from my dentist!! Keep reading as your life may change as did mine!

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Flu Shots 101

Myths about flu shots, how to easy out the pain from flu shots, benefits of flu shots, nasal spray, where to get flu shots and when to get flu shots

Myths about flu shots, how to easy out the pain from flu shots, benefits of flu shots, nasal spray, where to get flu shots and when to get flu shots
Flu shots benefits, how to get it, where to get it, and when to get it

This blog is intended to help readers understand the benefits of getting a flu shot, how to overcome fears of the needle or pain after the injection, options on getting a flu shot, where to get it, and when to get flu shots. Interested in learning more about what the flu is, and other frequently asked questions? Then follow this link.

The flu shot is one of the best defenses against the flu. This blog talks about other ways to protect yourself or quicker recover from the flu. Read more. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu shot for most people 6 months and older.  You do need to get a new shot every year as the influence virus strains change over time.
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How to protect and recover from the flu

What you can to to protect or recover quicker from the flu

What you can to to protect or recover quicker from the flu
Actions you can take to protect or recover quicker from the flu

In our previous blog, we discussed everything you need to know about the flu. In this blog, we talk about what you can do to protect or recover from the flu. Some of the things we can do to protect and recover are general and similar good habits, such as eating healthy diet to boost our immune system, wash hands often, etc. There are, however, specific things that you can do to protect yourself from the flu by extra disinfecting and cleaning your surrounds, for instance. Some specific things to do for quicker recovery from the flu, for example, are to stay at home, avoid contact with other people and rest.
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Everything you need to know about the flu

Flu FAQ

General Flu Frequently Asked Questions

Flu FAQ
Everything you need to know about the flu

In this article, we cover frequently asked questions about the flu. We hope to help you better understand what the flu is, how you can get the flu, what are some flu symptoms, what complications can occur from having the flu to name a few. Being knowledgeable and prepared will help you in the road of well-being during this flu season.
Should you want to jump into learning how to protect or recover from the flu, read more. Or maybe you are contemplating or want to know more about flu shots? Then follow this link.

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Stop doing what makes you feel bad

Reduce stress, reduce negative feelings and make your life happier and better

Reduce stress, reduce negative feelings and make your life happier and better
Re-discover yourself to make your life happier and more fulfilling

We tend to think about what we should be doing. Sometimes, we may want to think about what we should STOP doing. Do you want to live happier life? Do you want to reduce stress, negative thoughts, negative feelings? I urge you to pause for a moment and self-reflect. What makes you feel bad?

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Probiotics Supplements

probiotics supplements versus natural probiotics consumptions

probiotics supplements versus natural probiotics consumptions
side effects from consuming probiotics

Safety and side effects of consuming probiotics supplements

As we have been making our case so far on how important is to consume naturally rich probiotics foods to boost your overall health, there might be a question popping in your head such as – what if I chose to use supplements instead? What are some side effects I might get from consuming dietary probiotics supplements? Is it safe for me to use probiotics supplements? If so? Read on…

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Health conditions where probiotics can help

Health conditions where probiotics can help

Health conditions where probiotics can help
Health conditions where probiotics can help

We talked about probiotics’ basics, probiotics’ benefits, ways to include probiotics in our lifestyle, and what side effects there might be from taking probiotics supplements. In this blog, we will talk about health conditions where consuming probiotics can help. After reading the article, if you decide to give probiotics a try, we suggest including naturally rich probiotics foods in your diet. Here is our list of top foods to include in your diet.

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