Feeling Fatigued? 5 Common Causes

When you’ve got a busy schedule, the last thing you want to be feeling is fatigued. Perhaps you have a full-time job and a family to look after. It’s not easy to function when you’re constantly feeling tired. However, many people fail to notice the common reasons why fatigue may occur. Once you’ve narrowed the cause of your fatigue, it’s usually fairly simple to address with medical help and advice. Here are some of the most common causes of fatigue. Continue reading

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Hope for a New Beginning (Guest Post)

It’s with great pleasure that I welcome Amber Newman of A Creative Newmie to the blog today. As she shares her heartfelt story below, I have no doubt that you will admire her strength, just as I do. Without further ado, here is Amber.

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First of all, I’m overjoyed to be a guest blogger for When Women Inspire. I find great satisfaction in reading motivational stories that make me strive to be a better individual, than I was the day before. Thank you Christy, for this opportunity to share my journey.

I recently turned twenty-six years old. Celebrating my birthdays each year are major accomplishments for me. Why? When I was only seven months old, I was diagnosed with a life threatening, progressive, lung disease called cystic fibrosis. By the time I reached my early teen years I had become extremely ill, dependent on oxygen, and in desperate need of a life-saving double lung transplant. Continue reading

These Health Problems Are So Twenty-First Century

In the twentieth century, humanity got a handle on many of the infectious diseases which had previously ravaged our lives – at least in developed economies. Tuberculosis went from being one of the biggest killers to something today that practically nobody has heard of. And it was all made possible by advances in sanitation and antibiotics as well as vaccinations.

But just as those diseases have ebbed, a bunch of new health problems has cropped up. What’s more, they’re not so much a result of evolution or foreign biology, but an outgrowth of human technology. Medicine can cure many of the diseases of the past, but it’s clear that in the future, humanity is going to have to take a more holistic approach to managing health. Continue reading