It’s natural to have health concerns as you age, but there are certain issues we may need to pay extra attention to here in Tennessee. WellTuned talked to Dr. Catherine Payne, a BlueCross medical director and expert on aging, about 6 health issues to be aware of.
We know our minds and bodies are connected, but is it possible for an emotion to take a toll on your physical health? Here’s what you need to know about loneliness, including how to overcome it.
Here are a few ways you can help someone who may be struggling with mental illness, starting with seeing the signs of crisis and ending with offering ongoing support.
Everyone’s feelings get hurt from time to time. But are certain people more likely to take things personally? And how do you reset when you do?
“It’s not the end of the world.” You can probably recall a well-meaning adult telling you that when you were a teenager, but as parents, we need to be careful how we offer perspective.
More than 1,000 Tennessee teens commit suicide every year. While there is no sure way to prevent youth suicide, there are ways for parents, caregivers and concerned adults to help.
Most people consider themselves good listeners, yet everyone knows the frustration of talking to someone and feeling unheard.
People often dine alone or while doing other things, but experts say meals with friends and family are good for the soul — and maybe even your health.
Everybody dies. Yet, it can be hard to talk about our deaths until absolutely necessary. That can mean leaving loved ones with difficult decisions while they’re also facing the idea of losing you.
When it comes to talking to children about abuse, starting the conversation is the most important step. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to broaching the subject.