• Blog

    5 Things To Do Before Moving Into a New Home

    Congratulations if you recently purchased a new home or decided to rent one! I am so excited for you! With a new home comes a lot of new responsibilities and to-dos on your list, and a lot of these things probably need to be done before moving into a new home or shortly after. When you create that long to-do list, try not to get overwhelmed. You will get through all of it!  The first step is to weigh each to-do and see if it’s necessary. There are a lot of things that you might want to do that are not really *needed*. So, as you finish out your list,…

  • Legal

    Can I Sue for Whiplash In NY?

    Whiplash is a common injury after a car accident, which can cause a lot of pain in the neck. You can sue someone if you think they’ve done something terrible to you. Calculating your chances of success will help you decide if the surgery is worth it. When it comes to lawsuits, the most crucial question seems to be whether you or someone else is to blame. Make sure to look at state statutes and papers relevant at the time of the collision and your documentation. If you faced whiplash in a car accident and get whiplash due to another’s fault, and you want to sue the driver and get…

  • Self Care for the Work at Home Mom

    Self Care for the Work at Home Mom

    Introduction Women throughout the ages have taken time for self-care. Self-care can help to make us feel and look great. However, most women don’t find the time to take care of themselves. Self-care for mothers is essential for your success! Get some free self-care tips and other self-help for mothers here. Exercise The single most important tip I can offer you regarding my mother’s self-care routine was to make sure she got plenty of exercise in her day. She loved to run every morning, so she had to do that in the mornings and evenings as well. She also loved to take long walks and spending time with her children.…

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    The Benefits of Yoga For Senior Citizens

    Yoga Benefits Yoga offers many physical and psychological health benefits for those of all ages. As a practicing Buddhist, I became very interested in the numerous health benefits of yoga. There are many schools of yoga, each with its own strengths and limitations. However, I quickly realized that there were three main areas of concentration in yoga. The first area is Pranayama, which is breathing exercises. Pranayama Breathing exercises, such as pranayama, have been proven to reduce stress and anxiety levels. By reducing the stress hormone cortisol, a state of constant and intense worry and tension is reduced. Yoga helps us relax by reducing the levels of our “fight-or-flight” response…

  • Feel Good About Your Body
    Blog,  Health

    7 Tips To Feel Good About Your Body

    Feel Good About Your Body When you feel good about your body, chances are you’ll feel good about other areas in your life, too. Feeling good is a state of being, and this vibration and energy in your body can act as a magnetic pull for the things you want in life. Unfortunately, not everyone is comfortable in their own skin, and self-esteem is difficult to control. With the right routines, you can boost how you feel about your body. Here are seven tips for achieving better body image: #1. Hit the Gym Numerous studies have demonstrated the power of exercise on both the mind and body. Even when the gym…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    What Can You Do About Unhealthy Cravings?

    The Unhealthy Craving Struggle Is Real We all struggle with cravings now and then.  Sometimes it is best to give in to them but not too often.  Cravings can easily become addictions such as caffeine, cell phones, drugs, gambling, shopping, and more. However, most things are fine in moderation so let’s discuss some tips to beat your cravings and maintain healthy moderation. #1 Distance Yourself From Cravings When you feel a craving, try to distance yourself from it. Focus on the “out of sight, out of mind” distraction technique. For example, how can you eat sweets if they are not available?  For us, we keep sweets in a freezer in…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    6 Unhealthy Food Ingredients To Watch For

    Unhealthy Food The following are food ingredients that are considered unhealthy. They are known to cause a lot of health issues such as heart disease and cancers. These ingredients or chemicals are commonly found in many unhealthy processed foods, so be sure to read nutritional labels before buying any product. Also, make sure that the food you buy does not contain any of these nasty chemicals. #1 Artificial Flavoring Artificial flavors are generally chemically conceived creations that are used to enhance the taste of a food product. These lab creations have been found to cause various problems such as allergic reactions, exacerbation of asthma, digestive issues, and vomiting for certain…

  • Blog,  Health

    COVID-19 One Year Later

    It is now one year after COVID-19. So let’s review what the last year held for us. Throughout history, there have been many major pandemics. Some of the most well-known include the Bubonic Plague in the 1300s, smallpox in the 1500s, and HIV/AIDS at the end of the 1900s. Compared to these plagues, COVID-19 is still a tiny blip on the world history scene. That is unless you’re one of the people affected by the virus. An estimated 848 thousand people have died from this virus in less than a year. With modern travel, world trade, larger cities, and increased contact between people, there’s an increased potential for viruses of…

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    Welcome To Athena Nagel – Health And Wellness

      As a veteran blogger, I am thrilled to have this opportunity to branch out into multiple niches.  AthenaNagel.com is my health and wellness site devoted to self-improvement and self-awareness. This site came about due to COVID-19 and the increased need across the globe for health and self-improvement.  Social distancing has impacted everyone in ways that may not come to light for many years to come.  The return to a new normal will take time, and we all need to heal ourselves. Stop on by periodically to see what’s new in the world of health and wellness! Reach out with any questions, concerns, feedback to nagelathena@gmail.com